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Business & Pleasure of Sports | Sun Sentinel blogsThe biggest upset in tennis this week wasn???t Roger Federer???s fall to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon. Nor was it the early exits of the Williams sisters and Andy Roddick, or even women???s No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki losing in the......
On a hot summer-like Sunday afternoon, in a stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a huge misplaced castle, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal slid onto his back and into the bright lights of his sport once again. It was match point...
Is anything cooler than tennis' electronic replay system? A player who isn't sure about a line call raises a finger immediately after the call. The chair umpire announces the challenge, and the Hawk-Eye animation system appears on a nearby video...
Tennis did its best to serve up a classic dish Thursday night in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. But a dash of this and a pinch of that were missing. We expect plenty of spice every time Roger Federer plays Rafael Nadal. It is a legacy built on...
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Andy Murray still doesn't pack 'em in, even on a sultry desert-perfect night in a big-time tennis event. Not even when he has taken his game to a level projected by many to be unreachable by the always-solid Scot. In Murray's case, the perception hasn't...
Charlie Pasarell has long been tennis' answer to baseball's Field of Dreams. Pasarell built it, and they came. Actually, Pasarell kept building, and the players kept coming. No singular sensation for this visionary of the sport. Monday in New York,...
Justin Gimelstob certainly is no Martin Luther King. But he has a dream. He is unhappy that professional tennis left Los Angeles and he wants it back. To that end, the first L.A. Tennis Challenge will be played Monday night at Pauley Pavilion. It is...
Everyone deserves life with dignity in their final years, whether you dug ditches or played tennis on the world's most famous stages. Gertrude "Gussy" Moran did the latter. She also got that deserved dignity because of the extraordinary kindness of a...
Bob Kramer spoke of the loss he is about to suffer, admitting he has a hole in his heart. He wasn't grieving a child or a parent, just a best friend. Kramer is director of a tennis tournament that will be no more. The Los Angeles men's tennis event that...
College basketball Towson's Benimon, Hairston, Johnson honored by CAA Towson junior forward Jerrelle Benimon was named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week for the third time this season, while Tigers freshman Jerome Hairston was...
The Hartford CourantNEW YORK — Obviously, it was some of the loudest tennis ever played. There was more sustained shrieking than at a Justin Bieber concert. Yet in enduring the late summer heat, humidity and a swirling wind, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova also...
The Hartford CourantNEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova recoiled at the question. Should women play five sets in the tennis majors like the men? "Five sets?" said Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion and No. 2 seed at the 2012 New Haven Open. "I'm so glad we are not playing...
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