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Gael Monfils celebrates a second round victory.

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Added by Steven White on June 2, 2013 at 5:26pm — 2 Comments

Viva Vika!

Immediately after (and in fact during) the player introductions, it was clear to the world that the Australian fans were backing Li Na for the Australian Open Women’s Final.

In a somewhat theatrical final comprised of 16 service breaks, a nearby fireworks display, two injury timeouts (one of which…

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Added by Steven White on January 26, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Surviving the Australian season in 10 steps

For the new kids and rusty ones, a list of  top ten tips to suvive the Australian season painlessly.

  1. Choose your matches carefully. I know that Polona Hercog versus Lucie Hradecka might sound like a very exciting matchup. And wow, you’ve always wanted to see Benoit Paire play Robin Haase! They sound awesome!…
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Added by Steven White on January 6, 2013 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

Andy Murray runs up a $1408 bar tab...despite just having a lemon soda

THE tennis champ was toasting his US Open victory in sober fashion while his pals enjoyed pricier options.

ANDY MURRAY sipped a $6 lemon soda to celebrate his US Open win … while mum Judy, girlfriend Kim Sears and other pals ran up a $1408 bar bill.

The Hakkasan Japanese restaurant in…

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Added by Steven White on September 15, 2012 at 6:18am — 1 Comment

Jan Kodes: Will We See A New US Open Champion?

Posted by Steven White, Author and illustrator of "Bring Your Racquet" http://www.amazon.com/dp/1933794240

By Jan Kodes



Jan Kodes of the Czech Republic, the…

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Added by Steven White on September 8, 2012 at 9:35am — 1 Comment

Novak Djokovic: Why the Reigning US Open Champion Will Win in Flushing Again

Perhaps he’s not yet forced Roger Federer to abdicate his throne as the king of the hard courts, but Novak Djokovic is certainly capable—and worthy—of wearing the crown. He will prove that once again when he wins his second major of the year—and second consecutive US Open.

It’s fair to point to Djokovic’s struggles in 2012—he lost in the semifinals at Wimbledon, he failed to…

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Added by Steven White on August 26, 2012 at 3:38pm — 1 Comment

Stosur Out to Prove U.S. Open Win Was No Fluke

Australian Samantha Stosur vowed on Saturday to prove her stunning victory over Serena Williams in last year's U.S. Open final was no fluke.…

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Added by Steven White on August 25, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Roland-Garros…A Look Back

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How did Roland-Garros come to be? Why is it named after an aviator? In what year was the tournament first held? Who are the legends of the game to have inscribed their name on the Coupe des Mousquetaires trophy? We take a fond look back at the long and glorious history of the world’s greatest clay-court championship.

Way back…

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Added by Steven White on April 30, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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