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Svetlana's Articles – May 2008 Archive (32)

Federer, Fererr Advance, Davydenko Stunned

Top-ranked Roger Federer was an easy third- round winner on Saturday, while fifth-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer went the distance to avoid an upset against former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, and world No. 4 Russian Nikolay Davydenko was a stunning loser at the 2008 French Open.



Federer outplayed close friend… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 31, 2008 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Photo Of The Day

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

Ana Ivanovic New Rolex Star



Ana's agent Gavin Versi confirmed that Ana has signed with Rolex. The Geneva-based watch company will use her in advertising, like it has with other tennis icons Roger Federer and Andy Roddick.



Ivanovic, who will be the only female tennis player to serve as an ambassador for Rolex, is flattered to be interesting to such a reputable brand.



"I'm very happy… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 31, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Love is in the air...



New hot tennis couple are Gael Monfils and Dominka Ciulkova!



Since the love began in Miami they are inseparable.



Currently they enjoy spring romance in Paris. Geal was spotted in Cibulkova's box during yesterday's match Cibulkova vs Jankovic and they also play mixed doubles at the French Open.



And according to Slovakian press Geal… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 31, 2008 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Jankovic, Kuznetsova and Sharapova Advance at Roland Garros



A heavily taped Jelena Jankovic stayed on course for a first grand slam title when she completed a 7-5 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova in the third round of the French Open on Saturday. She had won the opening set on Friday evening and led 4-2 in the second when play was called due to bad light.



When the players returned to Court One at… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 31, 2008 at 11:05am — No Comments

Roland Garros Day Six Photos

French Open - Roland Garros 2008 Day Six

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Added by Svetlana on May 31, 2008 at 11:04am — No Comments

Video - Sharapova exclusive

Maria Sharapova speaks to Eurosport after her scrappy third-round win over American Bethanie Mattek at Roland… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Freaky Friday For Williams Sisters



What was happening with the Williams sisters today ??



They were both stunned in the third round Friday by journeywomen who never have been quarterfinalists, much less champions, at any… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 9:57pm — 2 Comments

Photo Of The Day

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









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

Rafa Makes Dellacqua's Hearts Race Faster!



Casey Dellacqua names Brad Pitt as her favorite movie star, but it’s Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal, and not the Hollywood hunk, who makes her heart race on the tennis court.



The Australian girl, who has reached the French Open last 32 for the first time, believes she has everything to learn from watching the Roland Garros master, a fellow… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Video - ATP Tennis Show - How do Players Relax?

How do ATP players switch off and take a break from the professional tennis circuit? The ATP Tennis Show found… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Video - Mattek's Fashions

Prior to her second-round match at Roland Garros against world No.1 Maria Sharapova, flamboyant American Bethanie Mattek gave fans a sneak peak at her on-court fashions.



Still pictures: Getty… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Player Profile: Alize Cornet

Alize Cornet (Alizé Cornet) (born January 22, 1990 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France) is a female tennis player from France. She has a career-high ranking of #20, achieved on May 19, 2008. Cornet also has an extensive juniors record, winning the 2007 Girl's Singles at Roland Garros.…



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Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Serena Williams crashes out, Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova progress in Paris

Former champion Serena Williams has crashed out of the French Open in straight sets after losing her third-round clash with world No24 Katarina Srebotnik 6-4, 6-4.



“There are a lot of things I would try to do different, but you can’t rewind time,” Williams… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Roland Garros Dive Five Photos

French Open - Roland Garros 2008 Day Five

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Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Photo Of The Day

Roger Federer - perfection of movement...







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

Andy Murrayu New Gay Icon

According to research conducted by dating website gay-PARSHIP.co.uk, Andy Murray is a new gay icon!



It looks like yoga doesn't improve only Andy's game...it helps him look better!… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 29, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Video - Instruction - Bryan Brothers 133 Shot RDC Drill

Bob and Mike Bryan hit the 100 mark and just kept going in this amazing Romanian Davis Cup drill in… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 29, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Roland Garros: Players Signing the Autographs - Photos

Jelena Jankovic, Sybille Bammer, Caroline Wozniacki, Agnes Szavay, Karin Knapp and Tommy Robredo spent some time with fans in Roland Garros.







French Open - Roland Garros 2008 - Day Three

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Added by Svetlana on May 28, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

Player Profile: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova; born July 3, 1991, Samara, Russia), is a professional tennis player from Russia and a multiple junior Grand Slam champion.



Junior career



Pavlyuchenkova first made headlines by winning the 2006 Australian Open junior title, defeating Caroline Wozniacki. She then won the US Open junior… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 27, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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