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NBC’s French Open television schedule is still the worst in sports

Memorial Day is a holiday, not an ordinary weekday. One of many pleasant ways to spend a holiday is to watch live sports. Let’s put it this way: If it’s good enough for a Sunday, it should be good enough for a holiday as well. That basic distinction brings up the first genuine problem with American television coverage of the 2015 French Open, televised by three outlets — Tennis...
Via Awful Announcing
30 minutes ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Rain in air on super-busy Day 2 of French Open?

PARIS (AP) 11:00 a.m. Bonjour. The tennis equivalent of breakfast, lunch, dinner and plenty of snacking in between on Day 2 of the French Open, with a whopping 57 first-round singles matches spread across 15 courts filling with expectant crowds. In short, a quick-moving feast of bright yellow balls, blood-red clay and no shortage of tennis drama. The big question: will rain hold...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: American teen Tiafoe makes Slam debut

PARIS (AP) When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he'll be the first 17-year-old American man to play in the clay-court tournament since 1989, when a couple of guys named Pete Sampras and Michael Chang did it. Chang beat Sampras in the second round that year, then went on to become the youngest champion in Roland Garros...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

French Open 2015: Predictions For Rafael Nadal, Other Top Stars

The 2015 French Open begins Sunday and the entire field is hoping to put an end to one of the most impressive runs in grand slam history. Rafael Nadal has won five straight men’s singles titles at Roland Garros and nine times overall. Unfortunately for Nadal, becoming the first player ever to win 10 singles titles at one grand slam tournament won’t be easy because his quarter...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray in High Spirits Ahead of Grand Slam Double-Header

They say that behind every good man there’s a good woman, and in Andy Murray’s case that certainly seems to be true. The Scottish star married his long-term partner Kim Sears in April in a ceremony in his hometown of Dunblane. The holy matrimony has coincided with Murray’s best ever form on clay, and not content with picking up his first ever trophy on the surface in April’s...
Via The Scores Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues: Make up your mind on Ken Hitchcock

I could just be confused, but wasn’t it Doug Armstrong, General Manager of the St. Louis Blues who said back in September that the head coaching job was Ken Hitchcock’s until the coach decided he didn’t want it. If that’s so, then why does every comment from Hitchcock sound like a man waiting in a green room for the director to call his name to the set? What is going on...
Via STLSportsMinute
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray withdraws from Italian Open due to fatigue

ROME -- Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Italian Open citing fatigue before his third-round match against Belgian opponent David Goffin. Murray says when he woke up Thursday he was "pretty exhausted," and felt "extremely flat" after his pre-match warmup. In the past two weeks, Murray won his first clay title at the Munich Open, and then beat Rafael Nadal in Sunday's Madrid Open...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Citing fatigue, Andy bMurray withdraws from Italian Open

ROME (AP) Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Italian Open citing fatigue before his third-round match against Belgian opponent David Goffin. Murray says when he woke up Thursday he was ''pretty exhausted,'' and felt ''extremely flat'' after his pre-match warmup. In the past two weeks, Murray won his first clay title at the Munich Open, and then beat Rafael Nadal in Sunday's Madrid...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray cruises in Rome opener, extends clay record to 10-0

ROME -- Andy Murray improved his record on clay this year to 10-0 with a 6-4, 6-3 win over 38th-ranked Jeremy Chardy on Wednesday at the Italian Open. The third-seeded Murray had considered withdrawing at the Foro Italico because of fatigue after his perfect start to the clay-court season, but his game showed no signs of wear. Murray committed only 10 unforced errors to Chardy's...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray wins opener in Rome, extends clay record to 10-0

ROME (AP) Andy Murray improved his record on clay this year to 10-0 with a 6-4, 6-3 win over 38th-ranked Jeremy Chardy on Wednesday at the Italian Open. The third-seeded Murray had considered withdrawing at the Foro Italico because of fatigue after his perfect start to the clay-court season, but his game showed no signs of wear. In the past two weeks, Murray won his first clay title...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray considering withdrawing from Italian Open to rest body

ROME -- With his body worn down after winning consecutive clay-court titles, Andy Murray is considering withdrawing from the Italian Open. Murray says Tuesday: "I'm practicing again this afternoon and I'll decide this evening. It's obviously been a long couple of weeks." In the past two weeks, Murray won his first clay title at the Munich Open, then beat Rafael Nadal in Sunday's...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray considering withdrawing from Italian Open

ROME (AP) With his body worn down after winning consecutive clay-court titles, Andy Murray is considering withdrawing from the Italian Open. Murray says Tuesday: ''I'm practicing again this afternoon and I'll decide this evening. It's obviously been a long couple of weeks.'' In the past two weeks, Murray won his first clay title at the Munich Open, then beat Rafael Nadal in Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Madrid ATP Review: Murray Makes Magic, And Nadal’s Citadel Finally Feels Vulnerable

Every year (since 2011), the chatter builds before the French Open: This is Novak Djokovic’s year. This is the year Rafael Nadal fails to win Roland Garros. Every year, Nadal gathers himself and his resources — no matter how many setbacks he suffers in the month of May — and conquers Paris in early June. It’s a rite of spring in tennis circles: Nadal gets doubted. Nadal —...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Madrid ATP Review: Murray Makes Magic, And Nadal’s Citadel Finally Feels Vulnerable

Every year (since 2011), the chatter builds before the French Open: This is Novak Djokovic’s year. This is the year Rafael Nadal fails to win Roland Garros. Every year, Nadal gathers himself and his resources — no matter how many setbacks he suffers in the month of May — and conquers Paris in early June. It’s a rite of spring in tennis circles: Nadal gets doubted. Nadal —...
Via Attacking The Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Long-time partners play role in Big Four success

After Andy Murray won his second clay title in two weeks and 10th Masters crown at the Mutua Madrid Open, he playfully signed off on the camera lens “marriage works.” Since marrying long-time girlfriend Kim Sears on April 11, Murray has gone an impressive 9-0 this clay court season with back-to-back titles at Munich and Madrid. These were the first two clay titles of his career...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray beats Rafael Nadal on clay to win Madrid Open title

  Andy Murray beat Rafael Nadal on clay for the first time Sunday, dominating the Madrid Open final to win 6-3, 6-2 against the four-time champion. It was Murray's first Masters title on clay, a week after his maiden career tournament victory on the red surface at the Munich Open. Murray dictated most of the long rallies, which lasted up to 24 strokes, displaying a level of confidence...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray wins BMW Open for first clay-court championship

  Andy Murray won his first clay-court title when he overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) in the rain-delayed final of the BMW Open on Monday. The top-seeded Murray was the steadier player in the decisive tiebreaker and clinched the close match when Kohlschreiber sent a backhand long on Murray's second match point. The final was rained out on Sunday, with former...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray wins BMW Open for 1st clay-court title

MUNICH (AP) Andy Murray won his first clay-court title when he overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) in the rain-delayed final of the BMW Open on Monday. The top-seeded Murray was the steadier player in the decisive tiebreaker and clinched the close match when Kohlschreiber sent a backhand long on Murray's second match point. The final was rained out on Sunday, with...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

BMW Open final postponed by rain in Munich

MUNICH (AP) The BMW Open final between Andy Murray and Philipp Kohlschreiber was postponed by rain Sunday midway through the first set and will be completed Monday. Play was halted with Kohlschreiber leading 3-2. Organizers waited several hours for the rain to stop before eventually giving up. The top-seeded Murray is playing his first final on clay, and the first under coach Jonas...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray needs three sets to reach BMW Open semifinals

MUNICH -- Top-seeded Andy Murray rallied to beat Lukas Rosol 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Saturday in their rain-postponed BMW Open quarterfinal. Murray converted five of his 14 break opportunities and served five aces against the Czech to set up a semifinal later Saturday against Roberto Bautista Agut. The third-seeded Spaniard defeated Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 4-6, 6-0...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray beats Rosol to reach BMW Open semifinals

MUNICH (AP) Top-seeded Andy Murray rallied to beat Lukas Rosol 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Saturday in their rain-postponed BMW Open quarterfinal. Murray converted five of his 14 break opportunities and served five aces against the Czech to set up a semifinal later Saturday against Roberto Bautista Agut. The third-seeded Spaniard defeated Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 4-6,...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray cruises past Zverev to reach at BMW Open quarters

MUNICH -- Top-seeded Andy Murray began his clay-court season with a routine 6-2, 6-2 victory over qualifier Mischa Zverev to reach the quarterfinals of the BMW Open on Thursday. Murray saved all of six break points he faced, including three in the final game while serving for the match. He broke serve for a 2-1 lead in the second set and then saved three break points in the next...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray beats Zverev in 1st match at BMW Open

MUNICH (AP) Top-seeded Andy Murray began his clay-court season with a routine 6-2, 6-2 victory over qualifier Mischa Zverev to reach the quarterfinals of the BMW Open on Thursday. Murray saved all of six break points he faced, including three in the final game while serving for the match. He broke serve for a 2-1 lead in the second set and then saved three break points in the next...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray's emoji-filled tweet perfectly sums up a wedding day

Andy Murray married his longtime girlfriend Kim Sears on Saturday in Scotland. The highlight of the day may have been a tweet Murray sent as the festivities got started. Murray needed just 51 characters -- all emojis -- to sum up the blissful chaos of a day of nuptials: We'll try to interpret, emoji by emoji. 1: The day begins with sunrise. 2: It rains. It his Scotland, after all...
Via Fox Sports
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kilt-wearing Andy Murray weds Kim Sears in Scottish hometown

DUNBLANE, Scotland (AP) Andy Murray has married long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in the tennis star's home town. The couple, both 27, said their vows in front of family and friends during a ceremony at Dunblane Cathedral in Scotand. On a day of showers and hailstorms, the rain held off as the couple exited the 300-seat cathedral to cheers from the large crowd gathered outside to wish...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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