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Titanic Struggle Turns Into Four-Set Australian Open Win for Novak Djokovic

Titanic Struggle Turns Into Four-Set Australian Open Win for Novak Djokovic

Feb. 1 | by Andrew Eichenholz   After Novak Djokovic won his record-setting fifth Australian Open title of the Open Era, Andy Murray rushed over to his chair and broke a racket. He was in the match playing phenomenal tennis, and he let Djokovic get to...

Murray Makes Australian Open Final After Outclassing Berdych

Murray Makes Australian Open Final After Outclassing Berdych

Jan. 29 | Britain’s Andy Murray has clinched a place in what will be his 4th Australian Open final; after comfortably beating Tomas Berdych 6-7 (6-8) 6-0 6-3 7-5. He will face either Novak Djokovic or Stan Wawrinka – who play their semi final on Friday....

The Australian Open Champion Who Almost Wasn’t – Book Excerpt From “The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time”

The Australian Open Champion Who Almost Wasn’t – Book Excerpt From “The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time”

Jan. 28 | The following is an excerpt from Sandy Harwitt’s book “The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time” ($19.95, New Chapter Press, available here:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/193755936X/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_iEgYub1G0P727 via Amazon.com) on Brian Teacher,...

Stats In Berdych Upset of Nadal Defy Normalcy

Stats In Berdych Upset of Nadal Defy Normalcy

Jan. 27 | by Andrew Eichenholz   As Irish poet Samuel Beckett’s phrase reads on Stan Wawrinka’s tattooed arm, “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail Again. Fail better.” Tomas Berdych has failed 17 straight times against Rafael Nadal....

Sampras Tips Djokovic To Win Australian Open

Sampras Tips Djokovic To Win Australian Open

Jan. 26 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Who is the pick of Pete Sampras to win the 2015 Australian Open men’s singles title? Sampras was posed the question Monday morning on CBC Radio in Vancouver, Canada, appearing to promote his appearance at the...

First Week Australian Open Summary; Roger Federer Upset The Highlight – Mondays With Bob Greene

First Week Australian Open Summary; Roger Federer Upset The Highlight – Mondays With Bob Greene

Jan. 26 | Mondays with Bob Greene STARS Australian Open (First Week) Andreas Seppi beat second-seeded Roger Federer 6-4 7-6 (5) 4-6 7-6 (5) Madison Keys beat fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova 6-4 7-5 Lucie Hradecka beat fifth-seeded Ana Ivanovic 1-6 6-3 6-2 Victoria...

When Given The Light, Doubles Can Shine

When Given The Light, Doubles Can Shine

Jan. 24 | by Andrew Eichenholz   You say tennis, somebody says yellow, fuzzy ball. You say singles tennis, and shouts will come from every direction. Federer! Serena! Rafa! Maria! How about doubles tennis? Not so noisy anymore. Usually, the sport of doubles...

Harvard To Be Proposed Site For Olympic Tennis In Boston 2024 Olympic Bid

Harvard To Be Proposed Site For Olympic Tennis In Boston 2024 Olympic Bid

Jan. 22 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The tennis courts at Harvard University is the proposed site for Olympic Tennis in Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, it was revealed Wednesday. The U.S. Olympic Committee chose Boston as the official...

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Top Seeds for Australian Open – Mondays with Bob Greene

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Top Seeds for Australian Open – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jan. 18 | Mondays with Bob Greene     STARS Petra Kvitova beat Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (5) 7-6 (6) to win the women’s singles at the Apia International Sydney in Sydney, Australia Jiri Vesely beat Adrian Mannarino 6-3 6-2 to win the Heineken Open in Auckland,...

Roger Federer Wins 1,000th Career Match and 83rd Title – Mondays with Bob Greene

Roger Federer Wins 1,000th Career Match and 83rd Title – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jan. 11 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS David Ferrer beat Tomas Berdych 6-4 7-5 to win the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, Qatar Maria Sharapova beat Ana Ivanovic 6-7 (4) 6-3 6-3 to win the women’s singles at the Brisbane International presented by Suncorp...

Andy Murray Captures Abu Dhabi Exhibition – Mondays with Bob Greene

Andy Murray Captures Abu Dhabi Exhibition – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jan. 4 | Mondays with Bob Greene   SAYING “I felt I was dominating the points a lot of times, but I am missing competitive spirit. I am going to keep working hard to get that.” – Rafael Nadal, after losing 6-2 6-0 to Andy Murray. “She had nothing to...

Australian Hard Court Season Preview

Australian Hard Court Season Preview

Jan. 2 | The tennis season is always one that shoots out of the blocks quickly. Each year, barely past its first month, the young tennis year has already witnessed its first major in the form of the Australian Open. Therefore, with only three weeks before a...