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April 15th, 2008

American Tennis: Time for Clay Anguish

Sayonara North America hardcourts. Hello, European clay. For the Americans, it’s a time of anguish, when even such simple matters as making a phone call or ordering dinner exacerbate the tensions of playing on a less than familiar surface.

Posted by TennisOne @ 1:43 pm in American tennis, American Women, Clay Season, French Open, Grand Slams, Lindsay Davenport, Paris, Tennis | 33 Comments »

April 8th, 2008

Tennis-X Notes: Euros Sick of U.S.; Gambling Journalists?

The U.S. holds the distinction as having the most fat kids in the world, but India is catching up, so doubles whiz Leander Paes in leaping into action — as a super hero.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 8:05 am in Davis Cup, ESPN, Etienne de Villiers, Gambling, Indian Wells, Injuries, ITF, Lindsay Davenport, Miami, Tennis | 14 Comments »

March 29th, 2008

Davenport In, Williams Pass On U.S. Fed Cup Semis at Russia

The U.S. is on the verge of reaching the Fed Cup final and capturing the title for the first time since 2000. But Saturday at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, Lindsay Davenport revealed the U.S.’s chances have lessened considerably without the participation of either Venus or Serena Williams.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 9:31 pm in Fed Cup, Lindsay Davenport, Mary Jo Fernandez | 8 Comments »

March 10th, 2008

Tennis-X Notes: Federer Doesnt Ride the Bus, Sarcastic Roddick

TENNIS-X NEWS, NOTES, QUOTES AND BARBS World No. 1 Roger Federer has been pumped about the Beijing Olympics, but now the Swiss is backing off on his commitment to play based on painful memories of past Olympics where he actually had to sit next to people in transportation and talk to other athletes: “It was […]

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 am in Dubai, Indian Wells, Lindsay Davenport | 70 Comments »

February 24th, 2008

Venus Williams, Davenport on Collision Course at WTA Memphis

Americans Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport are the drawing cards next week at the mouthful ‘The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and The Cellular South Cup’ in Memphis, where the two former No. 1s are likely to meet in the semifinals.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:41 am in Lindsay Davenport | 4 Comments »

January 16th, 2008

Australian Open Day 3 Notes: Fans Gone Wild, Stepanek Gets Handsy

Justine Henin has won her last 30 tour matches since losing to Marion Bartoli at Wimbledon… ADHEREL Serena Williams has now won 25 of her last 26 matches at the Australian Open… How the hell does the tallest doubles team pairing ever, 6-foot-10 Ivo Karlovic and 6-foot-9 John Isner, lose to two Argentines in doubles?… […]

Posted by Staff @ 10:09 am in ATP, Australian Open, Davis Cup, Lindsay Davenport, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

January 6th, 2008

2008: Federer Eyes Olympics, Svelte Serena Focused on No. 1

2008 is going to different year for the Swiss star than it was in 2007, 2006 and 2005 for the simple reason that it’s an Olympic year.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:29 pm in ATP, Lindsay Davenport, Olympics | 217 Comments »

January 2nd, 2008

2008 Tennis — The Women’s Game

With Justine Henin putting up a Roger Federeresque year in 2007, the resurgence of the Williams sisters and the arrival of two instant crowd favorites from Serbia, the WTA is coming off a pretty good year.

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 12:07 pm in Lindsay Davenport | 23 Comments »

December 29th, 2007

WTA Tour Stars Sit Out Beginning Week of 2008

The top women’s tennis stars are opting for exhibition play or rest as none of the Top 10 players on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour are in action as the 2008 season kicks off this week at the Mondial Australian Women’s Hardcourts in Gold Coast, and at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand. ADHEREL […]

Posted by Staff @ 2:08 pm in American Women, Lindsay Davenport, WTA, WTA Tour | 1 Comment »

December 22nd, 2007

Tennis: The Womens Game — Lessons For Us Too

There’s a strong implication recreational players can gain from the 2007. The main focus is on the world’s two best players, and as I see it, it can be grasped not just by recreational adults but also by juniors, parents, and coaches.

Posted by TennisOne @ 3:08 pm in American Women, Lindsay Davenport | 13 Comments »

November 5th, 2007

Weekly Pro Tennis Top 5: Nalbandian Repeats, Catching Betting Cheats

The Top 5 happenings in pro tennis heading into the week of Nov. 5, 2007.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:45 am in ATP, Gambling, Lindsay Davenport, Tennis Masters Cup, WTA Tour, Year End | 13 Comments »

July 17th, 2007

Davenport WTA Tour Comeback in the Works

Looks like former No. 1 Lindsay Davenport could set more tennis records in the near future — like shortest retirement. ADHEREL Less than two months after delivering her son Jagger, Davenport will return to the court to play World TeamTennis on July 21. And after that? Don’t rule out a return to WTA Tour events, […]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 3:07 pm in Lindsay Davenport | 9 Comments »

June 5th, 2007

French Open Women: 5 Questions

5 Questions: 1) What happened to the Williams sisters, American’s lone hope at the French Open? Venus Williams blamed her loss on fatigue due to over-training, which jibes with people from her camp who say it is an effort to get her off the practice court. As she gets older she is going to need […]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 3:41 pm in American tennis, Injuries, Lindsay Davenport | 13 Comments »

February 11th, 2007

Williams Sisters Troubles Continue This Week

When Venus Williams was confirmed for the U.S. April Fed Cup match against Belgium, after she had yet to make a tour appearance this year because of injury, one thought “good luck with that, keep you fingers crossed.” When earlier this week it was announced that the oft-injured Serena would join Venus on the team, […]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 10:27 am in American tennis, Injuries, Lindsay Davenport | 6 Comments »

January 11th, 2007

Aussie Open Draw Breakdown; Davydenko Fined

2007 Aussie Open Preview The list of players injured before the Aussie Open even starts is long, and the list of possible withdrawals from Melbourne, even longer (Rafael Nadal? David Nalbandian? Nikolay Davydenko? Nadia Petrova?), but it’s summer in Australia and the Aussie Open starts Monday (event if Roger Federer says it should be pushed […]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 11:52 pm in Etienne de Villiers, Lindsay Davenport | 19 Comments »