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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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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Australian Open 2011: Women’s Semifinals Preview

First Semifinal: Caroline Wozniacki (1) vs. Li Na (9) Li Na of China jubilates after defeating Andrea Petrovic of Germany during their women’s singles quarterfinal round match at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 25 January 2011. EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN fotoglif937516 Amazingly Li Na is the only player who made it […]

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Alright, Not So Super Saturday

So today started out quite predictably. Mikhail Youzhny was just overmatched in his encounter with Rafael Nadal. I didn’t envy the player who stood between Rafa and his first US Open semifinal. Nadal has played his best tennis this week in New York. Whatever he did to his serve is working wonders and he’s yet […]

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Super Saturday

It’s Super Saturday at the US Open and that means two men’s semifinals and the women’s final. I’ve put together a few quick predictions. I was super tempted to do a write up like Nick Bollettieri, who said both women’s semifinals could go either way, but I mustered up some courage and decided to be […]

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US Open Preview: The Women

Alright, so after spending an hour or two fighting with my new printer and watching several hours of ESPN2’s coverage of the Pilot Pen tournament, I have finally come up with my draw for both the men and the women at the US Open. I know, I’m previewing the women’s draw. I’m sure you’re all […]

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Is Court 2 Really the Graveyard?

It was for Andy Roddick on Monday, but I think if you asked Yen-Hsun Lu, he would tell you the exact opposite. The folklore says that Court 2 is the Graveyard of Champions. Former champions like Serena and Venus Williams, Pete Sampras, and Andre Agassi have all gone out to lesser known opponents on this […]

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Top Ten Surprises of the 2009 US Open

***REPOSTED FROM MY PREVIOUS BLOG “LIVE AND LET DIGRESS*** ORIGINALLY DATED September 13, 2009 10. Marat Safin loses in the first round of his last Grand Slam event. *This wasn’t actually a surprise considering how he’s been playing this year, but I couldn’t let his retirement go by without saying something. People tend to forget […]

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