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TENNIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

John Isner Saves Two Match Points in Win over Robby Ginepri

By Herman Wood (July 24, 2014) ATLANTA – It was a showdown of Americans with local ties tonight at the BB&T Atlanta Open.  Former University of Georgia standout, top ranked American, and number one seed John Isner took on local Robby Ginepri, from just up I-75 in Marietta, now Kennesaw.  It was their fourth meeting, with Isner holding the edge, 2-1. Ginepri, currently ranked...
Via Tennis Panorama
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucky Loser Thiemo de Bakker Knocks Out Second Seed Kevin Anderson in Atlanta

Thiemo de Bakker By Herman Wood (July 24, 2014) ATLANTA – Play began on Thursday at 4 PM in Atlanta, just ahead of the usually scheduled afternoon summer thunderstorms.  Thiemo de Bakker and Kevin Anderson were on court holding serve through 3-all until the stadium got a bit loud- thunder and distant lightning.  De Bakker took heed and stepped up his returns to get a break for...
Via Tennis Panorama
15 hours 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
15 hours 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!
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Starts to Heat Up with Querrey Upset

  Sam Querrey By Herman Wood (July 23, 2014) ATLANTA – It was a typical Atlanta day at the BB&T Atlanta Open – hot and humid! In first round action, Yen-Shun Lu out-held American Alex Kuznetsov 6-4, 6-4.  There were a total of fifteen break points in the match with four converted. In doubles action, Chris Guccione partnered with fellow Brit John-Patrick Smith to get by...
Via Tennis Panorama
1 day 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!
1 day 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Would You Rather: Behati Prinsloo or Maria Sharapova?

Via Guyism
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams and her giant booty are on vacation

Via Guyism
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5'9" tennis player needs chair to congratulate 6'10" opponent at Claro Open (VIDEO)

Instead of going straight to the net for the customary handshake, after a loss to Ivo Karlovic at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, 5'9" Dudi Sela instead took a tiny detour to grab a chair from the sidelines to give his much taller opponent a hug.Sela had the sense of mind and even higher sense of humor to stand on the chair and hug it out with the 6'10"...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5’9” Dudi Sela Grabs Chair To Hug 6’11” Ivo Karlovic After Match

Here’s what happens in a tennis match when your opponent is over a foot a taller than you… The post 5’9” Dudi Sela Grabs Chair To Hug 6’11” Ivo Karlovic After Match appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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