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Serbia Wins 2010 Davis Cup

I’m really happy for Serbia, I am. But at the same time, I’m absolutely devastated for France. It’s really tough to choose a favorite when both sides have so much heart, and to watch it come down to the fifth rubber, whoever lost would have been heartbroken. Serbia really does deserve this. It’s been the […]

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I’ve Got a Feeling: France’s Road to the Davis Cup Final

Here is a series of three videos documenting France’s journey to the 2010 Davis Cup final. As it stands, the French lead the tie 2-1 after some pretty heroic play by Clement/Llodra to come back from two sets to love down against Troicki/Zimonjic. Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils will face off in the morning to […]

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Davis Cup Roundup

So, I haven’t written in a few days. It’s tough to write about tennis when the season starts to slow down. This week, there are tournaments in Metz and Bucharest and a few even smaller tournaments in all kinds of places. However, there has been some exciting tennis since the end of the US Open. […]

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Andrea’s Top Five…of the 2010 US Open

Best Matches 5. Kim Clijsters d. Venus Williams – These two have some serious history at the US Open, but Kim’s got a pretty tight hold over Venus. In 2005, Kim won a three set quarterfinal against Venus before storming on to win her first major title. Last year, these two played what I consider […]

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A Saturday at the US Open

Even though Nadal was able to take care of Istomin in 3 sets, it was still about 1am when I finally got back to my hotel. I knew Saturday was going to be a very long day of tennis viewing so I decided to head to bed…oh wiat, that’s what I should’ve done. What I […]

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It’s Friday

You know what that means, it’s quarter finals day in Toronto. I feel like I just left the lovely city and all the big names were still confined to the practice courts instead of the stadiums, but that was already a week ago. A number of favorites have passed us by and we’re into the […]

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Do I Really Have to Leave Tomorrow?

Hi guys. So, after a wonderful night’s sleep, I am over last night’s ordeal and had an amazing time at the tennis today. Qualifying play started at around 10am at the tennis center in Rock Creek Park. Unfortunately the spectators’ shuttle doesn’t start until Monday, but the hotel Acura service chauffeured me to the tournament […]

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