Archive for the ‘Tennis’ Category

Get Ready For The Longest Rematch Ever

Friday, June 17th, 2011

It's not often that a first-round match at a Major Championship draws the attention of the sports world. Heck, it's not often that a first-round match draws the attention of the tennis world. But last year John Isner and Nicolas Mahut did just that. And now they're set to do ...

You Don’t Plan To Hit Zees Balls With Zat Racket, Do You?

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Last month, Milos Raonic was an unknown. The 6-foot-5, 20-year old Canadian was ranked No. 152 and had competed in just a handful of ATP Tour events. Then came his jaw-dropping performance at the Australian Open where he bombarded unsuspecting opponents with what will soon become - if it isn’t already - ...

Andre Agassi Knows Tennis and Also How to Party

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Bet you didn't know Andre Agassi has an autobiography coming out did you? Well now you do. It's scheduled release date is Nov. 9. Exhilarating. Even more exciting is one of the juiciest details of the forthcoming book has already leaked: Mr. Agassi used crystal meth while he was playing professional ...

The Best Day In The History Of Shaving

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Has there ever been a more ludicrous idea foisted upon popular culture than the razor commercial? You know the type. They're all the same. Dude shaves with an increasing number of blades each year, then has his face caressed by some hot chick who pops out of nowhere when he's done. As ...

Missed It By That Much

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Andy Roddick was slapped around by Fate once again at the Wimbledon final. In several other eras, he'd be a very, very dominant player, but he's had the misfortune of being in his prime during the Roger Federer Era. He doesn't even get to be second bannana because of Rafael ...

Tale Of The Tape: Venus vs. Serena

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Across the Atlantic Ocean Saturday, there will be a Fourth of July fireworks show perhaps better than anything we’ll see here Stateside. Americans Venus and Serena Williams will battle it out yet again for the Wimbledon championship, marking the fourth time the sisters have met in the final at the All ...

Who Gave Vince Spadea A Microphone?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Vince Spadea is an American tennis player. He's 34-years old, has won just one ATP singles title (Scottsdale in 2004), desperately needs a new mug shot and is currently ranked 113th in the world. His highest world ranking was No. 18, which he reached in Feb. 2005. His career mark ...