Here are the top 5 American men's tennis players for this week, based on ATP World Tour rankings on August 10th, 2009.Counting Down: 5. John Isner 4. Sam Querrey 3. Mardy Fish 2. James Blake 1. Andy RoddickRead Full Story
Michael Phelps and the Beijing Olympic Games made 2008 an exceptional year for athletics, but with the new year around the corner, do we have anything to look forward to in the world of sports? Hell yes! Here's a rundown of the people to watch in sports in 2009.1. Tom BradyWill Tom Brady even be back in 2009? That's the question a lot of people want answered. Although the Patriots say Brady's recovery is on track, a few rumors circulated early in the season surrounding the two torn ligaments...Read Full Story
Juan Martin Del Porto of Argentina plays a backhand during his match against David Nalbandian of Argentina during the ATP Masters Series at the Palais Omnisports De Paris-Bercy on October 30, 2008 in Paris, France. (Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images Europe) As the great American writer David Foster Wallace once said in an essay on professional tennis: "I submit that tennis is the most beautiful sport there is, and also the most demanding." Judging from these photos of the ATP Master series...Read Full Story
Victoria Azarena of Belarus returns the ball to Agnes Szavay of HUngary during the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at the Porsche Arena on September 30, 2008 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images Europe) We'll supply the pictures, you make the sound effects. Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation serves during the women's singles round one match against Stephanie Foretz of France on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and...Read Full Story
Federer is doing well at the French Open, despite all of the rain."It's not easy," Federer said. "It's kind of cool today, windy, been raining the last few days. So we haven't been having much of a chance to hit much tennis balls."Regarding his win over rival Michael Russell:"I served well," said Federer, a 10-time Grand Slam champion who will next face Thierry Ascione. "And I was able to return his serve, and I was able to break him and it was a solid performance."Only 14 matches were...Read Full Story
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