First Week Controversy at the Australian Open

Today, we officially enter the second week of the Australian Open. Week one has yielded plenty of memorable moments. US Open Champion, Aussie Samantha Stosur was knocked out in the first round by Sorana Cîrstea. After three emotional wins, Lleyton Hewitt has landed himself in the fourth round at his home Slam for the seventh time. […]

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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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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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Andrea’s Top Five…of the 2011 Australian Open

Best Matches 5. Marin Cilic def. John Isner 4-6 6-2 6-7 7-6 9-7: You can basically make any joke you want when John Isner is involved in long matches nowadays. I think we should seriously consider limiting him to five tiebreak sets, but I’ll leave that up to the powers that be. While this match […]

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Hopman Cup Part 2

I’ve been a little slack in updating you guys on the happenings at the Hopman Cup, so let’s recap now that we’re a little more than halfway through. Considering the time difference and the lack of reliable streams, I haven’t gotten to watch everything, but I’ve certainly been paying attention. Session 1: Australia (2) d […]

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Too Adorable

I’m a sucker for a cute dog. Turns out tennis players love their dogs just as much as everyone else and lots of players even tweet photos of their pups. Andy Murray has taken things to a whole new level, creating a whole new twitter account just for his dog Maggie. It kills me 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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Everyone Loves a Cinderella Story

Last year we had Melanie Oudin. She was 17, kind of green and beating some of the best players on tour to make it to the quarterfinals of the US Open. America fell in love. This year, she crashed out in the second round and is now ranked below Bethanie Mattek Sands, not exactly what […]

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So Close, Yet So Very Very Far

Good evening everyone. I apologize for my lack of posting recently. I have finally arrived in St. Louis after 17 hours on the road. I spent a couple of hours yesterday desperately seeking a way to spend the night in Cincinnati and thus give myself the opportunity of visiting the Masters tournament that is currently […]

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