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This Week in Tennis 6-28-2013 Catfights, Upsets and Slippery Grass

On this edition of This Week in Tennis host Phil Naessens and co-host Craig Doyle discuss all the stories both on and off the court from week one of The Championships being held at The All England Club.…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on June 28, 2013 at 2:36am — No Comments

This Week in Tennis 6-21-2013 2013 Wimbledon Preview

On this edition of This Week in Tennis host Phil Naessens and co-host Craig Doyle preview Wimbledon and Craig offers his opinion on why there aren’t more tennis champions from the United Kingdom.…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on June 21, 2013 at 3:53am — 1 Comment

This Week in Tennis 3-16-2013: Indian Wells; The Tennis Pushers Paradise

On this edition of This Week in Tennis Craig Doyle and host Phil Naessens discuss the slow high bouncing courts at BNP Paribus Open being held at Indian Wells, whether or not the rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal is still entertaining as well as their thoughts regarding what has occured this past two weeks and their predictions for the Men's semi-finals…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on March 17, 2013 at 7:20am — No Comments

Tennisopolis Member Joins Fine Art America

As a proud member of the Tennisopolis family, I'm pleased to announce that I've finally made my illustrations and drawings available to the general public as prints on pulled canvas or as framed art on the international art stage at Fine Art America ( …

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Added by Steven White on March 3, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Federer to play less, but hopes to play in 2016 Olympics

SAO PAULO — Roger Federer says he won’t play as often in the next few years but wants to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The 31-year-old Swiss star intends to be more mindful about the tournaments he plays to make sure he can keep playing at a high level.

“I have to make sure that I take care of my schedule, of my…

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Added by Steven White on December 7, 2012 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Roger Federer: Second on a list of the world’s most respected people

The Guardian, London

In a study by the US-based Reputation Institute last year, Roger Federer was named second on a list of the world’s most respected people. Behind him was Bill Gates (third), ahead of him only Nelson Mandela. It is fair to say the Swiss tennis star has a reputation to…

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Added by Steven White on December 2, 2012 at 10:40am — 2 Comments

This Week in Tennis September 22, 2012: The 10 Greatest Male Tennis Players of All Time!!

This Week's This Week in Tennis is now available; Professional photographer/tennis blogger Craig Doyle joins Phil to discuss the return of Gael Monfils, the rise of Laura Robson, are tournaments like the Shanghai and Paris Masters are important and who each believe are the 10 greatest male tennis players of all…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on September 22, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Federer's reign shadowed by fresh doubts



Despite Andy Murray's  Gold Medal and victory at the US Open, Roger Federer will officially remain the world's best player. At least that is what the ATP rankings will…

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Added by Steven White on September 14, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Roger Federer: What 2012 Means for His Legacy

When Roger Federer lost to Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, it was a massive shock to the tennis world. The fact the world was so surprised to see Roger go down to Berdychis a clear demonstration of exactly how well Federer has done this season in returning to form.

In 2012, Roger Federer has reached the quarterfinals in all four Grand Slams, played three…

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Added by Steven White on September 13, 2012 at 5:35pm — 1 Comment

Roger Federer: Raking it in!

Total prize money at this year’s U.S. Open will be a record $25.5 million with the men’s and women’s champions collecting $1.9 million apiece. But the real action is off the court, where elite tennis players jockey for multimillion dollar endorsement deals and lucrative exhibition fees.

Younger rivals Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have challenged…

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Added by Steven White on August 28, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Olympic Tennis Wrap Up: 10 Takeaways

Previously posted on TennisAbides

  1. Serena Williams adds to her sublime legacy with decisive gold medals in singles and doubles.  Serena has career Golden Slams in singles and doubles now.  Fodder for a GOAT debate?
  2. Speed Kills – Andy Murray took a huge step by winning 5 straight sets over Djokovic and Federer en route to a gold medal in singles.  Throw in a silver in mixed doubles and Murray…
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Added by Steven White on August 14, 2012 at 4:12pm — 3 Comments

2010 French Open - Day 10 Predictions

The surprising exit of Justine Henin has started speculations about the possible shocks in the upcoming clashes. Day 9 brings big names like Roger Federer, Caroline Wozniacki and Elena Dementieva on court with a hope to see them live upto the expectations. Will Day 10 bring another upset? Read on to find…
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Added by TennisEarth on June 1, 2010 at 5:52am — No Comments

Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open Men's Preview - All Eyes on Nadal

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Added by TennisEarth on May 9, 2010 at 2:45pm — No Comments

What's Wrong With Murray?

To some, Murray's recent below expectation performance is more or less an aberration, and to others, it's a fact that the Scot has finally come to terms with his real shortcomings. Find out more about the Murray's struggles in dealing with the form and criticism...!

But to the avid English fans' dismay, the WAIT is still on. Murray' shot to stardom turned out to be as shortlived as a flash in the pan. Last year, the Scot raised British hopes by reaching the semifinals at…

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Added by TennisEarth on May 3, 2010 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Internazionali BNL D'Italia Preview - No Federer-Nadal Final

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Added by TennisEarth on April 25, 2010 at 7:40am — No Comments

El Gordo y El Flaco diss Federer

Madrid Tennis Open - Day Nine

Everything ran late this morning because of an ice-storm over the weekend. My first two patients had already called in late so there was no rush. I started getting ready for work at a leisurely pace. So I’m flicking the remote control between the various ESPN alternatives, hoping of course for some more celebration of Roger’s win yesterday. Instead I ran across Mike and Mike,… Continue

Added by tennischick on February 1, 2010 at 7:35pm — 2 Comments

28 plus 28 equals…28?

Day 14 - Roger Federer wins the Australian Open tennis 2010

I have a slight headache. This always happens to me after a Slam is over. It’s part sleep deprivation and part the winding down from days of over-excitement. I will sleep like a baby tonight. And because both Serena and Roger won, tonight I will have sweet dreams of symmetry and balance...



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Added by tennischick on January 31, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

2010 Australian Open - Men's Preview

The recent success of players like Del Potro and Davydenko, coupled with the impressive rise of the challenger brigade has somehow changed the equations in men's tennis. As we take one final look at the promising Aussie Open draw, we find out the uncertainty and unpredictability that inevitably surfaces at the year's first Grand Slam.



The 2009 tennis season was so eventful and unpredictable that the current season promises a natural extension of the fighting spirit, ferocity,… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on January 16, 2010 at 10:05am — No Comments

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

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



Picking up the top… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on January 3, 2010 at 6:49am — No Comments

Top 10 players of the decade - Men (Part 1)

In our last two editions of the 'BEST of the DECADE' we talked about 10 of the finest women's players that graced the tennis world with their guile, charm and charisma. So, now we turn our attention to men who dominated the 2000-09 decade with their phenomenal achievements and swashbuckling performances to make the cut at the 'top 10 best male tennis players of the decade' list.



10 - Novak Djokovic



We kick off our top 10 list with a player who is undoubtly, one of the… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on December 28, 2009 at 10:40am — No Comments

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