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Quotable Quotes: Wozniak Tells The Truth About Wozniacki

Yesterday, in her match against Aleks Wozniak, we watched as Caroline Wozniacki pulled the mother of all tantrums while down 3-6 in the second set tiebreak. She argued (or rather shouted) that Wozniak had purposely circled the wrong mark, gesturing over to her opponent and yelling towards her from the net. It got to the [...]

Quotable Quotes: Courage.

We all heard the sad news that Virginie Razzano’s fiancée and coach, Stephane Vidal, passed away a week ago, telling her in his last days to go ahead and participate in the French Open. With a heavy heart, she did play, losing in her first round on Chatrier 6-3 6-1 to Jarmila Gajdosova. She said [...]

Ernests Gulbis Is An Idiot, But You Already Knew That.

Over the years, Ernests Gulbis has come to be widely associated with and often compared to Marat Safin. I get it, I really do. They’re both lazy, laid back free spirited under-achievers with great talent. When you look at their games, the similarities between the two are even more prominent. However, the comparison is simultaneously [...]

It's Tati Time!

Tatiana Golovin is once again down in Paris to do her thing for French Television during Roland Garros, and on day once of Roland Garros she simply picked up from where she left off last year. She managed to flirt with Novak Djokovic, Jo Wilfried-Tsonga and co-presenter Laurent Luyat, she repeated on national TV a [...]

Roland Garros Day 1: Balls, Balls and More Balls.

With the tennis not exactly setting the world alight on Sunday, day one of Roland Garros was ruled by talk of balls. That’s tennis balls. Just a week before the tournament, the Roland Garros officials made the decision to switch from the dunlop tennis balls usually used to new Babolat balls. The Babolats are said [...]

Nicolas Almagro Mops Up in Nice

Nicolas Almagro scraped past Victor Hanescu 6-7(5) 6-3 6-3 in Nice to pick up his third title of the year and tenth of his career. He stormed through the South American claycourt season earlier this year, blew out in the big European events and now is back to winning ways in Nice. If that isn’t [...]

Martina Hingis Endorses Maria Sharapova Ahead of The French Open

As the second Grand Slam of the year fast approaches, an article in the Daily Telegraph has surfaced, with two-time finalist Martina Hingis assessing the women’s field and giving her prediction of this year’s French Open Champion. Of all the possible winners in with a chance, the five-time Grand Slam champion picked Maria Sharapova as [...]

French Open 2011: Dissecting The Women's Draw

Four times every year, tennis fans around the world are forced together as they deperately await news on those dreaded Grand Slam draws. Sometimes, the pain comes all as once as we are given real-time visuals of the draws as they unfold before our eyes, and other times the tournaments seemingly take a sadistic pleasure [...]

The Queen of Clay Graces The Red Dirt Once Again

The ‘Cow On Ice Watch’, AKA the most highly-anticipated period of each and every tennis year kicked off today as Maria Sharapova, the most successful active claycourt player in the world, moved into the second round of Madrid with a 2-6 6-3 6-2. It was a typically rough start for the Queen (OC), but to [...]

Well, That Kinda Didn't Really Go To Plan…

Earlier this year in Memphis, there was a little bit of drama as, after his second consecutive loss to the overhyped wundakid Milos Raonic, Fernando Verdasco was quick to criticize the Canadian’s style of play, saying that he was looking forward to playing Raonic on his favourite surface, clay. He said; “For me that’s not [...]


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