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December 1st, 2013

Vera Zvonareva Is Practicing Again, Hopes To Play WTA Shenzhen At End Of Month

Vera Zvonareva hopes to return to tennis in about a month.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:20 pm in 2014 Season | 2 Comments »

June 22nd, 2012

Unseeded Venus Williams, Clijsters Create Mayhem in Wimbledon Draw; Preview

We’re searching for new storylines for the 2012 version of Wimbledon, but it’s looking a lot like the same-old same-old between the “old guard” of the Williams sisters, Sharapova, Clijsters, etc. Isn’t this around the time of year that Justine Henin makes a comeback? Martina Hingis in doubles? Yawn…we need some shake-ups in women’s tennis. Was 2011 just a fluke for Petra Kvitova, who could not claim a grasscourt title coming into the All England Club this year?

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 am in Tennis, Wimbledon | 13 Comments »

April 2nd, 2012

WTA Charleston Day 1: Seeds Bail, Americans Fail

“We didn’t announce Maria (had entered) because we knew she wasn’t going to play, and we didn’t want to disappoint the fans (again),” Family Circle Cup General Manager Bob Moran told the Charleston Post and Courier. “Sharapova officially withdrew on Friday…We knew she never had any intention of playing this year.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:12 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 13th, 2012

Australian Open Women’s Preview: Will Serena Win A Sixth Australian Open?

Women’s Australian Open preview: Will Serena Williams walk away with another title?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:24 am in Australian Open | 22 Comments »

October 26th, 2011

Vera Zvonareva: I Love School!

Vera Zvonareva says she loves going to school.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:20 pm in WTA | 1 Comment »

October 26th, 2011

Stosur Finally Beats Sharapova; Wozniacki Wins At WTA Championships

In her tenth try, Sam Stosur finally beats Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Staff @ 12:46 am in Tennis | 11 Comments »

October 6th, 2011

Vera Zvonareva Gets Naked For ESPN’s Body Issue [Video]

Vera Zvonareva gets naked for ESPN The Magazine photo shoot.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:50 am in Videos | 14 Comments »

September 5th, 2011

Roddick Says U.S. Charged, Zvonareva Wins Sunday at US Open

“I think there’s a healthy jealousy going on right now, which is good,” Roddick said of the American success. “It’s only good to help. If Donald Young sees Ryan Harrison play well in the summer, he’s going to not want to fall behind. I think that’s what you saw with that golden generation is that they were able to push each other.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:07 am in Tennis | 297 Comments »

September 2nd, 2011

Sharapova Doubles Out, American Teens Bounced from US Open

“Yeah, obviously, you know, think of what — I mean, think of the things that you need to do in order to make the serve, whether you feel like you’re missing a lot of first serves or you have to hit a lot of second serves, but to hit more first serves in and things like that,” said Sharapova of trying to mentally deal with the double faults. “But, yeah.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

September 2nd, 2011

Nadal, Roddick, Sharapova Return; Will the Blowouts Continue on Ashe?

After scratchy starts, Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray return today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:51 am in US Open | 56 Comments »

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