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  • 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 […]

  • Remaining Americans Sweep Competitors on Sublime Day of Olympic Tennis

    Jul 30, 12 by garadf Leave a comment


    *The 2012 London Olympics games day 3, along with mother nature’s touch, gave tennis fans a sublime day of match viewing and left team USA with well-earned earned bragging rights to a 6-0 shut out against other competing countries going for tennis gold. Yesterday’s incessant rain at SW19 forced the cancellation of several “popcorn” matches, […]

  • Serena’s Six Pack and other Issues at Australian Open

    Jan 17, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *As Deadspin pus it, the biggest question coming into the 2012 Australian Open—and the tennis season in general—figured to be simple: Can Novak Djokovic—who began 2011 by winning 43 straight matches en route to three Grand Slam titles, 10 overall, and the greatest year in the history of tennis—do it again? (Related question: Will any […]

  • Lil Wayne: Nadal will Win US Open

    Aug 27, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *When Sports Illustrated asked Lil Wayne to share his predictions on the 2010 US Open, the rapper took time out of his busy prison schedule to send a hand-written letter to the magazine with his response. “I genuinely appreciate this opportunity to express my love for tennis,” the note humbly begins. The hip hop artist, […]