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Unreal Defense by Fognini!

Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 17, 2014 at 9:25am — 1 Comment

Ridiculous Shot on Set Point Down by Kyrgios!

Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 16, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Informed Tennis Buyer: Soccer Moms got it figured out!

I have heard a Soccer Mom talk of attending a recital, ballet practice, and a PTA meeting all scheduled at 9am! Do not ask me how; I am not a soccer mom! Coaching in the burbs, gave me the opportunity to witness these Wonder women types in action. 

Soccer moms are quite efficient when it comes to arranging, scheduling, multiple events and commitments…

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Added by TennisWithD on July 25, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Was It A Mistake to Allow Non Wooden Rackets?

Did the ruling bodies make a mistake by not regulating the size and content of tennis rackets? In the late 60's and early 70's nobody had ever thought of using anything other than wood for playing tennis. So when Connors strolled on with a metal racket, the regulatory bodies did not know what to do as there was no rule against it.



But were they too slow to react? Have we lost some of the skill and artistry of the game and sacrificed it to the skill of the manufacturer, where… Continue

Added by Christian Howgill on September 28, 2010 at 5:30am — 13 Comments

Top 10 players of the decade - Men (Part 1)

In our last two editions of the 'BEST of the DECADE' we talked about 10 of the finest women's players that graced the tennis world with their guile, charm and charisma. So, now we turn our attention to men who dominated the 2000-09 decade with their phenomenal achievements and swashbuckling performances to make the cut at the 'top 10 best male tennis players of the decade' list.



10 - Novak Djokovic



We kick off our top 10 list with a player who is undoubtly, one of the… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on December 28, 2009 at 10:40am — 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

6 Between the Legs Shots done live. TWEENERS



and how do do… Continue

Added by Gary Sakuma on September 30, 2009 at 2:01pm — No Comments

US Open Bracket Challenge is Ready for YOU

Sign up for the US Open Bracket Challenge. The bracket has been established and there are some really compelling potential matchups. Have a look at the bracket here, fill it out and see how you do. This is an international competition, fun and free, where different tennis websites battle against each other. Come join in the fun and help represent… Continue

Added by Mark / The Mayor on August 28, 2009 at 9:46am — 4 Comments

Quote of the day: Elena Dementieva



"Her defensive game is just phenomenal, and it's almost impossible to hit a good shot from the baseline because she can cover the whole court. No matter what shot you hit, she is able to get to it and hits everything back at you. It seems like she…
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Added by Svetlana on October 11, 2008 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Quote of The Day



"I mean, after a loss like this, you don't want to play Rafa again tomorrow, that's for sure."


- Roger Federer after his one hour and 48-minute (6-1, 6-3, 6-0) destruction today.…


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Added by Svetlana on June 8, 2008 at 2:55pm — No Comments

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Jelena Jankovic - is there anybody who doesn't love her?! I don't think so, she is unbelievable!







(photo/Mike Hewitt/Getty Images via Yahoo… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 3, 2008 at 3:04pm — 2 Comments

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Gael Monfils - he's got the moves...now I understand why Dominika chose him!











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Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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Two men protect themselves from the rain at Roland Garros - we have to admit, not so bad idea!!







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Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 2:55pm — 2 Comments

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Maria Sharapova - full grace of Maria and Tiffany's-customized Nike tennis dress - "Paris dress"









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Added by Svetlana on May 31, 2008 at 2:37pm — 1 Comment

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Wayne Odesnik - "OMG what happened to me??"









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Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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Roger Federer - perfection of movement...







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Added by Svetlana on May 29, 2008 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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