Andrea’s Top Five…of the 2011 US Open

Best Matches 5. Samantha Stosur def. Maria Kirilenko 6-2 6-7 (15) 6-3: Samantha Stosur not only won her first Grand Slam title at this year’s US Open, but she took part in several very memorable matches. After her incredibly tight match against Nadia Petrova, Sam looked poised to make quick work of another Russia, Maria […]

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Friday Funnies – US Open Edition

Alright, I know I kind of retired Friday Funnies (and it’s technically not even Friday in my timezone anymore), but there’s been a lot of great videos coming out of the US Open over the last two weeks and I wanted to collect them all in one play for your enjoyment. Now, if you’ve been […]

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Friday Funnies

An oldie, but a goodie, this first interview never fails to make me laugh. Jonathan Ross has actually managed to make Andy Murray crack a smile so pairing him with Andy Roddick was sure to be pure gold. Roddick has appeared on the show twice, in 2007 just prior to Wimbledon and again in 2010 […]

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Indian Wells Photos

As today comes to a close, so does the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki hoisted the trophies and will continue on to Miami to try for the Indian Wells/Key Biscayne double. This was the first year I made the trek out to Indian Wells, and I couldn’t be happier […]

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What Can I Say?

I’m pretty much at a loss for words, which isn’t what you want to happen when you’re supposed to be producing great pieces of journalism each day. Anyway, the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is both crazy and amazing. I know I’ve been promising you guys all kinds of coverage, but I hit a […]

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All You Need to Know: Davis Cup Preview

Tennis fans aren’t like regular sports fans. If you’re a baseball fan, you root for your local team, regardless of who plays for them. If your favorite player gets traded, you find a new favorite player. It’s all about the city and all about the team. Because tennis is an individual sport, fans root for […]

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The State of the Union

Roland Garros French Open Tennis Day 5 2010 25/05/2010 Andy Roddick (USA) second round match Photo Roger Parker Fotosports International Next weekend the United States Davis Cup Team will head to Santiago, Chile in an effort to make it through to the 2nd round. Last year, the US lost to eventual champions, Serbia, in the […]

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Memphis Roundup Part 1

Since I’ve been absolutely dreadful at updating for the last week, I wanted to at least post the links to what I wrote about Memphis for TennisGrandstand. I learned a lot last weekend and the top of my list was definitely that working a tennis tournament is hard, much harder than being a fan. Between […]

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Regions Morgan Keegan: Day 1 (For Me)

It’s already Day 2 for me here in Memphis and it’s quarterfinals day for the men. However, before I bring you live twitter coverage of today’s matches, and hopefully some more blogging, I wanted to recap a little bit of yesterday’s action. After four and a half long hours in the car (I’m a wimp […]

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I ♥ Andy Roddick

ghai Tennis Masters in Shanghai, China, 12 October 2010. EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL fotoglif768959 How often do you get the chance to interview one of your favorite tennis stars? This morning, the lovely people at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships gave me (and several other journalists) the chance to list the dream. The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships […]

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