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Photo Of The Day: Caroline Sails Away With Number 1 Ranking

Caroline Wozniacki posed with Qatari Khalid Al-Muhanadi (manager of media center in Doha) and … a boat. Wozniacki secured the year-end No. 1 ranking today after defeating Francesca Schiavone 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Championships. “It’s really great, that is something I’ve dreamed about since I was a little girl. I’m really happy, really proud […]

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Reflections: OctDoha

Sad news hit the sporting world today. Paul the octopus (Pulpo Paul) of World Cup 2010 psychic fame passed away. In honor of Paul, I would like to channel his abilities and try and figure out who he would have picked, if he were still with us, to win in Doha. Now, I’ll have to […]

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Photo(s) Of The Day: Arts & Crafts With The WTA

Ah so this is what made Francesca Schiavone say she “feels like Angelina Jolie.” Well it certainly looks like fun, and sometime soon there better be a video on You Tube from the WTA of the elite eight ladies taking part in this fun activity. At first glance of these pictures, I thought Jada should […]

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Media Sessions: WTA Championships In Doha

The eight lovely ladies of the WTA Championships took part in a media day at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, Qatar. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Quick Hits: US Open Day 7

“I was on the big stage again. Lots of emotions came back, and I just felt a little slow and just a little bit out of it.” – Ana Ivanovic, after losing to defending champion Kim Clijsters 6-2, 6-1. “I feel better than I was at French Open. It’s very special. I’m very lucky to […]

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Reflections: Day 1 of Wimbledon

After an enthralling Day 1 at the All England Club, anyone who thought that drama in England is reserved to London’s West End must surely think differently. With the men’s No. 1 seed in grave danger and marathon matches galore, we were transfixed. (And where else will commentators wax poetically about the beauty of a […]

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Fortune Cookie: Wimbledon

Every four years, the World Cup occurs and fans around the world watch on the edge of their seats as their favorite team competes. Every four years, the World Cup happens at the same time as the most prestigious Grand Slam of the year – The Wimbledon Championships. The oldest tennis tournament in the world […]

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French Open Wrap Up

Rafael Nadal poses with Coupe des Mousquetaires Francesca Schiavone (winner) poses with Samantha Stosur after the Women’s Final Nenad Zimonjic (R) with his second Grand Slam title in three days, with partner Canadian Daniel Nestor. Zimonjic also won the Mixed Doubles title with with Katarina Srebotnik. Serena and Venus Williams pose with their 12th Grand […]

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Final Reflections: 2010 Roland Garros

Winners: Men’s Champion: Rafael Nadal (defeated Robin Soderling) Women’s Champion: Francesca Schiavone (defeated Samantha Stosur) Men’s Doubles Champion: Daniel Nestor / Nenad Zimonjic (defeated Lukas Dlouhy / Leander Paes) Women’s Doubles Champion: Serena and Venus Williams (defeated Kveta Peschke / Katarina Srebotnik) Mixed Doubles Champion: Katarina Srebotnik / Nenad Zimonjic (defeated Yaroslava Shvedova / Julian […]

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