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Svitolina and Peng Grab WTA Titles This Week

  #451088176 / gettyimages.com (July 27, 2014) Elina Svitolina defended her title at the Baku Cup in Azerbaijan beating 2012 champion Bojana Jovanovski 6-1, 7-6 (2). It’s the first time the tournament’s history that a player has defended her title. The Ukrainian 19-year-old is the first teenager to win multiple WTA titles since Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won three titles...
Via Tennis Panorama
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quarterfinal day at the BB&T Atlanta Open

    John Isner By Herman Wood (July 25, 2014) ATLANTA – Americans and best buddies Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey got things going on Friday.  Yes, they already played- each other.  On Friday, they took on Santiago Gonzalez and Scott Lipsky in doubles.  It was a tight match, with the American pair winning 7-6 (2), 7-5.  On an interesting strategic note, Querrey lined up in...
Via Tennis Panorama
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Two Gstaad Seeds Mikhail Youzhny and Marcel Granollers Fall

  Fernando Verdasco By Florian Heer (July 25, 2014) GSTAAD – Welcome to Gstaad – a town, which is considered by many people as the real Switzerland. Its local population is equal parts people and cows. Indeed, Gstaad’s direct vicinity has around 7,500 permanent residents alongside around 7,500 cows. Despite becoming an increasingly popular winter and summer tourism destination...
Via Tennis Panorama
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Common Dishes On Serena Williams

Common and Serena Williams haven't been an item since 2010, but that hasn't stopped the rapper from continuing to talk about her.                                                              According to tennis.com , Common has once again spoken to the media about Serena. In his latest ramble, he mentions the beef he has with Drake, which...
Via Onthegotennis
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO VAULT: Del Potro back hitting backhands, Raonic practicing with Serena and Nestor

There were a couple of videos that made the rounds today and they were pretty noteworthy. The first one shows Juan Martin del Potro hitting backhands. He's basically pushing the ball to protect his surgically repaired left wrist. It's a start. I, personally, can't wait for the BIG LUG to return. #biglugluv y'all. Milos Raonic was practicing today in Toronto and brought...
Via Down the Line!
4 days ago  |  Discuss

+NETCORDS: Stephens and Annacone split, Neil Harman caught plagiarizing, and Vaidisova practicing again

Busy day in the tennisphere...- Soooooo lookie (up) there. If it isn't our old friend, the ex-Worm loving Czech lady baller who retired at the age of 20, Nicole Vaidisova. Apparently she's back to practicing and feeling good: These last couple weeks Im finally able to serve with less pain then i have in over 3 years, it makes me hopeful and happy to see progress after struggling...
Via Down the Line!
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Kirilenko Is No Longer Engaged

Maria Kirilenko has ended her engagement to NHL hockey player Alexander Ovechki. The two were dating for a year before they became engaged in 2012. In her statement, Maria made it sound like the decision was her's. "I have made a decision to break up our engagement,” Kirilenko said in an R-Sport interview. “There are a lot of reasons, but I wouldn’t want to go in...
Via Onthegotennis
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Would You Rather: Behati Prinsloo or Maria Sharapova?

Via Guyism
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams and her giant booty are on vacation

Via Guyism
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Caroline Wozniacki jab Rory McIlroy on Instagram?

While we cannot be positive exactly what message Caroline Wozniacki was sending, if any at all, by posting a photograph of her rocking high heels to her Instagram account, it’s certainly plausible given the message she attached to the pic that she may have been taking a shot at the height of her ex-fiancé, Rory […] The post Did Caroline Wozniacki take a shot at Rory McIlroy’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John McEnroe’s Son Kevin McEnroe Arrested For Cocaine Possession

Former tennis pro and son of tennis legend John McEnroe, Kevin McEnroe, was arrested for possession of cocaine. Kevin was caught in New York’s East Village  purchasing the drug, and was popped for possession of prescription medication. McEnroe did not enter into plea when arraigned on Wednesday; his lawyers contested that there was “nothing remarkable” about what he had in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

John McEnroe’s son Kevin arrested for buying cocaine

Kevin McEnroe, the 27-year-old son of former tennis star John McEnroe and actress Tatum O’Neal, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with cocaine possession after being caught making a purchase. The AP says McEnroe was arrested in East Village in New York and was in possession of cocaine and a prescription medication. McEnroe did not […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova clowns with Floyd Mayweather at ESPYs (Video)

Tennis star Maria Sharapova used her height advantage over boxer Floyd Mayweather for some laughs as the duo presented the Best Game award at Wednesday night's ESPYs.The 5-foot-8 Mayweather received an elaborate introduction from "The Money Team", yet he was completely overshadowed by Sharapova, who stands 6-foot-2 and was wearing high heels. H/T LBS. This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Federer, Vonn play tennis atop glacier in Swiss Alps

From the many photos available online of the two together over the years, it seems that Lindsey Vonn and Roger Federer, despite being titans of completely different sports, are friends, or at least have crossed paths with one another on more than one occasion. Somehow, between their friendship, a Skype conversation and a clever promotion […] The post Lindsey Vonn, Roger Federer...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Roger Federer sheds single tear after Wimbledon loss

Tennis legend Roger Federer  nearly won his first Grand Slam title in two years at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, but he fell in five sets to Novak Djokovic in an extremely hard-fought battle. The loss was obviously a tough one for Federer, who was seeking his eighth Wimbledon championship and his 18th Grand Slam title. After being down two sets to one and facing a 5-2 deficit...
Via The Sideline
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic takes Wimbledon after epic match with Federer

LONDON — Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in a five-set thriller Sunday to win the Wimbledon men’s singles tennis championship 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-4. Federer won the last five games of the fourth set and saved a match point to take it 7-5 and force a deciding set. Federer won the opening set 7-6 (7) but Djokovic came back to win the next two 6-4, 7-6 (4). Federer...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon dress code making women play bra-less?

Officials at Wimbledon are apparently giving zero slack on the all-white dress code required by all players competing in the tournament. This is because some women have allegedly been told to play bra-less after their undergarments were deemed too colorful to adhere to the strict dress policy.“One of the players was called into the referees’ office because he had blue underwear...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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