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July 2009 Articles (45)

The DampAssess make a trip

He knew he would have to go. There was just no getting around it. DampAss had been dreading this moment for months, ever since The Maestro had earned a 13th Slam. DampAss’ spirits had lifted temporarily after Nadal crushed him in Australia. But alas, along came Paris, and Nadal’s surprising announcement that he would not be defending. Suddenly DampAss found himself in a tie for the G.O.A.T. And now it looked like things were about to get worse.



The hardest part was figuring… Continue

Added by tennischick on July 11, 2009 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Need to hit this weekend? I play @ 4.0-4.5 level

I live in far West Houston(almost Katy) and can play in West/NW Houston.

Added by Rey RedShirt on July 11, 2009 at 8:10am — 1 Comment

3.5 / 4.0 Plateau Player

Hi,

I'm new to Tennisopolis and looking for other players of my 3.5 / 4.0 level.
I can play at Jeanne--Mance and Lafontaine Park.

Jacob
514 670 8357

Added by Jacob S. on July 8, 2009 at 8:42pm — 1 Comment

'09 Wimbledon awards courtesy of cousin Avi and co

My favourite pommy movie ever is 'Snatch' and my favourite pommy invention ever is Wimbledon.



In case you're wondering - and I know I have you on the edge of your seats right now - curry after a night on the turps wins the silver with bangers and mash, english breakfast tea and Keira Knightley fighting it out for the bronze.



Why not combine the two I thought? Don't mind if I do. So, without further delay, here's some Wimbledon awards courtesy of Turkish, Mickey, cousin Avi… Continue

Added by Mark Carruthers on July 7, 2009 at 10:31pm — No Comments

Tennis League Season 3 Subbing for Doubles

Sadly, my singles league was canceled just after the first week for this season due to only four people signing up, and then another one dropping after the start.



Luckily, the league coordinator gave my information as a substitute for doubles, so this week, I played my first doubles match. My husband gave me a lot of practice volleying and hitting cross court which came in pretty handy last night. It's Round Robin doubles, and the scores for my teams were 6-0, 5-6, and 6-5. Not too… Continue

Added by Kristi on July 7, 2009 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Fed milestones and records

With all due respect to Andy Roddick (and he's bound to get even more), all seems right in the tennis world again after Roger Federer's win on Sunday. He's back as the Wimbledon champion and back as the #1 ranked player. Other milestones or records he has broken and set so far this summer: 20th and 21st consecutive Grand Slam semifinal appearances (record), 5th and 6th consecutive Grand Slam final appearances, 20th career Grand Slam final appearance (record), 6th man to achieve the career Grand… Continue

Added by mikeindo on July 6, 2009 at 11:51pm — 2 Comments

Wimbledon 2009: 15 Tweets

The new Wimbledon roof: If you don’t build it, it will rain. But if you build it, Murray will complain.



Andy Roddick seems to have matured. Is it the punani or the Stefanki? Discuss.



Was Djokovic at Wimbledon? I didn’t see him. I think I saw his shadow playing on a nether court but that can’t be true cuz he’s not ugly.



Federer had a jacket with the # 15 imprinted in gold on the back. What would he have done if he had lost? Was there a back-up clothing… Continue

Added by tennischick on July 6, 2009 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Roddick VS. Federer 2009 final

Roddick transformed his game for the better. Played a history making match. Only lost by 2 points. He makes a joke to federer. the joke was federer "u already won three Wimbledon" or " u already won one I have none." quote not exact but close enough. winning is a test of skill & focus. Losing is a test of charater & endurance. & Great champions are masters of both. Please visit CoachV www.TennisLessonsGA.com for tennis lessons in atlanta… Continue

Added by CoachV - William Vazquez on July 6, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

complete coverage of roddick v federer

For the most complete and humurous round-up of one of the greatest Wimbledon finals ever, check out www.noworriestennis.com where I compiled an up to the minute running diary of the match.

Enjoy.

Added by Mark Carruthers on July 5, 2009 at 7:42pm — 2 Comments

An Ode to Wimbledon

That was some tournament, huh? (in what can be classified as the understatement of the year!) Epic matches, history being made, amazing performances, just inspiring.



It's so inspiring, in fact, I decided to write a little poem about it that I like to call "An Ode to Wimbledon." And it goes a little something like this:



Congratulations, Roger

On making more history.

How you got that break in the end

To some, is a mystery!





But break you… Continue

Added by Van Sias on July 5, 2009 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

long time no see

I'm sorry I haven't been around. We got a new system at work wich has been a bit of a headache to memorize. so I've been extra tired when I've gotten home. we also have made our first hay of the season and that is alot of hard work butting almost 400 80lbs haybales up in the hay mow is heavy lifting. I was also given Four kittens a friend found she also found their mom dead on the road so I've been busy taking care of them. Tennis on tuesday and I can't wait there is also a new tennis club… Continue

Added by heather on July 5, 2009 at 2:37pm — 1 Comment

Why Federer is lucky he’s not a calypsonian

...Officially, dominant performers have every right to enter any contest they chose. But unofficially it is understood that they had better not because audiences would be most unhappy. And so, usually at the point at which their dominance peaks, they start being pressured to give others a chance. Or to paraphrase John McEnroe during his post-match interview of Federer, they start feeling that it is time to throw the other guy a bone...



Find the rest of this article… Continue

Added by tennischick on July 5, 2009 at 1:03pm — No Comments

An Amazing Final

Wow I can't believe Federer just won Wimbledon and surpassing Pete Sampras' record. The serving from both players was outstanding and the match was really neck and neck pretty much the whole way through. Roddick really had his chance in that second set and I think if he had won that set there could possibly have been a different outcome to the match. Roddick really played the best I've ever seen him and yet it wasn't enough to stop Federer. As John McEnroe said if Roddick had been playing… Continue

Added by Kathryn Thibault on July 5, 2009 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

funniest tennis website now up and running

Hola,

Please check out my new website, www.noworriestennis.com.

It's totally devoid of political correctness and guarantees to be entertaining and make you think, laugh and hopefully teach you something at the same time.

I am sick of generic BS tennis journalism so I have started out on my own crusade that aims to make tennis even more fun to follow.

Enjoy.

Mark Carruthers

Added by Mark Carruthers on July 4, 2009 at 9:16pm — 3 Comments

Roddick stands between Federer and the slice of history

Roger Federer is standing on verge of creating history as another Grand Slam title will make him the all-time leader in the Grand Slam Singles titles tally and the man who is standing between him and the slice of history is a two time finalist, Andy Roddick.


Read ful preview....!

Added by Rohit Sharma on July 4, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Serena Eclispses Venus for third Wimbledon title

Serena Williams showed why she is such a dominant force in women's tennis with a straight sets win over five time champion Venus Williams for her third Wimbledon Singles crown.

Read the full news with latest statements

Added by Rohit Sharma on July 4, 2009 at 9:50am — No Comments

Wimbledon 2009: Doubles Finals Will be a Classic



The Bryan Brothers are the #1 team in tennis.

Nestor and Zimonjic are #2.

The Bryans regained #1 after dethroning Mr.Nestor from the #1 position.

Nestor-Zimonjic hold a 5-3 lead over the brothers in head to head match-ups.



The Bryan's and of course Nestor (with relatively new partner) are easily the most decorated and accomplished doubles pairs in mens tennis. They own all of the titles, including Olympic Gold between… Continue

Added by Mark Oskar on July 4, 2009 at 9:05am — No Comments

Exton Dwntown W Chestr

anyone want to play Sat am ???

Added by jon plakosh on July 3, 2009 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Wimbledon awaits another Williams vs. Williams final

The green grass at Wimbledon has been a witness to several all-Williams encounters, but this time a lot more is at stake than just a title. Is it going to be a sixth time triumph for Venus or major No.11 for Serena? Find out the real statistics of the sibling rivalry....!.

Added by Rohit Sharma on July 3, 2009 at 3:41pm — No Comments

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