August 25th, 2014
Upsets Monday at US Open; Serena, Federer Up Tuesday
TENNIS-X NEWS, NOTES, QUOTES AND BARBS
The Atlantic magazine wrote a hilarious tennis expose “Explaining the U.S. Tennis Slump” where they reveal some hard-hitting reporting: “American juniors train on hard courts, while Europeans and South Americans learn the sport on clay. Both The Economist and The New Republic have theorized that in recent years, the sport has shifted to favor players raised on clay, a ‘slower’ surface.” — Oh shit, stop the presses!
Posted by Staff @ 11:56 pm in Tennis, US Open | 29 Comments »
August 25th, 2014
Former Champions Djokovic, Murray, Venus And Sharapova In US Open Action Monday
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray open play Monday at the US Open.
Posted by Staff @ 12:02 am in US Open | 40 Comments »
August 21st, 2014
US Open: Roger Federer Has To Like His Draw, Djokovic And Murray Probably Won’t!
Sean Randall examines the US Open draw.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:50 pm in US Open | 142 Comments »
August 19th, 2014
Novak Djokovic Is My Early U.S. Open Favorite, But Buyer Beware
Sean Randall previews the US Open favorites.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:27 pm in US Open | 97 Comments »
August 13th, 2014
Serena Survives, Bouchard Upset; Huge Thursday Line-up With Federer, Djokovic in Cincy
Grimacing, screaming at missed opportunities and making her almost-crying face when failing to close out sets, the younger Williams sister is struggling to find her form with just a little more than a week left until her final chance to win a Grand Slam event in 2014 at the US Open.
Posted by Staff @ 10:58 pm in Cincinnati | 168 Comments »
August 12th, 2014
Shaky Start For Djokovic In Cincinnati, Venus, Tsonga Fall; Federer, Murray, Serena Wednesday
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Venus Williams couldn’t keep the momentum going from Canada.
Posted by Staff @ 11:17 pm in Cincinnati | 32 Comments »
August 8th, 2014
Djokovic Gets Jumped By Tsonga In Toronto, Federer Survives; Sharapova Stumbles in Montreal
Seeds tumbled out of Canada weathering the storm were 17-time Slam winners Roger Federer and Serena Williams.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:01 am in Canadian Open | 154 Comments »
August 6th, 2014
Federer Dominates While Bouchard Chokes On Bagel Sandwich; Serena, Djokovic Wednesday
Roger Federer routed young Canadian Peter Polansky.
Posted by Staff @ 12:04 am in Canadian Open | 38 Comments »
August 1st, 2014
Toronto Draw Preview: Djokovic Gets Murray In His Quarter, Federer’s In The Trees
Will it be another Canadian Open title for Novak Djokovic?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:15 pm in Canadian Open | 102 Comments »
July 3rd, 2014
Can The New Blood Spoil A Federer-Djokovic Final? Wimbledon SF Picks And Pans
Who’ll win the Wimbledon men’s semifinals? Sean Randall make his picks.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:42 pm in Wimbledon | 52 Comments »
July 2nd, 2014
Djokovic, Murray Eye Rematch While Hot Federer Faces Stan; Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans
Who will win the men’s Wimbledon quarterfinals? Sean Randall makes his picks.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:55 am in Wimbledon | 416 Comments »
July 1st, 2014
Kyrgios Stuns Nadal; Wednesday Wimbledon Preview
“I think I was in a bit of a zone out there,” the 19-year-old wildcard told the BBC. “It hasn’t sunk in what just played out out there. I played extraordinary tennis. I was struggling a bit on return, but I worked my way into it. I served at a really good level and I’m really happy. You’ve got to believe you can win the match from the start and I did. I’m playing unbelievable tennis on the grass.”
Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Tennis | 44 Comments »
June 28th, 2014
Serena Shocked Again At Rainy Wimbledon; Federer, Nadal Sail Into Week 2
Serena Williams slipped again at Wimbledon.
Posted by Staff @ 6:14 pm in Wimbledon | 54 Comments »
June 27th, 2014
Djokovic Survives Tumble At Wimbledon While Murray Cruises; Federer, Nadal Return Saturday
Novak Djokovic nearly tumbled out of Wimbledon today.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:53 pm in Wimbledon | 102 Comments »
June 22nd, 2014
Am I Nuts For Picking Roger Federer To Win Wimbledon?
Who’ll win Wimbledon? I have no idea but I’ll try to give you an answer.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:00 pm in Wimbledon | 58 Comments »
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