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Tea for tennis president – Bromsgrove Standard


Bromsgrove Standard

Tea for tennis president
Bromsgrove Standard
DROITWICH Tennis Club served up a special afternoon for the president of the Lawn Tennis Association when she visited the county on Sunday. Cathie Sabin, who is the first female hold that position in the LTA's long history, has been travelling the

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 11:28 pm

Former presenter and tennis star set up underwear firm – Herald Scotland


Former presenter and tennis star set up underwear firm
Herald Scotland
She said the venture was "just too good an idea to pass up on – it really was quite intuitive". She added: "Annabel suffered from endometriosis as a teenager when she was playing on the tennis circuit and could also relate to having to stay away from

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 11:25 pm

Tennis – Swiss Miss Hingis hoping to be a big hit in Fed Cup – Yahoo Eurosport UK


Tennis Magazine

Tennis – Swiss Miss Hingis hoping to be a big hit in Fed Cup
Yahoo Eurosport UK
Yet as Radwanska, who idolised the five-times grand slam champion as a youngster and whose similarly clever, elegant game will make Saturday's clash one for tennis purists and geometrists, smiled: "You are talking about Martina. She's still dangerous.".
Tennis-Hingis back in Fed Cup after half a lifetime awayYahoo Sports
Hingis courting Federer, Wawrinka for Olympic mixed doublesTennis Magazine

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 6:01 pm

Kids get involved in Ardgowan tennis training camp – Greenock Telegraph


Kids get involved in Ardgowan tennis training camp
Greenock Telegraph
It was game, set and match at Ardgowan Tennis Club as the sporty tots got to grips with the game by learning the basic techniques before trying out their new found skills on the court. Chris Jewell, the club convenor, says it has been one of the most

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:05 pm

World’s oldest club to host Real Tennis Championships in Leamington Spa – ITV News


ITV News

World's oldest club to host Real Tennis Championships in Leamington Spa
ITV News
World's oldest club to host Real Tennis Championships in Leamington Spa. The club was established in 1846, making it the world's oldest members' tennis club. Compared to lawn tennis, real tennis is considered faster and more relentless as the ball

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 11:02 am

John Isner, lonely standard-bearer of US men’s tennis, making late-career strides – The Guardian


The Guardian

John Isner, lonely standard-bearer of US men's tennis, making late-career strides
The Guardian
By Miami, as they continued to work out their coach-player dynamic, the message hadn't changed that much. “I made the commitment to work with Justin because I want to really go after it. I feel like I have some very good tennis ahead of me, and he's my
Tennis – Novak Djokovic to meet Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semi-finalYahoo Eurosport UK
Novak Djokovic to play Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semi-finalBBC Sport
Tennis-Djokovic and Nadal to renew rivalry in Monte Carlo semisReuters UK
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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 8:45 am

Laura Robson plays it cool as tennis ace takes dip in ice bath as she targets … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Laura Robson plays it cool as tennis ace takes dip in ice bath as she targets
Daily Mail
Laura Robson took the opportunity to cool down in the Florida heat on Thursday while she dipped in an ice bath as the British tennis nears a return to action after more than a year off the court. The 21-year-old has not played since the 2014 Australian
Robson targets French Open returnBBC Sport

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Posted on 16 April 2015 | 10:48 pm

Judy Murray: I danced at Andy’s wedding – Telegraph.co.uk


The Independent

Judy Murray: I danced at Andy's wedding
Telegraph.co.uk
Just days after Andy Murray's wedding to his girlfriend Kim Sears, I could never have imagined I'd be watching his mother, Judy, coaching a bunch of six to eight-year-olds on a mini outdoor tennis court in Rotherhithe, south-east London. But here she
Andy Murray wedding: Judy Murray lets slip tennis star's plans to start a familyThe Independent
Andy Murray to give away signed tennis racket after reaching three million Herald Scotland

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Posted on 16 April 2015 | 2:23 pm

Petra Kvitova: I was exhausted and empty but now ready to return – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Petra Kvitova: I was exhausted and empty but now ready to return
BBC Sport
Petra Kvitova won her second Wimbledon title last summer and ended 2014 with Fed Cup victory as part of the Czech Republic team. In her latest exclusive column for BBC Sport, the world number four explains why she needed a break from tennis as she …

Posted on 15 April 2015 | 1:29 pm

Lawn Tennis Association ready to part company with Bob Brett after series of rows – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Lawn Tennis Association ready to part company with Bob Brett after series of rows
Telegraph.co.uk
Bob Brett's turbulent eight-month reign at the helm of the Lawn Tennis Association's performance department is drawing to a close, Telegraph Sport understands. After a series of internal conflicts the LTA chief executive, Michael Downey, has been

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:32 pm

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Djokovic to face Nadal in Monte Carlo Masters semifinals (Yahoo Sports)

Winning a game against Novak Djokovic these days is quite an achievement. Djokovic won the first eight games of his Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinal match Friday before Marin Cilic managed to hold his serve, raising a thumb in the air to celebrate. The momentum change was short-lived, though, with the top-ranked Djokovic powering his way into the semifinals with a 6-0, 6-3 victory. ”Just all in all it was probably the best match I’ve played so far in the tournament,” Djokovic said.

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 5:44 pm

Serena Williams begins her clay season at Italy in Fed Cup (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this March 30, 2015, file phota, Serena Williams returns the ball to Svetlana Kuznetsova during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla. The top-ranked player could face quite a challenge this weekend, though, when she may have to play three matches in two days before a hostile crowd on slow red clay against Italy in a Fed Cup World Group playoff. Besides playing two singles matches in the best-of-five series, Fernandez said Serena will also be expected to play doubles if the match is tied 2-2 Sunday. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

Having learned to play on rock-hard cement in Compton, California, Serena Williams could understandably be excused if she didn’t like the slow, red clay courts of Europe. After all, Williams has won only two her 19 Grand Slam titles on clay. ”Actually clay is my favorite surface,” Williams said Friday as she prepared to lead the United States against Italy in the Fed Cup playoffs. ”My clay-court game feels great,” Williams said.


Posted on 17 April 2015 | 2:06 pm

Martina Hingis to make singles comeback in Fed Cup match (Yahoo Sports)

Five-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis will play her first competitive singles match since 2007 in a Fed Cup playoff on Saturday. Hingis was drawn Friday to face Agnieszka Radwanska in the opening singles match when Switzerland plays Poland. The 34-year-old Hingis was chosen ahead of No. 129 Romina Oprandi to support Timea Bacsinszky in singles.

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 1:16 pm

Serena opens against Giorgi in Italy-US Fed Cup playoff (Yahoo Sports)

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams will open against No. 36 Camila Giorgi on Saturday when the United States meets Italy in the Fed Cup playoffs.

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:38 pm

Roger Federer loses in 3rd round at Monte Carlo Masters (Yahoo Sports)

Roger Federer of Switzerland leaves the central court after losing his match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Gael Monfils of France, in Monaco, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka both exited the Monte Carlo Masters in the third round Thursday, and Rafael Nadal continued his road to recovery by overcoming John Isner in three sets. Federer, who played his first tournament in nearly four weeks, made too many mistakes in a 6-4, 7-6 (5) loss to Gael Monfils after Wawrinka – the defending champion – was routed 6-1, 6-2 by Grigor Dimitrov. It’s going to take me some time to feel 100 percent comfortable,” the second-ranked Federer said.


Posted on 16 April 2015 | 5:36 pm

Tennis Hall of Fame says Thelma Coyne Long dies at 96 (Yahoo Sports)

Tennis Hall of Famer Rod Laver, of Australia, accepts the enshrinement certificate for master player Thelma Coyne Long, 94, of Australia, who could not be there in person for her induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Saturday, July 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The International Tennis Hall of Fame says that Thelma Coyne Long, an Australian who won 19 Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles or mixed doubles, has died. The Hall made the announcement Wednesday. She won two major championships in singles, 12 in doubles and five in mixed doubles. At the 1952 Australian Championships – the tournament now known as the Australian Open – Long won the singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles.


Posted on 15 April 2015 | 9:35 pm

Djokovic, Germany’s World Cup team win Laureus awards (Yahoo Sports)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a return to Albert Ramos Vinolas of Spain during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic won the sportsman of the year prize at the Laureus Sports Awards on Wednesday, while Germany’s World Cup-winning squad received the best team award. Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final to win his seventh Grand Slam title and supplant Rafael Nadal as No. 1 in the world. ”In general, it probably has been my best year so far in my life,” Djokovic, who also won in 2012, said in a video message. He was picked for the Laureus Award over Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, golfer Rory McIlroy, soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, motorcyclist Marc Marquez and pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie.


Posted on 15 April 2015 | 3:57 pm

Sharapova pulls out of Russia Fed Cup clash with Germany (Yahoo Sports)

Maria Sharapova of Russia, returns a shot from Daria Gavrilova of Russia, at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Maria Sharapova has pulled out of Russia’s Fed Cup semifinal against Germany this weekend, citing a leg injury. In comments released by the Russian Tennis Federation, second-ranked Sharapova said she ”couldn’t wait” to compete at the match in Sochi, the Russian city where she spent part of her childhood, but added that ”the leg injury didn’t allow me to prepare for the match to the full extent.” Russia’s Fed Cup captain Anastasia Myskina said Sharapova had picked up the injury during last month’s Miami Open, where she slipped to a surprise second-round loss to fellow Russian Daria Gavrilova.


Posted on 14 April 2015 | 9:18 pm

Serena Williams could be asked to play 3 matches in 2 days (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this March 30, 2015, file phota, Serena Williams returns the ball to Svetlana Kuznetsova during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla. The top-ranked player could face quite a challenge this weekend, though, when she may have to play three matches in two days before a hostile crowd on slow red clay against Italy in a Fed Cup World Group playoff. Besides playing two singles matches in the best-of-five series, Fernandez said Serena will also be expected to play doubles if the match is tied 2-2 Sunday. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

Serena Williams has been virtually unbeatable this year. ”I think she’s excited about starting her clay-court season early and getting ready for the French Open,” U.S. Fed Cup captain Mary Joe Fernandez told The Associated Press on Tuesday from Brindisi, the town in southern Italy that is hosting the match. With sister Venus Williams withdrawing from the team because of a personal matter, Serena will be expected to carry a squad that also features 45th-ranked Alison Riske, No. 57 Lauren Davis and No. 65 Christina McHale.


Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:17 pm