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As a fan of tennis in general (and Stephens in particular as a young, American up-and-comer), I propose that we call this timeout the Azarenka Rule. Which is probably more appropriate than fruitlessly seeking that elusive medical diagnosis known as Azarenka Syndrome.
Every Wednesday from 8 to 10 a.m. i have a tennis game with my two sons and a fourth. Spring to fall, we play on the public courts in Central Park around 95th Street. In the winter, we play indoors at Midtown Tennis Club, 8th Avenue and 27th Street.
Azarenka should be disqualified, and should forfeit all the money she made at the Australian Open. Sloane Stephens should be advanced to the finals.
Tennis is an individual sport and thus exists apart from the stereotypical team-pressure mentality that might inhibit an athlete's coming out. But still no professional gay male tennis player. Why?!
You're likely acquainted with the bubble skilled young athletes enter. Focus beyond belief. Distance from peers. Significant exclusion from school.
Six weeks after my wife Joan's death, I arrived at a place I could be most real: a tennis fantasy camp. Huh? Tennis? Fantasy? Camp?
I never set out to get my daughter hooked on tennis. She just got jealous of the fun I was having with Dad, and took my spot. I'm not complaining. I've learned a few things on the sidelines.
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Top seeds Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Tomas Berdych advanced to Saturday's semifinals at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, eliminating t...
There were few surprises in the third round of the Shanghai Rolex Masters, as top seeds Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray all advanced, with only Federer needing three sets to punch his ticket to the quarterfinals.
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic cruised to straight-set victories in the second round of the Shanghai Rolex Masters, as the world number one and two played their first matches in Shanghai in nearly two years.
On a day when world number two and three Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray arrived in Shanghai, it was American John Isner who turned in the day's most impressive win.
Tenth seeded Croat Marin Cilic finally ended his drought in Shanghai, winning his first-ever match at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, 7-5, 6-3, over Polish qualifier Lukasz Kubot.