Posts Tagged ‘tennis’

Cyndi Lauper Botches National Anthem At US Open

September 11, 2011 |  by  |  Entertainment, Sports  |  No Comments
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Today is 9/11 and last night before Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki battled it out in a US Open women’s semifinal match, Cyndi Lauper took center stage and shared her rendition of the National Anthem with the crowd. In Christina Aguilera style, Cyndi Lauper botched a line of the often tricky to sing tune, but unlike Christina, Cyndi wasn’t able to cover up her error. Oh, the horror…

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Venus Williams Pulls Out Of US Open

September 1, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Sports  |  No Comments
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Venus Williams was my pick to win the U.S. Open this year, but it looks like that’s no longer a possibility. The 31-year-old seven time Grand Slam champ pulled out of this year’s tournament Wednesday due to an autoimmune disease. She’ll be missed at Flushing Meadows and has just opened up the door for another hungry contender to win it all!

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Andy Murray Hot Off Victory Going Into US Open

August 22, 2011 |  by  |  Sports  |  4 Comments
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Andy Murray defeated world number one Novak Djokovic to win the Western & Southern Open yesterday in Cincinnati, Ohio and is looking strong going into the US Open which kicks off in Flushing Meadows, New York August 29.

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Love Connection: Caroline Wozniacki And Rory McIlroy

July 19, 2011 |  by  |  Entertainment, Sports  |  No Comments
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Rumor has it that Danish tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki is dating pro golfer Rory McIlroy. While their respective sports don’t really go together, the twosome seems to be getting along just fine…

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Novak Djokovic Wimbledon 2011 Champ

July 3, 2011 |  by  |  Sports  |  No Comments
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After a lively four set match against defending champion Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic was crowned the Wimbledon champion Sunday for the very first time. He’s also the new world number one player. Not too shabby!

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Venus And Serena Williams Knocked Out Of Wimbledon 2011

June 27, 2011 |  by  |  Sports  |  No Comments
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In the tennis world, everyone was pulling for the Williams sisters to make a major comeback at Wimbledon after being out for so long but unfortunately, their road to the finals has come to an abrupt end. Women’s tennis took a major dive when Venus Williams, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki all lost.

Who’s left to win the Wimbledon 2011 trophy? Read on!
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Wimbledon 2011 Fashion Hits: Serena Williams And More (PICS)

June 21, 2011 |  by  |  Sports  |  No Comments
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If you’re a tennis fan, you know Wimbledon just got under way over in London and no tournament is complete without some killer looks. The hot tennis outfits are already out in full force at the All England Club and it’s only day two! From Venus and Serena Williams to others, we see how white doesn’t have to be boring.

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The Final Stretch Of The Australian Open 2011

January 27, 2011 |  by  |  Sports  |  2 Comments
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Hey tennis fans! As you know, the Australian Open is winding down and the best tennis players in the world have battled it out through sweat, tears and bathroom breaks in the hopes of taking home a victory trophy. In a nutshell, Fed and Nadal are out, Djokovic is in, Venus Williams is long gone along with Maria Sharapova and Li Na has sailed on through to the finals.

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Injury Forces Venus Williams Out Of Australian Open 2011

January 21, 2011 |  by  |  Sports  |  1 Comment
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American tennis star Venus Williams was only able to get through seven points in her third-round match at the Australian Open 2011 before an injury forced her to withdraw. This marks the first time the 6’1″ star has retired from a Grand Slam singles match in her career. FYI, she started in 1994 and this was her 258th match.

What went wrong at the Australian Open 2011 for Venus Williams? Read on!
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Maria Sharapova Set To Tie The Knot With Sasha Vujacic

October 22, 2010 |  by  |  Breaking News, Sports  |  No Comments
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Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova and Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic are engaged, says Vujacic and Sharapova’s agent. The news was reported by TMZ yesterday and they say that Sasha Vujacic proposed last Tuesday in his Manhattan Beach, California home. P.S. as one would expect, Maria’s diamond ring is HUGE!

Sasha Vujacic, 26, and Maria Sharapova, 23, met a year ago at a friend’s barbecue and got engaged on their one year anniversary. Vujacic confirmed the engagement Thursday:

We are engaged and are both really happy. It’s good and now we can focus on other things…It was probably old school. I had to do it like a gentlemen.

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