Category archives for: Tennis

Maria Sharapova engaged to Lakers’ Sasha Vujacic

The 23-year old Russian and three-time grand slam singles champion, Maria Sharapova is believed to have gotten engaged last Tuesday as sources reported to TMZ. Engaged to who?  To none other than 26-year old, Los Angeles Lakers’ Slovenian guard, Sasha Vujacic. TMZ reported: Sources tell TMZ the pair — who were first spotted holding hands [...]

Venus Williams’ skimpy pink outfit at the U.S. Open

The athletic 30-year old Venus Williams defeated the tough player from Israel and No. 18 seed, Shahar Peer in straight sets to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the 10th time. Aside from the match, Williams’ skimpy outfit and underwear drew attention. The tightness of her self-designed dress could have contributed to her opponent’s advantage. [...]

U.S. Open Fight: brawl among fans (video)

U.S. Open Fight: brawl among fans (video)

Tennis isn’t a physical match, unlike basketball, soccer, american football and the likes, the players are skin to skin inside a perimeter. But at the 2010 U.S. Open during the featured match between Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Germany’s Philipp Petzschner, the spirit of last Sunday’s UFC118 carried on as a match occurred among a few [...]

Serena Williams not joining US Open

Serena Williams not joining US Open

Bad news for tennis fans who were looking forward to seeing Serena Williams at the US Open. She’s not joining. Serena, the world’s top female player this year, just announced that she won’t be playing in the tournament. The reason-she’s still recovering from the surgery on her right foot. “It is with much frustration and [...]

Rafael Nadal beats Tomas Berdych

Rafael Nadal beats Tomas Berdych

On Sunday, Rafael Nadal had some extra energy after his 2-hour 13-minute undoing of overmatched Tomas Berdych in the Wimbledon men’s final. Nadal curled himself into a ball and did a somersault on the dusty Centre Court after he destroyed the 24-year-old, 12th-seeded Berdych, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4, to win his second Wimbledon singles title and [...]

Jennifer Capriati hospitalized; possible overdose!

Jennifer Capriati hospitalized; possible overdose!

Former teen tennis star Jennifer Capriati was reported to have been rushed to the hospital. Paramedics responded to a call for a possible overdose. Sources say the call came from a hotel in Riviera Beach, FL. Capriati was brought to a hospital nearby. Capriati’s father told TMZ that the tennis pro was on her way [...]

Isner wins longest tennis match

Isner wins longest tennis match

Exhausted after being forced off court for the second day with no end in sight to the longest tennis match ever played, John Isner used Andy Roddick’s fast-food delivery to help get him through. Isner said in a news conference Wednesday, “Andy just brought me all sorts of stuff. There was three boxes of pizza, [...]

Wimbledon’s longest match is 10 hours-and counting

Wimbledon’s longest match is 10 hours–and counting

Late Wednesday afternoon, anyone who has ever dismissed tennis as a game for wimps was forced to recant—and to go on recanting until darkness fell. John Isner of the US and Nicolas Mahut of France were the men who captured the crowd on Court 18. They played, battled, and finally staggered through the longest match [...]