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Bianca Andreescu Defeats Angelique Kerber to Claim Indian Wells Open

Bianca Andreescu Defeats Angelique Kerber to Claim Indian Wells Open

Bianca Andreescu had thought herself a champion many times and now it’s finally true. Trailing Germany’s Angelique Kerber 3-2 in the third set of Sunday’s BNP Paribas Open final, a tired Andreescu admitted to coach Sylvain Bruneau she was running on fumes. “I’m tired…my feet are burning…I can barely move out there,” Andreescu said. “I [...]

March 18, 2019 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Australian Press Council Rules Serena Williams Cartoon ‘Non-Racist’

Australian Press Council Rules Serena Williams Cartoon ‘Non-Racist’

Last September the Melbourne Herald Sun newspaper published a cartoon of Serena Williams that drew global condemnation for what some considered to be a racist depiction. The Australian Press COuncil had now weighed in on the cartoon and has deemed that there was no breach of its standards of practice. The cartoon, by Mark Knight, [...]

February 25, 2019 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Rafael Nadal Reaches Australian Open Final for the 5th Time

Rafael Nadal Reaches Australian Open Final for the 5th Time

After conquering defending champion Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas could not see off two greats within a week. In fact, it only took 11 minutes for Rafael Nadal to show everyone who’s boss. Breaking Tsitispas in the match’s third game and then another five times Thursday, while never facing a single break point himself until the [...]

January 24, 2019 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the ATP Finals because of persistent abdominal injury and will take the time off to have ankle surgery. Last week his injury forced him out of the Paris Masters and now Nadal season is over as he will not play in London, because of abdominal issue and a long-standing ankle [...]

November 5, 2018 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Serena, Venus Win Opening Doubles Match at Roland Garros

Serena, Venus Win Opening Doubles Match at Roland Garros

Serena and Venus Williams have won their first Grand Slam doubles match in nearly two years. The sisters moved into the second round of the French Open by defeating the 14th-seeded Japanese pairing of Shuko Aoyama and Miyu Kato. The Williams sisters have not played doubles together since winning at Wimbledon two years ago and [...]

May 30, 2018 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Juan Martin Del Potro Wins Indian Wells Title

Juan Martin Del Potro Wins Indian Wells Title

Juan Martin del Potro ended Roger Federer’s best ever start to a season to become the first Argentine to win a top-tier Masters series event. This win gives Del Potro his first Masters 1000 title of his career. The 29-year-old had to stave off match point by Federer on three occasions in the final set, [...]

March 19, 2018 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Serena Williams Introduces Her Newborn Daughter

Serena Williams Introduces Her Newborn Daughter

Tennis superstar, Serena Williams has shared the first photo of her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., on Instagram. Williams’ daughter with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, was born on September 1st in Palm Beach wighing six pounds and 13 ounces. Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. You have to check out link in bio for her amazing [...]

September 13, 2017 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Novak Djokovic to Miss Rest of 2017 with Elbow Injury

Novak Djokovic to Miss Rest of 2017 with Elbow Injury

Novak Djokovic is going to miss the rest of this season because of an injured right elbow. The two-time U.S. Open champion and 12 time Grand Slam champion made the announcement saying ”this is the decision that had to be made at this moment.” “Professionally this is not an easy decision for me, but I’m [...]

July 26, 2017 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Venus Williams Responsible for Fatal June 9 Car Crash

Venus Williams Responsible for Fatal June 9 Car Crash

According to Florida police, tennis star Venus Williams is responsible for a car crash that resulted in a fatality on June 9th. A report by ESPN reveals that Venus Williams’ SUV darted across a six-lane intersection with the other driver, Linda Barson, unable to stop in time to avoid the collision. Mrs. Barson’s husband sustained [...]

June 30, 2017 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Serena Williams Bares it All for Vanity Fair

Serena Williams Bares it All for Vanity Fair

Serena Williams who is due to give birth to her first child later this summer posed nude for the cover of the most recent issue of Vanity Fair. The photograph by Annie Leibovitz depicts Williams in front of a stark background, nude except for her hand in front of her breasts and a waist chain, [...]

June 27, 2017 admin Headlines, Tennis 0