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September 2008 Articles (62)

PHOTO OP: Murray continues rigorous training regimen in Roehampton



Andy Murray, who was spotted at the National Tennis Centre planning his Fred Perry duds for 2009 recently, is still in… Continue

Added by tennis baller on September 30, 2008 at 7:23am — 3 Comments

TENNIS mag's October issue scarily thin - what's with the crazy diet?



So did you get the latest issue of TENNIS magazine? No worries - here are some highlights from the pub's October edition:

  • "The Curious Case of Nikolay Davydenko" by Peter Bodo which takes a look at the man who sat squarely in the middle of the match-fixing…
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Added by tennis baller on September 29, 2008 at 2:35pm — 2 Comments

THE LOW DOWN: Carlos Rodriguez talks WTA tennis, criticizes top lady ballers



Matt Cronin for FOXSports.com has an fascinating interview with Carlos Rodriguez, former coach and… Continue

Added by tennis baller on September 29, 2008 at 2:32pm — No Comments

"The secret diary of Andrew Murray, aged 20¾" book by Andy Murray



"The secret diary of Andrew Murray, aged 20¾" is a memoir written by Britain's number one tennis player Andy Murray, over the course of the 2008 season.



It will be published by Braveheart Books in 2009, but the work already achieved moderate success, despite Murray's disastrous publicity campaign where he said those who didn't buy the book were "stupid… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 29, 2008 at 10:29am — No Comments

Jelena Jankovic wins China Open

Jelena Jankovic won her second tour title of the year after defeating fourth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 6-2 at the China Open.



JJ looked really confident in the final of the $600,000 Beijing tournament, getting revenge for her quarter-final defeat by Kuznetsova at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo last… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 29, 2008 at 10:22am — 2 Comments

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats Novak Djokovic to win his first ATP title

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Novak Djokovic 7-6 (4), 6-4 to win the Thailand Open, clinching his first career title and avenging his loss to the top-seeded Novak in the Australian Open final.



"I didn't believe that I would win," he said. "But… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 29, 2008 at 10:21am — 1 Comment

Andy Roddick wins China Open

Andy Roddick defeated Dudi Sela 6-4 6-7 (6/8) 6-3 to capture the China Open championship.



"At the end of the day, a win is a win and I'm happy with that," Roddick commented. "I had in the back of my mind that I'd played 30-40 finals and… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 29, 2008 at 10:20am — No Comments

Maria Kirilenko clinches Korean Open



Maria Kirilenko rallied from a set down to beat Samantha Stosur 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 for the title at the Korea Open.



"I was very happy to make it to the final a second time," said Kirilenko, who lost a three-set match to Williams last… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 29, 2008 at 10:19am — No Comments

Ana and Fernando story continues...



OK, we have some new photos to add to the Ana and Fernando story.…



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Added by Svetlana on September 29, 2008 at 10:14am — 1 Comment

'AIG SUNDAY' packed with 10,000 tennis fans

The pre-tournament event at the AIG Sunday saw an attendance of about 10,000 tennis fans.



The event saw the practice sessions of Kei Nishikori vs Go Soeda and Kimiko Date vs Ayumi Morita as well as exhibition doubles match between
Takao Suzuki/Satoshi Iwabuchi vs David Ferrer/Tommy… Continue

Added by HCFoo on September 28, 2008 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Where can I get a Vamos! ceramic travel mug?

Does anybody know where I can get a Nadal-inspired Vamos! ceramic travel mug? There's a site that advertises on Tennisopolis that sells them, but they are out of stock. I've looked around but with no success. It looks like this:

Added by Becky on September 28, 2008 at 7:57pm — 4 Comments

Mid-20's Interm. tennis player looking for co-ed group

I'm looking for a co-ed fun group of individuals to play with. Im not terrific but a good sport. Evening and weekends work well. Let me know!

Added by Sandra Martinez on September 28, 2008 at 1:16pm — No Comments

INSTANT REPLAY: A look back at the week's top tennis plays

(Hey people - I've decided to bring back "INSTANT REPLAY", the weekly roundup, for your reading pleasure. Enjoy! Rich)



(Novak Djokovic + Jo-Wilfried Tsonga,…
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Added by tennis baller on September 28, 2008 at 11:25am — No Comments

casual Tennis

Looking for casual tennis in Camarillo area. married 3.0 player
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Added by Alison on September 28, 2008 at 8:06am — No Comments

Sampras Still Looking Good.

I was there, in the danger zone. The place: Albuquerque, NM in The Pit. The occasion: Pete Sampras vs. Sam Querry. The court was too small and both players were returning closer in than they were comfortable. The fans were close and where i was, center behind the baseline, we were all ducking for cover the entire match. We learned to pay attention and not take pictures while the player was serving toward us. A little old lady 2 rows in front of me got… Continue

Added by Mark / The Mayor on September 27, 2008 at 5:48pm — 3 Comments

FASHION FIX: Fitting Murray in 2009 Fred Perry, behind-the-scenes of course



Andy Murray, who I think has one of the best baller sites around, is giving us a behind-the-scenes peek at a fitting for his 2009 Fred Perry gear.



The Brit baller is seen in a meeting discussing the design inspirations and getting fitted for his new… Continue

Added by tennis baller on September 27, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Rafa relaxes and strips in Mallorca



Rafael Nadal was spotted relaxing in the Mallorca sun with his friends (BTW where is Xisca???).…



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Added by Svetlana on September 27, 2008 at 4:03am — No Comments

Ana and the Spaniard...but not Rafa!

(Fernando Verdasco and Ana's mother Dragana)


We already showed you photos from the Beijing Players Party and… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 27, 2008 at 4:00am — No Comments

Top four seeds reach semis in Bangkok

The top four seeds, Djokovic, Tsonga, Berdych and Monfils have advanced to the Thailand Open semifinals for the first time since 2004 (Federer, Roddick, Safin,… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 27, 2008 at 3:59am — No Comments

Jelena Jankovic reaches semis of the China Open



Jelena Jankovic was the last player to move into the semifinals of the China Open. She defeated Daniela Hantuchova 7-5, 6-1 in today quarterfinal. Jelena was last year's Beijing runner-up to Hungarian Agnes Szavay.



"In the first set Daniela gave me trouble, and I had a… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 27, 2008 at 3:58am — No Comments

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