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October 14th, 2012

ATP/WTA Previews: Moscow, Stockholm, Vienna, Luxembourg

Women’s Notes: (1) Stosur after a bye could open against Cornet, and (3) Wozniacki after a bye against the Slam winner Schiavone…Pulling from the event were Marina Erakovic, Sara Errani, Kaia Kanepi, and Aleksandra Wozniak…Returning champs in the field are Cibulkova (2011) and Schiavone (2009).

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

July 23rd, 2012

Roddick, Monaco, Bellucci, Cibulkova, Hercog Win Titles

“I know by now the score of a set is irrelevant,” said Roddick, whose only career loss to Muller came at the US Open. “Whether it’s 7-6 or 6-1, it still counts the same. You just try to start over and put some holds together. I was able to [slide] out the second set and I think he might have gotten a little tired in the third.”

Posted by Staff @ 2:10 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »

May 8th, 2011

Streaking Nadal, Djokovic Survive Upset Bids, Meet in Sunday Madrid Final; Will Novak Stay Perfect?

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic kept their streaks intact to set up a super showdown in the Sunday Madrid final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:14 am in Madrid | 312 Comments »

May 7th, 2011

Ho Hum, It’s Federer v. Nadal in Madrid; Djokovic Hits 30 and 32

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet for a 24th time Saturday in Madrid.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:08 am in Madrid | 238 Comments »

July 17th, 2010

Roddick, Davydenko Headline Atlanta, Hamburg this Week on ATP

Notes: Pro tennis returns to Atlanta; wildcards went to (1) Roddick, Brit James Ward and American tragedy Donald Young; openers of interest include Blake vs. Dent, (5) Tipsarevic vs. Kevin “Mr.” Anderson, and (8) Becker vs. Iron Mike; seeds Malisse and Becker get left off the ATP tournament web page’s featured players, ouch; Friday, Saturday and Sunday coverage live on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel.

Posted by Staff @ 11:01 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

May 31st, 2010

Nadal Marches into the French Open Quarters, Federer v. Soderling Rematch Tuesday

Roger Federer and Robin Soderling meet again at the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:49 pm in French Open | 479 Comments »

April 19th, 2010

Nadal Goes for 6 in a Row at ATP Barcelona

Seeds: Rafael Nadal, Robin Soderling, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Fernando Gonzalez, Fernando Verdasco, Tomas Berdych, Juan Carlos Ferrero, David Ferrer, Tommy Robredo, Juan Monaco, Jurgen Melzer, Lleyton Hewitt, Thomaz Bellucci, Al Montanes, Nicolas Almagro, Feliciano Lopez

Posted by Staff @ 1:15 am in Tennis | 51 Comments »

February 7th, 2010

Lopez, Cilic, Bellucci Win ATP Titles

“I did not have much time to adjust after the Australian Open; it was not easy to meet people’s expectations. I am proud about what I’ve done,” Cilic said. “I have played lot of matches this year, but it was also mentally tough. Now I can relax.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:45 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

December 31st, 2009

New Faces in Tennis to Watch for in 2010

These are the people who made their first splash in the 2009 season, and we will almost certainly be seeing more of them in the future.

Posted by Special @ 10:39 am in 2010 Season, ATP, WTA | Comments Off