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 —
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 —
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 —
Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 8:38am —
"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 —
Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 8:00am —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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.…
Added by Alberta on July 27, 2008 at 9:37am —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —