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US OPEN WHEELCHAIR TENNIS FROM SEPT 4-7 $150 THOUSAND IN PRIZE MONEY COME WATCH THE TALENTED ATHLETES. DON’T MISS SEEING SHINGO PLAY ITS TOTALLY AMAZEBALLS thumbnail

US OPEN WHEELCHAIR TENNIS FROM SEPT 4-7 $150 THOUSAND IN PRIZE MONEY COME WATCH THE TALENTED ATHLETES. DON’T MISS SEEING SHINGO PLAY ITS TOTALLY AMAZEBALLS

The USTA today announced the field for the 2014 US Open Wheelchair Competition. The event, in its eighth year, will be held Sept. 4-7, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
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BILLIE JEAN KING’S WORLD TEAM TENNIS JUNIORS FROM ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES

Barnes Bashers, a youth tennis team representing Youth Tennis San Diego, won a record 6th World TeamTennis Junior Nationals Championship today, defeating USTA Texas Wild 45-29 at the George E. Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.
BUY TICKETS FOR NEW HAVEN NOW ! GREAT TENNIS WITH A BUY A TICKET GET A TICKET FREE thumbnail

BUY TICKETS FOR NEW HAVEN NOW ! GREAT TENNIS WITH A BUY A TICKET GET A TICKET FREE

From August 1 – August 8, 2014, the Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will offer a “buy one, get one free,” ticket offer, it was announced today by Tournament Director Anne Worcester.
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A LOOK @ THE LIFE OF VASEK POSPISIL ON TOUR

Take a look at these photos of Pospisil and his life while on tour.
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VASEK POSPISIL – HIS FIRST LIFE DECISION MOMENTS

I was six years old. I played a tournament very close to my hometown in Canada. It was an under-10 tournament and I ended up winning the whole thing. But I played a girl there, because there were not that many people playing at the time. I beat a girl in either the first or the second round. So that was the first time I won a match. It was actually against a girl.
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VASEK POSPISIL – RECEIVES FAN QUESTIONS

The best thing would be the travelling, for sure. You get to see different places, meet new people. Every city has something different, like they have the strawberries and cream [in London].
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TASTE OF TENNIS EXPANDS TO TASTE OF TENNIS WEEK DURING THE 2014 US OPEN IN NEW YORK CITY

AYS, the creators and producers of the Taste of Tennis, New Yorks premier pre-US Open experience, announced the first Taste of Tennis Week will take place from August 20th - August 23th, 2014 in New York City.
RAFAEL ” RAFA ” NADAL WITHDRAWS FROM THE WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN COMING UP IN CINCINNATI OHIO , RAFA IS DEFENDING CHAMP HURT HIS RIGHT WRIST thumbnail

RAFAEL ” RAFA ” NADAL WITHDRAWS FROM THE WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN COMING UP IN CINCINNATI OHIO , RAFA IS DEFENDING CHAMP HURT HIS RIGHT WRIST

Western & Southern Open defending champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2014 tournament due to a right wrist injury. Nadal has also withdrawn from the ATP Masters 1000 event in Toronto, which precedes the Western & Southern Open.
ELENA “BALLY” BALTACHA A SHORT BUT MEANINGFUL TIME ON THIS EARTH   BY ALIX RAMSAY thumbnail

ELENA “BALLY” BALTACHA A SHORT BUT MEANINGFUL TIME ON THIS EARTH BY ALIX RAMSAY

The coverage of Elena Baltacha’s death was remarkable. The British papers were full of the terrible news; the sports pages devoted acres of space to her career and achievements, the news pages ran tributes and pictures and the obituary writers cleared their desks and rang every sportswriter they could think of for information and anecdotes.
US OPEN SERIES TENNIS @ NEW HAVEN FOR THE CONNECTICUT OPEN / COME WATCH THE GREAT QUALIES thumbnail

US OPEN SERIES TENNIS @ NEW HAVEN FOR THE CONNECTICUT OPEN / COME WATCH THE GREAT QUALIES

The qualifying field entry list for the 2014 Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies features several talented American players, up-and-coming stars and veterans, it was announced today by Tournament Director Anne Worcester. The 2014 Connecticut Open, a WTA event, which is part of the US Open Series, will be held August 15-23, 2014 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.
DANCEVIC, POLANSKY, KYRGIOS, AND SOCK AWARDED WILD CARDS TO ROGERS CUP PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BANK IN TORONTO thumbnail

DANCEVIC, POLANSKY, KYRGIOS, AND SOCK AWARDED WILD CARDS TO ROGERS CUP PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BANK IN TORONTO

Tennis Canada announced Wednesday the wild card recipients for the 2014 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Toronto. Canadians Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, Ont.) and Peter Polansky (Thornhill, Ont.) will join countrymen Milos Raonic (Thornhill, Ont.) and Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver) to make it four Canadians in the singles draw.
SABINE LISICKI SERVES @ 131 MPH ( 211 KM ) TO BREAK THE SPEED RECORD @THE BANK OF THE WEST CLASSIC IN STANFORD CALIFORNIA thumbnail

SABINE LISICKI SERVES @ 131 MPH ( 211 KM ) TO BREAK THE SPEED RECORD @THE BANK OF THE WEST CLASSIC IN STANFORD CALIFORNIA

The record books of tennis now require another re-write after Germany's Sabine Lisicki hit the fastest recorded serve in the history of women's tennis.
NADAL , FEDERER , DJOKOVIC , MURRAY / THE BIG FOUR @ THE FOUR GRAND SLAMS BY DR. DON BROSSEAU thumbnail

NADAL , FEDERER , DJOKOVIC , MURRAY / THE BIG FOUR @ THE FOUR GRAND SLAMS BY DR. DON BROSSEAU

If you take a look at Part 2 of this series on the Big Four, you will see that since they first took up the first four slots on September 8, 2008 only in 2009 when Del Potro won the US Open and 2012 when Rafa was out for the last half of the year and David Ferrer had a great year has anyone else been able to pierce the 6000 point barrier.
BRYAN BROTHER’S , ESURANCE , VGRID TENNIS RAISED OOLDES OF $ FOR CHARITY , VICTORIA AZARENKA WAS THE STAR thumbnail

BRYAN BROTHER’S , ESURANCE , VGRID TENNIS RAISED OOLDES OF $ FOR CHARITY , VICTORIA AZARENKA WAS THE STAR

Once again, the Bryan Bros. Foundation was the big winner as more than $100,000 was raised at the annual V-Grid Tennis Fest presented by Alexander Cadillac and Esurance and featuring Mike and Bob Bryan.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TENNIS PRO IN THE MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY  BY CHRISTOPHER CHAFFEE thumbnail

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TENNIS PRO IN THE MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY BY CHRISTOPHER CHAFFEE

I wake up everyday a little sore from the previous long but hard earned day. I look into the mirror with a determined heart and focused eyes. The first thing I look at is a picture of my hero Lleyton Hewitt pumping his fist with a quote below which reads "Just give 100 percent. And that's not just in tennis or sports; that's in life. If you give 100 percent, you'll have no regrets. "










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Mylan WTT ( WORLD TEAM TENNIS ) FINALS SET FOR SUNDAY / SEASON AWARD WINNERS INCLUDE THE TALENTED SOMDEV DEVVARMAN OF INDIA thumbnail

Mylan WTT ( WORLD TEAM TENNIS ) FINALS SET FOR SUNDAY / SEASON AWARD WINNERS INCLUDE THE TALENTED SOMDEV DEVVARMAN OF INDIA

Mylan World TeamTennis is recognizing some of their top players as the 2014 season concludes this weekend with the Mylan WTT Finals in Springfield. The league announced that Daniela Hantuchova of the San Diego Aviators and Marcelo Melo of the Philadelphia Freedoms are the Mylan World TeamTennis MVPs.
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ROGER FEDERER’S SELFIE , RF IS ALL OVER THE INTERNET

Roger has been busy making his sponsors happy. His Lindt chocolate balls and Lindsay vonn appearances. His new Wilson racket is the talk of the tennis industry. Enjoy these photo Roger posted on instagram.
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BB&T ATLANTA OPEN – JOHN ISNER PULLS A WIN OUT OF THE HUMID AIR /ATLANTA RESULTS

One set into his quarterfinal match with No. 8-seed Marinko Matosevic, top-seeded John Isner looked like he was ready to throw in the towel.
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MORE FROM 10s CHIRO. FEDERER , MURRAY , DJOKOVIC & RAFAEL NADAL PART 2

When Andy Murray reached #4 in the world on September 8, 2008, the Big Four had arrived. Here are the top 5 year end and mid-year(after Wimbledon) rankings and the point totals from 12/25/2006 to this year after Wimbledon.
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NIKE UNVEILS LI NA BUILDING IN SHANGHAI

Nike has unveiled its new Greater China headquarters in Shanghai, and in those headquarters is a brand new building bearing the name of Li Na. See all the pics here!
JOHN MCENROE AND MICHAEL STICH TALK TO CNN ABOUT SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR WIMBLEDON 2015 thumbnail

JOHN MCENROE AND MICHAEL STICH TALK TO CNN ABOUT SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR WIMBLEDON 2015

The move means players will have extra time to prepare for Wimbledon, with an extra week between Roland Garros and Wimbledon.
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ROBIN HAASE TO MEET MONACO IN GSTAAD SFS

Robin Haase avenged his 2013 final loss toMikhail Youzhny on Friday at the Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad. It denied Youzhny the 450th match win of his career (449-328).
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JACK SOCK IMPRESSES ATLANTA HAWKS’ CARROLL ON BASKETBALL COURT

American Jack Sock took to the streets of Atlanta Station, home of this week's BB&T Atlanta Open, to play basketball with DeMarre Carroll of the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.
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HAASE WELCOMED BY A SURPRISE GUEST @ THE SUISSE OPEN

Robin Haase was welcomed by a surprise guest at the Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad supporters' night held at the Grand Hotel Park.
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MILOS RAONIC SERVES BLUE JAYS FIRST PITCH

World No. 7 Milos Raonic returned home to Toronto to throw the opening pitch at the Blue Jays vs. Red Sox baseball game at the Rogers Centre on Tuesday night. It wasn’t the classic opening throw, with Raonic instead serving a tennis ball to Mark Buehrle, a pitcher, who wore a catcher's mask to stay safe.
FEDERER , NADAL , MURRAY , & “THE BOUNCER” NOVAK DJOKOVIC thumbnail

FEDERER , NADAL , MURRAY , & “THE BOUNCER” NOVAK DJOKOVIC

I decided to try to write an article on how important the tournaments are the next 3 weeks and really the next 6 weeks including the US Open, but I felt the best way to illustrate that was to show how important these events have been to the Big Four: Federer, Djokovic, Nadal and Murray.