Roger Federer was seen practicing with his new larger 98 sq. cm. Wilson prototype racquet in Dubai on 9th December 2012. Its great news for us Federer fans, as we felt something different was needed. Its nice to see even Roger feels so. The following video was shot by a fan, and uploaded to YouTube by Sausan S. Thanks a lot, Sausan!
The Grandstand presents its 2013 Matches of the Year, continuing with an honorable-mention group of Nos. 11-15. It includes one of Roger Federer’s best performances of the season—albeit in another loss to Rafael Nadal—and one of the five-setters between Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka.
Grigor Dimitrov d. Baghdatis 6-3, 5-7, 7-6(5) – Brisbane
Dimitrov went 3-0 against his friend and occasional doubles partner in 2013.
The USTA has announced its entire field for the upcoming Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs. Rhyne Williams is back to defend his title and--more importantly--earn a spot in the main draw of 2014's first Grand Slam.
Denis Kudla, Rhyne Williams, Steve Johnson, Tennys Sandgren, Austin Krajicek, Bjorn Fratangelo, Chase Buchanan, and Jarmere Jenkins will make up the eight-man field for the USTA Australian Open Wild card Playoffs.
Being in contention for this year’s BBC Sports Personality is akin to being shortlisted for Best Teeth, only to find out that Brendan Rodgers has also been nominated.
Bookies are only willing to give you a pound profit for every 40 quid wagered on Andy Murray, who this summer became the first British winner of the Wimbledon men’s singles title since Fred Perry in 1936.
Ross Hutchins is on course to return to tennis next month after sitting out the entire 2013 campaign while successfully battling Hodgkin's lymphoma. Hutchins is currently in Miami training and practicing with Andy Murray and he is entered in the upcoming Brisbane International with long-time partner Colin Fleming.
"I'll do all of it," Hutchins assured, referring to his training regimen with Murray.
Well, folks, since my first Player to Watch selection for 2014 was 17 years old, and my second PTW pick is 19 years old, I thought it only fair that I include an 18-year-old pick today, lest I be accused of ageism.
Today's player might not have as many junior or pro singles titles as Borna Coric or Kimmer Coppejans
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