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a few vital stats from todays mens final at the US OPEn in infographic form

Let me know what you think of my quick infographic here.

Added by patrick m on September 13, 2011 at 2:22am — 2 Comments

The 2011 US OPEN racket stringers are already hard at work.

The US OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS will officially get underway Monday Aug 29th with first round action but the qualifying rounds are happening now.  The behind the scenes action started already as did the 2011 Wilson STring team.  Saturday was the first day the racquets were strung onsite, nearly 300 frames strung just today.  Although I am not at the open this year, my past experience at the US OPEN will be shared here as will my stringing posts, updates on details of what its like as an…

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Added by patrick m on August 23, 2011 at 1:16am — No Comments

7 US Men into the Main draw of the 2011 US OPen so realistically what are our chances this year?

Well under 10% of the draw at the US OPEN this year will be American players.  Underrepresented for a country with free tennis courts in every city and tennis readily available everywhere.  With 7 US men directly into the draw for the 2011 US OPEN we are looking toward Mardy Fish(no.9) andAndy Roddick(no.10) to make headlines.  Mardy has not won any titles this year but made some… Continue

Added by patrick m on July 22, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

How Absurd is the title and title sponsor of the Hamburg Tennis tournament this week -'bet-at-home-open"

I am conflicted regarding this tournament that is being held in Hamburg this week.  Tennis betting or sports betting in general is ILLEGAL in the United States, but an ATP tournament in Germany is underwritten by an online sports betting company from Austria?  First off I do not gamble on tennis or any sport so I find it a little disturbing that we are sending such conflicting signals to our children.  Is it not true that the prize money comes from the sponsors and the sponsor is an online…

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Added by patrick m on July 18, 2011 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Win a trip to the US OPEN

Fantasy tennis is here, the Olympus road to the US OPen is hosting a way to win a trip to the 2012 US OPEN.  You participate by promoting the US OPEN via tweets, facebook etc.  Check it out at http://www.followmetotheusopen.org/.

Added by patrick m on July 15, 2011 at 6:48am — No Comments

The road to the US OPEN starts next week.

Here is a simple trivia question:  What is the first tournament that starts the 'Road to the US Open?

Added by patrick m on July 14, 2011 at 1:40am — No Comments

Go to the US OPEN and get paid

Just wanted to post the Job information for a position to the 2011 US OPEN.  Its a great way to make it to this spectacular tournament and get paid!...check out the posting at careersintennis.com.  It might be a long shot but you never know, especially if you already have some experience.

Added by patrick m on June 23, 2011 at 2:42am — 1 Comment

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