(L-R Andy Roddick, James Blake and John Isner)
By Kevin Ware
(February 26, 2014) World-class men’s tennis returns to Northern California tonight with the Champions Shootout: the next stop on the PowerShares Series 12-city tour. Featuring a roster of tennis icons and legends, the PowerShares Series combines the best of competitive tennis and fan appreciation in a condensed format...
(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...
Fun seeing James Blake and Andy Roddick vamping for the camera here at the recent Powershares Champions Showdown in Denver (snagged this shot off Instagram)....
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 […]
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 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
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...