Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Tribute to Andy Roddick

Photographer: Chris Trotman/Getty Images/USTA. “Andy Roddick” Photo. bloomberg.com 3 Sept. 2012. 27 Sept. 2013. [http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-02/djokovic-reaches-u-s-open-tennis-4th-round-roddick-set-to-play.html]. Entertainer, competitor, philanthropist. These are just a few words that describe American tennis star Andy Roddick. He had a trademark presence on court. So when he decided … Continue reading

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Ferrer, Berdych next in line to qualify for London

As the regular men’s tennis season enters its final few months stretch, the year-end championships in London is what they’re fighting for. With Nadal, Djokovic and Murray securing the first three spots, the five remaining places are still up for … Continue reading

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My First Red Sox Game

Last Saturday I went to my first Boston Red Sox game at the historic Fenway Park. And it wasn’t just any ordinary game. The bearded men were playing their arch-rivals from New York, the Yankees. From the little that I … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: Semifinal Showdowns

With the closing of the season’s final Grand Slam, attention shifted to the Davis Cup World Group semifinals over the weekend. Dating all the way back to the 1900s, Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. … Continue reading

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The Return of Rafa

As Novak Djokovic dumped his final forehand in the net on match point at the U.S Open final, Nadal threw his arms and racket into the air and fell flat on the court, tears of joy flowing unabated. After the … Continue reading

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Nadal sets up dream date with Djokovic

Second seed Rafael Nadal will take on his arch-rival Novak Djokovic from Serbia in the U.S Open final at Flushing Meadows in New York. The Spaniard, who missed last year’s tournament due to an ailing left knee, looked impressive in … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Terrific 30’s

The women take centre stage at Flushing Meadows on Friday as semifinal action gets underway at the U.S Open. World number one and defending champion Serena Williams takes on China’s Li Na, while Victoria Azarenka will battle it out against … Continue reading

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