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A Heavy Issue - Will a few extra pounds impact your tennis game?

By Staff 09/29/2012

Over two years ago, Mardy Fish appeared maxed out. At 6-foot-2, 200 pounds, he suffered from chronic knee problems, joint pain and a stalled ranking. Was there a correlation between his weight, health problems and mediocre performances?

How Bartoli Beat The Best + Isner Reaches New Heights

By Staff 09/28/2012

MARION BARTOLI snapped Victoria Azarenka’s 26-match winning streak, March 28, during the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. Bartoli, 27, who uses two hands to stroke both the forehand and backhand and is coached by her father, says self-belief, going for her shots and having a game plan were the keys to her 6-3, 6-3 victory.

Clay Demands Craft

By Staff 09/27/2012

AS OUR ATTENTION has turned from hard court to clay, it’s interesting to dis- cuss what makes for a great clay-court player. Being the slowest of surfaces, players must be incredibly fit and highly intelligent strategists to dominate on clay.

A Frustrated, Yet Determined Sharapova Looks Towards Clay

By Staff 09/27/2012

By most accounts, world No. 2 Maria Sharapova experienced great hard court results in the States, advancing to the finals of both Premier tour events, the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. But failing to deliver a champi- onship trophy in either stop left the Russian frustrated.

Details of Alex Dogopolov

By Staff 09/26/2012

13 Facts About the Dog

Event Recap

By Staff 09/21/2012

After 7 years of losing to fellow countryman Rafael Nadal, Fernando Verdasco finally broke the cycle when he triumphed 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 at the Madrid Open.

A New Blue Hue - A clay court contrasting not only in color, but tradition.

By Staff 09/21/2012

Madrid clay was red, now it is blue. It’s the first time in history that a tournament originally designated as red clay surface switched colors.

ennifer Capriati:  American tennis star and former world No. 1 Jennifer Capriati will receive the highest honor in the sport of tennis, the induction to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. In addition to her world No. 1 status, Capriati’s successful career featured an Olympic gold medal, three Grand Slam titles, a Fed Cup title with the United States team and an ability to stage remarkable comebacks. Capriati cracked the world top-10 in 1990, her first season on tour, and in October 2001, she became the

By Staff 09/21/2012

“This is a dream come true and an extraordinary tribute. I love this game and am incredibly honored by the Hall of Fame’s vote. Tennis has been my passion and dedication for my entire life, and to be acknowledged for this passion and dedication is truly icing on the cake,” said Capriati.

I Also Play Tennis | Brittany Lincicome

By Staff 09/14/2012

If I’m not playing a golf tournament, I’m home as much as possible, and I spend most of December doing anything BUT playing golf! I love fishing, tennis and just being with friends and family.


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