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MARIA SHARAPOVA IS COMING BACK IN WARSAW

Maria Sharapova is finally ready to return to competition, and she’s positively GUSHING with excitement (as are we, right?) Here’s the latest from her website:



“I am very happy to report that I will make my singles return to the tour in Warsaw, Poland, the week of May 18. Although it has not been an easy process these last few months, I really believe it’s made me a much stronger person in so many areas of my life professionally and… Continue

Added by FreakyFrites on May 11, 2009 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Sarah Gronert - Nature's Tragedy or Human Triumph?

Sarah Gronert recently found herself dogged by the controversy when some of her opponents raised the question about her so-called masculine advantage as a result of her being bornt with both male and female genitalia.



On July 6, 1986, a family in a little town of Germany welcomed a baby girl into their small world. This 'welcome', however was with a little twist of fate. The biological condition of the baby did not confirm with the stereotypical traits of any new born. It was… Continue

Added by Rohit Sharma on April 16, 2009 at 1:30am — 3 Comments

The dedication of Ivanovic to Javier!!



Through mail and due to the efforts with the DH and thanks to its director, my big fan favorite and Anita Ivanovic me personally dedicated a post in which it appears: "With best wishes for javier. It is a detail that a person I appreciate the work that I have made no profit as a personal hobby. The postcard is framed, but I again sent to me last year also signed by her.



I appreciate all that you spend a little time off will let you… Continue

Added by Javier on January 1, 2009 at 5:54pm — 5 Comments

Idiots' guide to the week ahead...

We preview the next seven days on the WTA and ATP Tours with events in Basel, Lyon, St Petersburg, Linz and Luxembourg.





ATP Davidoff Swiss Indoors




Where? Basel, Switzerland

Surface? Indoor carpet

Prizemoney? €891,000

Draw size? 32 singles, 16 doubles pairs

Big names? Roger Federer, David Nalbandian, Juan Martin Del Potro, James Blake, Stanislas Wawrinka

2007 champion? Roger Federer

Sub-plot? Up until late last week, it was all… Continue

Added by Tennishead on October 20, 2008 at 5:30am — No Comments

Is Jelena Jankovic the real deal?

When Jelena Jankovic first assumed the No.1 ranking this summer, her ascension was largely greeted with surprise and disbelief. This was a woman who at the elderly age of 23 had not made it past a grand slam semi-final in her career, who admittedly had played a vast number of matches, but had not succeeded in converting them into titles, and was at the time losing at the quarter-final stage, week-in, week-out. Amelie Mauresmo and Kim Clijsters both reached No.1 two years before they won a… Continue

Added by Tennishead on October 15, 2008 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Former champion Serena Williams crashes to Srebotnik in Roland Garros

Serena Williams reacts during a match break with Slovak player Katarina Srebotnik during the third round of the French Tennis Open, at Roland Garros

Former champion Serena Williams crashes to Srebotnik in Roland Garros



Serena Williams, former champion at Roland Garros, crashed out 6-4 6-4 to Slovenia’s Katarina Srebotnik in the third round on Friday.



Williams, who won the French Open in 2002 always looked… Continue

Added by WTA and ATP Tennis Blogs on May 30, 2008 at 5:41am — No Comments

Anna Chakvetadze has a New Coach: Carlos Rodriguez

Anna Chakvetadze has a New Coach: Carlos Rodriguez



A few days ago I post on my blog about Anna Chakvetadze training in Belgium with Carlos Rodriguez and he said it was just for 1 week but it looks like they will together longer.

Check it… Continue

Added by WTA and ATP Tennis Blogs on May 30, 2008 at 5:34am — No Comments

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