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Tennis Grand Stand:
By Romi Cvitkovic
Tennis players are a peculiar breed. They lose nearly every week, but they get back on their feet just as often – many times with invigorating activities to keep their focus in check. We catch up with Victoria Azarenka, Milos Raonic, Laura Robson, Maria Sharapova and Na Li as we see what they were up to after losing at the US Open, including fashion shows, parties, charity tours and Olympic parades.
Some players party with Redfoo after a tough loss in the women’s championship match…
World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka has had a familiar face in her player’s box during several of her matches at the US Open, rock star Redfoo of the group LMFAO, and Sunday was no different. The upcoming sponsor of the Party Rock Open in Las Vegas, Redfoo fistpumped and cheered his way into Vika’s heart. The duo – with some extra friends – partied just hours after her heart-breaking loss. And apparently there’s video coming up of the night as well. Guess a good party goes a long way to tur...
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An interview with: VICTORIA AZARENKA – Post -Match interview after losing the US Open final to Serena Williams
Sunday, September 9, 2012
THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.
Q. You played a great match out there today. I mean, at the end you really looked absolutely devastated. Did you feel like you just let this one get away? What are your thoughts?
A summer of dreams, tinged with gold and bursting with achievement, culminated for Serena Williams on Sunday with victory in a terrific women's final at the US Open over a gallant Victoria Azarenka by 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.
Singles and doubles titles at Wimbledon; gold medals in singles and doubles in the Olympics (with Venus as her partner both times, of course) and now her first US...
Newly retired Andy Roddick has some more tennis left in him.
He'll be playing Canada's Milos Raonic in a Nov. 16 exhibition dubbed ''The Face-Off'' at Toronto's Air Canada Centre.
The 30-year-old Roddick is a former No. 1 who retired last week at the U.S. Open. Raonic will be getting a rare chance to play before home fans. He lost to Roddick in a final...
Toronto, September 10, 2012 – Tennis Canada and Lagardere Unlimited announced Monday that “The Face-Off” will return to Canada in November with a new roster of superstar tennis players. Joining Canada’s No. 1 singles player Milos Raonic, will be former world No. 1 Andy Roddick, who recently retired from tournament play at the US Open, 15-time Grand Slam champion and recent...
Though largely attributable to an NFL lead-in, the women’s final of the U.S. Open earned solid numbers for CBS Sunday afternoon. The Serena Williams/Victoria Azarenka U.S. Open women’s final earned a 3.9 overnight rating on CBS Sunday, down 7% from last year (4.2), but up 105% from 2010, the last time the final aired in the traditional Saturday night window (1.9). The 3.9 overnight...
Two points from defeat, Serena Williams suddenly regained her composure to come back to win the last four games and beat No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 on Sunday for her fourth U.S. Open title and 15th Grand Slam title overall.
Williams improved to 26 wins and just one loss since a first-round exit at the French Open in late May, winning Wimbledon and the London Olympics...
Open era (1968-present) 2012 - Serena Williams def. Victoria Azarenka, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.
1995 - Steffi Graf def. Monica Seles, 7-6 (6), 0-6, 6-3.
1994 - Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario def. Steffi Graf, 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4.
1989 - Steffi Graf def. Martina Navratilova, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.
1988 - Steffi Graf def. Gabriela Sabatini, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.
1985 - Hana Mandlikova def. Martina Navratilova...