In the first part we talked about five of the most talented tennis players of the past decade, who, despite their astonishing achievements, missed the cut for the top five spots in our list. Gustavo Kuerten, Marat Safin and Pete Sampras were some of those names, who only managed to grab spots in the bottom half of the countdown. Today, we discuss the BEST of the BEST, as the competition only gets stiffer with every single rank passing.
5 - Andy Roddick
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In the second part, we discuss Murray's rise to stardom with a whopping six titles and the No.2 ranking, that he held for a short period of time and also the expectations set for the 2010 season.
When columnist Des Kelly teased Murray about Scotland's absence from the 2006 World Cup, Murray, unaware of the consequences, scacastically said, “I'll be supporting anyone but England.” Unfortunately, another journalist fabricated a story out of the comments suggesting Murray was… Continue
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“I can't think of any player during my time who played like Andy. He is special. I have never seen anybody like him before. I've never seen anyone like that. Andy has all the shots, and great hands. He is going to become the best player in the world ”
- Bjorn Borg
Well, he is pretty much there. He is where he should be – almost on top of the world ! ( Murray held the No. 2 ranking position for two weeks, from August 17, 2009 to August 31, 2009 which makes him the… Continue
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As the yearend championship in London's O2 Arena draws to a close, an unusual semifinal line-up welcomes the tennis fans across the world. Defending champion Novak Djokovic's unexpected exit, coupled with Andy Murray's loss to the number game left the ATP Season Finale with a new set of 'Gladiators', who will do anything to claim the top honours.
With Something-Old, Something-New and Something Lucky shining on the court's today, here is our assessment of the two semifinal matches… Continue
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Six time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal's exit from the season ending championship came as a shock to some but an expected event to most tennis pundits and fans across the world. Nadal's presence in the Group B alongside his recent conquerers Soderling, Djokovic and Davydenko was a proof enough that his run at the event does not promise to take him too far. As for the others in the draw, the most significant of whom is the Swede Soderling, every single win is a bonus of sorts. Roddick's… Continue
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Top seed and four time champion Roger Federer beat arch nemesis Andy Murray for the fourth time in 10 career meetings, this time on Scot's home soil, to increase his chances of securing his place in the semifinals of the 2009 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
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The third Round Robin day at the 2009 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals brings a much awaited clash between current world number one Roger Federer, and Britain's hope and local favourite Andy Murray along with the first time match-up between U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro and Spaniard Fernando Verdasco. Both matches promise to be interesting in their own aspects, however, the results will decide the fate of the two players who will take a step towards claiming the biggest prize on the… Continue
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The 2009 season has been quite eventful for more than just a handful of reasons. It is the year that has seen, arguably the best tennis player of all times, break into tears at the year's first Grand Slam final, it is also the year that has witnessed the 'Clay-Maestro' topple in his own backyard at Roland Garros, and it is the year that has rejoiced the emergence of some of the brightest stars in future tennis at a stage no less than the Flushing Meadows. However, as the season draws to a… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on November 20, 2009 at 8:45am —
Actually seven men plus one fictional TV character came in ahead of Federer on ask.com’s poll of the most influential men of 2009. And the fictional character was deemed the most influential of all.
I still can’t wrap my mind around the idea that a pretend character on a TV show is considered more influential than all of the living breathing men on this list. How… Continue
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The men's tennis is no more about the Nadals and Federers of the game as the third and the most exciting angle comes in the form of Scot Andy Murray, and with the challenger brigade all set to overthrow the so-called dictators, we analyse the real-time chances of these gladiators at this year's Open.
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Now that the women's final is set and the Williams sisters are ready for a showdown on Saturday, we turn our attention to the men's semifinal which lines up the fabulous foursome pitted against each other. Let's take a thorough look at different equations involving the thrilling semifinal match ups
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The most prestigious and historic Grand Slam event of the year starts in less than 24-hours and a lot is at stakes with Federer standing on the brink of history and Murray attempting to become the first Briton since the great Fred Perry to win a native Grand Slam event. Will Venus win another title at the slick lawns of the All England Lawn Tennis Club?
Find out with us as we… Continue
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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
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Andy Roddick is really busy in New York! On the 21. August, Andy attended Lacoste's 75 Anniversary at Macy's Herald Square and that same day he was at the 9th annual "BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis" event where he was cooking with Food Network host Ingrid Hoffmann!…
Added by Svetlana on August 24, 2008 at 8:10am —
Top 10 players Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and James Blake advance to the quarterfinals, while Andy Roddick and Nikolay Davydenko tumble out on Thursday at the Rogers… Continue
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Defending Rogers Masters champion Novak Djokovic opened his title bid by defeating Canadian Frank Dancevic, while 2003 titlist Andy Roddick got by Frenchman Nicolas Mahut on Tuesday in… Continue
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July 20, 2008
Q. Could you give us a quick update on what your health is and what's been hurt and how things are feeling overall?
ANDY RODDICK: Yeah, I feel great, actually. I'm probably healthy for the first time since before Rome. Probably the first time since our Davis Cup match… Continue
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