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TENNIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wozniacki cruises to second round of French Open

PARIS -- It was a tricky test, but Caroline Wozniacki passed it smoothly. The former top-ranked player from Denmark stopped Karin Knapp's good run on clay this season with a 6-3, 6-0 win to reach the second round of the French Open. Knapp arrived in Paris on the back of her second career title at the Nuremberg Open last week and with an 8-2 record on clay. But she was no match for...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

******* fan jumped on the court and tried to take a selfie with Roger Federer

After beating Alejandro Falla 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday in the first round, a fan came on the court and tried to take a selfie with Roger Federer. Count how long it takes anyone to get out to him.“So I definitely think this is [a change] that something needs to happen quickly. But obviously [I] want this to happen immediately. Normally I only speak on behalf of myself, but in this...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Federer unhappy with security after fan comes on court

Roger Federer is not happy with the security at the French Open after experiencing a few alarming brushes with fans. After beating Alejandro Falla 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday in the first round, a fan came on the court and tried to take a selfie with the Swiss master. Federer, caught completely off guard, was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

French Open 2015: Predictions For Rafael Nadal, Other Top Stars

The 2015 French Open begins Sunday and the entire field is hoping to put an end to one of the most impressive runs in grand slam history. Rafael Nadal has won five straight men’s singles titles at Roland Garros and nine times overall. Unfortunately for Nadal, becoming the first player ever to win 10 singles titles at one grand slam tournament won’t be easy because his quarter...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

French Open Women's preview: Who will make the quarters?

The road to the Roland Garros on the women’s side proved to be as sporadic as ever. Serena Williams lost her first match of the season at Madrid to Petra Kvitova (who she had previously never lost to). After a stellar season that included three titles thus far, Simona Halep was turned back in the first round of Madrid. And after a mini-skid of back-to-back first round losses...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

French Open: Post-Draw Women’s Preview

The women’s singles draw for the 2015 French Open has been announced. What stands out about a bracket that features so many delicious (or perilous, depending on your viewpoint) uncertainties? You can debate which item is the second most important one on your list, but there should be no discussion about the top story to emerge from the women’s draw in Paris: Serena Williams received...
Via Attacking The Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray in High Spirits Ahead of Grand Slam Double-Header

They say that behind every good man there’s a good woman, and in Andy Murray’s case that certainly seems to be true. The Scottish star married his long-term partner Kim Sears in April in a ceremony in his hometown of Dunblane. The holy matrimony has coincided with Murray’s best ever form on clay, and not content with picking up his first ever trophy on the surface in April’s...
Via The Scores Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Review of the road to Roland Garros

With the clay court season all but finished and Roland Garros lurking just a week away, let’s take a look at the surprising, disappointing and standout moments of the three Masters 1000 tournaments on clay. Monte Carlo Rolex Masters The first Masters 1000 of the clay court swing leaves the door wide open for any player to set the tone for the next couple of grueling and demanding...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ball boy takes nasty spill behind Maria Sharapova

Embarrassing yourself on television is, well, embarrassing, but it can be pretty darn hilarious for everyone else. Cameras were on tennis star Maria Sharapova during the women’s final of the Italian Open on Sunday when an unsuspecting ball boy came in hot behind her in an attempt to fetch an umbrella. Instead, he tripped over something and hit the ground face-first. Luckily...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rome WTA Review: Cloudy With A Chance Of Everything

In 2012, Maria Sharapova conquered Rome and then Paris. Being able to win the last prominent lead-up tournament to the French Open, and to then claim Roland Garros itself, represented one of the more substantial clay-court achievements in recent women’s tennis history. Sharapova has once again lifted a trophy in Italy’s ancient city, but as the French Open approaches, the same...
Via Attacking The Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Decker expecting first child with Andy Roddick

Brooklyn Decker posted a photo on Twitter Saturday to announce that she is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Andy Roddick. So this happened… #the3ofus @andyroddick pic.twitter.com/vAaRpHQa2p — Brooklyn Decker (@BrooklynDecker) May 2, 2015 Decker, 28, has been married to Roddick since 2009, and is best known for appearing on the cover of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Carell, Emma Stone to star in Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King film

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, billed as “Battle of the Sexes,” is apparently the hottest sports movie property in Hollywood. Just over a month after HBO announced it was making a film about the match — with Paul Giamatti starring as Riggs and Elizabeth Banks portraying King — Fox Searchlight has a competing project in development, with...
Via Awful Announcing
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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