Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Carrollton defeated Cedartown in tennis

Tennis competition among High School is going on. You already know that two well-known school teams Cedartown High School tennis team and Carrollton faced each other on Monday. Carrollton High School beat Cedartown by 4-1. Match result shows that Cedartown could not make any protest against Carrollton. I have to admit that their players showed their best and snatch the title. For the Cedartown, Rebecca Roberts won at No. 1 single for the girls. Her victory came against Rebecca Buchanan. She beat her opponent by 6-2, 6-4. It is clear that Rebecca Buchanan tired hard to make her come back but failed.

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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Sania Mirza and Chia-Jung made good start in Miami Masters event

Miami Masters event is going on where Sania Mirza and her pair Chinese Taipei's Chia-Jung moved ahead after beating Czech combination Iveta Benesova and Barbora Strycova Zahlavova by 6-4, 7-5. It was a hard-fought match played between them. If you are fan of Sania Mirza then it is really good news for you that she and her pair advanced themselves to the pre-quarterfinals. The total prize money of this event is USD 4,500,000. It is really lucrative for the tennis players.
Now, millions of fans will expect that their favorite tennis star will go ahead in the final round and win another prestigious title. I believe that Sania Mirza and her pair will get the double-tennis title and move ahead to make a record.
Sania Mirza and Chia-Jung made good start in Miami Masters event

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Roger Federer can come back in ATP Masters 1000 tournament?

It seems that year 2009 is not a good time for world number two Roger Federer. Still he can not get any title of this year. Last he played at the Indian Wells ATP tournament 2009 but he had to accept his defeat against Andy Murray in the semi-final round. However, this former world number one is expecting to come back and retain his prime form once again. So, we can hope to see him in the upcoming second ATP Masters 1000 tournament. You may know that he lost his top place to Rafael Nadal and lost the Australian Open on February 1. No doubt, he will have to work hard to get back his place. Some of his fans already started saying that he has become aged. However, I would like to tell you about Andre Agassi. He is taken a place in the list of all time top tennis player. He ruled the tennis court for long time. So, I will not be surprised if Roger Federer makes his strong come back. Do you think Roger Federer can be the best tennis player ever?

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Rafael Nadal won the Indian Wells ATP Masters Series Title

Top seeded player Rafael Nadal won the Indian Wells ATP Masters series title. This victory came against Scotland’s Andy Murray. He defeated Murray by 6-1, 6-2 to bag this title. It was not a hard challenge for Nadal. He played in aggressive mood and took only one hour 20 minutes to finish his job done. No doubt, year 2009 is perhaps the best time for Nadal. Now, he is dominating the tennis court. On the other hand, it was really bad luck for Murray. No doubt, he thought of facing tough challenge but never could guess he will have to face such disaster defeat.

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Monday, March 23, 2009

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray will face each other in the Indian Wells final

Tennis fans are eagerly waiting to see an exciting and nail biting fight between Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray. Now, you already know that both of them will face each other in the final match of Indian Wells. It is really tough challenge for the defending champion Andy Murray. Rafael Nadal is obviously a strong opponent for him. However, Murray shows his class after beating world number two Roger Federer in to three sets. Despite being hot favorite in this tournament, Rafael Nadal is worried to make dominance against his opponent Murray. No doubt, they are going to give us a hard-fought game. Both Nadal and Murray will fight to bag this prestigious title. Who do you think can snatch this title: Rafael Nadal or Andy Murray?

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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Roger Federer: Has he become aged?

The former world number one and recently taken second position Roger Federer is not in his prime form. He is struggling hard to get back his form but can not do it. It is heard that this veteran player has lost his dominance over this game. Year 2009 is perhaps bad time for him. Now, he could not do well in the Indian Wells tennis tournament. He lost his hop to play in the final after being beaten by world number four Andy Murray. This Scottish player bit Federer in three sets 6-3, 4-6, 6-1. So, you can say that it is end of Roger Federer era.

You already know that he is going to be a father for the first time. So, it was a great chance to dedicate the title to his new child. Let us see if he can bag any title in this year or not.

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Ana Ivanovic in semi-final of Indian Wells 2009

It seems that 2009 is not a very good year for Ana Ivanovic. Until now she has not won any title this year. So, her fans are worried about their favorite beautiful tennis player. At last, there is something good news for them. Ana is now in the semi-final of Indian Wells 2009. She did not have to play in the quarter-final because her opponent gave her a walk-over.

REUTERS reported:

Ivanovic reached the last four after Bammer pulled out because of an injured left shoulder.

"It's the first time that I have had problems with my shoulder," the 28-year-old Austrian said.

"It happened yesterday at my practice and this morning, when I was warming up, I just couldn't continue. I am very disappointed. I normally play very well here and it is a place I really enjoy."

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Indian Wells Masters 2009 Third Round Report

World no. 1 Rafael Nadal edged past Dmitry Tursanov in straight sets in the third round of Indian Wells Masters 2009. Tursanov failed to show any resistance against the Spaniard being lost 6-3 6-3. Nadal was in excellent form throughout the match facing no threat from the 26th seed. In the fourth round, Nadal would face David Nalbandian who reached the fourth round, defeating Viktor Troick 6-4 6-2. Juan Martin del Potro is through to the fourth round, defeating Jurgen Melzer 6-2 2-6 7-6. American star Andy Roddick got into the fourth round defeating Nicolas Kiefer 6-4 7-6.

While all other favorites successfully reached the next round, former world no. 1, Marat Safin, failed to make it to the next round as he lost to wildcard John Isner 6-4 6-4. With this victory, the American continued his surprise performance after defeating Gael Monfils, the ninth seed, in the second round of the tournament.

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are in fourth round

One of the most prestigious tournaments BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells is going on. Top seeded players are showing their class in this tournament. World number one Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic are at the centre of attraction of this event. They have successfully reached in the fourth round. Rafael Nadal got an easy win against Russian Dmitry Tursunov by 6-3 6-3 at Indian Wells. On the other hand, third-seeded Novak Djokovic had to make some resistance to get win against German veteran Tommy Haas. However, he could beat Haas by 6-2 7-6 (7-1).

It is spreading its thrill and excitement to their fans. Who do you think can win the title: Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic?

What about Rafael Nadal? He has lost top place and now taking second position. Does not lost his dominance over tennis court?

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Maria Sharapova Made a Brief Return in Indian Wells

Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova made her much-awaited comeback in competitive tennis with a doubles match at the Indian Wells WTA tournament. Though the Russian star suffered a first round elimination teaming up with Elena Vesnina, her return from a shoulder injury after seven months must have been more important news to the tennis fans around the world. Women’s tennis saw a void during these months when Williams sisters dominated the court in almost every major tournament. Ekaterina Makarova and Tatiana Poutchek defeated Sharapova and Vesnina pair 6-1 4-6 10-7.

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Monday, March 16, 2009

Rafael Nadal Defeated Michael Berrer

Top seeded tennis player Rafael Nadal has kept continuing his dominance over tennis game. His fighting is to keep save his no.1 spot. However, Rafael Nadal defeated German contestant Michael Berrer in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open. After winning this match, he has moved one step ahead in this competition. For Nadal, it took just over an hour to snatch the win. Though, his opponent was not so strong but he had to make resistance against Michael Berrer. His next contestant is Russian Dmitry Tursunov. Dmitry Tursunov defeated American qualifier Michael Russell. So, fight between Rafael Nadal and Dmitry Tursunov will create huge excitement to their fans. Every body will be eyeing to know who will win in this match.

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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Spain Leads 2-0 over Serbia in Davis Cup 2009

In the world group first-round showdown of Davis Cup 2009, Spain is now 2-0 ahead of Serbia as world no. 1 Spaniard Rafael Nadal pulled off a comfortable 6-1 6-0 6-2 victory over Serbian Janko Tipsarevic, while David Ferrer defeated Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic in 6-3 6-3 7-6 (7-4). With this lead, defending champion Spain has got off to a good start to their title defense mission.

Janko Tipsarevic could not put on any resistance against high-flying Rafael Nadal who missed last year’s Davis Cup final against Argentina as he was out of action with a knee injury. Nadal later expressed that he felt very sad for not representing his country in the Davis Cup 2008 final. Now that, Nadal is back with full of confidence and he is playing at his top at the moment, it is pretty much certain that Spain is hot favorite for this year’s Davis Cup too. Djokovic is considered to be the main hope of Serbian team, but he failed to live up to the expected being defeated at the hands of Ferrer in straight set.

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Friday, March 6, 2009

A bilateral fight between two sisters

Fight between two sisters Venus and Serena Williams is always something special to the tennis fans. Their fight always attracts a lot of fans in the venue. Now, again they are going to face each other an exhibition event in Madison Square Garden in the Billie Jean King Cup. Both Venus and Serena Williams got win against Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic respectively. They will fight in the semi-final round to make sure the place for final round. I know that this exhibition match has not any important to them. Then, they will fight against each other to show the dominance and ability to play cricket. Extra excitement of this exhibition event is the addition of former USA president Bill Clinton.
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Davis Cup 2009: Impact of Roger Federer Absence on Switzerland vs USA Match

Davis Cup 2009 kick starts from this week, but Roger Federer, the world no. 2 and 13 grand slam title winner, has pulled himself out of Switzerland’s Davis Cup match against USA in Dubai due to his back injury. His absence has made the task of the organizers very difficult as they are finding it too hard to sell the tickets because fans are reluctant to see Switzerland playing without Federer. Even media around the world seem to be little reluctant to cover this match. Now, let us see if Switzerland can cause an upset by defeating favorite US team to progress to the next stage of Davis Cup 2009 tournament.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Novak Djokovic won his first title of this year in Dubai tennis

At last the Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic won the Dubai Tennis Championships. He took an exciting victory after defeating the opponent player David Ferrer by 7-5, 6-3. It was his first tournament victory of this year. This 21-year-old player is now taking third position in the world rank. He took 1 hour 37 minutes to claim the victory. Huge number of viewers witnessed this game and enjoy live at the Aviation Club.
Despite being announced lucrative prize money, this tournament failed to attract many fans. Lack of many super stars was the big reason behind it. Two top ranked players Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were absent due to injury. Another contestant Andy Murray, who was the most possible player to win the title, had withdrawn before the making quarterfinals because of virus attack. Andy Roddick withdrew his name after Israeli player Shahar Peer being rejected by UAE to enter the city.
However, Novak Djokovic worked hard and showed his talent. So, he got this title as the gift.

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Sunday, March 1, 2009

Mardy Fish will face Evgeny Korolev in the title clash

American Mardy Fish moved one steps ahead after winning the semi-final match on Saturday at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships. He is the top-seeded American tennis player. Mardy Fish defeated France’s Jeremy Chardy by 6-4 6-1. The duration of this match was 77 minutes. In the final round, he will face Evgeny Korolev. Evgeny Korolev got victory against Belgian Christophe Rochus 6-1 7-5.
The prize money is worth $500,000. It is really lucrative prize money. The interesting fact is that no top-seed has ever won the singles title in its 17 years history. So, it is a high time for Mardy Fish to make a record after winning the title.

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