July 2nd, 2015
It’s a battle on the men’s side. And it’s not going to change to taking spa breaks in the middle of matches. It’s not going to change to having your coach run on to court to help you because you can’t figure out how to change strategy or take advantage of weaknesses or formulate a plan.
February 7th, 2015
“A little bit of a surprise,” he said. “You know, I had a feeling she would play.”
February 1st, 2015
Notes: The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Tough openers for seeds go to (8) Struff vs. the veteran Nieminen and (5) Janowicz vs. Brown…Wildcards went to Frenchmen Laurent Lokoli, Vincent Millot and Lucas Pouille…Pulling from the event were Julien Benneteau, Andrey Golubev and Andrey Kuznetsov…In last year’s final Monfils beat Gasquet…Former champs in the field are Monfils (2014,’10), Gasquet (2013,’06), and Paul-Henri Mathieu (2002).
January 10th, 2015
We thought Serena was all warm and fuzzy these days, hanging with bestie Caroline Wozniacki at the end of 2014, complimenting others, having charity events, showing her warm side, giving lollipops to children, but Evil Serena reared her head yesterday at the Hopman Cup when she choked the mixed doubles and called the chair umpire a liar! YOU’RE A LIAR! Here’s to an eventful 2015!
December 26th, 2014
No one picked more than eight of the year-end Top 10 in 2014, but you can be the one this year to be touted in the winner’s story while basking in the glow of your superior tennis knowledge, or plain dumb luck.
June 13th, 2012
“Grass is for the cows.”
– Ivan Lendl on skipping Wimbledon in 1982 to instead take a vacation.
December 27th, 2011
If you’ve got the stuff, then show it by entering the 2012 Tennis-X Year-end Top 10 contest, where the winner will receive a fabulous, fabulous, FABULOUS prize pack, the finalists will be touted, and the suck pickers will be vilified.
December 27th, 2010
Last year thirteen (13!) players tied with 7 correct of the year-end Top 10, and it came down to a positions tiebreak, where the winner had the first three spots correct (Nadal, Federer, Djokovic) to win the fabulous invaluable prize package!
June 3rd, 2010
In the final Stosur will face Francesca Schiavone, the first Italian woman to reach a Grand Slam final, who advanced to the championship match when opponent Elena Dementieva retired after the first set with a calf muscle injury.
May 17th, 2010
“If you’re 16 or 17 years old, you need to go to college. Clearly, if you’re not in the Top 100 in the world, you aren’t making money. Anyone outside the Top 100? They’re not making money. They make expenses. I see so many of these top players turning pro and they have no business turning pro. They can’t do like Venus Williams did at 17 years old, going to the US Open and playing the finals. Those people are beyond off-the-chart talented.”
April 1st, 2010
SANIA-MANIA — Sania Mirza holds a PRESS CONFERENCE in India to announce she is engaged to be married, then says “I have been in the constant glare for too long and would appreciate privacy at this very personal moment in my life.” On the schedule — another press conference next week where she will tell the media, ‘Still looking for privacy. Thanks. Will keep you guys posted.’ Her future husband, BTW, was reportedly married years back according to another women, who says he married her ‘over the phone,’ but then dumped her because she was too fat.
March 26th, 2010
“For possession there’s a possible two-year ban,” a spokeswoman for the International Tennis Federation said. “We know the court hearing is over and we now await a report to be sent to our Tennis Anti-Doping Program. Until then we can’t provide any further comment.”
February 21st, 2010
If the greatest in the world could see they needed to give their all to smaller events, more fans would come in bulk.
January 29th, 2010
Lacoste announced they signed No. 164-ranked Gaston Gaudio. Nice signing! As long as you don’t mind your player ever being on TV.
January 29th, 2010
“I know he’d like to win the first [Slam title] for British tennis since what is it, 150,000 years?” Federer joked to the crowd after the match regarding Murray. “The poor guy who has to go through those moments over and over again…”