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June 13th, 2012

Think You Can Predict the Grass Tennis Season? You’re Smokin’ It

“Grass is for the cows.”
– Ivan Lendl on skipping Wimbledon in 1982 to instead take a vacation.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:34 pm in Grass season, Tennis | 15 Comments »

December 27th, 2011

2012 Tennis-X Year-end Top 10 Contest — Enter Today!

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.

Posted by Staff @ 8:11 pm in Tennis | 78 Comments »

December 27th, 2010

2011 Tennis-X Year-end Top 10 Contest

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!

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 am in Tennis | 138 Comments »

June 3rd, 2010

Stosur, Schiavone Unlikely French Open Finalists

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.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in French Open, Tennis | 32 Comments »

May 17th, 2010

Luke Jensen on College Coaching, Women, Life After Pro Tennis

“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.”

Posted by Special @ 8:05 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

April 1st, 2010

Stepanek Too Tired, Mirza Too Bothered — Tennis-X Notes

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.

Posted by Staff @ 1:54 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

March 26th, 2010

American Tennis Player Odesnik Caught Smuggling HGH

“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.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:25 am in Tennis | 20 Comments »

February 21st, 2010

Tennis Pros Need to Support Smaller Tournaments

If the greatest in the world could see they needed to give their all to smaller events, more fans would come in bulk.

Posted by Special @ 11:31 pm in Tennis | 31 Comments »

January 29th, 2010

Tennis-X Notes: Mirza Marriage, Kim Fed Cup Off

Lacoste announced they signed No. 164-ranked Gaston Gaudio. Nice signing! As long as you don’t mind your player ever being on TV.

Posted by Staff @ 7:35 am in Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 29th, 2010

Federer Stomps Tsonga, Teases Murray Entering Australian Open Final

“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…”

Posted by Staff @ 6:36 am in Tennis | 108 Comments »

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