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Such a cute family: Mark Philippoussis was joined by his model wife Silvana Lovin and cutie son at a cocktail event at Barneys New York to celebrate the newly renovated Flagship Store. Nikolay Davydenko has announced his retirement. He’ll be missed, but on the upside, he’ll get to spend more time doing this. American Mallory Burdette […]

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Roger Federer won his first-ever Shanghai Masters title while the Bryan Brothers captured their Career Golden Masters by winning the doubles title there. Karolina Pliskova won her third WTA title in Linz, Sam Stosur won her third WTA title at the Japan Open and Alison Riske won her first WTA title at the Tianjin Open. Stan Wawrinka has […]

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  The theme for the player party in Linz was “Black Swan” so… tutus! And Ana Ivanovic in a sleek black dress as the prima ballerina, of course. See more photos here. Rafael Nadal was announced as a “Friend of the Australian Open” and will collaborate with Tennis Australia on a charity event on January […]

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Nishikori Wins Tokyo, Hugs Baby Chang

Kei Nishikori defeated Milos Raonic 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 to win the Rakuten Open in Tokyo on Sunday and celebrated hugging a little lady who, is no doubt, his number one fan: Coach Michael Chang‘s daughter. Nishikori is still hopeful for London and, after the end of season he’s been having, I hope he makes it. […]

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Kei Nishikori got a nice welcome back in Tokyo, his first time home since reaching the US Open final. Sports Business Daily reports that Grigor Dimitrov has signed a deal with Rolex, to be announced in Shanghai. In the Stand Up To Cancer telethon on UK’s Channel 4 later this month, Pharrell, Rory McIlroy and Ed Sheeran […]

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WTA Gives Li Na Retirement Ceremony In Beijing

There wasn’t a dry eye in Beijing on Tuesday, or anywhere where anyone was watching Li Na‘s retirement ceremony, featuring the WTA, her fellow players and a special cameo by Rafael Nadal. Watch the entire ceremony here, but keep tissues close. Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova tweeted after: Such an emotional ceremony tonight for Li Na! I’ll miss her! […]

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Happy birthday to Juan Martin del Potro, who is really just a big kid, right? (Pic above from a trip to Disney that just needed to be shared again). Best news: Victoria Duval is cancer free. Rafael Nadal withdrew from the IPTL but no worries… Roger Federer is in. In a great piece from The Wall Street […]

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Rafael Nadal continues to work on his poker skills as he tries out bluffing in this funny video from PokerStars. Optimistically hoping this isn’t true but sadly think it might be: Li Na is reportedly set to announce her retirement from tennis. Andy Murray voiced his support for Scotland’s independence but told Daily Mail that whether or not […]

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US Open champion Marin Cilic presented the “Top Ten Thoughts Going Through My Mind During the Championship Match” on Tuesday’s Letterman. He also visited a bunch of other shows during his media tour in New York. Serena Williams debuted at her first-ever fashion show at New York Fashion Week with her collection for HSN. A […]

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Lisicki Receives Guinness World Record Award

They call her “Boom Boom” and now she has an award to prove it. In the end of July, Sabine Lisicki lost her match against Ana Ivanovic in Stanford. But along the way, she broke the record for the fastest serve of all time in women’s tennis with a 131mph serve. Friday in New York […]

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