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  • Serena Williams, Roger Federer Repeat at Cincy Open

    Aug 23, 15 by Gerald Radford 3 Comments

    *Cincinnati, OH – Normally on Sunday afternoon I’d be in church, but this one found me in Cincinnati at the Lindner Family Tennis center watching Novak Djokovic take on Roger Federer for the 2015 Western and Southern Open championship title – and anticipating Serena William’s title defense up directly afterwards. And though it wasn’t quite […]

  • Serena Williams Snags Spot vs Halep Spot Cincy Final; Djokovic to Face Federer

    Aug 22, 15 by garadf Leave a comment

    *Cincinnati, OH – The weather couldn’t have been better on Saturday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center for the 2015 Western and Southern Open day of semifinal action. And along with the perfect weather was a pretty perfect line up of tennis superstars to fight their way to the tournament finals. Novak Djokovic and Alexandr […]

  • Serena Williams Closer to Defending Cincy Title; Sloane Stephens Sent Packing

    Aug 21, 15 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment

    Serena Williams Coasts, Sloane Stephens Collapses *In round of 16 action at the Cincy Open, Serena Williams destroys her over-matched opponent, Karin Knapp of Italy, holding her to just two games won. The match took only 54 minutes with the defending champion firing on all cylinders. She never faced a break point and served 3 […]

  • US Open Day 10: Serena Serves Serbian; Roddick Retires; Federer Stumbles

    Sep 6, 12 by garadf Leave a comment

    *After a day 9 of intermittent rain delays and postponements that threatened to throw a major glitch in US Open’s scheduling, day 10 concluded with order restored … except for a shocking upset. Minor upsets have been a recurring part of this year’s topsy-turvy story Open story, but the business end of the tournament was […]

  • US Open Day 8: Serena Scores Double Bagel; Mardy Fish Withdraws

    Sep 3, 12 by garadf Leave a comment

    *Serena Williams is having an Olympic Deja vu of sorts. Along with her retiring friend and colleague, Andy Roddick, the hope of an American winning the big prize in singles at the last major of the year, the US Open, rests squarely on their shoulders (the Bryan Brothers also remain in the doubles draw). Before […]

  • US Open Update: How Did US Contenders Fair on Day 1?

    Aug 28, 12 by garadf Leave a comment

    *The US Open starts with 128 men and 128 women from the professional tennis circuit all campaigning to take home prestigious Grand Slam hardware. But only two can win … one man and one woman. The background stories and countries of origin, skill levels and age ranges, and ethnicities vary greatly, but there are several […]