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Andy Roddick’s wife explains why he threw tennis trophies in trash

Andy Roddick, who retired from tennis in 2012, is one of the most successful U.S. tennis competitors of all-time. During his 12-year pro career, he won 32 titles, including the 2003 U.S. Open.Roddick, however, threw away his tennis trophies because they didn’t define success to him. He didn’t seem to care much about them. His wife, model/actress Brooklyn Decker, was not happy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Serena Williams once tried to deposit $1M check at drive-thru ATM

Serena Williams has won more than twice as much in prize money as any other female tennis player in history, but money has never been her concern — aside from when she’s arguing for equal pay. In Uninterrupted’s new “Kneading Dough” video, Williams told sports business manager Maverick Carter she’s never played to get rich:“I’ve actually never played for money. I...
Via The Comeback
July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Can anyone stop Roger Federer from winning another Slam?

Twelve months ago, it would’ve been crazy to argue that Roger Federer would enter the Wimbledon semifinals as the overwhelming favorite. Now, it would be crazy to suggest otherwise. Federer, the 35-year-old greatest player ever, has been enjoying an unbelievable career resurgence in 2017. He’s won four titles so far this year, including the Australian Open, and completely flipped...
Via isportsweb.com
July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: T&S: Venus Williams & Roger Federer's renaissance at Wimbledon

Tim and Sid are on vacation, so Eric Thomas and Shi Davidi take over to talk about the lack of parity in women's tennis, and Roger Federer's renaissance.
Via SportsNetCanada
July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hilarity ensues when portly fan puts on Kim Clijsters' skirt, plays at Wimbledon

A fan unknowingly engineered a hilarious series of events during the Wimbledon Ladies invitational doubles match Friday featuring Kim Clijsters, Rennae Stubbs, Conchita Martinez and Andrea Jaeger.In the middle of her match against Martinez and Jaeger, Clijsters asked if she should serve wide or down the middle. A fan yelled for her to hit a “body serve.”That produced plenty...
Via Sportsnaut
July 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Federer wins eighth Wimbledon title, doesn’t drop set throughout tournament

Roger Federer won his eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday, setting a record for the most championships won at the event. He defeated Marin Cilic in three sets, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4, taking just one hour and 41 minutes for the victory. The Swiss star had been tied with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw for most championships won at the All England Club.How Federer won that record eighth Wimbledon...
Via The Comeback
July 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Even big boys cry at Wimbledon

In the midst of nerves and mixed emotions, Roger Federer and Marin Cilic shed tears for different reasons at some point on Wimbledon’s Centre Court in London on Sunday. The players went to battle and the winner would be crowned the 2017 Wimbledon Champion. Federer entered the match having already claimed 17 grand slam titles, which was the most by any male player in history. He...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Federer had wild night celebrating Wimbledon title

Roger Federer won his 19th Grand Slam and his eighth (!) Wimbledon singles title Sunday. The man is simply a legend.And it appears he celebrated his latest Wimbledon title in legendary fashion. His celebration was so wild that it inspired the Washington Post to use “lit” in a headline.“Yeah, my head’s ringing,” Federer said Monday. “I don’t know what I did last night...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

The 'No one is betterer than Roger Federer' quiz

Over the weekend, Roger Federer won his eighth Wimbledon singles championship and his 19th major overall, both records on the men's side. If there was any debate prior, there really isn't much to argue about now: Roger Federer is the greatest men's tennis player of all-time. Some are even making the argument the Federer is the top athlete ever, regardless of sport. Whether or not...
July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

How does Marin Cilic compare to the Big Four?

For the past decade or so, a few men have ruled the sport of tennis: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and Rafael Nadal. These four have collectively held the number one ranking since 2004 and have won almost every Grand Slam in that span, effectively making every other player on tour somewhat irrelevant. In the past twelve years, only three competitors outside this core...
Via isportsweb.com
July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Piers Morgan tried to explain tennis to Martina Navratilova. It didn’t go well.

Opinionated and controversial British media personality Piers Morgan (formerly of the News of the World, the Daily Mirror and CNN, currently of the Daily Mail‘s Mail Online) and ITV’s Good Morning Britain has had plenty of run-ins with sports figures, and they usually haven’t gone well for him. The latest followed that pattern, with Morgan (seen above at May’s BMW PGA...
Via Awful Announcing
July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Three Wimbledon matches have reportedly raised suspicions about match-fixing

Last year it was a player poisoning investigation; this year it’s suspicious betting patterns. The Tennis Integrity Unit revealed on Wednesday that three matches at Wimbledon triggered alerts for match-fixing, including one match from the main draw of the tournament.TIU reports match-fixing alerts every quarter and revealed 53 suspicious matches in total, so alerts are fairly...
Via The Comeback
July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raonic: Not content with what I've done so far

Milos Raonic joined the Starting Lineup in-studio to discuss working with John McEnroe, Wimbledon memories, what he needs to win a major, why he's not happy with what he's accomplished so far, and what major would be most special to win.
Via SportsNetCanada
July 24, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bouchard: No regrets calling out Sharapova

Genie Bouchard joined Prime Time Sports and talked about her comments regarding Maria Sharapova and playing the game “the right way.”
Via SportsNetCanada
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bouchard on similarities & differences with Andre Agassi

Genie Bouchard talked about working with Andre Agassi and how his experiences in the game of tennis have influenced her.
Via SportsNetCanada
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Novak Djokovic could miss rest of season with elbow injury

Novak Djokovic is dealing with an elbow injury that reportedly could end his season.Serbian outlet Zurnal spoke with the doctor for the Tennis Federation of Serbia, who told them Djokovic has a bone bruise in his elbow that needs 6-12 weeks of recovery time. He believes that Djokovic shutting things down for the rest of the year might be a good idea so the former world No. 1 player...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

James Blake: Serena Williams is one of greatest athletes of all time

John McEnroe sparked a major debate recently when he said that Serena Williams would not even be a household name if she had to play in the men’s tennis circuit, and the former World No. 1 later said he regretted making the remarks. Alas, the discussion has raged on.Former tennis player and current Tennis Channel analyst James Blake gave his take in an interview with Bill Reiter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic to miss the remainder of the 2017 season

Exactly this time one year ago, Roger Federer made the announcement that he would be missing the remainder of the 2016 season to rehab his injuries. A few days ago, Novak Djokovic made the same announcement, stating that he will be missing the remainder of this season. This raises a few questions and will surely have a large impact on the rest of this year’s season. I think the...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic takes time off

Novak Djokovic announced in July that he would be taking the rest of the season off to recover from his elbow injury. That makes him the last of the Big Four to miss time due to injury. The other three had previous injuries that they all took time off for, and each returned with different results. What can we expect from Djokovic later on then? Based off his three biggest competitors...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rogers Cup preview and predictions

This week the Rogers Cup kicks off in Montreal, marking the real start of the race to the U.S. Open. The big storylines people are talking about is the potential for Rafael Nadal to rise back up to world No. 1 in the rankings, and the battle for year end world No. 1 that is likely to occur between Nadal and Roger Federer. They’ve been the clear top two players this year, and that...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rogers Cup sit down with Gael Monfils

Arash Madani sat down to talk with Gael Monfils while in Montreal at the Rogers Cup.
Via SportsNetCanada
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rogers Cup sit down with John Isner

Arash Madani sits down with John Isner ahead of the Rogers Cup to talk about being in the Top 20 for seven straight years and much more.
Via SportsNetCanada
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rogers Cup sit down with Milos Raonic

Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic sits down with Arash Madani ahead of the Rogers Cup in Montreal to talk about growing up in Canada and more.
Via SportsNetCanada
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rogers Cup sit down with David Ferrer

Tennis's David Ferrer sits down with Arash Madani ahead of the Rogers Cup in Montreal to talk about emotional wins and much more.
Via SportsNetCanada
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rogers Cup sit down with Roger Federer

Tennis superstar Roger Federer sits down with Arash Madani ahead of his match at the Rogers Cup in Montreal to talk about his rivalry with Rafael Nadal and more.
Via SportsNetCanada
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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