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October 28th, 2010

Wozniacki Beats Schiavone, Secures WTA No. 1; Isner v. Monfils in France Friday

Caroline Wozniacki clinched the 2010 No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:56 pm in Tennis | 57 Comments »

October 27th, 2010

Stosur Stomps Out Wozniacki’s Bid to Clinch No. 1

Caroline Wozniacki had a chance to lock-up the year-end No. 1 ranking Wednesday but came up short.

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 pm in Doha | 6 Comments »

October 25th, 2010

Clijsters the Favorite at Williams-Less Doha WTA Championships

The WTA Championships begin Tuesday, who’ll win?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:32 pm in Doha, WTA | 15 Comments »

October 23rd, 2010

Muster Playing ATP Vienna; WTA Champs This Week: Previews

Former No. 1 Tommy Muster returns at 43 years old!; interesting opening-round matches include (1) Melzer after a bye potentially facing (WC) Blake, and (5) Gulbis vs. Muster…

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

October 11th, 2010

Dominant Djokovic Wins Beijing; Wozniacki Takes Women’s Title; Roddick on Deck in Shanghai

Novak Djokovic is again hitting his stride at the end of the tennis calendar.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:35 pm in beijing, Shanghai | 38 Comments »

October 10th, 2010

Rain Moves Djokovic, Wozniacki Beijing Finals to Monday;Tsonga, Verdasco on Court in Shanghai

Rain has moved both men’s and women’s finals to Monday in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 10:50 pm in beijing, Shanghai | 17 Comments »

October 2nd, 2010

Wozniacki Can Take No. 1 This Week in Beijing: Preview

Kuznetsova is the defending champ, and Wozniacki could take over the No. 1 spot on the WTA Rankings this week with a deep run. Wozniacki is 0-6 career against the Williams sisters. The only four Top 20 players missing are the Williams sisters, Clijsters and Justine Henin.

Posted by Staff @ 12:13 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

September 30th, 2010

Nadal Collects 60th Win, Verdasco Upset in Bangkok; Soderling, Berdych Cruise in KL

Rafael Nadal won his 60th match of the tennis seasons today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:55 pm in 2010 Season | 40 Comments »

September 12th, 2010

Clijsters Wins US Open: What Does It Mean?

As Serena and Clijsters have shown, champions are a breed above. Zvonareva had beaten Clijsters in their two previous meetings in 2010 but that didn’t matter in a pressure-packed Grand Slam final. Venus and Sharapova were once there, but they won’t win another Slam.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 4:18 pm in Tennis, US Open | 13 Comments »

September 10th, 2010

Clijsters Plays the Crying Game in US Open Final; Bryan Win Doubles Title

“I am wanting to celebrate this win now and not talk about the past,” said Zvonareva, who last year exited the Open in a sobbing, racquet-smashing fit.

Posted by Staff @ 7:10 pm in Tennis, US Open | 11 Comments »

September 10th, 2010

Hot Wozniacki Nears First Slam Title; Venus v. Clijsters Today at US Open

A preview of the US Open women’s semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 am in US Open | 78 Comments »

September 10th, 2010

Nadal Swallows Hot Sauce; U.S. Wins Mixed at US Open

Nadal is trying to complete a career Grand Slam at age 24. The other Saturday semifinal will feature Federer against Novak Djokovic. Nadal has won his last 19 Grand Slam matches, and in Youzhny faces an opponent who beat him in the 2006 US Open quarterfinals, before he gets a shot at his Swiss nemesis.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in Tennis | 43 Comments »

September 8th, 2010

Wozniacki Blows Into Semis v Crying Game at US Open; Tennis-X Notes

It is the second straight Grand Slam semifinal for The Crying Game, who benefited from a whopping 60 errors from Kanepi.

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Tennis, US Open | 6 Comments »

September 8th, 2010

Federer, Nadal Six Sets from Sunday Showdown at US Open, Can Soderling Spoil it?

Could Robin Soderling be the foil tonight a potential Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal Sunday showdown?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:38 pm in US Open | 386 Comments »

August 24th, 2010

Wozniacki Breezes to Rain-Delayed WTA Rogers Cup Title

“I don’t see how I got a blister after sitting on my [expletive deleted] for two days,” Azarenka said.

Posted by Staff @ 10:04 am in Tennis | 3 Comments »