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June 22nd, 2015

Sick Petra Kvitova Has Withdrawn From Eastbourne

Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from Eastbourne.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:54 am in Grass season | 4 Comments »

June 23rd, 2013

Mahut, F-Lo, Vesnina, Halep Win Grass Titles Entering Wimbledon

“She played the conditions much better than I did,” said Hampton, who is projected to rise to No. 25 in the rankings. “Honestly, I was surprised how she was even hitting the ball in the court [in the wind], and on top of that she was playing some very good tennis. She was very deserving of the title today…I have given myself like a two-hour time limit to sulk, basically the journey up to Wimbledon — I can sulk during that and maybe have a little chocolate, and then move on and get on with Wimbledon.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:15 am in Tennis | 8 Comments »

June 23rd, 2012

Roddick, Ferrer, Petrova, Paszek Win Weekend Grass Titles Entering Wimbledon

It was Roddick’s fifth title on grass, and through the first six months of the season he is the only American male to win a singles title.

Posted by Staff @ 7:33 pm in Tennis | 61 Comments »

June 14th, 2011

Clijsters Loses on Grass, Serena Wins; Notes Round-up Heading to Wimbledon

Will Serena and Venus Williams plow through the Wimbledon field after only one week of match play at Eastbourne? Serena debuted today, looking real shaky in needing three sets to beat Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 3:11 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 40 Comments »

June 11th, 2011

Unseeded Williams Draw Seeds at Eastbourne; WTA/ATP Previews

The return of Venus and Serena Williams, both unseeded on the grasscourts at Eastboune after extended injury absenses from the tour, is the news in the final week of grasscourt warm-ups before the spotlight lands on the All England Club and 2011 Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 6:00 pm in Tennis | 19 Comments »

June 11th, 2011

Video Proof: Serena and Venus Practicing in Eastbourne

Video footage of Serena and Venus practicing in Eastbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 11:22 am in Videos | 2 Comments »

June 11th, 2011

Andy Roddick on Williams Sisters Return: “Women’s Tennis Needs That Dominating Figure”

The Williams sisters are back and Andy Roddick is happy to hear of their return.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:29 am in Wimbledon | 4 Comments »

June 7th, 2011

Serena Williams Set for Tennis Return Next Week in Eastbourne

Serena Williams announces her return to tennis.

Posted by Staff @ 9:15 am in Wimbledon | 16 Comments »