Posts Tagged ‘tennis’

Top 10 Most Expensive Pool Tables Here’re most expensive pool tablesmore… INCREDIBLE TENNIS PHOTOS SHOW HOW BEAUTIFUL THE MOTION OF THE SPORT IS Loving these shots from Jean Yves Lemoigne that are all done on camera with no post-production tricks. Real old school and you gotta absolutely love that. It shows off the sport in [...]

Table Tennis Fun Time

Posted: 26th January 2014 by Sus Scrofa in Awesomeness
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Table tennis pros Jean-Michel Saive and Chuang Chih-yuan showcased their skills in both their sport and comedy in this awesome exhibition match. Watch them pull off trick shots and mess with the officials. Full match in HD here. Hat Tip Link The Awesomer

Tennis fans who have suffered years of headaches from the incessant grunting of top players have finally got their wish – a device that fades out the squeals.

To promote the Doha Qatar Exxon Mobile Open, the number one and number two players in the world, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, hit a few balls on floating court in the Gulf of Doha. The players certainly looked amazing, as they floated, seemingly alone, on their catamaran of a court. Unfortunately, the court was so low [...]

Nadal joined modern rival Roger Federer, Andre Agassi, Roy Emerson, Rod Laver, Don Budge and Fred Perry in having won Wimbledon and the US, French and Australian Open titles. The 24-year-old has now won five French Opens, two Wimbledons, and one title in both New York and Melbourne and is only the third man behind [...]

The longest match in tennis history has been suspended for darkness at 59-59 in the fifth set at Wimbledon. The first-round match between 23rd-seeded John Isner of Tampa, Fla., and qualifier Nicolas Mahut of France was halted at dusk Wednesday. It already had been suspended because of fading light Tuesday night after the fourth set. [...]

It’s amazing how fortunes change in a year. On the second Sunday night of Australian Open 2009, Roger Federer imploded in the fifth set of the final against arch-rival Rafael Nadal before breaking down in tears during the trophy presentation. With Nadal then firmly entrenched as the world No. 1 and holding three of the [...]

Andre Agassi Admits Addiction to Crystal Meth

Posted: 30th October 2009 by Sus Scrofa in Sports
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Eight-time grand slam winner Andre Agassi has admitted in a new book that he lied to tennis authorities about his use of crystal methamphetamine in order to escape a ban. Agassi has revealed his use of the substance in his new autobiography ‘Open’ and that he received a call from a doctor working for the [...]

Wozniacki Finds No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Posted: 23rd October 2009 by Veritas in Sports
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Proving that no good deed goes unpunished, a tale of great sportsmanship has instead turned into an investigation of gambling, match-fixing and tennis integrity.

The Babes of The 2009 U.S. Open

Posted: 23rd September 2009 by The Dude in Hot Chicks, Sports
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1 Elena Dementieva WTA Ranking: 04 US Opens Played: 10 Age: 27 Home Country:Russia If you like to mix money and women, place your bets on this ravishing Russian winning the whole damn thing. She earned her first international title at age 13; went pro in ‘98, top 100 in ‘99. In 2008, Elena won [...]

Roger Federer’s U.S. Open Streak Finally Ends

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Sus Scrofa in Sports
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Roger Federer was rolling toward his record-tying sixth consecutive U.S. Open championship when a line challenge got in the way. Two points from taking a two-sets-to-love lead at 5-4, 30- 30 against Juan Martin del Potro, Federer lost the next point after his Argentine opponent successfully challenged a line call on his own forehand shot. [...]