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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Wimbledon Reflections: Day 4

After what could only be considered an unfortunate day, I knew I could count on Wimbledon to cheer me up, or at least provide me with some entertainment. I used my lunch hour to sit out in the pouring rain at Rockefeller Plaza in NYC, where HSBC has set up a Wimbledon village of sorts. […]

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Roland Garros Quarterfinal Preview – The Women

Sventlana Kuznetsova (13) vs. Marion Bartoli (11) Svetlana Kuznetsova won this title in 2009 and yet somehow everyone seemed to have written her out of the equation this year. She’s only 25 and still has the skills it takes to win a Slam. The women’s field is wide open so it seems almost ridiculous to […]

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Strong is Beautiful

As tennis fans, we all know our sport is under appreciated. On Sunday morning, while I was sitting at brunch, the restaurant was showing ESPN. This was during the incredible final match in Rome between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. You may be wondering what famed sporting event would be more important to ESPN than […]

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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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