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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...
Via isportsweb.com
2 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
2 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
4 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
5 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ATP World Tour Finals Wrap-Up: Djokovic Wins, No Final Is Played, And Team Switzerland Is A Mess On The Eve Of Davis Cup

The ATP’s season-ending championship (before the International Tennis Federation puts the capper on the tennis year with the Davis Cup Final) is called the World Tour Finals. The acronym for the event, as you can plainly see, is WTF. This year in London, “WTF” was the universal reaction to the showcase singles tournament held in tennis’s most receptive global city. The event...
Via Attacking The Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John McEnroe and Jim Courier Kick Off New Tennis Offerings at Casa de Campo

LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic — Tennis legends John McEnroe and Jim Courier kicked off the new tennis offerings at the Casa de Campo Resort by competing a special exhibition match November 7. The appearance by the two tennis Hall of Famers was part of the resort’s effort to raise the profile of its tennis offerings at its 16-court tennis center. Expertly deemed “Wimbledon of...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams has 'big' reason why she won't run marathons

A teary-eyed Serena Williams waited patiently at the finish line of last Sunday's NYC Marathon for her tennis rival and good friend Caroline Wozniacki to complete the race — which she did in an impressive 3 hours, 27 minutes. On Friday, Williams began her morning with a brief “SerenaFriday” question-and-answer session on Twitter, which led to an inquiry about her interest...
Via The Other Paper
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennis player DQ'd after lineswoman hit by racquet

A scary moment recently happened in the first round of the Charlottesville Men's Pro Challenger tournament. Darian King, a player on the Challenger Tour, completely lost his cool after losing a point. King then turned around and threw his racquet at the tarp behind the court when the point was over. Unfortunately, he didn't look first, because a lineswoman was standing...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Robredo Flips Andy Murray The Bird After Blowing Five Match Points

ICYMI earlier: Here is Robredo sticking two fingers up to Murray after losing match points up (again) https://t.co/qQCBj09GJa— Jake Davies (@jakedavi5) October 26, 2014 Tommy Robredo showed Andy Murray his middle fingers after the final in Valencia which he lost after having five match points. Frustrating? Absolutely. But Robredo's reaction was pretty tame when you take into...
Via Onthegotennis
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki gal pal around before WTA Finals

Tennis star Serena Williams and gal pal Caroline Wozniacki stepped out together in Singapore before the WTA Finals begin on Monday. They attended the draw ceremony together. Williams enters the tournament seeded No. 1. Wozniacki is the No. 8 seed.  Williams posted a shot of the two of them on Instagram. The photo called attention to Williams’ revealing yellow dress. The caption...
Via Speleb
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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