Showing posts with label ATP Mens Tennis. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ATP Mens Tennis. Show all posts

Friday, March 11, 2016

Bruno Agostinelli dies at 28

Bruno Agostinelli dies at 28

Bruno Agostinelli Jr., a former tennis player and University of Kentucky star and member of Canada's Davis Cup team, died Wednesday at age 28.

Tennis Canada confirmed Agostinelli's death in a statement on Thursday. The statement did not indicate a cause of death, but multiple media reports say Agostinelli was involved in a motorcycle accident in Toronto on Wednesday night.

"This news has shocked and saddened our entire organization and the tennis community today," Kelly Murumets, president and CEO for Tennis Canada. said in a statement. "Bruno was simply a terrific person. Humble about his accomplishments, caring and kind towards his players, and passionate about his job, his life and his family. This is a truly devastating loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bruno's family and everyone who loved him dearly, as we did."

Friday, March 4, 2016

Bud Collins dies at 86

Bud Collins, famed tennis historian and journalist, dies at 86

Bud Collins, one of tennis's most flamboyant and outspoken journalists and historians, has died at age 86, the Boston Globe reports. Collins, known as much for his outlandish outfits as for his vast knowledge of tennis lore, died Friday at his Brookfield, Mass. home.
Collins began his journalism career writing for several Boston-area newspapers, and then moved over to television coverage of tennis for CBS and later NBC. He was a fixture on broadcast television tennis coverage from 1968 to 2007, and then moved to ESPN and satellite radio.

Collins authored several memoirs and biographies on tennis, as well as multiple tennis encyclopedias. His habit of wearing outlandish bow ties and pants came from collecting swatches of fabric on his world travels, which he would then send to a Cambridge, Mass. tailor for fashioning into outfits. During last year's U.S. Open, the United States Tennis Association christened the media center in Collins' honor.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!!

We wish you the best for this new year that we just began :)

Hoping all your dreams will come true!!!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas everyone and happy new year!!!

We wish you all the best and we hope we can share more tennis love in 2015!!!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Matthew Ebden got married in Australia

Matthew Ebden got married in Australia

Matthew Ebden married Kim Doig, earlier this month and joined the married tennis player list.

The couple tied the knot on Friday 16 November at The Secret Garden on the Brookland Valley Estate in Margaret River, a wine region on the south west coast of Western Australia.

A dinner and dancing reception followed at the winery's restaurant, Flutes.

Ryan Harrison served in the bridal party as one of the groomsmen, alongside Ebden’s brother-in-law, who was the best man, and another friend, Mark Shanahan.

Congratulations to Matthew and Kim!

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Got Nadal? Get this Rafael Nadal Tshirt

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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Groth recorded fastest serve at 263kph

Groth recorded fastest serve at 263kph

Sam Groth hit the fastest recorded serve in professional tennis, a 263kph ace in a Challenger event in South Korea.

Groth, ranked 340th, produced the serve in a second-round match against Uladzimir Ignatik in Busan.

While the ATP does not officially recognize serving speed records because of the variance in radar guns it confirmed "the event was using approved equipment, and that other data gathered appeared within a normal range."

Groth (@samuelgroth on Twitter), tweeted after the match: 'Lost 4&3 average! Did hit a 263kmh serve though in for an ace.'


Monday, April 2, 2012

Monfils to miss Davis Cup contest vs. US

Monfils to miss Davis Cup contest vs. US

Gael Monfils will miss France’s Davis Cup quarterfinal against the United States because of an abdominal injury.

The French tennis federation said Monday that coach Guy Forget will soon name his replacement for Monfils.

Monfils started experiencing pain during practice Sunday and an MRI test showed a lesion on his left oblique muscle. He will need to rest for 15 days.

The French team includes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra. The U.S. or France will face the winner of the quarterfinal between Spain and Austria.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Koellerer banned for life for tennis match-fixing

Koellerer banned for life for tennis match-fixing

Daniel Koellerer has lost his appeal against a life ban for match-fixing at sport’s highest court.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed his challenge to a ban imposed by the Tennis Integrity Unit.

However, the court decided Koellerer should not pay a $100,000 fine previously ordered.

Koellerer was the first player banned for life for attempted corruption after being found guilty of violations from October 2009 to July 2010.

The court said Koellerer “made invitations to other tennis players to fix matches on five occasions.”

Monday, March 19, 2012

ATP Tour Rankings - March 19th 2012

ATP Tour Rankings - March 19th 2012

Singles
1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 12,670 points.
2. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 10,175.
3. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 9,350.
4. Andy Murray, Britain, 7,450.
5. David Ferrer, Spain, 4,700.
6. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 4,535.
7. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, 3,860.
8. Mardy Fish, United States, 2,910.
9. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 2,730.
10. John Isner, United States, 2,675.
11. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 2,660.
12. Nicolas Almagro, Spain, 2,205.
13. Gilles Simon, France, 2,140.
14. Gael Monfils, France, 1,970.
15. Feliciano Lopez, Spain, 1,890.
16. Kei Nishikori, Japan, 1,685.
17. Richard Gasquet, France, 1,595.
18. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, 1,540.
19. Florian Mayer, Germany, 1,540.
20. Fernando Verdasco, Spain, 1,530.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Video: Andy Murray's Radical Career Change

Video: Andy Murray's Radical Career Change

If HEAD Tennis pro Andy Murray hadn´t become a tennis star, what kind of creative job would he have today? Barber? Chef? Rockstar?

On second thought, he should probably stick to tennis. Good thing HEAD just released their new YouTek IG Radical Pro racquet - for Radical Creativity on the court.

Video: Milos Raonic on Monday Feature at Indian Wells 2012

Video: Milos Raonic on Monday Feature at Indian Wells 2012

Canada's Milos Raonic looks ahead to a third-round clash with three-time champion Roger Federer at the BNP Paribas Open.

Videos: Indian Wells 2012 Monday Highlights and Hot Shot

Videos: Indian Wells 2012 Monday Highlights and Hot Shot

Watch the following tennis highlights from Indian Wells... Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish bow out in their third round matches Monday at the BNP Paribas Open, while defending champion Novak Djokovic and John Isner advance.

Plus, check out John Isner hits an unexpected volley winner against Juan Monaco in their third-round match and wins the Hot shot of the day honors ...


Video: Berdych Interview at Indian Wells 2012 - Monday March 12th

Video: Berdych Interview at Indian Wells 2012 - Monday March 12th

World No. 8 Tomas Berdych talks about his win over American Andy Roddick on Monday in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Federer advances at Indian Wells, faces Raonic next


Federer advances at Indian Wells, faces Raonic next

Roger Federer beat Denis Kudla 6-4, 6-1 to advance to the third round at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

Federer broke his opponent five times, won 70% of his second serve return points to win in just 57 minutes.

"I'm always relieved and happy when I am able to find my way into a tournament," Federer said. "So it's a good start for me. I didn't know Kudla very much, or at all, really, so it was a good win for me. I'm looking forward to what's next."

The Swiss will next play against Milos Raonic, who had no problems to beat Carlos Berlocq 64 62.

Video: Nadal Indian Wells 2012 Sunday Interview

Video: Nadal Indian Wells 2012 Sunday Interview

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World No. 2 Rafael Nadal talks about a strong performance in his first singles match since the Australian Open final, Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Garcia-Lopez upset Murray at Indian Wells 2012

Garcia-Lopez upset Murray at Indian Wells 2012

What a horrible day for Andy Murray at Indian Wells. The Scott was sent packing in the second round at the BNP Paribas Open after losing 64 62 to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez .

Murray had saved chances to break his opponent during the match but the Spaniard was in top form and saved them all. He also was able to break the world number 4 three times to claim the win.

"It's one of the biggest wins in my career," Garcia-Lopez said. "It gives me a lot of confidence, as my ranking right now is not too good, so I wanted to improve it. This victory gives me some confidence that I can do better this season."

Indian Wells Sunday Order of Play March 11th 2012

Indian Wells Sunday Order of Play March 11th 2012

BNP PARIBAS OPEN
Indian Wells, CA, USA
March 7-18, 2012
Hard/Outdoors

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Stadium 1 (from 11.00hrs)
1. ATP: Matosevic vs. del Potro
2. ATP: Mayer vs. Nadal
3. Victoria Azarenka vs. Svetlana Kuznetsova (NB 14.30hrs)
4. ATP: Tsonga vs. Llodra
5. ATP: Kudla vs. Federer (NB 19.00hrs)
6. Flavia Pennetta vs. Agnieszka Radwanska (NB 20.30hrs)

Stadium 2 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Angelique Kerber vs. Vania King
2. ATP: López vs. Baghdatis
3. ATP: Ferrer vs. Dimitrov
4. Petra Kvitova vs. Christina McHale (NB 16.30hrs)
5. ATP: Raonic vs. Berlocq
6. Jamie Hampton vs. Jarmila Gajdosova

Video: Federer Focused On Indian Wells Title Bid

Video: Federer Focused On Indian Wells Title Bid

Roger Federer, the three-time BNP Paribas Open champion, looks back at the past six months and ahead to another Indian Wells campaign.

Videos: Indian Wells 2012 Saturday Highlights and hot shot

Videos: Indian Wells 2012 Saturday Highlights and hot shot

Watch highlights of Saturday's play at the BNP Paribas Open, featuring Andy Roddick versus Lukasz Kubot, Novak Djokovic, Andrey Golubev, Albert Ramos, Richard Gasquet, Sergiy Stakhovsky, Tomas Berdych, Santiago Giraldo, Kei Nishikori, Andy Murray and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.