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Players Ring In 2014 At Hopman Cup Ball

  All Hopman Cup teams united Tuesday evening for the Hopman Cup ball to ring in 2014. The men looked very dapper at the event in Perth but for the women, it was all about local Aussie designers. Samantha Stosur, with Bernard Tomic, wore Ray Costarella while Alize Cornet, with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, wore a gorgeous red Ruth […]

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Hewitt Wins 2013 Newcombe Medal

John Newcombe presented Lleyton Hewitt his first ever Newcombe Medal during the 2013 Newcombe Medal at Crown Palladium Monday in Melbourne. Hewitt broke Sam Stosur‘s 3-year win streak of the medal to be named the outstanding Australian of 2013. Other award winners included Ashleigh Barty as female junior athlete of the year and Nick Kyrgios as […]

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Roger Federer‘s good friend, Gavin Rossdale, is an avid tennis player and showed his love for Babolat in California on Thursday. Sam Stosur has hired Miles Maclagan as her new coach. The fantastic BuzzFeed article on why Juan Martin del Potro is myyour dreamy new tennis star boyfriend (which is perfect timing, since according to this […]

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Playing a little bit of catch-up so sorry for the big stories I’ve missed lately! Here are some from around the web: News of the week? Marion Bartoli has retired from tennis. Wishing her all the best with what’s next! The USTA is paving paradise and putting up a roof (or two). Sam Stosur and […]

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Reflections: Roland Garros Day 7

Photo of the day: Benoit Paire destroyed his racquet during his loss to Kei Nishikori. Match of the day: It took 13 match points, but [12] Tommy Haas finally def. [19] John Isner 7-5, 7-6, 4-6, 6-7, 10-8. Upset of the day: Jamie Hampton def. [7] Petra Kvitova 6-1, 7-6. Other seed upsets: Francesca Schiavone […]

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Babolat Players Enjoy Roland Garros Photo Booth

The Babolat team has a lot of fun behind the scenes at Roland Garros. One of the ways they let the players “let loose” is in their photo booth! Rafael Nadal, Sam Stosur, Li Na, Aga and Ula Radwanska and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga tried out the booth to make some fun souvenirs. Check out more behind the […]

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WTA Players Attend 2013 Family Circle Cup Party

All the WTA’s top stars in Charleston had their party shoes on, so to speak, at last night’s Family Circle Cup player party. Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Andrea Hlavackova, Sam Stosur, Jelena Jankovic, Sloane Stephens and more attended the fun event at NV on Market Street in historic downtown Charleston. They had magicians, artist and […]

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Happy Slam Reflections: Day 3

Upset of the day: Jie Zheng def. [9] Sam Stosur 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. In case you missed the match, just watch this. Did she choke? “I don’t know. Whatever word you want to put on it. At 5 2 up in the third, double break probably is a bit of a choke, yeah.” Other seed […]

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Quick Hits: What We Learned At Australian Open Pre-Press

Novak Djokovic – Not a beer drinker The context was Davis Cup. Novak was previously talking about the upcoming tie between Serbia and Belgium when he was asked if he was a beer drinker: “I am not a beer drinker. But I’ve heard you have the best beer. I would lie if I didn’t try, […]

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The sun is shining, Maria Sharapova is smiling. This is Australian Open practice! Ross Hutchins, who began his 6-month chemotherapy today, talks about Andy Murray‘s note to him from Brisbane (and how supportive his mate has been): ”It did bring a tear to my eye. I was very moved by it. I was quite emotional when he […]

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