JAMES BLAKE RUMORS & GOSSIP
TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man shot his wife and two teenage children in the head, then scattered gasoline and fireworks around the mansion they rented before setting the home ablaze and killing himself Wednesday, deputies said Friday.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Col. Donna Lusczynski said at a news conference Friday that Darrin Campbell had purchased fireworks, gas cans and gasoline...
Tampa-area firefighters found three bodies in a burning mansion owned by former tennis star James Blake, who was renting out the Tampa Bay house and not there at the time, officials said Wednesday.Hours after the fire was reported about 6 a.m. EDT, firefighters were still there putting out hot spots at the 7,600-square-foot home located north of downtown Tampa. It could be days before...
At least three people were found dead Wednesday inside a multimillion dollar Tampa, Fla., home owned by retired professional tennis player James Blake, after a fire ravaged the house. Blake was not inside at the time of the fire, according to WSP-TV (with a hat tip to Deadspin). The fire reportedly broke out around 6 a.m., and unconfirmed reports from TV reporter Meredyth Consuello...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say firefighters have found three bodies in a burning mansion owned by a former tennis star near Tampa.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Spokeswoman Cristal Bermudez Nunez says the home is owned by James Blake.
She says neighbors have told detectives that Blake hasn't lived in the house for a while and was renting it out. She also says detectives...
James Blake was very "good-hearted" (see below) and did our 15 Burning Questions even after a tough loss to Adrian Mannarino in Newport. He is indeed very sweet and we laughed a lot through our interview. Enjoy!
American James Blake beat French wild-card Albano Olivetti 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Monday despite giving up 19 aces in the first round of the Moselle Open.
Blake won 86 percent of points on first serve and broke Olivetti three times. Blake will face fourth-seeded Florian Mayer of Germany in the second round.
The American lost his first six matches of the ATP World Tour season, but has...
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September 17, 2012
James Blake reached the second round of a Grand Slam event for the first time this year, beating Lukas Lacko 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Monday.
The 32-year-old American needed a wild card to make his 12th appearance at the Open after his ranking fell out of the top 100. He hadn't lost in the first round at Flushing Meadows since his debut in 1999.
Blake, who has...
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August 27, 2012
James Blake in press Wednesday evening at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — American James Blake, a thirteen-year veteran of the ATP Tour, is back in action this week at the Citi Open for the ninth time in his career, and he candidly opened up whether he would want his new daughter to play tennis.
Currently ranked world No. 116, Blake has posted his best results...
Tournament director Craig Tiley says James Blake has withdrawn from next month's Australian Open, the first grand slam of 2012.
Tiley announced the 59th-ranked American's withdrawal in a Twitter post on Wednesday but provided no explanation.
He said ''just got word that James Blake has withdrawn from the AO and Brisbane. Sorry to hear this and we wish James all...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2011
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New York, November 9, 2011 – American tennis star James Blake will once again host Serving For A Cure, presented by Empire BlueCross BlueShield and The James Blake Foundation, on Monday, November 28, 2011, at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, to raise money for the Thomas Blake, Sr., Memorial Research Fund, which Blake established to support cancer research at Memorial Sloan...