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Mardy Fish is Winning at Life

by JAMES HENRY ATLANTA – The scoreboard showed a different result. It would be 2014 finalist Dudi Sela advancing to the second round of the BB&T Atlanta Open. But Mardy Fish, playing only his second tennis match in nearly two years, still was a winner. “It was a success just to get out there and play,” said the tournament’s 2010 and 2011 champion. Fish has been...
Via Onthegotennis
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish handed first-round loss to Dudi Sela in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) The first stop of Mardy Fish's farewell tour ended quickly with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round loss to Dudi Sela in the Atlanta Open on Tuesday night. Fish said it was a success just to play only his second competitive match of the year. He recently announced he will retire after the U.S. Open, and he also disclosed details of his battles with anxiety disorder. Fish, who won...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick Wins Exhibition At BB&T Open In Atlanta, Teams Up with Fish For Doubles

With the qualification period completing this past weekend, the roster is now set for the next ATP World Tour event in Atlanta, Georgia, as the second day of the BB&T Atlanta Open is underway. After the final ATP players earned their way into the field from July 23-25, the opening rounds of the tournament commenced in the beginning of the week, including a special exhibition...
Via Attacking The Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick teaming with Mardy Fish for doubles at Atlanta Open

ATLANTA -- Andy Roddick is taking a break from retirement to play in this week's Atlanta Open. He is playing doubles with his friend Mardy Fish, who is getting closer to retirement himself. The 32-year-old Roddick says Atlanta served as the ''bookends'' of his career. It's where he won his first tour title in 2001 and his last in 2012. He retired in 2012 and says he now feels like...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How compelling is the U.S. Open Series?

With the U.S. Open Series starting next week in Atlanta it seems appropriate to evaluate the popularity of the North American hard court swing. The series has taken some hits over the years, it has changed sponsors and lost tournaments in Los Angeles and Carlsbad. This part of the season lacks the fluidity of the clay court season, often referred to as the “Road to Roland Garros”...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish says US Open to be last tournament of career

NEW YORK (AP) Former top-10 player Mardy Fish says the U.S. Open will be the last tennis tournament of his career. The 33-year-old American has played just one competitive match since August 2013 as he's dealt with anxiety issues. The U.S. Tennis Association said Wednesday that Fish was using a protected ranking to gain entry to the singles field for the year's last Grand Slam event...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ATP Tour Touches Down For BB&T Atlanta Open; Features Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish

Although the common tennis fan eagerly wait between major championships, the ATP World Tour consistently brings together top quality players to compete across the world. At last week’s ATP World Tour event in Newport, Rhode Island, Rajeev Ram earned a three-set victory over Ivo Karlovic at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The next ATP World Tour event in the United States...
Via Attacking The Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish to play doubles together in Atlanta

Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish will play doubles together at the BB&T Atlanta Open next month, and Fish is also going to attempt another comeback in singles. Roddick, the 2003 U.S. Open champion and former No. 1-ranked player, retired from professional tennis in 2012. Fish, a former top-10 player, has not played a competitive match since August 2013. He has been dealing with anxiety...
Via AP on Fox
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fish returns to court, can't outlast Harrison at Indian Wells

  Mardy Fish, playing competitive tennis for the first time in over 18 months, battled for 2 hours, 36 minutes Thursday before losing to fellow American Ryan Harrison, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3) in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open. Fish had two match points at 15-40 in the 10th game of the third set, but Harrison wiggled free. After both held serve to force the 12-point tiebreaker...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Harrison outlasts Mardy Fish at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Mardy Fish, playing competitive tennis for the first time in over 18 months, battled for 2 hours, 36 minutes Thursday before losing to fellow American Ryan Harrison, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3) in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open. Fish had two match points at 15-40 in the 10th game of the third set, but Harrison wiggled free. After both held serve to force...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish flips over net, gets caught (Video)

Mardy Fish had a funny moment during his return to the court on Thursday at Indian Wells. Playing his first singles tournament since 2013 after missing time because of a heart procedure and anxiety disorder, Fish was chasing down a drop shot by Ryan Harrison in the third set of their first-round match when he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Better At Unintentional Jerseys Humor Too

SEC football is better at everything including unintentional jersey humor. On it’s own “Fish Fry” spelled out in jerseys is good, but if that guy in the middle could have just added an R to his name we’d be looking at “Fish Brunch Fry.” I’m all about fish fry’s and brunch so combining the two sounds like a great idea. Just don’t invite this Wisconsin man who recently...
Via Bacon Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams, Jack Sock to represent U.S. at Hopman Cup

  Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman Cup tournament in January. Williams won the Cup with James Blake in 2003 and Mardy Fish in 2008 and will again use the tournament as preparation for the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian Open. Defending...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams headlines Hopman Cup field

PERTH, Australia (AP) Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman Cup tournament in January. Williams won the Cup with James Blake in 2003 and Mardy Fish in 2008 and will again use the tournament as preparation for the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Roddick disappointed not to be in US Open doubles

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Andy Roddick says he would like to have made one more appearance at the U.S Open, not for himself, but for his friend Mardy Fish. Roddick and Fish, who has been suffering from an anxiety disorder, had sought to enter this year's doubles field with a wild card. They were denied because Roddick, who has been retired for two years, has not been involved in the...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish Reveals His Struggle With Anxiety

                                                            Mary Fish has opened up about his anxiety disorder to USA Today. Fish, who has not played a competitive tennis match for a year, has been struggling with panic attacks and anxiety. He is no longer suffering from panic attacks every half an hour, but he is still on medication and is in therapy...
Via Onthegotennis
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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