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CHARLESTON, S.C. (August 16, 2012) — Venus Williams, John McEnroe, Lindsay
Davenport and Kevin Anderson will lead the lineup of top tennis players
battling for the World TeamTennis Championship at the WTT Finals Weekend
presented by GEICO, Sept. 14-16, at the Family Circle Tennis Center in
Ticket specials for the WTT Finals Weekend are available through the Family
Circle Tennis Center box office. Fans who purchase Terrace Level tickets
for Friday and Saturday through the FCTC Box Office will receive a free
ticket for Sunday’s Championship Final. A full weekend Terrace Level pass
is $77.00. Full weekend Box Seat passes are available for $160.50. Single
session tickets are $38.50 for Terrace Level and $53.50 for Box Seats. All
fees are included in ticket prices. For tickets, travel packages or more
information, please contact the Box Office at 1-800-677-2293 or visit
Williams, who last month won the Olympic gold medal in doubles with her
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Together they formed one of the most prolific doubles teams in tennis history. Now, longtime friends and tennis partners John McEnroe and Peter Fleming are again teaming up – this time in an effort to boost the sport they love, as Fleming was today named an Associate Academy Director at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy.
McEnroe and Fleming will officially kick off this re-constituting...
Venus Williams, who needed a wild card to play in the Western & Southern Open, advanced to the second round with a 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 win over 12th-seeded Maria Kirilenko of Russia on Tuesday.
Another American wild card, Sloane Stephens, moved on with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova, while Anna Tatishvili of Georgia eliminated Klara Zakopalova of the Czech...
by JAMES HENRY
CINCINNATI – Venus Williams is winning. And it sure feels good.
“I didn’t realize I was going to be that excited when I won,” she said after defeating current U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur to advance from the quarterfinals at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.
“I’d like to think that this is only the beginning for me of more semifinals...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Venus Williams, who needed a wild card to play in the Western & Southern Open, advanced to the second round with a 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 win over 12th-seeded Maria Kirilenko of Russia on Tuesday.
Another American wild card, Sloane Stephens, moved on with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova, while Anna Tatishvili of Georgia eliminated Klara Zakopalova...
Angelique Kerber did the seemingly impossible yesterday at the Western and Southern Open, beating Serena Williams on a surface other than a clay. The younger Williams had not lost since her first-round exit at the French Open to Virignie Razzano. Kerber did not seem to care how well Serena had been playing, as she took it to Williams and never took her foot off the gas. This...
Many of the most riveting sporting events in human history have been described by those who witnessed it as “back and forth.” Tennis, by definition, is a back and forth game. When titans of the court clash we are often witnesses to some of the most awe inspiring athletic feats imaginable. Tennis has delivered a number of epic clashes throughout history.
Debates will rage on...
Macatee New U.S. Open Tennis Voice for CBS- CBS Sports announced today that Bill Macatee has been named lead play-by-play voice for the network’s coverage of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships. Macatee will join Mary Carillo and John McEnroe when CBS begins its coverage of tennis’ final grand slam event of the year on September 1st.
Recently, pop singer/actress Miley Cyrus decided to show off a new picture of her new hair-do on Twitter and it caught the eye of one famous tennis star.
Watch as Serena Williams compliments her with a tweet:
Here is Miley's new hair-do:
After running our country’s foreign affairs as the Secretary of State under the Bush administration, Condoleezza Rice is now turning to modeling. The Cleveland native proudly supports the Browns in the “My Team” marketing campaign for NFL women’s clothing.
Rice joins Alyssa Milano and Serena Williams in what NFL’s director of apparel Rhiannon Madden said is “a message...