Anthony Pastecchi
From Nov. 17-20, the best American beach tennis players took to the beaches of Aruba for the 2011 International Beach Tennis Championships. Players from all over the globe, including Italy, Brazil, France, Venezuela and Belgium among others joined their American counterparts to compete in this...Read more
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Grand Slam singles champions Li Na and Petra Kvitova lead China and Czech Republic, respectively, into the eight-team Hyundai Hopman Cup, taking place Dec. 31-Jan. 7 at the Burswood Dome, Burswood Entertainment Complex in Western Australia. Representing the United States will be top-ranked American...Read more
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Top-ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated Switzerland's Roger Federer, 6-2, 6-1, on Friday at the World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi. Djokovic advances to the finals of the event where he will face Spain's David Ferrer in Saturday's final of the $250,000 winner-takes-all exhibition event...Read more
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Serbian Novak Djokovic scored a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 win over the 16th-ranked Frenchman Gael Monfils at the World Tennis Championship, a $250,000 winner-takes-all exhibition event in Abu Dhabi. The world number one-ranked Djokovic enters 2012 after a dominant 2011 that saw the Serbian win 70 matches with...Read more
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Spain's Rafael Nadal is going to take time off from tennis after the Australian Open to rest a shoulder injury. He said that this injury had arose prior to the ATP World Tour Finals in London in November and that he is still not fully recovered. He decided that he will defend his title at the World...Read more
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The WTA has announced a landmark four year deal with PERFORM that will see the digital sports specialist manage and exploit the WTA's Premier tournament media rights for the period 2013-2016. The agreement is expected to double the overall exposure for WTA tennis through a significant increase in...Read more
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American James Blake has announced his withdrawal from the 2012 Australian Open. Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley announced Blake's move in a Twitter post on Wednesday, saying, "Just got word that James Blake has withdrawn from the AO and Brisbane. Sorry to hear this and we wish...Read more
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Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Brisbane International Tournament in January with an ankle injury. She says she expects to be ready for the Australian Open which is set for later in the month. She twisted her left ankle during the Pan Pacific Open in September and is still being nagged by...Read more
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The Sixth Annual Mardy’s Tennis & Jake’s Music Fest was held in Vero Beach, Fla. on Dec. 9-10, as the official host sponsor, Grand Harbor Golf & Beach Club, hosted the Kids’ Tennis Clinic, Reception and Tennis Exhibition, featuring top-ranked American tennis player, Mardy Fish. Mardy’s...Read more
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Nineteen-year-old Swedish tennis player Lucas Renard has been suspended for six months and fined $5,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit after admitting an offense under Article D of the 2011 Uniform Tennis Anti-Corruption Program. Four of the six months period of ineligibility will be suspended on the...Read more
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Brad Drewett, former player and current ATP senior executive, has been named as the new ATP executive chairman and president. He will be based in the ATP's London office. The 53-year-old Australian’s three-year appointment was voted unanimously by the ATP Board of Directors with Drewett considered...Read more
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Sony Ericsson has announced that it is ending its sponsorship of the WTA Tour at the end of the 2012 season. In 2005, Sony Ericsson signed a six-year $88 million deal with the WTA as title sponsor of the WTA, which was extended through the end of 2012. But the strategic direction of Sony Ericsson...Read more
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Venus & Serena Williams are eager to defend their Olympic Doubles Title at the Summer 2012 Olympics in London. The American duo are in pursuit of their third trip to the top of Olympic podium and a medal ceremony, after gold medal runs in both Sydney in 2000 and 2008 in Beijing. The only hiccup...Read more
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Top-ranked tennis pro Novak Djokovic from Serbia is planning an acting career in addition to tennis. The world's number one-ranked player is known off the court for his funny impressions of fellow top tennis players, plus his spoof of a Maria Sharapova commercial for Head racquets. Recently,...Read more
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Petra Kvitova has been chosen as the Czech Athlete of the Year in a poll conducted by sports journalists. The 21-year-old Wimbledon champion has been honored as the WTA's player of the year for 2011 and won six singles title. She has risen 32 positions from 34th in the rankings to second in the...Read more