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September 2nd, 2010

Angry Roddick Loses; Querrey Hits Opponent in Gnads at US Open

Roddick frequently fought with linespeople and the chair umpire over foot fault calls during the match, and quickly left the court following his loss, tossing racquets into the crowd as he walked to the tunnel.

Posted by Staff @ 12:13 am in Tennis, US Open | 72 Comments »

May 29th, 2010

Roddick, 2 Other Seeds Exit at French Open; Bryans Lose

Roddick was a temperamental mess is the heavy conditions against Russian qualifier Temiuraz Gabashvili, ranked outside the Top 100. The No. 9-seeded Ferrer was shocked in straight sets by No. 22 seed Jurgen Melzer, while the No. 14-seeded Ljubicic likewise lost in straights to No. 24 seed Thomasz Bellucci.

Posted by Staff @ 7:08 pm in French Open, Tennis | 5 Comments »

April 28th, 2010

Ivan Ljubicic Uncovered [Video]

Ivan Ljubicic gets uncovered by the ATP.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:48 pm in Videos | Comments Off on Ivan Ljubicic Uncovered [Video]

April 5th, 2010

Andy Roddick Stole the Show: Indian Wells-Miami Overview

About four years ago, March Madness did not exist in tennis. In fact, the only madness there was may have been Federer Madness.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 9:44 am in 2010 Season, ATP, Indian Wells, Miami | 96 Comments »

March 24th, 2010

Unpredictability in Men’s Tennis despite Dominant Big Four

No matter what the results, March is a great month for tennis fans.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 6:56 pm in 2010 Season, ATP, Miami | 14 Comments »

March 22nd, 2010

Federer, Roddick Awarded Favorable Draws in Miami

The men’s draw for the Miami tennis event has een released.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:17 pm in Miami | 123 Comments »

March 21st, 2010

Longshot Ljubicic Out-Guns Roddick for Indian Wells Title

Ivan Ljubicic stuns the field for the Indian Wells title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:50 pm in Indian Wells | 23 Comments »

March 20th, 2010

March Madness? It’s Roddick v. Ljubicic for the Indian Wells Title

Sean Randall makes his pick for the surprising Indian Wells final between Andy Roddick and Ivan Ljubicic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:45 pm in Indian Wells | 207 Comments »

March 20th, 2010

Soderling Avoids Choke, Upsets Murray; Roddick Rocks Robredo to Reach Indian Wells SFs

Sean Randall makes his picks for the two Indian Wells semifinals today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:31 am in Indian Wells | 264 Comments »

March 19th, 2010

Nadal Better Than Berdych; Murray, Roddick in Action Today at Indian Wells

Sean Randall makes his pick for the last two men’s semifinals from Indian Wells.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:23 pm in Indian Wells | 192 Comments »

March 18th, 2010

Nadal Knocks Down Isner, Roddick, Murray Advance; Djokovic Falls at Indian Wells

Sean Randall breaks down the Thursday matches at Indian Wells

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:19 am in Indian Wells | 220 Comments »

January 31st, 2010

Previews: ATP Zagreb, Joburg, Santiago; Fed Cup

Notes: Croats Cilic, Ljubicic, Karlovic among seeds; Cilic could face Crazi Dani 2nd rd.; (4) Troicki opens against Schuettler, and (2) Ljubicic vs. Clement; Cilic beat Mario “Baby Goran” Ancic in last year’s all-Croat final; Ljubicic won in 2006.

Posted by Staff @ 12:08 am in Tennis | Comments Off on Previews: ATP Zagreb, Joburg, Santiago; Fed Cup

November 2nd, 2009

Tennis-X Weekend Wrap: Ljubi’s Back, Look Who’s Back…

Yes he’s back, Ljubi’s back, yes he’s back. Former Top 10er Ivan Ljubicic won the Lyon title on Sunday in the first final of the year for the 30-year-old, defeating French wildcard Michael Llodra 7-5, 6-3.

Posted by Staff @ 2:11 am in Tennis | 78 Comments »

October 16th, 2009

Djokovic, Nadal Survive and Advance in Shanghai

The top two seeds Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are one win from a Masters final showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 3:58 pm in Asia, ATP, Shanghai | 84 Comments »

May 11th, 2009

Haas Wins, Safin Out; Tuesday Schedule at ATP Madrid

“I didn’t feel comfortable at any moment in the match, so I was all the time playing behind and I tried to find my game,” said Safin. “I couldn’t do anything special so it was annoying to be there on the court and not be able to find the game, so basically I had to wait for his mistakes. It was a little bit absurd, so, it’s a disappointment but what can you do?”

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in Tennis | 38 Comments »