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‘7 Days In Hell’ Is Indubitably A Great Mockumentary

Ed note: The following appears courtesy of our friends at The AP Party. As we enter the final weekend of Wimbledon, it seems fitting that HBO — home to the tournament’s early round coverage from 1975 to 1999 — would air a special about tennis. What may be less fitting is that this special, 7 Days In Hell, is a comedic sports mockumentary about the “greatest match in tennis...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Isn’t God, But He Played One On TV

In January of 2003, another old man — in tennis terms — won a major title. Andre Agassi, three months short of his 33rd birthday, became one of the oldest ATP major champions in the Open Era of professional tennis. His opponent in the final of the 2003 Australian Open, though, was not Andy Murray, or Novak Djokovic, or even Lleyton Hewitt or Goran Ivanisevic or Patrick Rafter...
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Isn’t God, But He Played One On TV

In January of 2003, another old man — in tennis terms — won a major title. Andre Agassi, three months short of his 33rd birthday, became one of the oldest ATP major champions in the Open Era of professional tennis. His opponent in the final of the 2003 Australian Open, though, was not Andy Murray, or Novak Djokovic, or even Lleyton Hewitt or Goran Ivanisevic or Patrick Rafter...
Via Attacking The Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

‘7 Days In Hell’ Is Indubitably A Great Mockumentary

As we enter the final weekend of Wimbledon, it seems fitting that HBO — home to the tournament’s early round coverage from 1975 to 1999 — would air a special about tennis. What may be less fitting is that this special, 7 Days In Hell, is a comedic sports mockumentary about the “greatest match in tennis history,” a seven-day marathon match in 2001 pitting two stars at opposite...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Samberg Channels His Inner Andre Agassi, Stars In Fake Tennis Documentary

If you love the humor of Andy Samberg and also love 30 for 30 style documentaries, you’re going to love HBO’s 7 Days in Hell tennis mockumentary. Debuting July 11 at 10 p.m. EST. on HBO, the flick is centered around a fictional seven day long tennis match between Samberg’s Andre Agassi inspired character and Kit Harrington’s [&hellip The post Andy Samberg Channels His...
Via No Coast Bias
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul wins all-American junior final in Paris

PARIS (AP) Who said Americans can't play on clay? Not Tommy Paul, for sure. The 18-year-old Paul won the first all-American boys' final at the French Open with a 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-2 defeat of second-seeded Taylor Fritz on Saturday. Paul, who learned his trade on the slow surface, became the sixth American boy to win the junior title in Paris. Among them was John McEnroe in 1977. ...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

It's a winner: When tennis and fashion collide in Paris

PARIS (AP) Well before Andre Agassi caused a stir with his stone-washed denim shorts at the French Open, the clay courts at Roland Garros were a sporting catwalk for fashion experimentation. From the corset-less dress worn by ''La Divine'' Suzanne Lenglen and designed by French creator Jean Patou to the revealing black-and-red outfit that Venus Williams exhibited five years ago...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick Can Coast Through Final Three Events In PowerShares Series

The 12-city tour of one-night tournaments played during March and April is coming to a close, as there are only three events left, all of which are taking place this week. The 2015 PowerShares Series is a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James...
Via Attacking The Net
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

PowerShares Series Returns This Week With Two of Three Events In Texas

The 2015 PowerShares Series is a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions such as Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis. The 12-city tour of one-night tournaments is played in major arenas during March and April 2015 and so far to date, four tournaments...
Via Attacking The Net
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

PowerShares Series Continues Tour With Chicago Event Headlined By Roddick and McEnroe

Former stars of the ATP Tour including Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis square off in the PowerShares QQQ Challenge in Chicago, Illinois on April 2nd. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill players; eligible players competing on the Champions Series have either held a top-5 singles ranking; been a...
Via Attacking The Net
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

PowerShares Series Makes Stop in Nebraska

Miss the tennis stars you followed closely in the last decade? Stars like Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis? Well you’re in luck—former tennis stars will get back onto the court during the Powershares Tennis Series. The Champions Series, which has been sponsored by PowerShares QQQ since 2011...
Via Attacking The Net
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Agassi’s Son Gives Up Solo Bomb, Throws Big Breaking Ball In All-Star Game

  It’s not clear when this 2020 All-Star Classic was played, but it was uploaded today to MLB.com and gives us a look at Andre Agassi’s son, Jaden, on the mound for a couple innings in this game featuring the best 13 and 14 year olds from around the United States. Jaden gave up a couple runs, including a solo shot in his work on the mound. Agassi gives up solo shot  ...
Via Busted Coverage
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for December 14, 2014

All Times Eastern Basketball Harlem Globetrotters vs. Washington Generals at Bridgeport, CT — ESPN, 2 p.m. (delayed) College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football Bowl Mania Special — ESPN, 8:30 p.m. The Lott Trophy Presentation: 2014 — Fox College Sports Pacific/Fox Sports Net, 10 p.m. College HockeyMen’s Clarkson at Michigan State — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 5...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

MotoGP: Rossi's former crew chief delighted with 2014 performance

In an interview with the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, Jeremy Burgess was unable to contain his joy at Valentino Rossi’s second win of 2014, obtained on Sunday at Phillip Island. After 14 seasons together, yielding seven World Championship titles, Burgess and Rossi parted ways at the end of 2013, when the Italian rider decided to replace the Australian with new Crew...
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis great Andre Agassi helps open Newark charter school

  Andre Agassi brought some star power to a Newark charter school for its official opening. The tennis great was on hand Wednesday for the opening of the new campus of University Heights Charter School. Agassi is a longtime supporter of charter schools and has established an investment fund that helps them acquire and develop facilities. So far, 39 schools have been developed, and...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis great Agassi visits Newark charter school

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Andre Agassi brought some star power to a Newark charter school for its official opening. The tennis great was on hand Wednesday for the opening of the new campus of University Heights Charter School. Agassi is a longtime supporter of charter schools and has established an investment fund that helps them acquire and develop facilities. So far, 39 schools have been...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Bolletieri's Tips For Serving Up a Victory

Sports The legendary tennis coach whose IMG Academy has trained everyone from Andre Agassi to Maria Sharapova, dishes up three superior shots.
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Most Significant U.S. Open Men’s Matches Of All Time

You saw this same list (shortened) before the French Open. You saw it before Wimbledon. Now, you get to see it before the U.S. Open. Just so I don’t get any hate mail or hate tweets, this is not a list of the greatest U.S. Open matches of all time. Significance and greatness certainly intersect at times, but they are ultimately not one and the same thing. With that word of clarification...
Via Attacking The Net
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Most Significant U.S. Open Men’s Matches Of All Time

You saw this same list (shortened) before the French Open. You saw it before Wimbledon. Now, you get to see it before the U.S. Open. Just so I don’t get any hate mail or hate tweets, this is not a list of the greatest U.S. Open matches of all time. Significance and greatness certainly intersect at times, but they are ultimately not one and the same thing. With that word of clarification...
Via Bloguin Best
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

25 Years Ago Michael Chang Went on an Underdog Run for the Ages and Ushered in a Golden Age of American Men’s Tennis

The summer of 1989 began in Beijing. College students in China’s capital protested a hardline government that had thwarted populist political and economic reforms. The government responded with tanks and assault rifles, killing and wounding a still unknown number of civilians. Seventeen-year-old Michael Chang was in Paris playing a tennis tournament: The French Open. It was only...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis On TV: 5 Persistent Flaws In The Industry

Tennis has endured some rough live TV moments on American airwaves in recent years, but those embarrassments are exceeded in severity by the more structural problems tennis faces on the tube in this country. Five lingering deficiencies – pertaining to industry realities, not individual match broadcasts – continue to prevent this sport from being presented to the public the way...
Via Attacking The Net
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis On TV: 5 Persistent Flaws In The Industry

Tennis has endured some rough live TV moments on American airwaves in recent years, but those embarrassments are exceeded in severity by the more structural problems tennis faces on the tube in this country. Five lingering deficiencies – pertaining to industry realities, not individual match broadcasts – continue to prevent this sport from being presented to the public the way...
Via Bloguin Best
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Roland Garros: The 5 Most Significant Men’s Matches Of All Time

It’s an old trick when you’re doing a list of five, but this is an occasion in which a fifth-place tie really is needed to put six matches on the short list of the most significant encounters ever staged at France’s major tennis tournament. Go through this list. Just exactly which match doesn’t drip with all-time significance, such that it should fail to make the cut? 5 –...
Via Attacking The Net
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Agassi has Nadal ahead of Federer

Andre Agassi believes Rafael Nadal is the best player in the history of tennis. He even has Nadal ahead of Roger Federer. Agassi chose Nadal over Federer because he thinks the Spaniard has thrived in an ultra-competitive “golden age of tennis”. “I’d put Nadal number one, and then Federer number two,” the eight-time Grand Slam-winner […] The post Andre Agassi has Nadal...
Via Champs Nation
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Clay court season lessons, pre-French Open

We’re in the meat of the clay court season now, and things are starting to heat up as we head toward the finale, the French Open, set to begin in about two weeks. What lessons have we learned from the clay court season thus far? That Rafael Nadal has risen to the occasion when he has points to defend, almost always. Never mind Andre Agassi picking him as the greatest of all time...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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