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July 2008 Articles (124)

Wish Me Luck : Playoffs In Tucson



I'm off in the morning to test my mettle under Tucson's desert sun. Why Tucson, why?

My 4.0 team won the Northern New Mexico region and have the pleasure of playing the winners from the El Paso, Phoenix, Flagstaff and Tucson regions this weekend. We have a pretty strong team but we have to play 6 matches in 3 days, and being that we are all a little long in the tooth, we may not make it through Sunday.

Wish me luck. I'll see you on the other… Continue

Added by Mark / The Mayor on July 31, 2008 at 10:28pm — No Comments

How About 'None of the Above?'

So, I've had this poll going on at my blog, Tennis Talk, Anyone? for the past few days on who deserves to be number 1 on the WTA tour and I'm wondering after last night's matches at the Rogers Cup if those four should be considered.



Maria Sharapova going three I understand: Her arm's about to fall off, which is sad because it's going to be tough to navigate around that as her career goes on. She just pulled out of the Olympics and is… Continue

Added by Van Sias on July 31, 2008 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

THE LOW DOWN: Are Serena + Common finally getting hitched?



Is Common going to pop the big question to Serena Williams?



The rumor mill is buzzing over at The Chicago Sun-Times about the potential engagement between the two stars.… Continue

Added by tennis baller on July 31, 2008 at 11:38am — No Comments

Cincinnati Day Three Photos

Western & Southern Financial Group Masters Day 3
Western & Southern Financial Group Masters Day 3
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Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 8:38am — No Comments

Film "Jelena's World" about Jelena Jankovic will be shown in September



"Jelena's World" (Jelenin Svet), the documentary film about Jelena Jankovic was recently completed by a film director Tanja Brzakovic. The film follows her to Madrid, Berlin, and Belgrade and is scheduled for September.



The film about the 22-years old Jelena starts with her waking up in her hotel room, getting up, getting dressed, washing her teeth in the… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 8:29am — No Comments

Montreal Day Three Photos

Rogers Cup Day 3
Rogers Cup Day 3
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Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Serb Duo, Jankovic and Ivanovic First to Qualify for Sony Ericsson Championships



Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic are the first players to qualify for the season-ending Sony Ericsson Championships.



The season ending tournament will take place at the Khalifa International Tennis Complex in Doha, Qatar, from November 4-9, 2008.



The world's Top 8 singles players and Top 4 doubles teams from the 2008 Sony Ericsson WTA Tour… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 7:45am — No Comments

Maria Sharapova withdraws from Montreal



Third-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova held off Marta Domachowska of Poland 7-5, 5-7, 6-2. Shortly after the victory, Sharapova withdrew from the tournament due to a right shoulder injury.



"Coming into this tournament I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 7:44am — No Comments

Novak Djokovic fights into third round in Cincinnati



World No. 3 Novak Djokovic reached the third round with a 7-6(2), 7-6(2) victory in one hour and 54 minutes over Italian Simone Bolelli.



Djokovic, who said last week it would take too long to explain what had been affecting his recent form, almost went a break down in the first set and had to recover from… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 7:43am — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Preview of Rafa's Nike Olympic style



Here's a sneak peek at Rafael Nadal's Nike shirt for the Beijing Olympics to go along with the preview of Roger Federer's duds I wrote about earlier… Continue

Added by tennis baller on July 29, 2008 at 10:12am — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Mary Carillo steps up style game - could the pant suit be history?



Could Mary Carillo finally be coming to her fashion senses?



According to the Preppy Princess the tennis commentator, who has this… Continue

Added by tennis baller on July 29, 2008 at 7:22am — 2 Comments

'Bite Me, Van! What Do You Know?'

You know, if he knew me or read my blog, Tennis Talk, Anyone? sometimes, Rafael Nadal could easily say that to me!



Over the course of the past couple of years, I haven't given him much credit for what he's done:



• He's won four French Opens in a row? "Big deal, there's always been clay-court specialists," I've thought before. "He just happens to be a really good one."



• He's won Wimbledon: "So? No way he… Continue

Added by Van Sias on July 29, 2008 at 6:00am — No Comments

Xisca is in Toronto supporting Rafa



Despite all rumors about Ana and Rafa, their LA - Miami plane ride and the time they spent together in… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 27, 2008 at 12:35pm — 7 Comments

Ana Ivanovic and Rafael Nadal Mallorca Photos



We already wrote that Ana was spending her vacation in Mallorca and we showed you some… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 27, 2008 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic win Toronto Doubles Title



Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic defeated the American pairing of Bob and Mike Bryan 6-2, 4-6, 10-6 to win the men's doubles final at the Rogers Cup.



It was the first doubles title for Nestor at the Rogers Cup since 2000, when he was paired with Sebastien Lareau.



Nestor and Zimonjic, who won at Wimbledon earlier this month, have won 14 matches in a… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 27, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Maria Sharapova Sony Ericsson Collection Website

Maria Sharapova Sony Ericsson Collection has its own website now, which you can see here.The website is very beautiful, with some Feminine touch and the MS Symbol dangling. It also unveils all the collections and the details.…

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Added by Alberta on July 27, 2008 at 9:37am — No Comments

Prince William County League

One week away from starting a league. Have two divisions. Cost is $15 and Tuesday is the cutoff day to join. Email me if interested

Added by Michael Schwartz on July 25, 2008 at 11:25am — No Comments

Maria Sharapova on Forbes Cover

As previously reported about Maria topping the list of the highest paid female athlete of 2008, she as well made the cover of the magazine, Forbes Entertainment All Stars, alongside other big money makers such as Kanye West, Madonna, JK Rowling, etc.

Added by Alberta on July 25, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Jelena Jankovic shines in new Reebok's apparel!



We already criticized Reebok for not making some new dresses for Jelena. And finally the day has come! In Los Angeles, Jelena appeared two days in… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 25, 2008 at 6:58am — 2 Comments

Video - Toronto 2008 - Djokovic Thursday Interview

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is pleased to come through his third round match against Robin Soderling in straight… Continue

Added by Svetlana on July 25, 2008 at 6:57am — No Comments

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