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Playing with arm,wrist or shoulder pain? Play Donnay

NEW YORK, December 21, 2012 — The results of an independently performed Racket Shock & Vibration Study are in and they dramatically show that multi-solid core frames produce less shock and vibration on initial contact and four…

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Added by Steven White on December 22, 2012 at 8:41am — 2 Comments

The Tennis Space Top Ten Drinking Stories

1) At the press conference which followed Andy Murray’s semi-final victory over Tomas Berdych at the US Open, he told his mother Judy: “Mum, you smell of wine.” Judy then pointed at Sir Alex Ferguson, who had stumbled into the room along with Sir Sean Connery: “He made me have wine. He’s just been telling me that Scotland invented the world.”

2) Sidney Wood, a Wimbledon champion, once found himself drunk on court at Roland Garros. “I found myself as…

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Added by Steven White on September 9, 2012 at 9:03am — 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

What To Make of Andy Murray’s Olympic Gold?

Previously posted on Drop Shot Dispatch

Conventional wisdom has often suggested that Andy Murray’s game doesn’t translate well enough to best-of-five matches for him to win a Slam.

Indeed, Murray has won eight best-of-three Masters 1000 events with draws just as difficult as he faces at Slams, but has won just one paltry set in his four Grand Slam finals.

But at the…

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Added by Steven White on August 14, 2012 at 6:01pm — 1 Comment

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

Sock Awarded Newport Wild Card

NEWPORT, R.I. — Jack Sock, one of America’s most exciting rising tennis stars, has been awarded a wild card to play in the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, to be hosted July 9 - 15, 2012 on the grass courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. At just 19 years old and having competed in only four prior ATP World Tour events, Sock has already caught the attention of the tennis world, and has a major title to his name. In 2011, Sock partnered…

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Added by Steven White on June 18, 2012 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Why is Sara Errani So Tough to Beat?

Former champions don’t always make good prognosticators, as Steffi Graf, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova proved when they predicted Serena Williams would win the French Open. The legendary trio was no doubt surprised,…

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Added by Steven White on June 15, 2012 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Dutch Fork Tennis Center's Newest Wildlife Resident

This majestic creature lives near the Dutch Fork Tennis Center, Irmo, SC. And actually, he (or she) spends alot of it's time hunting in my backyard, where I took this picture. Obviously, The animal shows no fear when approached by humans, for it allowed me to get to within a few feet from it as I snapped the photo.…

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Added by Steven White on February 26, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments

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