US Open Wild Card Challenge Standings

  (July 22, 2014) With one week left in the women’s US Open Wild Card Challenge, a berth into the 2014 US Open main draw will be decided this week at the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, a $50,000 event in Lexington, Ky. The race for the women’s wild card is tight, with Nicole Gibbs winning the singles title at the USTA Player Development $50,000 Women’s Classic in Carson...
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Round of 16 Preview for Hall Of Fame Championships

By Dave Gertler   (July 9, 2014) NEWPORT – ‘I’ve won a lot of matches here the last three, four years,” said John Isner after his 6-3, 7-6 first-round win. “I love this tournament. I hope I can keep moving on in the draw, and hope I can be here for the weekend.”   John Isner is the clear favorite and top-dog at this year’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Haas beats American Odesnik in 1st round at Delray

Top-seeded Tommy Haas needed only 55 minutes to beat American Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round at the Delray Beach Open. The 35-year-old Haas won the tournament in 2006. He lost just one of 20 points on his first serve against Odesnik and converted five of six break-point chances. No. 8-seeded Lleyton Hewitt beat American Bradley Klahn 6-3, 6-1. No. 4 Kevin...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Haas beats American Odesnik in first round at Delray Beach Open

Top-seeded Tommy Haas needed only 55 minutes to beat American Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-1 Tuesday in the first round at the Delray Beach Open. The 35-year-old Haas won the tournament in 2006. He lost just one of 20 points on his first serve against Odesnik and converted five of six break-point chances. No. 8-seeded Lleyton Hewitt beat American Bradley Klahn 6-3, 6-1. No. 4 Kevin Anderson...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

France's Mannarino beats Jack Sock at Delray Beach Open

Adrian Mannarino beat Jack Sock in straight sets Monday in the main draw opening match of the Delray Beach Open. Mannarino's 6-4, 6-2 win on the stadium court is his first in three matches against Sock this season and sends the Frenchman into the second round where he will face the winner of Monday night's other singles match between American Sam Querry and Spaniard Feliciano...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Seed Brown Falls While Americans win 8 matches on Day 1 of Australian Open Qualies

By Alana Mitchelson (January 8, 2014) MELBOURNE PARK – Melbourne provided stunning tennis weather conditions for day one of Australian Open qualifying on Wednesday as 128 men’s qualifiers battled it out to edge nearer towards earning one of just 16 currently unoccupied places granting entry into the Australian Open 2014 main draw.   Major upsets were aplenty at Melbourne Park...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2010 NCAA Champion Bradley Klahn Earns US Open Wild Card Through USTA Pro Circuit Events

    The USTA announced that Bradley Klahn, 22, of Poway, Calif., earned a main draw wild card into the 2013 US Open tonight by defeating Wayne Odesnik in the quarterfinals of the $100,000 USTA Pro Circuit Challenger in Aptos, Calif., clinching the wild card awarded to the American man who earns the most ranking […]
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Odesnik denies involvement with lab

An American tennis player who served a one-year ban for possessing human growth hormone denied involvement with a Florida clinic being investigated for reportedly selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez and other baseball players. Wayne Odesnik said reports that his name had been found on handwritten records kept at the Biogenesis of America Clinic in Coral Gables...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Tidbits: Tomic Wants Father Back on Tour, Odesnik Denies Involvement with Clinic, Rus Ties an Undesirable WTA Record

(June 25, 2013) Despite plenty of on-court action at the All England Club on Tuesday at Wimbledon, several stories were making quite a stir off the courts as well. Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Calls Out ATP’s Handling of Father’s Case It has been more than seven weeks since John Tomic’s physical attack of son Bernard’s practice partner in Madrid, but the issue is still a topic...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis adopts biological passport

Tennis is adopting the biological passport program and increasing the number of blood tests as part of a new anti-doping drive that players themselves have demanded. With the sport under pressure to do more against doping, the International Tennis Federation said Thursday the measures will go into effect this year on both the men's and women's tours in an effort to ensure...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Nadal and Ferrer Advance Easily in Acapulco

(February 27, 2013) Rafael Nadal moved into the quarterfinals of the Mexican Open on Wednesday as the Spaniard topped Argentina’s Martin Alund 6-0, 6-4 in just 85 minutes. He’ll face another Argentine next in Leonardo Mayer. Nadal’s countryman, top seed  David Ferrer defeated American Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-1. RESULTS – WEDNESDAY, 27 FEBRUARY, 2013 Singles – Second Round...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

A-Rod linked to troubled clinic?

Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is one of several athletes reportedly linked to a Miami clinic that allegedly was involved in selling performance-enhancing drugs.

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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Miami clinic supplied PEDs

New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is among those named on a list of performance-enhancing drug (PED) recipients given to Miami New Times by a former employee of the now-defunct Miami anti-aging clinic Biogenesis. The Miami New Times report also lists outfielder Melky Cabrera, pitcher Bartolo Colón, pro tennis player Wayne Odesnik, rising Cuban superstar boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco, Cilic reach Umag semis

Fernando Verdasco of Spain and Marin Cilic of Croatia cruised into the semifinals of the Croatia Open on Friday. Top-seeded Verdasco defeated Russian wild card Andrey Kuznetsov 6-2, 6-2, while second-seeded Cilic defeated American Wayne Odesnik 6-4, 6-0. Verdasco saved all six break points he faced and converted three of seven break chances. The 2008 champion will face either fellow...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Croatia Open Results

Results Tuesday from the Vegeta Croatia Open, an ATP tour event played on outdoor clay at ATP Stadium in Umag (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Potito Starace, Italy, def. Ivo Klec, Slovakia, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, def. Antonio Veic, Croatia, 6-2, 6-2. Marco Trungelliti, Argentina, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 7-5, 6-4. Fabio Fognini, Italy, def. Karol...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Qualifying Results

Monday At Bank of England Sports Ground Roehampton, England Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Wayne Odesnik (20), United States, def. Filip Krajinovic, Serbia, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Tim Smyczek, United States, def. Rogerio Dutra Silva (6), Brazil, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Matteo Viola, Italy, def. Alexander Kudryavtsev, Russia, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2. Romain Jouan, France, def. Mischa Zverev...
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

ATP Houston – Tuesday Results, Wednesday Schedule

RESULTS – MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 SINGLES FIRST ROUND Igor Kunitsyn (RUS) d Xavier Malisse (BEL) 6-4, 6-2 [Q] Horacio Zeballos (ARG) d Adrian Ungur (ROU) 63 63 Ryan Sweeting (USA) d [Q] Richardo Mello (BRA) 63 76(3) [Q] Michael Russell d Daniel Gimeno-Traver 26 75 61 Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) d Wayne Odesnik (USA) 67(3) 62 63 Tatsuma Ito (JPN) d [Q] Go Soeda (JPN) 64 75 DOUBLES FIRST...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Does your tennis racquet need a LBD? New string for your stick.

Black string is dressing many a tennis racquet these days and with its popularity has grown a number of new game-improving releases. The color has nothing to do with performance, it just looks tougher. Take a look at a few new-to-market strings. Mitchell Lvovsky, managing director of ALM Sports Group offers a quick peek at some stand-out lines you might want to consider: Select by...
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Initial Acceptance List Includes Four Former Champions

Four former winners of the US Men’s Clay Court Championship headline the initial acceptance list for the 2012 tournament that will be played April 9-15 at River Oaks Country Club. Defending champion Ryan Sweeting will be joined in the field by former champions Marcel Granollers (2008), Ivo Karlovic (2007) and World No. 8 Mardy Fish (2006). They are joined in the field by James...
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February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bernard Tomic’s girlfriend is becoming more popular than him

Bernard Tomic is on his way to becoming the most popular person in Australia, provided his girlfriend doesn't get there first. The rising 19-year-old tennis star has been making headlines at the Australian Open and could become a worldwide sensation if he upsets Roger Federer in their fourth-round match on Sunday. But Tomic is sharing the spotlight with girlfriend Donay Meijer...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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