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WATCH: Novak Djokovic dances to Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy'

Top-ranked men's tennis star Novak Djokovic celebrated Thursday's straight-set victory over Paul-Henri Mathieu in the second round of the U.S. Open tournament by dancing to Iggy Azalea's hit "Fancy". Djokovic is clearly enjoying the moment and keeping things loose.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stan Wawrinka tells apparently ‘drunk’ fan at U.S. Open to ‘Shut up, man!’ (video)

Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka had a rough go of it during a late-night match against Thomaz Bellucci, once yelling at himself and later yelling at a fan he deemed to be “drunk.” The No. 3-seeded Wawrinka ultimately prevailed in a match that went into the wee hours of Thursday morning, beating the 91st-ranked Bellucci […] The post Stan Wawrinka tells apparently ‘drunk’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki: “I almost took my head off.” (Video)

Caroline Wozniacki found the most unusual way to lose a point in her second-round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the U.S. Open — she got her hair stuck in her racket. “I almost took my head off," Wozniakci said via ABC News. “It was really tangled up good, so I didn't have a chance.” Check out the video of Wozniacki’s worst hair day:  
Via Intrigue Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wozniacki gets hair stuck in racket during point

Caroline Wozniaki hasn’t had the best summer. Her ex-fiancé​ Rory McIlroy won two majors — the British Open and PGA Championship — and has become the best golfer on the planet. Meanwhile, Wozniacki has won just one singles tournament in 16 attempts in 2014, including a disappointing first-round exit at the French Open and a fourth-place finish at Wimbledon. During her second...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The future of American tennis

Serena Williams Many sports experts and tennis fans comment on the fact that the USA no longer has a strong presence in the professional world of tennis.  It’s no secret that the Arthur Ashe and Andre Agassi era of American tennis has come and gone but are the professional American tennis players of today really that bad? In the current Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Burning Questions of the US Open

Which Novak Djokovic will show up? Robert Deutsch – USA Today Sports Djokovic has had a less than stellar summer hard court season.  Early third round exits in Toronto to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and in Cincinnati to Tommy Robredo have planted some seeds of doubts heading into the US Open.  Was his play just by design to give him some extra rest heading into the final Grand Slam?...
Via The Sideline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Boris Becker has a disgusting case of tennis elbow

Boris Becker appears to be suffering from severe tennis elbow with HUGE lump on arm http://t.co/18yOqPpbQf pic.twitter.com/CmD6DMPqkD — Irish Daily Mirror (@IrishMirror) August 26, 2014 GAH! What in the name of all that is holy is going on with Boris Becker’s elbow? The 46-year-old German tennis legend, serving in the capacity of tennis coach for […] The post Boris Becker spotted...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Roger Federer’s new Air Jordan-inspired shoes

17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer debuted his newest shoe Tuesday night, the Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour AJ3, a shoe, as you can tell, looks awfully familiar. That’s because he collaborated with Michael Jordan himself on the design…
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Wears Michael Jordan Inspired Shoes, Makes Him Laugh With ButtTweener

  "Jordan Inspired. Federer Approved." That's the tagline for the Michael Jordan tennis shoes Roger Federer debuted on court today. They were a big hit on Twitter and are likely to be an even bigger hit in the stores when they go on sale tomorrow. The shoes are called NIKECOURT Zoom Vapor AJ3 and are expected to cost are $200. If I was a man I'd totally be picking...
Via Onthegotennis
2 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Japan's Kei Nishikori breezes through first round

NEW YORK -- Tenth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan cruised to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 victory over American Wayne Odesnik in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, showing no apparent effects from a toe injury that hampered his preparations. Still, Nishikori needed more than two hours to dispatch the 176th-ranked Odesnik, a grinding baseliner who earned a wild card into the U.S. Open...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Ana Ivanovic beats American Riske in first round

NEW YORK -- Ana Ivanovic kept her hot streak rolling with a straight-set victory to start the U.S. Open. The eighth-seeded Serb beat American Alison Riske 6-3, 6-0 in the first round Tuesday. Ivanovic has won 48 matches this year, more than anyone else on tour. The 2008 French Open champion has struggled to get back to that level but finally seems to be inching closer. She returned...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal’s absence drops prices for Men’s Final US Open tickets, whole tournament up 11%

The biggest tennis tournament in the country is under way. As the first round of the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens is in process, demand for U.S. Open tickets on the secondary market has been increasing compared to both last year and just a few weeks ago. Originally, fans planning on watching and attending were handed a big blow with...
Via Attacking The Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alec Baldwin catches errant ball at U.S. Open

Still in NY, still suited up.
Via Beer Mug Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan just took a selfie with Roger Federer

Let’s be honest folks, selfies have become a huge part of our daily lives and when Michael Jordan takes a selfie, we will be here to document it. Only a few moments ago, tennis legend Roger Federer posted an image of the two taking a selfie on his Twitter account before the upcoming U.S. Open: MJ #selfie #HisAirness pic.twitter.com/Bv4HJVecqa — Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) August...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: U.S. Open match delayed by one bee

((ht: espn.com))No really, it was a lone bee that briefly delayed the Venus Williams vs. Kimiko Date-Krumm opening round match at the U.S. Open.We aren't making this up.One bee.All by it's lonesome.The killer bee ducked and dodged Date-Krumm and a phalanx of slightly scared ball kids before eventually scurrying off...Your video proof:
Via Online Sports Guys
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Faces Golden Opportunity at U.S. Open

With defending champion Rafael Nadal announcing Monday that he was withdrawing from the 2014 U.S. Open due to a wrist injury, Roger Federer now appears to have his best shot at winning a Grand Slam title since his Wimbledon triumph in 2012. Due to Nadal’s absence, Novak Djokovic and Federer will now be the tournament’s No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, respectively, meaning that they...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Serena Williams sings karaoke ahead of U.S. Open

Serena Williams singing karaoke to "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend" feels like the best way to get in the mood for the U.S. Open.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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