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June 2010 Articles (83)

Roger Federer? He's Going to Be OK

So, about that prediction of mine for Roger Federer as Wimbledon champ ...

Unexpectedly, or maybe not, the way he struggled from the onset of the tournament, Federer lost to Tomas Berdych today in the quarterfinals. We all know the details: the end of his finals streak there, two quarterfinal losses back-to-back in Majors, blah, blah, blah.

Despite all that, I'm far from ready to throw in the towel on him. And here's why, in two words and a number (I don't think I said this… Continue

Added by Van Sias on June 30, 2010 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Eating Smart forTennis and a Healthy Lifestyle

For many players, the game of tennis is a passionate road trip through years of personal triumphs and failures. Whether it’s to achieve athletic greatness or simply to socialize and escape a hectic lifestyle, it's a way to promote better health. Although playing tennis is not a cure-all from health problems, it definitely sets the stage…


Added by Steven White on June 30, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Fields of Glory (IX): Wimbledon Day 9 Preview

Federer (1) vs. Berdych (12): Far from flawless in his first two rounds, Federer rediscovered his range during the next two matches and has dropped just 16 games in his last 6 sets. Having fallen to a…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 30, 2010 at 4:01am — No Comments

Fields of Glory (VIII); Wimbledon Day 8 Preview

Clijsters (8) vs. Zvonareva (21): Who would have guessed that Zvonareva would be the last Russian standing at Wimbledon? While Kim has won all five of their previous meetings,…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 29, 2010 at 2:36am — No Comments

Fields of Glory (VII): Wimbledon Day 7 Preview

Effective but unspectacular in her third-round victory, Sharapova reached the second week of a Slam for just the second time in her comeback from shoulder surgery and extended an encouraging passage of play that began with her Strasbourg title in May. Compiling a 14-3 record since her return from elbow injury, Maria now confronts a monumental challenge in world…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 28, 2010 at 2:48am — No Comments

2010 Wimbledon - First Week report

The first week of the Championships at Wimbledon will be remembered for the top men's struggle and the royal presence. But nothing would be as memorable as the Isner-Mahut marathon which brought major changes in the history books with record-breaking achievements.

The Championships at Wimbledon started with a bang this year when the green grass....

Read complete Week One Review,…


Added by TennisEarth on June 27, 2010 at 3:57am — No Comments

Tennis In Tucson

Anyone stay in Tucson and want to have regular session every weekend.My zip code is 85737

Added by lauhs8 on June 26, 2010 at 11:08pm — No Comments

starting again

work in corona, looking to play with anyone on Monday, Wednesday, Friday after work said 6pm or after.

i'm a 3.0 to 3.5 play (used to be-still got some).

i can do single and double...corona, riverside, SB and Mo.valley areas

its good way to get back in shape this summer if you interesting email me @ and let get start looking f

Added by Boone on June 26, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

looking to play in Hempstead

right by Southern state parkway S20

Added by Danny on June 26, 2010 at 7:56am — No Comments

Fields of Glory (VI): Wimbledon Day 6 Preview

Among the most compelling reasons to watch Novak Djokovic is the Serb’s unpredictability, which echoes the pleasantly surprising narratives that emerge from this unpredictable sport. Expecting an engaging Day 5 after perusing the order of play, however, we were unpleasantly surprised by the dreary day that developed from what had seemed fascinating encounters.…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 26, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Tennis partner Kailua

Looking to hit regularly in Kailua, prefer mornings. I am a 3- 3.5 player, male 55 years old.

Added by Rick Barrett on June 25, 2010 at 2:11pm — 1 Comment

Fields of Glory (V): Day 5 Wimbledon Preview

Henin (17) vs. Petrova (12) (Centre Court, 1st match): Two Slams ago, Petrova scored a stunning third-round upset over a member of Belgium’s dazzling duo, and she has an opportunity to repeat the feat on the grandest stage of all. Typically tormented by Henin’s graceful, versatile style, the programmatic Russian dropped two tight matches to…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 24, 2010 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Amazing tennis lessons for YOU

Do you want to improve your game or learn how to play tennis for the first time?

Well, this is an amazing opportunity for you to learn all about tennis from a coach with 15 years of tennis experience herself.


- Top 100 player in Europe

- All-American

- Top 20 in Divison II University Rankings both in Singles & Doubles



Added by Tennis Coach on June 24, 2010 at 9:12am — 3 Comments

Fields of Glory (IV): Wimbledon Day 4 Preview

Trudging to the locker room after a 16-14 fifth set against Santiago Giraldo, Thiemo De Bakker must have feared that this protracted encounter would leave him at a physical disadvantage against his next opponent, either Isner or Mahut. As all tennis fans know well, such thoughts proved unfounded as the Frenchman and the American shattered virtually every record in every…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 24, 2010 at 2:04am — No Comments

Isner/Mahut Wimbledon Marathon: Does the Winner Lose?

What other adjectives can I use that haven't already been taken? Epic. Outstanding. Ridiculous.

Sure other players won today including Roger Federer who was tested again by qualifier Ilija Bozoljac while Venus Williams took out red hot Ekaterina Makarova, but it was a match that ended yesterday and that also ended tonight at 59-59 all in the final set with no winner in sight that has become not only the tennis match of the tournament, not only the match of the year, but one for all… Continue

Added by Tennis Fool on June 23, 2010 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Use your own body for tennis-specific strength

Don’t bother spending a lot of money on gym memberships or fancy workout machines. One of the best pieces of exercise equipment is staring back at you when you look in the mirror. It’s not only free, it’s something that you already have. Without any added weight, your body can provide all the resistance needed for a functional strength-training workout. It’s also…


Added by Steven White on June 23, 2010 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Fields of Glory (III): Wimbledon Day 3 Preview

Eagerly exploiting the faster surface, Sharapova followed her Birmingham finals appearance with a suffocating salvo to ignite her Wimbledon campaign. The transition from clay to grass proved a bit less hospitable, however, to two terrors of the terre battue. Unceremoniously ushered out of their All England Club debuts, Verdasco and Stosur failed to translate their six combined clay finals into the language of grass. But their defeats speak less about their shortcomings than about…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 23, 2010 at 2:20am — No Comments

Tennis Anyone!!

Casual player, looking for someone to volley with. Now that the weather is getting nicer anyone want to play during the day? There are 2 great courts at AndyLivingstone Park - near Chinatown, close to GM Place and a quick walk from the Stadium Skytrain station. Would love to play mid morning or mid afternoon. Let me know, not working right now so the schedule if very flexible....

Added by Tracey Poirier on June 22, 2010 at 4:58pm — 2 Comments

If you are available to play or rally

Work at Hawthorne and I have an hour and change of time to play for lunch, either at 12:30 pm or 1 pm...3.5 here...and in my good days 4.5 let me

Added by Carlos J. Quintanilla on June 22, 2010 at 2:55am — No Comments

Fields of Glory (II): Wimbledon Day 2 Preview

If Wimbledon used the best-of-three format for the first week of its men’s matches, three of the top eight seeds would have fallen in their openers to Alejandro Falla, Olivier Rochus, and Kevin Anderson. While the travails of neither Djokovic nor Davydenko surprised us, the near-disaster suffered by the six-time champion was completely unexpected, since Federer had comfortably dismissed Falla twice in the last month. Forced to extricate himself from a two-set deficit, the feckless top seed…


Added by Sharapovanovic on June 22, 2010 at 2:15am — No Comments

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