We learned in Paris that Juan Martin del Potro was down to his last two racquets. One would have hoped he could have gotten more before London, but he didn’t. Would it have been the difference? Del Potro lost to Roger Federer Saturday and lost his chance at advancing to the World Tour Finals semifinal. [...]
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A Slice reader tipped me off to these amazing, black-and-white portraits of some of the top WTA players. The photos were taken by photographer Dewey Nicks in Indian Wells during the Spring and I love how the players look so dramatic and natural. I’ve posted my favorites, including Maria Sharapova, Aga Radwanska, Andrea [...]
This week in Antwerp, the Belgian Davis Cup team was preparing for its world group play-off tie against Israel. One of the team’s bright, up-and-coming stars, David Goffin, was set to be a shoe-in for the win… until he broke his left wrist during training.
The rest of his season is likely done, but Goffin, rather [...]
After his big win over Novak Djokovic last night to win the 2013 US Open, Rafael Nadal visited Central Park this morning to pose with his new trophy.
Rafa gave a fantastic interview last night after winning and it’s well worth a read. My favorite part? His humble attitude when asked about his hard court win [...]
Andy Murray has never been quiet about his fandom for the Miami Heat so I’m sure he’ll be thrilled to see himself appear on the team’s instagram page wearing their 2013 NBA Championship shirt.
The heat posted on their official instagram: “How good does our guy @andymurray look in his #WhiteHot @MiamiHEAT Championship t-shirt?!”
Andy’s actually looking quite [...]
It was the 4th birthday of Roger Federer’s twin daughters, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, but all eyes were on a new family member – Desiree! Roger was gifted the new cow at a welcome ceremony for the Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad.
“She won’t be in my trophy room, that’s for sure. But we’ll find a [...]
Photo of the day: Always been a fan of Kimiko Date Krumm and the 42-year-old star is making waves at Wimbledon.
Upset of the day: Igor Sijsling def.  Milos Raonic 7-5, 6-4, 7-6.
Other seed upsets: Marina Erakovic def.  Shuai Peng 7-6, 6-2; Madison Keys def.  Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-2; Jelena Jankovic & Mirjana [...]
Where does one begin? A lot happened at Wimbledon today and this is only a snippet of what went down.
Photo of the day: Slip, slide, fall, crash…. whatever you want to call it, it happened a lot today.
Upset of the day: Sergiy Stakhovsky def.  Roger Federer 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6. The ITF notes pretty [...]
Photos of the day: It’s hard to choose between these two celebrations, so Steve Darcis and Lleyton Hewitt share the honor of photo of the day.
Upset of the day: Steve Darcis def.  Rafael Nadal 7-6, 7-6, 6-4. It was Rafa’s first-ever first round defeat in 35 Grand Slams (historically, Guga Kuerten was the last [...]