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French Open 2014: Venus Williams, Roger Federer and Serena Williams Reach the 2nd Round

French Open 2014: Venus Williams, Roger Federer and Serena Williams Reach the 2nd Round
The French Open 2014 displayed some surprising results. Roger Federer and Serena Williams came out on top in the end while Venus Williams also reached in the 2nd round.
Read more May 26 2014, 9:15am CDT
 

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Tennis: Halep wins at home for eighth WTA victory

Source: Channel News Asia

BUCHAREST: World number three Simona Halep of Romania picked up her second victory of the season as she won the WTA final in Bucharest with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Italy's Roberta Vinci.The 22-year-old, who won the Doha title in February, had lost previous finals this year at Madrid and Roland Garros, was also a semi-finalist at Wimbledon and quarter-finalist at the Australian Open. Romania's Simona Halep (AFP/Carl Court) "It's the first WTA tour ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia Jul 13 2014, 11:40am CDT
 

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Tennis: Sharapova easy winner in 1st round at Wimbledon

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

London • French Open champion Maria Sharapova defeated British wild-card entry Samantha Murray 6-1, 6-0 Tuesday in a first-round match at Wimbledon. The fifth-seeded Sharapova won her first Grand Slam title at the All England club 10 years ago as a 17-year-old and added her fifth last month in a three-set win over Simona Halep at Roland Garros. On Tuesday, Sharapova was perfect in converting all five of her break-point opportunities, while Murray failed ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune Jun 24 2014, 11:22am CDT
 

Sharapova easy winner in 1st round at Wimbledon

Source: Mail.com

LONDON (AP) — French Open champion Maria Sharapova defeated British wild-card entry Samantha Murray 6-1, 6-0 Tuesday in a first-round match at Wimbledon. The fifth-seeded Sharapova won her first Grand Slam title at the All England club 10 years ago as a 17-year-old and added her fifth last ...
Full article at: Mail.com Jun 24 2014, 10:53am CDT
 

Tennis: Season over for Germany's Haas

Source: Asia One

BERLIN - Germany's Tommy Haas has brought the curtain down on his season because of a shoulder injury.The 36-year-old, ranked 20th in the world and his country's number one, told Bild newspaper Monday he would undergo an operation on his right shoulder in New York on Tuesday.Haas said the injury had come as a shock."At first, I didn't want to take it seriously. Now I can't do it ...
Full article at: Asia One Jun 16 2014, 7:18am CDT
 

Tennis Player Blew His $557,000 In French Open Winnings At A Casino

Source: Business Insider

Tennis player Ernests Gulbis, one of the sport's great villains, says he celebrated his semifinal run at the French Open by blowing his winnings at a Latvian casino. The 25-year-old won $557,000 at Roland Garros — his best performance at a major to date. He told Gazzetta dello Sport on Tuesday: "After losing to Djokovic, I returned to Latvia with my cousin and I went to the Casino: I bet ...
Full article at: Business Insider Jun 11 2014, 8:13am CDT
 

Nike Uses Clay from Roland Garros to Create Sculpture of Rafael Nadal

Source: Bleacher Report

Rafael Nadal won his ninth French Open title on Sunday, living up to his name as the "King of Clay."Well, it's only fitting that the "King of Clay" also be made out of clay.According to Nadal's Twitter account, Nike created a sculpture of the tennis icon using the surface he’s been so dominant on -- th ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report Jun 10 2014, 12:45pm CDT
 

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Rafael Nadal made of clay is the world's most appropriate sports statue

Source: SBNation

Nadal, Nadal, Nadal ... they made him out of clay Nine titles on this special clay. Honored @NikeTennis have made me from the same stuff. #endlesstennis #RG14! pic.twitter.com/fdXL6zeaq7 — Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) June 10, 2014 Making athletes out of stuff is the world's new favorite thing. Subway will craft people out of sandwiches, now Nike will turn the clay of Roland Garros into one of the sport's most iconic athletes. Rafael Claydal looks super ...
Full article at: SBNation Jun 10 2014, 11:03am CDT
 

French Open title allows Nadal to stay at No. 1

Source: Sportsnet.ca

PARIS — Rafael Nadal has held onto the ATP’s No. 1 ranking thanks to his ninth French Open title. Maria Sharapova’s second trophy at Roland Garros moved her up three spots to No. 5 on the WTA list Monday. If Nadal had lost Sunday’s final to No. 2 Novak Djokovic, they would have swapped places in the rankings. No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and No. 4 Roger Federer also stayed put, but Andy Murray climbed from No. 8 to No. 5 by reaching the French Open ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca Jun 9 2014, 7:17am CDT
 

Tennis's Grand Slam Broadcasts Go 3D

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The most widely-viewed multi-day tennis grand slam tournament in Europe was broadcast in 3D for the first time,...
Read more Jun 9 2010, 11:08am CDT
 


 

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