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Andy Murray and girlfriend Kim Sears get engaged

Roger Federer is married with two sets of twins, Novak Djokovic is married with a son, and now Andy Murray is finally catching up. Murray, 27, proposed to longtime girlfriend Kim Sears last week and she said yes. The two are now engaged in a move that has long been anticipated. Murray and Sears have...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andy Murray proposes to longtime girlfriend Kim Sears

Looks like three of tennis' Big Four are off the market, as Andy Murray has reportedly proposed to longtime girlfriend Kim Sears.  The first British man to win the Wimbledon men's singles event in 77 years was said to have popped the question to Sears last Wednesday. The 27-year-old tennis pro's agent confirmed to UK's the Guardian that the proposal occured sometime last week....
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray to wed girlfriend Kim Sears

LONDON (AP) Andy Murray is to marry long-time girlfriend Kim Sears. The former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion's management company confirmed the engagement. Earlier Wednesday, the 27-year-old Scot announced further changes to his professional support team by splitting with assistant coach Dani Vallverdu and fitness trainer Jez Green. Murray hired Amelie Mauresmo as his coach in...
Via AP on Fox
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Andy Murray makes more changes to his coaching team

LONDON -- Andy Murray has made further changes to his support team by splitting with assistant coach Dani Vallverdu and fitness trainer Jez Green. The former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion says in a statement released Wednesday that ''we sat down at the end of the season and decided that a change would be best for all of us.'' Murray hired Amelie Mauresmo as his coach in June,...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

IPTL: Federer, Djokovic, Serena head new tennis league

There's no rest for Roger. Back near the top of the rankings, and fresh from his long-awaited Davis Cup triumph with Switzerland, Roger Federer is getting ready for the International Premier Tennis League that gets under way on Friday. Joining Federer in the franchise-based, short-format competition will be the top-ranked players in men's and women's tennis, with Novak Djokovic and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Murray makes more changes to coaching team

LONDON (AP) Andy Murray has made further changes to his support team by splitting with assistant coach Dani Vallverdu and fitness trainer Jez Green. The former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion says in a statement released Wednesday that ''we sat down at the end of the season and decided that a change would be best for all of us.'' Murray hired Amelie Mauresmo as his coach in June...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

IPTL: New league offers a new look for tennis

There's no rest for Roger. Back near the top of the rankings, and fresh from his long-awaited Davis Cup triumph with Switzerland, Roger Federer is getting ready for the International Premier Tennis League that gets under way on Friday. Joining Federer in the franchise-based, short-format competition will be the top-ranked players in men's and women's tennis, with Novak Djokovic and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal to open tennis academy in home town in 2016

MADRID -- Rafael Nadal will open a tennis academy on his home island of Mallorca in 2016. The 14-time Grand Slam winner has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the academy in his home town of Manacor. Nadal says ''this is a special day for me, this project that we have been working on for many years is finally a reality.'' He says the plan is to ''begin with...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal to open tennis academy in home town in 2016

MADRID (AP) Rafael Nadal will open a tennis academy on his home island of Mallorca in 2016. The 14-time Grand Slam winner has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the academy in his home town of Manacor. Nadal says ''this is a special day for me, this project that we have been working on for many years is finally a reality.'' He says the plan is to ''begin with a summer camp in 2016...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Switzerland, Davis Cup champions at last

Stan Wawrinka was the backbone of the Swiss tennis team, who were competing to earn their first ever Davis Cup trophy Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet in straight sets on Sunday to lead his country to their first Davis Cup trophy. After hitting a cleverly disguised drop shot to win the match, Federer fell to his knees and took a bath in the red clay to celebrate. The list of...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Win Clinches Switzerland’s First Davis Cup Title

  #459453848 / gettyimages.com (November 23, 2014) Switzerland became the 14th country to claim the country’s first Davis Cup title on Sunday when they defeated France 3- 1 in Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France. In front of a record setting crowd of 27,448, world No. 2 Roger Federer clinched the tie for Switzerland defeating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2, falling to the ground...
Via Tennis Panorama
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Switzerland Wins Its First Davis Cup — Federer Gets The Headlines, Many Deserve The Credit

On a certain undeniable level, the big banner headline for the 2014 Davis Cup Final is simply this: ROGER FEDERER WINS ELUSIVE DAVIS CUP TITLE, ADDING TO HIS LEGACY. When any athlete with Federer’s level of stature and centrality wins a prestigious championship for the first time at a latter point in his or her career, it’s a big deal. It should be. This is a point which does...
Via Attacking The Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Switzerland Wins Its First Davis Cup — Federer Gets The Headlines, Many Deserve The Credit

On a certain undeniable level, the big banner headline for the 2014 Davis Cup Final is simply this: ROGER FEDERER WINS ELUSIVE DAVIS CUP TITLE, ADDING TO HIS LEGACY. When any athlete with Federer’s level of stature and centrality wins a prestigious championship for the first time at a latter point in his or her career, it’s a big deal. It should be. This is a point which does...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer clinches first Davis Cup title for himself, Switzerland

LILLE, France -- Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland took an unassailable 3-1 lead against France to win the Davis Cup final. The 17-time Grand Slam champion gave Switzerland its first title in the team competition and added the only big trophy in tennis missing from his collection. Federer and Stan Wawrinka...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Richard Gasquet replaces Tsonga, will face Roger Federer

LILLE, France -- Richard Gasquet will play the first reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final against Roger Federer Sunday as France looks to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Switzerland. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was initially set to face the 17-time Grand Slam champion but is sidelined with an elbow injury that already ruled him out of the doubles rubber, according to the French tennis...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis Cup finals: The Swiss finally take a stand

The Davis Cup finals are underway and after two days of play in Lille, France, the Swiss are well on their way to winning a title. Dominant play by Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka took the neutrality out of Switzerland and put them on the offensive. Despite many concerns coming into the competition, Switzerland has done remarkably well. They lead the French 2-1 and with a win...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer, Wawrinka give Swiss 2-1 lead over France in Davis Cup final

  Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka defeated Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 to give Switzerland a 2-1 lead over France in the Davis Cup final on Saturday. Federer and Wawrinka did not concede a single break and dominated the key points to withstand their opponent's charge in the second set. The teams ended the first day level at 1-1 after Wawrinka defeated...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Switzerland Takes 2-1 lead over France in Davis Cup Final

#459411544 / gettyimages.com (November 22, 2014) Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka gave Switzerland an important 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup final on Saturday, when they defeated France’s doubles team of Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in Lille, France. Switzerland’s captain Severin Luthi made the move to place the 2008 Olympic champion doubles team instead...
Via Tennis Panorama
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tsonga criticizes French crowd for lack of Davis Cup support

LILLE, France -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rued the lack of support of his home crowd Friday after losing to Stan Wawrinka in the opening singles match of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland. Despite the presence of a record crowd of 27,432 spectators in the stands of the Pierre Mauroy stadium, Tsonga said after his 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 loss to the fourth-ranked Swiss that...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tsonga criticizes French crowd for lack of support

LILLE, France (AP) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rued the lack of support of his home crowd Friday after losing to Stan Wawrinka in the opening singles match of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland. Despite the presence of a record crowd of 27,432 spectators in the stands of the Pierre Mauroy stadium, Tsonga said after his 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 loss to the fourth-ranked Swiss that...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

France Evens Tie Against Switzerland in Davis Cup Final

#459371386 / gettyimages.com (November 21, 2014) France leveled the Davis Cup final against Switzerland at 1-1 at the end of day one in Lille, France when Gael Monfils dispatched Roger Federer 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. I was Monfils’ first win over the world No. 2 on clay. Monfils hit 44 winners in the less than two hour match. Federer pulled out of the final of the ATP year-end...
Via Tennis Panorama
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus, Hingis, Roddick commit to play team tennis' 40th season

  Billie Jean King's tennis league will celebrate its 40th anniversary this summer, featuring players Venus Williams, Andy Roddick and Martina Hingis. The 40th season of World Team Tennis will kick off with the player draft on March 16 in Indian Wells, California. WTT announced Thursday the regular season will run from July 12-29, with the conference championships on July 30...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Draw Set for Davis Cup Final – France Versus Switzerland

(November 20, 2014) The draw has been set for the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland this weekend in Lille, France on a clay court. After speculation about Roger Federer, who pulled out of the final ATP World Tour Finals with a back injury, the 17-time major champion will participate in Davis Cup this weekend. Roger Federer will face off against Gael Monfils in the second...
Via Tennis Panorama
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Shows Off Her Curves In Lingerie Photo Shoot (Photos)

  Serena Williams looks absolutely beautiful and hot in this photo shoot. The tennis star stripped down and showed off her toned body for this Australian lingerie label, Berlei. How does she feel about her body? Take a look. “‘I’m a normal woman – I can get self-conscious. But I think that is just natural for women to feel that way,’ she said. ‘I have learned to be...
Via Geeks and Cleats
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Shows Off Curves #ForTheBros in Lingerie Photoshoot

Here is what Serena had to say about her curves. The 33-year-old sporting star showed off her toned figure and enviable curves as she shot a TV campaign for Australian lingerie brand Berlei. ‘I’m a normal woman – I can get self-conscious. But I think that is just natural for women to feel that way,’ she said. I have learned to be proud of my curves and to embrace them. It’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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