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Tim Smyczek Headlines ‘Serves For Summit’ Exhibition on December 7

(October 31, 2013) Milwaukee, WI – On December 7th, Americans Tim Smyczek, Rhyne Williams, Denis Kudla and Rajeev Ram will take the court at the REX Fieldhouse on the campus of Wisconsin Lutheran College to help raise money for the Summit Educational Association, which provides one-on-one tutoring and mentoring for Milwaukee’s inner city students. Joining the four players on...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Turbulent Day for American Tennis as Nine Get Ousted at Citi Open Including No. 2 Seed Stephens

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite home soil advantage, it was a rocky day for American tennis players on the grounds of the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. as nine players went out in the first round of play on the men’s and women’s side. In the biggest stunner of the day, 19-year-old Sloane Stephens went down to world No. 88 Olga Puchkova in very uncharacteristic form, 7-5, 6-3. From...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

No American Men Reach Third Round at Wimbledon, Worst Showing Since 1912, While Women Fare Better

Thursday was a historic day at Wimbledon for American tennis, but for all the wrong reasons. Not a single American man out of 11 entrants made it past the second round in singles play, which is the country’s worst showing at the All England Club since 1912, when the Americans had no men competing for the most prestigious title in tennis. The No. 1 men’s tennis player in the...
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Five Programs Named as USTA Certified Regional Training Centers

From the USTA: (February 7, 2013) WHITE PLAINS  – USTA Player Development announced that five junior development programs in five states have started new, three-year agreements to serve as USTA Certified Regional Training Centers (RTCs), partnering with USTA Player Development in its mission to cultivate the next generation of world-class American players. The programs will train...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Berankis makes Farmers Classic final

Ricardas Berankis advanced to his first ATP Tour final, beating Marinko Matosevic 7-5, 6-1 on Saturday in the Farmers Classic at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The 22-year-old Lithuanian will face the winner of the all-American night semifinal between two-time champion Sam Querrey and Rajeev Ram. Before qualifying for the event on UCLA's campus, Berankis had played only two...
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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ram advances in Farmers Classic

Rajeev Ram beat Chile's Paul Capdeville 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday in the second round of the Farmers Classic at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The 28-year-old American lost only nine points on serve and had 10 aces. Ram dominated the 64-minute match with that serve, winning 85 percent of his first-serve points (22-26) and 69 percent on his second serve (11-16). Ram set up a third...
Via AP on Fox
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Rajeev Ram advances to Farmers semis

American Rajeev Ram advanced to his second ATP Tour semifinal in three weeks, beating third-seeded Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the Farmers Classic on Friday. Ram will face the winner of the late match between second-seeded Sam Querrey and fifth-seeded Xavier Malisse. Querrey won in 2009 and 2010, then missed the event last year because of a right shoulder injury...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Hewitt and Ram Move into Newport Semis

The first two semifinal spots at the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships were set on Thursday by Australian Lleyton Hewitt and Newport’s 2009 singles and doubles champion Rajeev Ram. Hewitt defeated Israel’s Dudi Sela in straight sets to make his first ATP World Tour semifinal since June 2010, when he won the Gerry Weber Open in Halle. Ram upset No. 2 seed Kei Nishikori...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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