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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

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

Venus’ panties vs. the Catsuit

US Open

...Venus Williams seems to have a proclivity for exhibitionism on the tennis court. It’s a character feature that seems inconsistent with the otherwise conservative, buttoned-down, lips-sealed, Jehovah-praising demeanor for which she is characteristically known. Venus’ private life does not show up in the gossip magazines. She normally comes as across as so… Continue

Added by tennischick on May 27, 2010 at 8:00pm — 7 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 5 Controversies of 2009

Talk about modern tennis and do not mention the word DRAMA. Sounds inconceivable...Doesn't it? Well, after the end of the 2009 tennis season, highlighted by a series of controversies, we find it important for the world to re-visit those stirring moments that left a mark on the Sport.



CONTROVERSY....! A word that draws more attention than the best things in life one could ever possibly imagine. We wonder, sometimes, whether there is any walk of life where there is any dearth of it.… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on January 12, 2010 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

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

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

Serena Williams wins 2009 Sony Ericsson WTA Championships

Serena Williams capped an amazing year with a win in the final of the 2009 Sony Ericsson WTA Championships by defeating none other than the defending champion, Venus Williams.



Serena Williams capped an amazing year with a win in the final of the 2009 Sony Ericsson WTA Championships by defeating none other than the defending champion, Venus Williams 6-2, 7-6(4) in one hour and 25 minutes of play.



Both Venus and Serena started the match under tight circumstances as Serena… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on November 1, 2009 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Sony Ericsson WTA Championships, Doha - Preview

The final fight for supremacy begins at the 2009 Sony Ericsson WTA Championship in Doha, Qatar where the world's top eight women compete for the top honours.

A mere look at the division confirms that where on on hand, the White Group features two slamless No.1's and a couple of breakthrough performers, the Maroon Group consists of the creme-de-la-creme of Grand Slam tennis.

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Added by TennisEarth on October 27, 2009 at 3:29am — 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

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

LIVE - Dinara Safina vs Kristina Barrois

World number one Dinara Safina manages to win again 'somehow' defeating the charismatic Kristina Barrois in three sets as she rallied from behind to win after over 2 hours and 12 minutes of intense battle. Safina won 6-7 6-2 6-3.

The match reminded of Safina's first round match against Rogowska where she had lost the first set too, but rallied to win.

Added by TennisEarth on September 3, 2009 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Defending champions cruise into third round in New York

Top seed and five time defending champion Roger Federer reached the third round of the 2009 US Open with a straight set, yet hard-fought win over German Simon Greul.



"I just had to make him play more shots, be more tough," told Federer. "I had to raise my level today to win because that's what was required to get through."





Earlier in… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on September 3, 2009 at 12:46pm — 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

Top 10 Greatest comeback matches of the decade - Women

Sportsworld can easily be considered the best source of dramatic entertainment. An entertaining match does not just call for power and technique, but the drama that spellbinds the spectator with the nail-biting tussle. Unlike the drama we seek in other sources of entertainment, there are no pre-decided scripts here, no direction, just pure tenacity and the WILL TO WIN.



The history of tennis has witnessed many such occasions where the expected 'vanquished' has come from the brink of… Continue

Added by Rohit Sharma on August 15, 2009 at 11:54am — 2 Comments

SERENA - Best NOW or Best EVER..?

With Federer's rechristening as the BEST EVER, many look forward to know about the Best Female player, the Sport has ever seen. Take a look at some of the contendors for the coveted title.

What do Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova and Serena Williams have in common?

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Added by Rohit Sharma on July 17, 2009 at 1:23am — No Comments

Serena Eclispses Venus for third Wimbledon title

Serena Williams showed why she is such a dominant force in women's tennis with a straight sets win over five time champion Venus Williams for her third Wimbledon Singles crown.

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Added by Rohit Sharma on July 4, 2009 at 9:50am — No Comments

Wimbledon awaits another Williams vs. Williams final

The green grass at Wimbledon has been a witness to several all-Williams encounters, but this time a lot more is at stake than just a title. Is it going to be a sixth time triumph for Venus or major No.11 for Serena? Find out the real statistics of the sibling rivalry....!.

Added by Rohit Sharma on July 3, 2009 at 3:41pm — No Comments

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