I can’t please everyone. It’s not in my job description. I’m an athlete, and I go out there and fight my heart out. They paid the ticket to watch me, so they must appreciate me on some level, right? Continue
- Maria "Shriek"apova on the…
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Dinara Safina saved a match point before coming from behind to stun world No. 1 Maria Sharapova and proved her title credentials with 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (7-5) 6-2
Sharapova was discomfited throughout by Safina's deep hitting and struggled to put her game… Continue
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Highlights of the women's action from day eight of the French Open at Roland… Continue
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Serbian star Novak Djokovic speaks after his French Open fourth round win over Paul-Henri… Continue
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Ernests Gulbis (born August 30, 1988) is a tennis player from Latvia. He is currently ranked 80th in the world for singles, and 241st for doubles. Gulbis is coached by Karl Heinz Wetter. He used to be coached by Nikola Pilić, the former Yugoslavian tennis player and Croatian and German Davis Cup captain, and trained at… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 1:03pm —
I spotted this one yesterday and I have to add it to our tattoo collection!
Patty Schnyder Tattoo…
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Hope that wasn't too confusing! Here's the breakdown:
• The 1 who won: Roger Federer's through to the quarterfinals (and in my opinion, still on track for a final matchup with Rafael Nadal; vote here if you agree or not
) by knocking off Frenchman Julien Benneteau in straight sets. Next up for R-Fed is Fernando Gonzalez, who beat Robby Ginepri (good job in getting that far, Robby), also in straights. Federer's beaten Gonzalez on every… Continue
Added by Van Sias on June 2, 2008 at 11:17am —
Latvia's Ernests Gulbis
is ready for his close-up.
The 19-year old giant-killer
continued his remarkable run at the French Open
making his first Grand… Continue
Added by tennis baller on June 2, 2008 at 10:00am —
game may be coming together but her fashion is falling apart at the French Open
. The Russian made the quarterfinals today, her best showing since her runner-up finish to Anastasia Myskina
in 2004, by… Continue
Added by tennis baller on June 2, 2008 at 9:28am —
Are we sure Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, isn't actually the 19 year-old tennis player, Ernests Gulbis of Latvia? We dare you to tell us which is which.
We wouldn't even have a chance to realize he looked like the young web mogul had he not been cutting through his French Open draw so cleanly. So far he's defeated Simon Greul, James Blake, Nicolas Lapentti and Michael Llodra so far. He… Continue
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Serbian beauty will grace cover of one more magazine, this time it's the cover of the August issue of Britain FHM.
The feature will probably have at least eight pages and promises to include some of Ana's best ever imagery. It goes on sale in Britain on 1 July, and other editions around the world are due to be published around the same… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 3:30am —
Even though he says clay is not his favorite surface, I think his game is perfectly suited to it. I think he can win the tournament. Continue
- Paul-Henri Mathieu on Novak Djokovic's…
Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 5:03pm —
Color me impressed (and a few other things) by Robby Ginepri
A fave member of the shirtless brigade
" as he's affectionately known to his many… Continue
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is raising more than eyebrows at this French Open
The 29-year old baller, playing in her 12th Roland Garros
, equaled her best showing reaching… Continue
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12 Serbian players
were at the beginning of Roland Garros this year.
Now we have 10 of them still in the competition and 5 of them who already reached quarters!… Continue
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Two men protect themselves from the rain at Roland Garros - we have to admit, not so bad idea!!
(photo/PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images via Yahoo… Continue
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Rafael Nadal keeps getting better at Roland Garros.
The world's second-ranked player turned in one of his most efficient matches at the French Open on Sunday, beating No. 22 Fernando Verdasco 6-1, 6-0, 6-2.
"I wish all my matches were like this one," Nadal said. "Here we don't want to have mercy for… Continue
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Can world number three Jelena Jankovic count to 10 in French? Let's find… Continue
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Fernando Verdasco tells us how much he enjoys being in… Continue
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