John Isner Saves Two Match Points in Win over Robby Ginepri

By Herman Wood (July 24, 2014) ATLANTA – It was a showdown of Americans with local ties tonight at the BB&T Atlanta Open.  Former University of Georgia standout, top ranked American, and number one seed John Isner took on local Robby Ginepri, from just up I-75 in Marietta, now Kennesaw.  It was their fourth meeting, with Isner holding the edge, 2-1. Ginepri, currently ranked...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Open Tuesday Wrap

  #451505128 / (July 22, 2014) ATLANTA – It was college night here at Atlantic Station!  There were Panthers, Owls, Yellow Jackets, and Bulldogs – Oh My!  At the USTA Family Zone, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State, and Georgia Tech mascots all helped to promote tennis this afternoon with some fun and games for fans.  The University of Georgia Pep...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

US Open Wild Card Challenge Standings

  US Open Wild Card Challenge Standings (as of July 14) Julia Boserup leads the standings in the 2014 US Open Wild Card Challenge, as the race for a women’s main draw wild card into the US Open finished its first week with the FSP Gold River Women’s Challenger, a $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit women’s event in Sacramento, Calif. Boserup reached the final in Sacramento, losing...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal Pummels Robby Ginepri in Paris First Round

  #493931819 / (May 26, 2014) It was an easy day at the office for 8-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal who destroyed U. S. wild card world No. 279 Robby Ginepri 6-0, 6-3, 6-0. I think I played after the first game that was not good, I played a solid first set,” the Spaniard said.  I start first six games of the second I didn’t play well, and he had a...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

“On The Call” with US French Open Wild Cards Taylor Townsend and Robby Ginepri

Taylor Townsend (May 7, 2014) The USTA held a media conference call on Wednesday with Robby Ginepri and Taylor Townsend, the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge winners. Each earned a wild card into the 2014 French Open based on results over the past three weeks on the USTA Pro Circuit. Here is a transcript of the call courtesy of ASAPSports: UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former World No. 1 Junior Taylor Townsend Claims USTA French Open Wild Card

    (May 4, 2014) Former world No. 1 junior and four-time junior Grand Slam champion Taylor Townsend, 18, will make her Grand Slam main draw debut at the 2014 French Open after winning the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge on Sunday. Townsend clinched the wild card by advancing to the final at the $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., with a...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former World No. 15 and 2005 US Open Semifinalist Robby Ginepri Claims USTA French Open Wild Card

  (May 3, 2014) Former world No. 15 and 2005 US Open semifinalist Robby Ginepri, 31, of Kennesaw, Ga., will return to the highest level of the game after earning a main draw wild card into the French Open by winning the 2014 Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge. Taylor Townsend and Grace Min are tied in the women’s standings. Townsend would clinch the wild card if she...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ginepri Moves One Match Closer to Wild Card as Young Stops Kuznetsov in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – May 2, 2014 – Years removed from his Top 15 ranking, Robby Ginepri can still play some top-notch tennis.   The 31-year-old American who reached the U.S. Open semifinals in 2005 is one match away from a trip to the French Open as the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card recipient after beating No. 7 seed James Ward 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday.   “It hasn’t...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Citi Open: One on One Video with Rhyne Williams on his First Washington Appearance

By Steve Fogleman Rhyne Williams came off a first round main draw win in Atlanta to have to face Robby Ginepri, a man he has looked up to on the ATP tour. After having dinner with Ginepri in Washington on Friday night, Williams dispatched Ginepri in 3 sets on Saturday in first round qualies. Ginepri [...]
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Citi Open Q&A: Rhyne Williams Talks Embarrassing Moments, Keeping His Cool on Court and More

Twenty-two-year-old Rhyne Williams captured his first win at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. as he defeated good friend Robby Ginepri in the grueling heat, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. (Gallery at bottom) Rhyne Williams in action on Day One of the Citi Open in Washington, DC The pair went our for dinner Friday night in D.C. joking about the possibility of having to play each other in yet another...
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July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco tops Johnson at clay court championships

Sixth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain earned a 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson of the United States in the U.S. Men's Clay Court championships on Tuesday. Fifth-seeded John Isner, the second-ranking U.S. player, met Ryan Harrison in a later match. Qualifier Robby Ginepri of the United States kept eighth-seeded Michael Russell of the United States off balance most...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco defeats Johnson

Sixth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain got a 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson of the United States in the U.S. Men's Clay Court championships on Tuesday. Fifth-seeded John Isner, the second-ranking U.S. player, met Ryan Harrison in a later match. Qualifier Robby Ginepri of the United States kept eighth-seeded Michael Russell of the United States off balance most of...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Tennis: ASICS Easter Bowl Begins

Junior player Mackenzie McDonald looking for a title repeat (Credit: Bob Kenas / Easter Bowl) RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (April 6, 2013) – UCLA recruit Mackenzie McDonald will attempt to become the first boys’ 18s back-to-back winner since Grey King in 1971-72 as the 46th annual ASICS Easter Bowl, the nation’s elite junior tennis tournament, begins on Sunday. The ASICS Easter Bowl...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

In Battle of Vets, Ginepri Wins Out Against De Voest at the Challenger of Dallas

  Robby Ginepri By Gene Park DALLAS, TX — Robby Ginepri may not have started Monday evening the way he would have liked, but the 30-year-old veteran was able to advance against another seasoned player. Ginepri dropped the first set 6-3 to 14-year pro Rik De Voest on Stadium Court during the first round of the Challenger of Dallas. But Ginepri evened things up with a 6-3 second...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Western & Southern Open – Men’s Main Draw Begins on Sunday

RESULTS  SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2012 MEN’S QUALIFYING – FIRST ROUND (1) Jeremy Chardy (FRA) d (WC) Robby Ginepri (USA) 64 64 (2) Alejandro Falla (COL) d (WC) Christian Harrison (USA) 63 63 (WC) Rajeev Ram (USA) d (3) Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 76(5) 76(3) Jesse Levine (USA) d (4) Lukas Lacko (SVK) 46 64 63 (5) David Goffin (BEL) d Michael Russell (USA) 64 23 ret.  (back) (6)...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Qualifying Wild Cards Awarded for Western & Southern Open

  CINCINNATI (August 8, 2012) – Ten players, including nine Americans, have been awarded wild cards for this weekend’s qualifying tournament for spots in the main draw of the Western & Southern Open.   The six wild cards for the 48-player WTA qualifying draw have been awarded to Julia Cohen, Nicole Gibbs, Madison Keys, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Melanie Oudin, Yulia Putintseva...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

World TeamTennis Pro League – Results for Friday, July 13, 2012

The Washington Kastles extended their undefeated streak to 20 matches with a 24-19 win over the Boston Lobsters on Friday night at The Joan Norton Stadium in Middleton, Mass.  The Kastles, who won the 2011 WTT title with a 16-0 record, have not lost a WTT match since July 22, 2010. (Home teams in capital letters) FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete: Washington Kastles def. BOSTON...
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July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

ATP Houston – Saturday Results, Sunday Schedule

RESULTS – SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2012 QUALIFYING FIRST ROUND [8] Michael Yani (USA) def. Frank Moser (GER) 6-4, 6-1 Jan Hernych (CZE) def. Dennis Lajola (USA) 7-6(2), 6-4 Catalin-Ionut Gard (ROU) def. Scott Lipsky (USA) 6-0, 6-4 [WC] Nicholas Naumann (USA) def. Harry Fowler (USA) 7-6(9), 6-3 Denes Lukacs (HUN) def. Amrit Narasimhan (USA) 7-6(4), 2-6, 0-0 ret. Daniel Kosakowski (USA...
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April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Main Draw Released

HOUSTON – The main draw for the 2012 US Men’s Clay Court Championship was made Friday at River Oaks Country Club in advance of the tournament there next week, April 9-15. The top four seeds for the tournament — No. 1 Mardy Fish, No. 2 John Isner, No. 3 Feliciano Lopez and No. 4 Juan Monaco — all have first round byes. The remaining 20 players were placed for their opening...
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April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Ginepri bounces back, reaches Round 2

Robby Ginepri became the first American to win his way into the second round of the BNP Paribas Open by beating Paoli Lorenzi of Italy 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday. Lukasz Kubot of Poland came away with a 6-4, 6-2 victory against Ivo Karlovic, who complained about having to share a practice court on Tuesday. On the women's side, Irina Falconi of the United States and Alexandra...
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March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

BNP Paribas Open Results

Thursday At The Indian Wells Tennis Garden Indian Wells, California Purse: Men: $5.55 million (Masters 1000); $5.44 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Lukasz Kubot, Poland, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 6-4, 6-2. Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Olivier Rochus, Belgium, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def. Matthias Bachinger, Germany, 6-4, 6...
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March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Querrey among wild cards at Indian Wells

Former top-five player David Nalbandian of Argentina and veteran Americans Sam Querrey, Robby Ginepri and Jill Craybas are among those receiving wild cards into the main draws of the BNP Paribas Open to be played March 5-18 in Indian Wells. Nalbandian was a 2002 Wimbledon finalist whose best finish at Indian Wells was reaching the quarterfinals in 2008. Querrey reached a career...
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February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

SAP Open: Harrison Beats Ginepri in Third Set Tiebreak

At the SAP Open yesterday evening, two talented American players in very different stages of their careers met in the headline match. Ryan Harrison, the up-and-coming 19-year old, was coming off of his career best season last year, but had failed to get much momentum during the tour’s swing in Australia. He met Robby Ginepri, ten years older, who was trying to get back to the...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Denis Kudla’s Steady Rise

Slow and steady wins the race. Shortly after winning the prestigious junior Boys 16’s Orange Bowl title in 2009, 16-year-old Denis Kudla decided he was ready for the pro game. In the three years that followed, Kudla, who is currently at a career high world No. 203, has slowly but steadily risen in the rankings. The now 19-year-old has struggled to make an impact on the ATP Tour...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Keys and Levine Book Their Spot into 2012 Australian Open Main Draw

By Erik Gudris NORCROSS, Georgia – For the players in today’s Men’s and Women’s Finals at the Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs, there was only one goal – win the match and earn the right to walk right into the main draw of next month’s Australian Open. Madison Keys (Photo by Erik Gudris) The Women’s Finals featured two young American players, Madison Keys, who won...
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December 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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