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Rafael Nadal Beats the Original Ronaldo in Charity Poker Game

Rafael Nadal is currently injured, while the original Ronaldo has now retired, but the two superstars still got their taste of competitive action on the poker table in London on Tuesday. Nadal won the battle between the two sportingShow More Summary

Hard Work Pays off for Andy Murray in Sealing World Tour Finals Berth

Six straight weeks of constant tournament play for Andy Murray has finally yielded the desired result, as the British No. 1 booked his place at the ATP end-of-season extravaganza at London’s O2 Arena on Thursday. The two-time Grand Slam...Show More Summary

Darian King Disqualified After Frightening Lineswoman by Slamming His Racket

Darian King learned a valuable lesson in anger management and perhaps a bit of sensitivity over those who are easily frightened. During the Charlottesville Challenger tournament, King became very, very upset and slammed his racket into the wall behind him. Unfortunately, there was a lineswoman standing very close to said wall. Show More Summary

WTA's Silence Disappointing After Russian Tennis Head Slurs the Williams Sisters

Serena and Venus Williams often pay homage to founders of the WTA. They frequently thank Billie Jean King for ushering in endless opportunities for women in tennis. Likewise, Billie Jean King credits the Williams sisters for their role...Show More Summary

Gael Monfils Hits a Between-the-Legs Leaping Volley in the Davis Cup

Gael Monfils is not one to shy away from theatrics while on the tennis court, but he may have outdone himself with this leaping, between-the-legs volley against Lukas Rosol. Monfils went on to beat Rosol in three sets (5-7, 6-4, 7-5). [YouTube, h/t The Big Lead] Read more Tennis news on

US Open Tennis 2014: Day 5 Schedule, Matchups Predictions for New York Bracket

The sun continues to smile upon Flushing Meadows heading into Day 5 of the 2014 U.S. Open. A marquee card led by Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova will hit the hard courts in New York on Friday in hopes of capturing the season's final...Show More Summary

Why the US Open Desperately Needs the Superstars to Deliver

After the advent of Open era tennis in 1968, the U.S. Open spent a decade trying to establish its unique Grand Slam identity. Peter Bodo, tennis historian and author of The Courts of Babylon documented the following changes: The U.S....Show More Summary

Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard Lead Canada's Rogers Cup Hopes

It’s fair to say that Canadians have good reason to be excited about their country’s future in tennis, heading into their home event on the ATP and WTA tours, the Rogers Cup. On the ATP side, last week’s Citi Open in Washington proved that more than ever. Show More Summary

Going Viral

7 months agoSports / Tennis : Concrete Elbow

Never before has a virus had such strange symptoms: Whiffing on a swing at a tennis ball; having trouble bouncing and catching the ball. Double Faults. But that’s just what Serena Williams was doing when we last saw her, at Wimbledon,...Show More Summary

Gentleman’s Disagreement

7 months agoSports / Tennis : Concrete Elbow

One of the most memorable moments in sports occurred in 1989 at the French Open, when Michael Chang—exhausted, cramping, hobbling—had the temerity to hit an underhand serve at a critical juncture in his fourth-round clash with heavily...Show More Summary

Remembering Andre Agassi's 1995 Summer Dominance and Decline

It was the Summer of Revenge for Andre Agassi in 1995. Decked out in his latest line of Nike clothing, but looking more like a pirate with his striped tennis shirts, facial trimmings, black socks and high-top shoes, he was the No. 1Show More Summary

Was 2014 Wimbledon Final Roger Federer's Greatest Match at All England Club?

Watching Maestro Roger Federer span 12 years of beautiful tennis at Wimbledon is the centerpiece to tennis’ most glamorous golden age. Somehow his result in losing to Novak Djokovic for the 2014 championship is less the story than aShow More Summary

Rafael Nadal and Fellow Pros Juggle with Rackets in New Babolat Commercials

Rafael Nadal: Still very good at all things tennis-ish. The Spanish tennis pro proved once again why he’s one of the best in the business after juggling a tennis ball on the edge of his racket an astonishing 406 times in a new commercial...Show More Summary

WIMBLEDON: Rosol busted, Kyrgios rises, and Cornet goes full-on Cornet

8 months agoSports / Tennis : Down the Line!

Although he preferred to say otherwise, Rafael Nadal exacted revenges on Lukas Rosol for the shock defeat he suffered in the same round (second) on the same court (Centre) two years ago. Little did Rafa know that the Czech had other ideas up his Lotto sleeve. Show More Summary

WIMBLEDON: Serena takes a seat, Gulbis and Azarenka fall, and a wolverine meets a bull

8 months agoSports / Tennis : Down the Line!

No, you're not seeing things. Serena Williams didn't decide to spontaneously crowd surf during her doubles match with sister, Venus, today at Wimbledon, or take a mid-match breather in the stands. She was running hard after a ball and couldn't stop her momentum. Show More Summary

Ernests Gulbis Mixes Up 'Vampires' with 'Umpires' During Funny Wimbledon Presser

A simple misunderstanding created for an awesome time at Ernests Gulbis' press conference after his first-round victory at the 2014 Wimbledon. A reporter asked Gulbis about the "umpires," but the Latvian tennis player heard "vampires."...Show More Summary

Roger Federer Didn't Realize He Won Semifinal Match at Gerry Weber Open

Roger Federer is advancing to the finals at the Gerry Weber Open after defeating Kei Nishikori in the semifinals, but he didn't realize that he won. After winning the match point, Federer went back to prepare for the next serve. TheShow More Summary

Will the French Open Title Always Elude Novak Djokovic?

Roger Federer needs to head over to Novak Djokovic ’s house/villa/condo, give the Djoker a hug and, like Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting, repeatedly say, “It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault.” Federer knows what it means to run into the unstoppable force that is Rafa Nadal at the French Open. Show More Summary

Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic Brings Everything We Want in a French Open Final

This is what we wanted. This is what we always want, the best against the best. Across the globe, this is what we have: San Antonio Spurs against Miami Heat, New York Rangers against the Los Angeles Kings and for the final of a French...Show More Summary

Is It Fair to Judge Andy Murray for Flop vs. Rafael Nadal at 2014 French Open?

On its surface, Andy Murray's loss to Rafael Nadal looks like Richie Tenenbaum coughing up the U.S. Nationals. We most certainly know Great Britain had a lot riding on Andy Murray financially and personally. However, even though Murray's...Show More Summary

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