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December 7th, 2014

Top Finishers in Tennis-X 2014 Year-end Top 10 Picks Contest

In the you’re-the-ones-who-threw-it-out-there dept., here’s our Crystal Ball Awards from those that offered commentary with their picks:

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 am in Contests, Year End | 20 Comments »

December 21st, 2013

2014 Tennis-X Year-end Top 10 Contest — Enter Now!

You think you have the right stuff? Rafa will be No. 1 again — or crash out the Top 10 when both kneecaps explode? Roger returns to No. 1? Or drops out of the Top 10 altogether? Boris Becker turns Novak into a serve-and-volleyer on clay to take No. 1 in 2014? Better chance of that, or another Becker illegitimate kid surfacing? But that’s another contest.

Posted by Staff @ 6:02 pm in 2014 Season, ATP, Contests, Year End, Year-End No. 1 | 83 Comments »

December 7th, 2012

Winner Announced for 2012 Tennis-X Year-end Top 10 Contest

Steve27 likewise stuck his foot in his mouth with “Many commenters puts Federer first place. Like Mc Enroe said: Are you kidding me!. haahhaa Federer is over, and i think is his last year in top 5. no doubts AND HIS FINAL GRAND SLAM COULd BE IN SEPTEMBER IN THE US OPEN. Then is over. No disrespect to someone like Federer.The last oportunitty to a tennis player is when you are in 30s and 31s, then is practically impossible to reach any sucess in any grand slam with the exceptions of Agassi and of course Rosewall.”

Posted by Staff @ 3:22 pm in 2012 Season, Year-End No. 1 | 50 Comments »

August 5th, 2009

Legg Mason: Mr. Roddick Goes to the White House

Speaking of tickets. For grins, I stopped by the Lacoste store on M St. to check out how the Roddick ticket give-away was going. There was a healthy and well organized line, with a few people also walking out with shopping bags to boot. Well done all around.

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 12:22 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, Washington | 11 Comments »

May 1st, 2008

Tennis Instruction: Prepare Early — or — Wait

Secondly, call that most difficult opponent at your club or park, the one who moves well and plays without any power or pace, and determine to be patient, be light on your feet, and willing to improve your rhythm against this guy or gal.

Posted by TennisOne @ 10:26 am in Instruction, Tennis | 2 Comments »

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