1. Andreas Seppi Retires, James Blake Rallies Versus Marcos Baghdatis on Day 1

    It was Wellington Orthopaedic Sports Medicine High School Day at the Western and Southern Open. There were several surprise guests, including tennis teams from Allegan, Michigan, Kettering, Ohio and Cincinnati...

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  2. Western and Southern Open Sets Record Attendance for Qualfiers and Kids Day

    The first day of qualifying and Kids Day at the Western and Southern Open saw record-breaking crowd attendance. The Lindner Family Tennis Center hosted 13,204 fans. The previous record was set in 2006, with 11,915 fans in attendance...

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  3. Rafael Nadal and 10 Players Who Could Clean Up on the Hard Courts

    The Olympus U.S. Open Series is in its third week and the summer hard-court season is heating up. Top players such as Caroline Wozniacki, Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic and Roger ...

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  4. Tennis: Gael Monfils and 10 Players We're Still Waiting for To Break Out

    The Olympus U.S. Open Series gets underway on Monday, signifying the beginning of the North American hard court summer. It is arguably the most grueling and equalizing part of the tennis season...

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  5. Wimbledon 2011: Maria Sharapova and the Bryan Brothers Seek Second Titles

    You may not think that Bob and Mike Bryan and Maria Sharapova have anything in common. However, they will all be trying to win their second Wimbledon titles and will both face the No...

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  6. Mardy Fish Reels in Tomas Berdych, Sets Up Wimbledon Clash with Rafael Nadal

    Mardy Fish defeated No. 6 seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in the fourth round of Wimbledon today. Berdych was the 2010 Gentlemen's Singles runner-up...

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  7. Wimbledon 2011: Power Ranking Venus, Serena, Sharapova and Players Still Alive

    During the first week of Wimbledon, we saw the return of former champions, the emergence of new faces and the potential of players being realized...

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  8. Wimbledon 2011: ' Bulldog' Hewitt Forced to Let Go of Tennis Ball by Soderling

    Lleyton Hewitt of Australia is often referred to as a bulldog by tennis fans and professionals alike. His refusal to go down without a fight has been a big part of his tennis success...

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  9. Wimbledon 2011: Power-Ranking the Top 10 Women in the Field

    The draws came out today, for the 2011 Wimbledon Championships and there are some intriguing possible match-ups. Two of the most intriguing players in the draw are Venus and Serena Williams ...

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  10. Roger Federer and the Top 10 Men in the 2011 Wimbledon Field

    The 2011 Wimbledon Championships promise to be full of drama, just like they were last year. As is common during Wimbledon, the seeding doesn't match the ATP World Tour rankings...

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  11. Maria Sharapova: Can She Finally Win Her Career Grand Slam at the French Open?

    People often say there's a first time for everything. Maria Sharapova proved that, winning her first title in Rome last month, a tournament that's played on clay, similar to Roland Garros...

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  12. Novak Djokovic and the 20 Funniest People in Tennis

    It's rare that people in the sports industry get the opportunity to show their true personalities. However, people associated with professional tennis get to show their humorous side quite often...

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  13. Roland Garros: Where Does It Rank Amongst the World's Best Sports Venues?

    The 2011 French Open got underway on Sunday. As one of the most unique events in all of sports, we at Bleacher Report were wondering how the home of the French Open stacks up against 14 other famous sports venues throughout the world...

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  14. 2011 French Open Bracket: The 10 Players With the Most Fervent Fan Support

    Every Grand Slam brings out the biggest, loudest and most passionate fan bases tennis has to offer. They show up with face paint, costumes and flags. Some even go as far as to create chants and bring various noise-makers, like the ever-popular cow bell...

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  15. French Open 2011: The 10 Best American Chances to Take Home the Hardware

    After reading this headline, you may be scratching your head. However, there are some Americans that have a legitimate chance of winning the 2011 French Open ...

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  16. USTA Chooses Austin to Host Quarterfinal Davis Cup Tie Versus Spain

    The United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday that Austin, Texas will host it's first Davis Cup tie, July 8-10...

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  17. Andy Roddick Leaves Everything on Court, Wins Nail-Biter over Raonic

    Top seed and No. 8 ranked ATP World Tour player, Andy Roddick won his 30th title today, at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, in Memphis. He defeated Milos Raonic, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (11), 7-5...

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  18. Andy Roddick Seeks Title No. 30, Fernando Verdasco Seeks First-Round Avengence

    The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships gets underway today in Memphis. It promises to be an exciting tournament, no matter whom your favorite players are. There are several blockbuster first-round matches to get the tournament going...

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  19. Women's Doubles Champions Crowned, Four More Battles Left

    One division of the 2011 Australian Open has been decided, with four more finals to be contested. On Friday afternoon in Melbourne, No. 1 seeds Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta staged a comeback win to get their first major title as a team...

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  20. Top Tennis Players Go Down Under to Contend for 'Happy Slam'

    Tennis fans around the world are happy that the "happy Slam" begins today, after a long few weeks. The 2011 Australian Open is shaping up to be exciting start to another tennis season, and not because of the anticipation of a lot of rain delays...

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  21. New Web Site Launched for Bryan Brothers Fans

    The support for doubles still isn’t as intense as it is for singles. However, the support for the No. 1 men’s doubles team in the world, Bob and Mike Bryan, has grown by leaps and bounds...

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  22. American Tennis Is Not As Bad As Perceived

    On Monday evening, “America’s grand slam” came to a dramatic close. For American tennis fans, the fact that “no American man” made it to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, for the second year in a row, is perhaps the most dr

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  23. The Longest Matches in French Open History

    During the first week of the 2010 French Open, we've already witnessed a lot of the drama that goes with arguably, the toughest Grand Slam of the year. Rain and darkness have plagued the matches, making some of them even carry over to the following day...

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  24. World's Best To Grind It Out At Roland Garros

    The terre battue of Roland Garros is about to fly, as the 2010 French Open gets underway. It will be hard to beat last year’s surprising results, with Robin Soderling defeating ...

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  25. 'Godfather' of Wheelchair Tennis to Be Inducted Into Hall of Fame

    The 1970’s were important for the growth of tennis. The Association of Tennis Professionals, Women’s Tennis Association, ATP Doubles computer rankings and wheelchair tennis, were all created throughout the decade...

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