1. US Open 2012: Epic Grand Slam Final Missing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

    Gritty, gutsy, epic. The final of the 2012 U.S. Open between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic has been labeled by just about every adjective. For Murray, it was Grand Slam euphoria that had eluded him for so long...

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  2. ATP World Tour: Is Andy Murray Making a Case for Best Player of the Season?

    After years of Grand Slam heartbreak, Andy Murray finally prevailed on the courts of the US Open with a 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 win over 2011 champion Novak Djokovic ...

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  3. US Open 2012: The Key Events to Andy Murray Winning His First Grand Slam

    At 15-40 in the eighth game of the fifth set, Novak Djokovic whipped a forehand service return long to hand Andy Murray his first Grand Slam trophy at the 2012 US Open by a scoreline of 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6 and 6-2...

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  4. US Open 2012: The Rivalry of Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic

    Poor Andy Murray has been overshadowed by the rest of the Big Four his entire career. Unable to make a breakthrough on the Grand Slam stage, Murray is sometimes even excluded ...

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  5. US Open 2012: Did Roger Federer's 2012 Schedule Contribute to Quarterfinal Exit?

    In a season that saw Roger Federer reascend to the No. 1 ranking, a quarterfinal exit from the 2012 US Open for the Swiss Maestro came as a little bit of a surprise...

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  6. US Open 2012: Should Men Play Best-of-Three Sets at Grand Slams and Davis Cup?

    A deflated Nikolay Davydenko stood frustrated and bewildered on the other side of the net as the ball landed out on match point. The former World No...

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  7. 2012 US Open: Roger Federer on Pace to Win Sixth US Open Title

    Roger Federer remains on track to win his much-coveted sixth US Open title after his straight sets win over Veteran player Bjorn Phau in the second round...

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  8. US Open 2012: A Look at Federer, Djokovic and Murray Through 1st Round

    All present players of the Big Four are through to the second round of the 2012 U.S. Open . The lone exclusion, of course, is Rafael Nadal , who has not been seen on a competitive ...

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  9. Chelsea FC: Eden Hazard Making an Early Case for Player of the Year

    Chelsea new boy Eden Hazard has been creating quite the buzz at Stamford Bridge so far this season. The Belgium international has one goal and six assists through three games and has led Chelsea to the top of the Premier League table...

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  10. US Open 2012: Federer, Djokovic, Murray and the Other Contenders

    New York City will be the stage of the world's finest tennis over the next two weeks as the top players of the ATP World Tour embark on a quest to claim the final Grand Slam of the year...

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  11. Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic: Is W & S Open Final a Preview of US Open Final?

    W orld No. 1 Roger Federer will retain his No. 1 ranking at least until the end of the US Open after defeating fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka 7-6 (4), 6-3 to reach his fifth final at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati...

    Dan Kaneko Written by Dan Kaneko about almost 2 years ago 1,899 reads 25 comments

  12. ATP World Tour: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic Set to Battle for No. 1 Ranking

    World No. 2 Novak Djokovic will have a chance to regain the No. 1 ranking after surrendering it to Switzerland's Roger Federer following last month's Wimbledon Championships...

    Dan Kaneko Written by Dan Kaneko about almost 2 years ago 2,509 reads 26 comments

  13. English Premier League: Will Fernando Torres Finally Shine for Chelsea?

    Spanish striker Fernando Torres scored the opening goal for Chelsea against defending Premier League champions Manchester City in Sunday’s FA Community Shield...

    Dan Kaneko Written by Dan Kaneko about almost 2 years ago 3,082 reads 30 comments

  14. 2012 Olympics: What Gold Medal Match Defeat Means for Roger Federer's Legacy

    Seventeen Grand Slam titles, 290 weeks as world No. 1, 75 career singles titles, six ATP World Tour Finals titles, $72,918,077 career prize money and one Olympic Silver medal...

    Dan Kaneko Written by Dan Kaneko about almost 2 years ago 2,585 reads 28 comments

  15. 2012 Olympic Tennis: Will Andy Murray Defeat Roger Federer to Win Olympic Gold?

    Great Britain’s Andy Murray has been here before—just four weeks ago, actually. The player on the other side of the net in Sunday’s Olympic gold-medal match will ...

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  16. 2012 Olympics: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray into Semifinals

    R oger Federer , Novak Djokovic , Andy Murray and Juan Martin Del Potro all have one thing in common—they all scored straight-set wins on Thursday and punched a ticket to the semifinals of the 2012 Olympics on Friday...

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  17. Olympic Tennis 2012: Roger Federer Is on Track to Win Olympic Gold

    World No. 1 Roger Federer continues his quest for Olympic gold in men's singles Wednesday, as he takes on Uzbek Denis Istomin on Court 1 in the round of 16...

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  18. Wimbledon 2012: Andy Murray Should Smile in Light of His Wimbledon Defeat

    "Getting closer." Those were the first words out of world No. 4 Andy Murray ’s mouth as he restrained tears following his loss on Centre Court at Wimbledon ...

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  19. Wimbledon 2012: How Roger Federer Won His 17th Grand Slam

    World no. 3 Roger Federer won his seventh Wimbledon title on Sunday, defeating hometown hero Andy Murray , 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. On Monday, Federer will no longer be no. 3. He will reclaim the no...

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  20. Rafa Nadal: Why His Second Round Wimbledon Exit Is Not a Sign of Things to Come

    World No. 2 Rafael Nadal suffered a surprise second round loss (7-6, 4-6, 4-6, 6-2, 4-6) to Czech Lukas Rosol on Thursday evening at the All England Club...

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  21. Wimbledon 2012: 7 Things Necessary for Roger Federer to Win Another Grand Slam

    T he French Open has come and gone this year, and Roger Federer has left Paris empty-handed yet again. With his last win at a Grand Slam tournament coming at the Australian Open in 2010, Roger is 0-for-9 in his last nine major tournaments...

    Dan Kaneko Written by Dan Kaneko about 2 years ago 1,314 reads 2 comments