Top-ranked Roger Federer was an easy third- round winner on Saturday, while fifth-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer went the distance to avoid an upset against former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, and world No. 4 Russian Nikolay Davydenko was a stunning loser at the 2008 French Open.
Federer outplayed close friend… Continue
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In an incredible effort by the host country, France
can boast five players
in the round of 16 at Roland Garros
going one better than Spain who sit at four.…
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Maria Sharapova - full grace of Maria and Tiffany's-customized Nike tennis dress - "Paris dress"
(photo/Matthew Stockman/Getty Images via… Continue
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Ana's agent Gavin Versi confirmed that Ana has signed with Rolex. The Geneva-based watch company will use her in advertising, like it has with other tennis icons Roger Federer and Andy Roddick.
Ivanovic, who will be the only female tennis player to serve as an ambassador for Rolex, is flattered to be interesting to such a reputable brand.
"I'm very happy… Continue
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New hot tennis couple are Gael Monfils and Dominka Ciulkova!
Since the love began in Miami they are inseparable.
Currently they enjoy spring romance in Paris. Geal was spotted in Cibulkova's box during yesterday's match Cibulkova vs Jankovic and they also play mixed doubles at the French Open.
And according to Slovakian press Geal… Continue
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A heavily taped Jelena Jankovic stayed on course for a first grand slam title when she completed a 7-5 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova in the third round of the French Open on Saturday. She had won the opening set on Friday evening and led 4-2 in the second when play was called due to bad light.
When the players returned to Court One at… Continue
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I now give personal/group lessons @ Cyrpess College
group price varies
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Maria Sharapova speaks to Eurosport after her scrappy third-round win over American Bethanie Mattek at Roland… Continue
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What was happening with the Williams sisters today ??
They were both stunned in the third round Friday by journeywomen who never have been quarterfinalists, much less champions, at any… Continue
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Wayne Odesnik - "OMG what happened to me??"
(photo/DAVID VINCENT/AP Photo via… Continue
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Casey Dellacqua names Brad Pitt as her favorite movie star, but it’s Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal, and not the Hollywood hunk, who makes her heart race on the tennis court.
The Australian girl, who has reached the French Open last 32 for the first time, believes she has everything to learn from watching the Roland Garros master, a fellow… Continue
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How do ATP players switch off and take a break from the professional tennis circuit? The ATP Tennis Show found… Continue
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Prior to her second-round match at Roland Garros against world No.1 Maria Sharapova, flamboyant American Bethanie Mattek gave fans a sneak peak at her on-court fashions.
Still pictures: Getty… Continue
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Alize Cornet (Alizé Cornet) (born January 22, 1990 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France) is a female tennis player from France. She has a career-high ranking of #20, achieved on May 19, 2008. Cornet also has an extensive juniors record, winning the 2007 Girl's Singles at Roland Garros.…
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joined lil' sis Serena
on the fast train out of Paris
. The 6-time Grand Slammer suffered a 7-5, 6-3… Continue
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Former champion Serena Williams has crashed out of the French Open in straight sets after losing her third-round clash with world No24 Katarina Srebotnik 6-4, 6-4.
“There are a lot of things I would try to do different, but you can’t rewind time,” Williams… Continue
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COLLEGE PARK, MD -- The Junior Tennis Champions Center, a not-for-profit junior development program located in College Park MD, today announced an official partnership with sports equipment leader HEAD Penn Racquet Sports. The three-year agreement will see Penn become the official tennis ball of the Junior Tennis Champions Center, and HEAD Racquets become an official program
"HEAD Penn has consistently been one of the top tennis racquet and equipment… Continue
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has a big clay hill to climb in the round of 16. The Spaniard defeated
Russian headbanger Mikhail… Continue
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