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March 28th, 2010

Fish Floats in Hot Tub Time Machine to Win Over Murray in Miami

“He’s a Grand Slam finalist this year already, and his results speak for themselves,” said Fish, who had arthroscopic knee surgery last year. “It’s a great win.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Tennis | 112 Comments »

April 3rd, 2009

Federer Melts Down, Djokovic v Murray in Miami Final

Federer’s meltdown means the Swiss has yet to win a title in 2009.

Posted by Staff @ 9:38 pm in Tennis | 37 Comments »

April 2nd, 2009

Federer Outguns Roddick; Nadal, Murray on Thursday in Miami

“It would have been easier if I had played terrible, but I gave it a go in the third,” said Roddick, who left the court quickly and was in a sour mood after again giving it his all and coming up short against Federer for the 17th time in 19 tries. “I just didn’t catch a break there. He had two very good let cords in the third, but at least it became a battle.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:33 am in Tennis | 192 Comments »

April 2nd, 2009

Serena, Venus Williams Battle Today at Miami, No. 1 Rank in Balance

Serena Williams, looking as if she was going to break out in tears at times, came back to defeat China’s Li Na 4-6, 7-6(1), 6-2. Li won the first five games of the match before Serena began to work her way into the match.

Posted by Staff @ 1:09 am in Tennis | 6 Comments »

April 1st, 2009

Nadal Tested; Federer, Roddick Set Meeting at Sony Ericsson Miami

In other results Tuesday, No. 4 seed Andy Murray steamrolled Viktor Troicki 6-1, 6-0; No. 6 Juan Martin Del Potro topped No. 11 David Ferrer 6-3, 6-2; No. 8 Fernando “Hot Sauce” Verdasco scalded No. 18 Radek Stepanek 6-2, 6-2; and in the final night match, world No. 1 Rafael Nadal escaped a hot-handed No. 16 seed Stan Wawrinka 7-6(2), 7-6(4).

Posted by Staff @ 11:28 am in Tennis | 12 Comments »