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Ever Wondered What A 2-on-1 Tennis Match Looks Like?

File this one under “wildly unfair” and “comical.” This World Team Tennis features different rules than normal doubles Tennis and things got interesting/weird. The Eastern Conference Championships between the Washington Kastles and Philadelphia Freedoms pitted Martina Hingis and Anastasia Rodionova against Taylor Townsend and Liezel Huber. During one of the games, Townsend...
Via Diehardsport
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch a Sad, Lonely and Helpless Woman Play a 2-on-1 Doubles Tennis Match

World Team Tennis is a little-known league with little fan interest outside the diehard tennis world. The league’s Eastern Conference Championship occurred on Thursday night between the Philadelphia Freedoms and Washington Kastles. Following a friendly fire injury to Freedoms player Liezel Huber after Taylor Townsend drilled her in the back of the head, Huber was unable to continue...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Townsend Plays Doubles... Without A Partner

Not sure we will be seeing this again anytime soon. In World Team Tennis, which Taylor Townsend only elected to play after her friend Vicky Duval was diagnosed with lymphoma, Taylor was left on her own in a doubles match after an unfortunate injury that Taylor herself caused. After Taylor accidentally hit her doubles partner Liezel Huber in the back of the head off a crosscourt forehand...
Via Onthegotennis
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

World TeamTennis: Philadelphia Freedoms Top NY Sportimes, 20-19

ALBANY, N.Y., July 12, 2013 – Fighting off a furious comeback attempt by the host NY Sportimes, the Philadelphia Freedoms earned their first victory of the Mylan World TeamTennis season, winning, 20-19, in a Supertiebreak at SEFCU Arena in Albany. The Freedoms’ women’s doubles team of Victoria Duval and Liezel Huber secured the win by [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Serena Williams, Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka and Liezel Huber/Lisa Raymond qualify for WTA Year End Championships

Serena Williams (photo from FamilyCircleCup.com) NEW YORK, NY, USA – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced today that Serena Williams and the doubles teams of Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka and Liezel Huber/Lisa Raymond have qualified for this year’s TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, which will be staged at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. The WTA’s...
Via Tennis Panorama
September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Huber, Raymond ousted in third round

Defending champions Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond were upset in the third round of women's doubles at the U.S. Open on Sunday. The top-seeded team lost 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to Hsieh Su-wei and Anabel Medina Garrigues. Brothers Christian and Ryan Harrison of the U.S., making their Grand Slam debut together, advanced to the quarterfinals in men's doubles as wild cards. Christian...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Huber-Raymond ousted in 1st round of French Open

Top-seeded Americans Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond lost in the first round of the French Open women's doubles Wednesday, falling 6-3, 7-5 to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia and Zhang Shuai of China. Huber and Raymond were broken five times and managed to convert only three of their 10 break points. Last year, Huber and Raymond won the U.S. Open and reached the semifinals at Roland Garros...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Huber and Raymond Notch a Season for the Ages?

It’s as if winning streaks are a prerequisite if you’re going to be at the top of the rankings. Novak Djokovic won dozens of matches in a row last year, and in 2012, Victoria Azarenka is unbeaten. Liezel Huber (left) and Lisa Raymond (right) - Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe In  women’s doubles, the world’s number-one pair of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond is racking...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

An Interview with the US Fed Cup Team

WORCESTER, Massachusetts – US Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez, along with US team players Liezel Huber, Christina McHale and Serena Williams held a pre-draw news conference ahead of their World Group II tie against Belarus this weekend. Here is the official transcript. An interview with: THE U.S. FED CUP TEAM WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS THE MODERATOR:  Thank you, everyone, for...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Huber Finishes Year as No. 1 WTA Doubles Player

Liezel Huber (Photo by Enrique Fernandez American Liezel Huber will finish the 2011 season ranked Doubles World No.1 for the fourth time in her career.  Huber will extend her total number of weeks as Doubles No.1 to at least 164, through the week of January 2, 2012, thus passing former partner Cara Black and moving into second place on the all-time list, behind Martina Navratilova...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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