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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Berdych Rallies to Win Group A and Complete Unpredictable Final Four

Today marked the end of round robin play at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The semifinal matches have been set, and I for one am quite happy not to have to work through anymore ATP logic puzzles. Quite unusually, the semifinal stage will feature only one of the world’s top four players. I’d imagine […]

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Get Classy, London Style

Our favorite boys, and their favorite girls attended the World Tour Finals Gala last night. There were photos!!                    

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Peek Inside Your Favorite Player’s Locker

Last year, the final 8 all painted self portraits, with paint (tennis) balls and auctioned them off for charity. This year, our favs will be auctioning off the contents of their lockers. Those of you lucky enough to be in London this week will get a preview of the goods which will be on show […]

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Matches to Watch This Monday

So, I’ve done a decent job of keeping up with this action at this year’s Wimbledon, considering I just started my new job, but I haven’t done a very good job of writing about it. The second Monday of the Wimbledon Championships is one of the best tennis days of the year. There are generally […]

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Dissecting the Draw

So, I have finally finished the copious amounts of work that stood between me and Indian Wells. On Sunday morning, at 6am (really 5 considering we turn the clocks ahead), I will travel from St. Louis to Denver and Denver to Palm Springs for six amazing days of ATP and WTA tennis in Indian Wells, […]

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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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Who Approved These?

So the Australian Open is finally underway and I’ve done a miserable job of recapping early round action for you all. If you really want to check out my predictions, go ahead and read Dissecting the Draw: ATP at TennisGrandstand. I had planned a WTA follow up, but the AO snuck up on me, probably […]

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WTF Day 5

It’s nearly 3am and I’m pretty exhausted so I’m planning on keeping tonight’s entry short. Today or Yesterday, I’m not really sure anymore, Day 4, one thing I expected happened and one thing I definitely didn’t expect happened. First, Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic, winning both of his round robin matches so far. I honestly […]

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WTF Day 4

I can’t believe it’s already Day 4. Time flies. Anyway, it’s Day 2 for Group A and hopefully we have two awesome matches coming our way. But before we check out Wednesdays action, let’s do a quick recap of what went down today. Fed beat Andy M, convincingly (6-4 6-2.) What happened to the Andy […]

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