Andre Agassi Beats James Blake To Win PowerShares Series Title In Houston

(February 21, 2014) HOUSTON –- Andre Agassi and James Blake played one of the most memorable U.S. Open matches of all time in 2005, Agassi coming back from two-sets-to-love down to win in a fifth-set tiebreaker in an epic quarterfinal. On Thursday night at the Toyota Center, Agassi and Blake faced each other for the first time since that U.S. Open classic, producing some familiar...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen To James Blake’s Remix Of ‘Bills, Bills, Bills’

If a drop from James Blake doesn’t brighten your day, I’m not sure what will. Though it is not a new song, or his song for that matter, this high quality remix of Destiny’s Child’s ‘Bills, Bills, Bills’ is surely something to hear. The pitch-shifted vocals and unforgiving synth work is unusual and somehow, attractive. Listen and […]
Via Word On The Game
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

American Tennis Standout James Blake Retires With Accolades

After losing in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open early Thursday morning, 33-year-old James Blake retired from tennis. It was a bitter way to go out for the American standout, as he blew a two-set lead and lost the last two in tiebreakers. Related posts: American James Blake Into Second Round Of US Open After Win Over Lacko Top American Men Advance At The US Open In NY Americans...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake set to retire after US Open

Former top-five player James Blake says he will retire from tennis after the U.S. Open. The 33-year-old Blake announced his decision at a news conference at Flushing Meadows on Monday, the opening day of the year's last Grand Slam tournament. The American, who attended Harvard before turning pro in 1999, reached a career-high ranking of No. 4 in 2006. He is currently 100th...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

15 Burning Questions with James Blake

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!
Via Onthegotennis
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake beats Olivetti in 1st round in Metz

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  |  Discuss

Would James Blake recommend tennis to his daughter?

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...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
August 01, 2012  |  1 Comment

James Blake Partners with Travis Mathew and will debut apparel at Wimbledon

Travis Mathew has signed a partnership with American tennis star James Blake, who will debut the apparel during Wimbledon. Blake, who has 10 career ATP World Tour singles titles and has reached a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the world, will wear the same type of Travis Mathew signature white polo shirt that brand ambassador Bubba Watson wore during his run to the Masters title...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake out of Australian Open

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  |  Discuss

Join James Blake To Serve For a Cure

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...
Via Onthegotennis
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

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