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Pull her wide and the point is over

CINCINNATI - AUGUST 15: Kim Clijsters of Belgium hits a forehand return during her singles final match against Maria Sharapova of Russia on day seven of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open on August 15, 2010 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)


...I watched the match yesterday between Kim Clijsters and Maria Sharapova. Other than big-serving, this was the single strategy each woman deployed against the other. Pull her wide and the point was over. Wide to the forehand and then wide to the backhand. Over and over. Rinse and repeat. And it worked.… Continue

Added by tennischick on August 16, 2010 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Wimbledon Women's Preview - Another Williams vs. Williams finish?

The slick lawns at the All England Lawn Tennis Club have been a witness to Williams' domination over the past decade. With eight out of ten trophies going to the Williams family, this year is unlikely to prove an aberration.

The greenery of the SW19 turns greener for those who fail to clinch title glory during the European claycourt season. All those unfulfilled dreams of Grand success during the first half of the season enter the second innings with the onset of the most prestigious…

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Added by TennisEarth on June 18, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Clijsters-Henin eye record books with 'Best of Belgium'

When it comes to records, Belgians Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin's are Europe's answer to the Williams hegemony. Here's another reason why?

Belgian superstars Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin are aiming to break the record of massive attendance set by Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs when the much awaited 'Best of Belgiam' exhibition match takes place on July 8 at the famous King Baudouin Stadium.....…

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Added by TennisEarth on April 21, 2010 at 5:47am — No Comments

Sony Ericson Open Final Preview - Venus vs. Kim

As predicted by almost all the tennis pundits, Venus Williams is in the finals of the Sony Ericsson Open, once again. Her opponent too , isn't unaware of the feeling of holding the crystalware in Crandon Park. Who will emerge victorious in the battle of tour superstars, Venus or Kim? Let's find out..!

Venus Williams is fast progressing towards an age bracket where most players think of retirement or perhaps other avenues for success. Things however are different with this…

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Added by TennisEarth on April 2, 2010 at 7:26pm — No Comments

2010 Australian Open - Women's Preview

As tennis fans and enthusiasts get set to witness the ultimate slugfest down under, we take one final look to find out who, of the entire lot, is likely to shine brightest at the year's first Grand Slam, including the woman, everyone is trying to avoid, Justine Henin.



For the first time in years it is safe to say that the 2010 Australian Open Women's draw is at par with the men's draw in almost all aspects of the game, the competition, the drama, the ferocity and above everything the… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on January 16, 2010 at 1:12am — No Comments

Top 10 Players of the Decade - Women (Part 2)

In part one we included some of the biggest and most consistent names in women's tennis, some of which went on to become multiple Grand Slam champions, whereas others put an end to their elusive careers amidst controversies and personal choices. As we reveal the second part of our list for the most successful female tennis players of the decade, we ensure that each one of them is as aptly placed as possible, cause' , let's face it people, women's tennis in the past 10 years reached new heights… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on December 24, 2009 at 11:39am — No Comments

TennisEarth releases nomination list for 2009 Players Awards

As the successful 2009 Tennis Season finally ends, it's time for rewards and recognition as the best players in the world vie for top honors. Here is the list of nominations released by TennisEarth.com for the 2009 Players Awards.



Player of the Year (Male) -



Juan Martin Del Potro

Nikolay Davydenko

Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer



Player of the Year (Female) -



Caroline Wozniacki

Dinara Safina

Serena Williams

Svetlana… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on December 8, 2009 at 4:51am — No Comments

2009 WTA Season - The Year that was....!

The 2009 WTA season became one of the most successful and eventful seasons in the recent times for more than a handful of reasons. It was the year that not only welcomed the rising talent, but also opened it's arms for the former champions who could not contain themselves by just sitting by the sidelines and decided to take one more plunge into the magical and glamorous world of women's tennis.…



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Added by TennisEarth on December 7, 2009 at 7:22am — No Comments

Venus Williams : 'Moving away from Glory'

Most of us recognize Venus Williams as a five time Wimbledon champion, some even consider her the best server in women's tennis and others simply praise her for being an exceptional ambassador for women's sport. Though for Venus Williams herself, finding an identity, atleast on court, is becoming increasingly difficult.



As blatant as it may sound, there is not even a percentage of accusative element in the statement mentioned above and in an effort to present the readers with the… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on November 6, 2009 at 1:28am — No Comments

Henin's incessant dreams

Whether the Belgian Tennis Queen will see her dreams come true yet again or not is a question still to be answered but the fact remains that despite the challenges that will inevitably come along, Henin's determination and the ferocity will overcome any hurdle to find solace, this time ON COURT.



All said and done, Ms. Henin is in full groove nowadays and is on an all-time inspirational high after seeing compatriot and longtime on-court rival Clijsters bask in the Grand Slam glory at… Continue

Added by Rohit Sharma on October 2, 2009 at 12:27pm — 2 Comments

US Open 2009: Something OLD, Something NEW....and a 'Line Call'

The 2009 US Open turned out to be a mixed bag of emotions for some of it's biggest players as every single day brought a new star in the horizon.



The 2009 Championship at Flushing Meadows will be long remembered for not one but several reasons as the amazing fortnight came to an end with two of the most surprising winners getting away with the silverware.



A mere mention of the "Story of the tournament" can spark heated discussions among fans but the truth is that each and… Continue

Added by Rohit Sharma on September 18, 2009 at 7:07am — No Comments

Understanding Serena Williams

Serena Williams domination in women's tennis over the past decade has left players and tennis pundits wondering if she has a secret formula for success.

There is a little bit of emotional element to Williams' victories in the past decade. Her sentimental meltdown after the 2003 Roland.................

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Added by Rohit Sharma on September 4, 2009 at 4:33pm — No Comments

What's with all these women coming back?

First it was Kim Clijsters. Then I heard talk about Mary Pierce who is reportedly in serious training with Yutaka Nakamura at Bollettieri’s. And now rumor is that Henin is training for some exhibition matches later this year and may be open to returning to competing for real. What’s going on? What’s with all this leaving and coming back?



Personally I blame Dinara. Yes I know that it’s not fair of me to lay blame anywhere but since you logged on to this blog to get my opinion I will… Continue

Added by tennischick on September 2, 2009 at 7:13pm — No Comments

US Open Preview - No All-Williams final in New York

Ever since their breakthrough runs in New York in the late nineties, Venus and Serena Williams have dominated the circuit for more than a decade. However and interesting draw allows only one of the Williams to reach the final this year.



Allegations of her not giving her 100% at the non-grand slam events have also fumed a controversy regarding her capabilities and actual deliverance.…



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Added by Rohit Sharma on August 30, 2009 at 3:40am — No Comments

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