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Tennis This Week: The BB&T Atlanta Open

BB&T ATLANTA OPEN – ATLANTA, USA $ 659,070.00 JULY 27 – AUGUST 2, 2015 Tennis action from Atlantic Station in Atlanta, GA will begin tomorrow as the 2015 BB&T Atlanta Open (ATP Atlanta) kicks off. Andy Roddick, a former No. … read more »

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Hall Of Fame Tennis Championships: Jack Sock, Adrian Mannarino, and Ivo Karlovic onto Quarterfinals

Fourth seed (and 39th-ranked) Jack Sock is into his second straight quarterfinal in Newport, after defeating Lukas Lacko on Wednesday in a tight match, 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-4. It took the 22-year-old American two hours and eleven seconds to defeat the … read more »

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Hall Of Fame Tennis Championships Tuesday – Isner Out, Sock Moves On

Two of the top American players had different outcomes in their respective matches on Tuesday on the grass courts of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport. John Isner was defeated by Rajeev Ram 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-6(8), while Jack … read more »

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Hall of Fame Tennis Championships: Monday Results

The Hall of Fame Tennis Championships opened in Newport on Monday with Rhode Island’s own Jared Donaldson making a splashy debut in the tournament’s main draw. 18-year-old Donaldson defeated Austin Krajicek, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2 in the first round. The … read more »

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Wimbledon 2015 – #1(Djokovic) v. #2(Federer)

Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles Final Sunday, July 12 (8amEDT/7amCDT/5amPDT) on ESPN The lineup: No. 1 Novak Djokovic (SRB) v. No. 2 Roger Federer (SUI) ParcBench Prediction: (2) Roger Federer d. (1) Novak Djokovic, 6-7(2), 7-5, 6-7(5), 7-6(2), 6-4 World #1 (Novak … read more »

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Not Enough Laughs At Wimbledon For You? Tune In HBO’s ‘ 7 Days in Hell’

TV Review: ‘7 Days in Hell’ (Special; HBO, Sat. July 11, 10 p.m.) With: Andy Samberg, Kit Harington, Fred Armisen, David Copperfield, Lena Dunham, Chris Evert, Will Forte, Karen Gillan, Filip Hammar, Jim Lampley, Howie Mandel, John McEnroe, Soledad O’Brien, … read more »

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Mark Philippoussis Receives Wild Card To Tennis Hall Of Fame Tennis Qualies

The 2006 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships winner is set to return to Newport, RI next week! Australian Mark Philippoussis once boasted one of the biggest serves on tour. After 9 years away from the game, he is poised to … read more »

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Denis Kudla’s Wimbledon Run

There’s something wonderful about the fact that American wild-card entry Denis Kudla has extended his surprising run at Wimbledon into week number two… and attention must be paid. You see, Denis (rhymes with “tennis”) Kudla is the only American man … read more »

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John Isner’s Potential ‘Groundhog Day’ At Wimbledon

Is it Groundhog Day on the grass courts of Wimbledon? Can American number one, John Isner, pull off another epic five-set win? On Court 1, John Isner’s third-round match against Marin Cilic was suspended at 9:20 p.m. on Friday, with … read more »

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Even With A Fractured Finger – Jack Sock Plays On At Wimbledon

Like the slippery grass it is played upon, the Grand Slam tennis tournament known as “The Championships” can sometimes be unforgivingly unpredictable. But with its almost overwhelming atmosphere of tradition, the British notion of “keeping a stiff upper lip” is … read more »

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