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August 2008 Articles (129)

Video - Lleyton Hewitt practices in Beijing

Lleyton Hewitt practices at the Beijing Olympic Green Tennis… Continue

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Video - Daniela Hantuchova practices in Beijing

Daniela Hantuchova practices at the Beijing Olympic Green Tennis… Continue

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Jelena Jankovic skips opening ceremony



I really can't believe this! According to Serbian "Blic" , Jelena will miss opening ceremony because of the injury she got on the practice on Friday morning. The tournament didn't even begin… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 8, 2008 at 5:31am — No Comments

Jelena Jankovic the bride!



No, she is not getting married! Jelena Jankovic appeared on the cover of the Serbian "Vencanje" (Wedding) magazine posing in a wedding dress. Although she is in a long relationship with Nemanja Marinkovic from Belgrade, JJ still doesn't think about the marriage.…



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Added by Svetlana on August 8, 2008 at 5:30am — No Comments

It's hot in Beijing!



Well, luckily for us ladies it's hot in Beijing and we can enjoy in a great view...in a view of shirtless players! All tennis players already said that it's very hot and very hard to practice in conditions like that, but I can't say I'm sorry because of that...at least while they practice like this...Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Guillermo Canas, Nicolas Massu, Fernando… Continue

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Elena Dementieva arrived to Beijing



No. 5 seed, Russian Elena Dementieva arrived to Beijing. She was spotted by the reporters and was obviously in a god mood with a smile on her face!





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PHOTO OP: JJ gives her best power shot - or so it seems

So Rafael Nadal was spotted performing his best "deep throat" with the tennis ball the other day during practice. Fine.



But Jelena Jankovic seems to have found a completely new… Continue

Added by tennis baller on August 7, 2008 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Somebody is bored??



It's well known that Miroslava "Mirka" Vavrinec and Roger Federer are inseparable. Since they met at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 you can see her on every tournament where Roger play and even more now, on the practice court! She was spotted today at Olympics Green tennis center in Beijing. Well I don't know why she came to his practice when it's obvious that she's been very… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 7, 2008 at 7:53am — 6 Comments

Beijing practice photos - 07. August

Olympics Previews - Day -1


Jelena Jankovic, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka, David Ferrer, Serena and Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Lleyton Hewitt, Lindsay Davenport and Fernando Gonzalez at the Olympic Green tennis court in Beijing on 07. August.…



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Video - Jelena Jankovic practices in Beijing

Jelena Jankovic practices at the Beijing Olympic Green Tennis… Continue

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Video - Rafael Nadal practices in Beijing

Rafael Nadal practices at the Olympic Green Tennis… Continue

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Novak Djokovic arrived to Beijing



World number 3, Novak Djokovic arrived to Beijing.



"I'm excited and I can't wait to go out on the court. I represent my country on one of the most important competition. It's a great honor and pleasure to be here, and of course I'll try to win one of the medals."- said Djokovic to the press on Beijing airport.…



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Video - Serena and Venus Williams arrived to Beijing

As we already said Serena and Venus Williams arrived in Beijing on Friday. Here is the video of their arrival to Beijing airport.







(via… Continue

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Jelena Jankovic arrived to Beijing



Jelena Jankovic arrived this morning from Washinghton to Beijing where she was welcomed by Snezana Lakicevic Stojacic, a member of the Serbian Olympic committee, many reporters and fans.



"I'm asleep. The trip was nice, but I waited two hours for my baggage. I was in the same plane with the US baseball team. It was an interesting trip. They asked me for the… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 7, 2008 at 7:48am — No Comments

David Nalbandian interview about Olympics



Here is an interview David Nalbandian did for ITF Tennis site, called "Olympic spotlight on...David Nalbandian".



Q: David, how excited are you at competing in your first Olympic Games?



DN: Well, it's great. I was in Athens and got injured just two days before the start of the event, so I was very unlucky, and very… Continue

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Elena Dementieva interview about Olympics



Here is an interview Elena Dementieva did for ITF Tennis site, called "Olympic spotlight on...Elena Dementieva".



Q: How exciting was it for you to win the silver medal at the Sydney Olympics?



ED: I think that was the most exciting moment in my career. I will never forget my first silver medal. I was playing the… Continue

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Tennis stars Beijing practice photos

Olympics Previews - Day -2


Tennis stars arrived to Beijing and started with the practicing. Ana Ivanovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Fernando Gonzales, Lleyton Hewitt, Jonas Bjorkman, Samantha Stosur and Zheng Jie were spotted at an Olympic Green tennis court in Beijing.…



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Added by Svetlana on August 7, 2008 at 7:46am — No Comments

The 50 Most Beautiful female Olympians named



An internet magazine WebTVHub has put together a list detailing their top 50 sexiest female athletes and a relatively unknown Canadian, Alexandra Orlando(rhythmic gymnastics) is on No.1. But in top 10 are 4… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 7, 2008 at 7:41am — No Comments

The Lady Killers (The Tennis Talk, Anyone? Top 10: Women's Edition)

If you aren't among this group of elite players, then there's a nine out of 10 chance you'll be packing your bags before you know it if you have to go against one of them.



Or at least that's how it should be!



I'm taking the criteria I put together for my previous post and bringing it over to the WTA Tour to create the Tennis Talk, Anyone? Women's Top 10 list. And remember the rules: I'm throwing out the vast amount of… Continue

Added by Van Sias on August 5, 2008 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Video - Rafael Nadal and Tommy Robredo Arrives to Beijing Airport

As we already said, Rafa Nadal arrived with his compatriot Tommy Robredo to Beijing airport on 04. August 2008. And it was crazy!! So many reporters and fans, Rafa asked in one moment "Can I go now, please?"! Here is the video of their… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 5, 2008 at 7:11am — 2 Comments

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