Stan is the Man – Wawrinka Reaches First Grand Slam Final

Stanilas Wawrinka has followed up his huge five set win over Novak Djokovic with a solid four set defeat of Tomas Berdych. The 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 7-6 win sees him advance to a grand slam final for the first time. He awaits the winner of the Rafael Nadal / Roger Federer match to be played […]

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Australian Open Upsets Continue

On Wednesday 22 January the upsets continued at the Australian Open. The biggest of the upsets saw two time defending champion Victoria Azarenka defeated by Agnieszka Radwanska. The Polish no. 5 seed started strong winning the first set 6-1. Second seed Azarenka came back to win the second 7-5, before Radwanska took control and closed […]

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Ana Ivanovic Upsets Serena Williams at Australian Open

Before going into the fourth round match against world no. 1 Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic had not won a set against the dominant player from 2013. The head to head record stood at 4-0. That has all changed. After losing the first set the world no. 14 has pulled off the upset of the tournament […]

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Time Flies and the Summer of Tennis Australia 2014

Wow, I was just looking at the last post I did on this blog and it is from this time three years ago!!! Where did all that time go. Back then my son was just a few months old.   Now in Australia it is a new summer of tennis. Just last night I was […]

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Interviews and Highlights from 2011 Medibank International Tennis – January 10

Here are some interviews and highlights from the Medibank International tennis tournament held in Sydney, Australia. The tournament includes the women’s world no. 1 and 2 players. Marcos Baghdatis talks after his withdrawal from the tournament due to a groin injury. He was the defending champion. World no. 2 Vera Zvonareva talks ahead of her […]

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Interviews from 2011 Medibank International Tennis – January 9

Bernard Tomic talks after getting through qualifying to reach the main draw of the Medibank International. He won three matches. Jelena Dokic talks about her first round loss to Svetlana Kuznetsova. Svetlana Kuznetsova in her press conference following her round one victory against Australia’s Jelena Dokic. Kim Clijsters discusses things after her round one win. […]

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Tennis Express Products Show Powered by Tennis Week #120

This week’s edition of Tennis Week’s Product Show: Powered by Tennis Express with Carrie Milbank features the Pro Kennex Black Ace tennis racquet, the Asics Gel Resolution 2 tennis shoe, the K.Bell women’s sports socks, and the USPTA On Court instructional video called “The Serve.” The Pro Kennex Black Ace is a tennis racquet designed […]

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Can you suggest where to buy tennis shoes that are not running shoes?

I’m looking to buy a pair of tennis shoes or really just a good pair of casual shoes to wear around a college campus. I already have a pair of running shoes, which I use for exercising. I suppose I’m just looking for something a little less athletic looking, if that makes any sense. Thanks […]

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Tennis Fitness Training – How to Start

Tennis is a very exciting and popular sport. It can help improve your overall fitness, and provide you with hours and hours of enjoyment. You can play the sport alone, with just one opponent, or you can play tennis in doubles. You often see tennis professionals competing on live television telecasts, and they make it […]

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has anyone else here read the Tennis Shoes Adventure series?

by chris heimerdinger Tennis shoes among the Nephites Gadiantons and the Silver Sword The Feathered Serpent, Parts 1 and 2 The Sacred Quest The Lost Scrolls The Golden Crown The Warriors of Cumorah Tower of Thunder Kingdoms and Conquerors who is your favorite character? what is your favorite part? if you have read them then […]

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