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Fisher Island Club’s fees push out the old guard
The club bumped up membership fees so much this summer that we hear some of the old guard didn’t have the funds, or simply refused, to pay.
42 points by New York Post | Boris Becker Oprah Winfrey Fisher Island Florida Tennis Fisher Island The Championships Wimbledon Grand Slam Andre Agassi
Clijsters, Roddick nominated for tennis hall of fame
NEWPORT, R.I. — Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick are the International Tennis Hall of Fame nominees in the recent player category for the class of 2017.The hall announced Thursday who is on the ballot.Clijsters, one of six women to be ranked No. 1 in singles and doubles, won four Grand Slam singles titles — three at the U.S. Open, one at the Australian Open — and two major trophies in doubles. When she came out of retirement and won the 2009 U.S. Open in her third tournament back, she was the first mother to collect a major title since 1980.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Tennis The Championships Wimbledon Venus Williams Andre Agassi Roger Federer Grand Slam US Open Men's major golf championships
Tennis all-stars lined up for Barclays Center premiere
The tennis will move from Queens to Brooklyn when Barclays Center hosts its first tennis event in January. John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Jim Courier will compete in a four-man singles tournament on Jan. 7 as part of the PowerShares QQQ Cup, according to Barclays Center officials. It’s the most prestigious tennis battle in Brooklyn...
122 points by New York Post | Andre Agassi Tennis Roger Federer Pete Sampras US Open Gustavo Kuerten Goran Ivaniševi? Andy Roddick
Meet the tennis-loving iguana
It was an usual day at the office for Tommy Haas and Jiri Vesely in their 1st round match at the Miami Open, until an unusual fan dropped by -- an iguana.
-1 points by CNN | Grand Slam 2010 Australian Open 2009 Wimbledon Championships Serena Williams Australian Open Andre Agassi 2009 Australian Open Jim Courier
ESPN fired me for ‘guerrilla’ comment on Venus Williams: suit
LOS ANGELES — A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Tuesday for wrongful termination. Former tennis pro Doug Adler maintains he was describing Williams’ aggressive style last month as “guerrilla” tactics and not comparing her with a “gorilla.” He apologized for his...
89 points by New York Post | The Championships Wimbledon Andre Agassi Grand Slam Venus Williams Tennis Roger Federer Australian Open US Open
Fired for Venus Williams remark, commentator Doug Adler sues ESPN
A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Tuesday for wrongful termination. Former tennis pro Doug Adler maintains he was describing Williams' aggressive style last month as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her...
18 points by Chicago Tribune | The Championships Wimbledon Andre Agassi Grand Slam Venus Williams Tennis Roger Federer Australian Open US Open
Red Carpet Report: More L.V. flights? Lacey Schwimmer, Michael Mina, Halfway to EDC, Oscars whiskey
The largest-ever gathering of aviation industry execs is set for next week here at the 10th annual Routes America conference. It’s the second time that McCarran International Airport will host the worldwide event.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Jon Bon Jovi Bon Jovi MGM Grand Garden Arena Lacey Schwimmer Las Vegas Andre Agassi Ronald Perelman Las Vegas Nevada
18 reasons to love Roger Federer
Roger Federer just won his 18th major title at the Australian Open, which once again prompted a huge outpouring of adulation for the Swiss tennis star.
173 points by CNN | Roger Federer Grand Slam Tennis French Open The Championships Wimbledon Australian Open Andre Agassi 2009 Australian Open
Williams breaks all-time record for Grand Slam match wins
Serena Williams surpassed Martina Natratilova for the most women’s Grand Slam match wins, with a dominant 6-2, 6-1 victory over Sweden's Johanna Larsson in the fourth round of the US Open. Read Full Article at RT.com
259 points by Russia Today | Grand Slam Steffi Graf The Championships Wimbledon Australian Open Andre Agassi Roger Federer Martina Navratilova French Open
Stan Wawrinka beats Novak Djokovic to win U.S. Open title
Stan Wawrinka’s tennis career has been a textbook study of persistence and patience, with his Grand Slam championship success delayed until age 28 and continuing into his 30s. That was once the tennis version of middle age. Those virtues served the Swiss veteran well Sunday in the U.S. Open men’s...
53 points by Los Angeles Times | Roger Federer Grand Slam Rafael Nadal Andre Agassi Rod Laver Tennis The Championships Wimbledon Andy Murray
Wawrinka stuns Djokovic
Who has given Novak Djokovic the most trouble at majors in recent years? Stan Wawrinka. He proved it again by downing the world No. 1 in the US Open final.
79 points by CNN | Roger Federer Rafael Nadal Grand Slam Andy Murray Novak Djokovic Andre Agassi 2008 French Open Stanislas Wawrinka
Angelique Kerber celebrates US Open win with champagne
Kerber was spotted celebrating her win at Beautique.
1 points by New York Post | Grand Slam Steffi Graf US Open Andre Agassi Australian Open Monica Seles The Championships Wimbledon Martina Hingis
Novak Djokovic calls US Open final opponent ‘very dangerous’
Defending champion Novak Djokovic can expect a long, straightforward, potential marathon match Sunday. There is nothing unpredictable or quirky about Switzerland’s second-best tennis player, Stan Wawrinka, whose elegant one-handed backhand is arguably the best in the sport and who would be a much bigger deal if he didn’t play in countryman Roger Federer’s shadow. The...
12 points by New York Post | Roger Federer Grand Slam Rafael Nadal Tennis Andre Agassi 2008 ATP Tour The Championships Wimbledon Lleyton Hewitt
Amazon Has Talked With Tennis Channel, Other Sports Outlets About Live Streaming Deals: Report
Amazon has been in discussions with Tennis Channel for more than a year about a distribution deal that would bring the network’s live programming to the e-commerce player’s Prime video service, according to Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon — part of a bigger effort by Amazon to acquire a range of live sports content, according to a Bloomberg report. “Amazon has been... Read more »
28 points by Variety | Grand Slam The Championships Wimbledon Tennis US Open Australian Open Venus Williams Andre Agassi Martina Hingis
Is a 'smart court' the secret to beating Serena?
Up against Serena Williams in the US Open quarterfinals later Wednesday, Simona Halep will be relying on a piece of cutting-edge technology to get an edge over the 22-time major winner.
398 points by CNN | Roger Federer Grand Slam Rafael Nadal Tennis French Open Andre Agassi Billie Jean King The Championships Wimbledon