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Posts in category Anyone for Tennis?

Snarf’s Favorite Moment of 2013

My gift to you:

Andy Murray Makes U.S. Open Quarterfi...

The Men’s matches begin Thursday at 11:00 AM then 7:00 PM. #1 Jokester plays Russia’s best #21 MikHail Youzhny, a 31-year old. #3 Murray plays #9 Stanislas Wawrinka, Roger Federer’s Swiss double’s partner. #4 Spain’s David Ferrer and #8 Frenchmen Richard Gasquet will square off, too. #2 Rafael Nadal has won his l [...]

Andy Murray Wins Wimbledon!

Was it really only a year ago? Congratulations, Andy Murray. And you too, Britain!  

Wimbledon Championship Set

ANDY MURRAY V. THE JOKESTER Sunday, July 7th, 9:00 AM ET

Wimbledon Semifinal Schedules

2 A. Murray Semifinals 24 J. Janowicz Jul 5, 11:00 AM (ET) 1 N. Djokovic Semifinals 8 J. del Potro Jul 5, 8:00 AM (ET) via Google Search.

Murray, Jokester, Del Potro into Swee...

Andy Murray doesn’t make it easy every time. That’s just not his style. Back in front of his hometown crowd, Murray dropped the first two sets today 4-6, 3-6 before rallying to win the final three 6-1, 6-4, 7-5. Our boy still has that brace on his ankle, so if that is causing him some pain this achievement is even more amazing. He [...]

Wimbledon Men’s Quarter Final S...

Wimbledon Men’s Singles · Men’s Doubles · Women’s Singles · Women’s Doubles 24 J. Janowicz Quarterfinals L. Kubot Jul 3, 11:00 AM (ET) 2 A. Murray Quarterfinals F. Verdasco Jul 3, 11:00 AM (ET) 1 N. Djokovic Quarterfinals 7 T. Berdych Jul [...]

Wimbledon Underway!

That was fast (French Open nodding). #5 seed and French Open Champion Rafael Nadal already lost in the first round today in straight sets. Coincidentally, the women’s #5 seed was also beaten in straight sets. #2 Andy Murray and #3 Roger Federer, last year’s final two with Roger winning in that dramatic home court match for Murray [...]

Serena Williams Wins French Open

6-4, 6-4 for her 16th Grand Slam

Head-to-Head Serena Williams Vs. Mari...

Coming matches 22/2013 WTA French Open (FRA) Clay Serena Williams Maria Sharapova H2H 13-2 Final Head-to-Head matches 19/2013 WTA Madrid (ESP) Clay Serena Williams Maria Sharapova 6-1 6-4 Final 12/2013 WTA Miami (USA) Hard Serena Williams Maria Sharapova 4-6 6-3 6-0 Final 7/2013 WTA Doha (QAT) Hard Serena Will [...]

Men’s All-Spain French Open Fin...

 NBC 3 R. Nadal Finals 4 D. Ferrer Jun 9, 11:00 AM (ET) Ferrer has yet to lose a set.

2013 French Open

Women’s Final: Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova Where: Court Philippe Chatrier, Roland Garros, Paris, France When: Saturday, June 8, at 9 a.m. ET Watch: NBC Coverage: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra via | Bleacher Report. The Men are down to the Final Four: Novak Djokovic (SRB) [1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) [3] D [...]

Move Over, FedEx: There’s a New...

MURRAY! 2 R. Federer 4 77 3 77 2 Semifinals 3 A. Murray 6 65 6 62 6 Jan 25, Completed 1 N. Djokovic 6 6 6 Semifinals 4 D. Ferrer 2 2 1 Jan 24, Completed via tennis – Google Search. I guess the Jokester and Murray will be playing for the first Grand Slam [...]

1 Gold Medal, 1 Grand Slam

Andy Murray is here, bitch! Wimbledon, what?   Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W–L Win % Grand Slam tournaments Australian Open A 1R 4R 1R 4R F F SF 0 / 7 23–7 76.67 French Open A 1R A 3R QF 4R SF QF 0 / 6 18–6 75.00 Wimbledon 3R 4R A QF SF SF SF F 0 / 7 30–7 81.08 US Open 2R 4R 3R F 4R 3R SF W 1 / 7 29 [...]

Serena Wins Women’s Final ̵...

Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

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