1. Wimbledon 2012: Men's Quarterfinals Preview

    On Wednesday, we will see the men's singles at Wimbledon reach the quarterfinals. So who's likely to make it through to Friday's semifinals? The top half of the draw sees No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic take on the German, Florian Mayer...

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  2. Ridiculous Scheduling Threatens to Destroy Andy Murray's Wimbledon 2012 Dream

    What is up with the Wimbledon tournament committee? Don't they want to give Britain's great hope, Andy Murray , the best possible chance to become the first homegrown champion since 1936? So why put the Scotsman on court No...

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  3. Has Rafael Nadal's Frenetic Style Led to Injuries?

    Seven-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal has endured more than his fair share of injuries since making his name on the ATP Tour almost 10 years ago...

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  4. Andy Murray the Making of the 2012 US Open Champion: Part 1

    2012 US Open champion Andy Murray was born May 15, 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland, and grew up with his elder brother Jamie, in Dunblane near Stirling...

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  5. Will Novak Djokovic Win Wimbledon 2012?

    Novak Djokovic made his way into the semifinals of Wimbledon with a straight sets win over the No. 31 seed Florian Mayer. The Serb won 6-4,6-1, 6-4 to set up a mouth-watering clash with Roger Federer...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 1,399 reads 17 comments

  6. US Open 2012: Maria Sharapova, the Making of a Champion Part 1

    Four-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova , in 2004 aged just 17, pulled off one of the most unexpected Wimbledon upsets by beating Serena Williams in the final. YURI SHARAPOV Maria’s father Yuri is not your average tennis parent...

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  7. Why Roger Federer Has No Pressure in Wimbledon 2012 Run

    Roger Federer heads towards the second week of Wimbledon with very little pressure resting on his broad shoulders...

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  8. Wimbledon 2012: Federer Survives Scare Against Benneteau to Make Second Week

    Until his third round mach against Frenchman Julien Benneteau, Roger Federer had been experiencing an easier than expected run towards the second week of Wimbledon...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 1,574 reads 20 comments

  9. US Open 2012, Roger Federer: The Making of a Champion, Part 1

    Five-time U.S. Open champion and world No. 1 Roger Federer was born Aug. 8, 1981, near Basel, Switzerland. Roger comes from a family where everyone enjoyed playing tennis...

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  10. Andy Roddick: Wimbledon 2012 Bid Continues for the American

    A RETURN TO FORM Three-time former finalist Andy Roddick goes into what promises to be his last Wimbledon, with a good chance of making it through to the second week. The former world No...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 2,096 reads 10 comments

  11. Rafael Nadal: The Making of a Champion, Part 1

    The "King of Clay" Rafael Nadal was born 3 June 1986 in Manacor, on the Spanish Island of Mallorca. Rafa’s father Sebastian is a businessman, and his mother Ana Maria Parera ...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 2,579 reads 6 comments

  12. Novak Djokovic: The Making of a Champion: Part 1

    4-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic , was born 22 May 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia. He has two younger brothers, Marko age 21 and 17-year-old Djordje who are also professional tennis players...

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  13. Andy Murray: One Match Away from Completing His Wimbledon "Mission Impossible"

    Andy Murray you're just one step away from completing your Wimbledon 2012, "Mission Impossible". You're 25 years old and have become the first British man since Bunny Austin in 1938 to reach the final...

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  14. Wimbledon 2012: Should Nalbandian Be Allowed to Play? Current Poll 75/25 Say Yes

    David Nalbandian's disqualification for injuring a linesman at the pre-Wimbledon event at Queen's Club certainly grabbed the biggest headlines over the weekend...

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  15. Wimbledon 2012: Things I'd Like to See Changed at the Championships

    DIG UP THE GRASS How much longer will the world’s greatest tennis tournament continue being played on a surface which is as outdated as many of the traditions surrounding it? Until 1974, three of the four Grand Slams were played on grass...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 1,404 reads 60 comments

  16. Wimbledon 2012: Biggest Obstacles Left Facing Defending Champion Novak Djokovic

    Along with the pressure of being defending champion, what are the biggest obstacles facing Novak Djokovic during the Wimbledon fortnight? Next up for Novak is Radek Stepanek - a ...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 4,921 reads 110 comments

  17. Wimbledon 2012: How Much Longer Will Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl Last?

    Having crashed out in his first match of the pre-Wimbledon event at Queen's, how much longer will Andy Murray , continue employing his current mentor, Ivan Lendl? Through his career Murray has gone thru more than his fair quota of coaches...

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  18. Wimbledon 2012: Will This Be the Last Season on Tour for Roger Federer?

    Roger Federer is considered by most to be the Greatest tennis player Of All-Time (GOAT), but for how much longer will the winner of a record 16 Grand Slams continue gracing us with ...

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  19. French Open 2012: Poor Serving from Novak Djokovic Hands Rafael Nadal Title

    After rain caused suspension of play yesterday at Roland Garros, which resumed this afternoon, Rafael Nadal claimed a record seventh title, emerging victorious in four sets over world No...

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  20. French Open 2012: How Rafael Nadal Trains His Forehand

    The Rafael Nadal forehand is one of the greatest weapons in modern day tennis, but how does the “King of Clay” go about training it? At the 2011 Monte Carlo Masters I observed the Spaniard in practice...

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  21. French Open 2012 Tennis Men's Final: How Nadal and Djokovic Match Up

    So after disappointingly one-sided semifinal victories over David Ferrer and Roger Federer respectively, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic face each other for the third consecutive time in Grand Slam finals; this time at Roland Garros...

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  22. French Open 2012: Predictions for the Men's Semifinals

    So it's semifinals time for the men at Roland Garros. I can't say I'm too surprised to have seen David Ferrer beat Andy Murray , as the Scotsman hasn't enjoyed a great clay court season and actually did well even to reach the quarterfinals...

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  23. French Open Men's Champion 2012: What Makes Rafael Nadal the "King of Clay"?

    Rafael Nadal is the greatest clay court player of all time, having won a record seven French Opens and 36 ATP titles on the surface, but what is it that makes him the “King ...

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  24. 2012 French Open Obituary: Why US Players Don't Win Any More in Paris

    With top-ranked American Mary Fish electing to withdraw from Roland Garros, eight US players took their place in the first round of French Open...

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  25. French Open 2012: Rafael Nadal Has Advantage over Challengers at Roland Garros

    In an exciting first week at the French Open, defending champion Rafael Nadal won three matches without losing a set...

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