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Pat Cash -- A Glance Back

Turning back the clock with Aussie tennis player Pat Cash -- Cash established a reputation on the tour as a hard-fighting serve-and-volleyer and for wearing his trademark black-and-white checked headband and his cross earring. The crowning moment of Cash's career came at Wimbledon in 1987. Having…
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Added by Steven White on February 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

This Week in Tennis 7-12-2013 Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli and Anti-Social Media

Marion Bartoli wins Wimbledon and draws the ire from social media……host Phil Naessens and special guest co-host Craig Doyle discuss this, new Wimbledon men’s champion Andy Murray,why BBC commentator John Inverdale should be fired, the Bryan Brothers. the Washington Castles 34 match…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on July 12, 2013 at 3:27am — No Comments

Andy Murray: how to gatecrash the golden era

Andy Murray: how to gatecrash the golden era

Editor of new Apple newsstand magazine, SW19 Members Club Magazine, Melina Harris, met Scottish sports journalist, Hugh MacDonald…

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Added by Melina Harris on July 8, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

The Phil Naessens Show 7-5-2013 American Tennis Failure at Wimbledon

Professional tennis tour Photographer Criag Doyle joins host Phil Naessens to discuss this years Wimbledon. They take a brief look back, discuss American and Britiish tennis failure, preview this weekends tennis matches and Veil Enigma debuts their first single Cold Heart on todays Phil Naessens Show…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on July 5, 2013 at 1:49am — No Comments

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 4-27-2013 The Joker Laughs Last in Monte Carlo

Host Phil Naessens congratulates Novak Djokovic on his impressive win over Rafael Nadal in last weeks Monte Carlo Rolex Open, congratulates Italy and Russia on their recent Fed Cup Wins, comments about The All England Clubs huge raise in prize money at the 2013 Wimbledon Grand Slam and reviews this past weeks mens tournaments going on in Barcelona and…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on April 27, 2013 at 3:12am — No Comments

Members Only: Finding the Right Tennis Club

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, also known as the All-England Club, London, England, is a private members club. It’s best known as the venue for the Wimbledon Championships, the only Grand Slam tennis event still held on grass. Initially an amateur event that occupied club…

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Added by Steven White on January 4, 2013 at 11:18pm — 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

Tennis Season: A Monthly Review of 2010 (Part 4)

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Added by Tennis News on July 15, 2010 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Isner/Mahut Wimbledon Marathon: Does the Winner Lose?

What other adjectives can I use that haven't already been taken? Epic. Outstanding. Ridiculous.



Sure other players won today including Roger Federer who was tested again by qualifier Ilija Bozoljac while Venus Williams took out red hot Ekaterina Makarova, but it was a match that ended yesterday and that also ended tonight at 59-59 all in the final set with no winner in sight that has become not only the tennis match of the tournament, not only the match of the year, but one for all… Continue

Added by Tennis Fool on June 23, 2010 at 7:05pm — No 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

Grass Court Season Preview: Does "Real Tennis" Start Now?

Now that the long and grueling clay court season, owned by one man, is done, we’ve now entered not only the midpoint of the season but for some tennis purists the only part of the season that matters. And although it’s probably premature to start analyzing the recent early exits by top seeds at the Queen’s Club event while Roger Federer cruises to what looks like another trophy at Halle, it’s probably more fascinating to try and analyze why this time of year, always so brief and almost…

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Added by Tennis Fool on June 12, 2010 at 8:26am — 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 - 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



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

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

Top 10 players of the Decade - Women (Part - 1)

The 2000-09 decade can be easily considered one of the most competitive decade women's tennis has ever witnessed. With no clear domination of a single player, there were twelve different Grand Slam winners from and a series of nail-biting rivalries that regaled the tennis arena with some breath-taking tennis. As we bid goodbye to the past decade, let's take a look at some of the brightest names of the last ten years -





10- Martina Hingis



We kick off our list of the 10… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on December 23, 2009 at 1:03am — 1 Comment

TennisEarth releases nomination list for 2009 Players Awards

As the successful 2009 Tennis Season finally ends, it's time for rewards and recognition as the best players in the world vie for top honors. Here is the list of nominations released by TennisEarth.com for the 2009 Players Awards.



Player of the Year (Male) -



Juan Martin Del Potro

Nikolay Davydenko

Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer



Player of the Year (Female) -



Caroline Wozniacki

Dinara Safina

Serena Williams

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Added by TennisEarth on December 8, 2009 at 4:51am — 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

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