Sports News and Bookmarking - Published news - Tennis http://strod.com/Tennis en Rodger Federer opts out of the Halle's ATP tournament http://strod.com/Tennis/Rodger-Federer-opts-out-of-the-Halles-ATP-tournament <p>Rodger Federer has announced that he will not defend his title at the Halle's ATP tournament this season.The world number two has admitted that exhaustion has forced him out of the tournament claimed his 14th grand slam title at the French open on Sunday with a straight set victory over Robin Soderling.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Rodger-Federer-opts-out-of-the-Halles-ATP-tournament#comments Halle&#039;s ATP Rodger Federer Tennis Tennis tournament Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:49:00 +0000 admin 52668 at http://strod.com Nadal doubt lifts Murray's chances for Wimbledon http://strod.com/Tennis/Nadal-doubt-lifts-Murrays-chances-for-Wimbledon <p>ANDY Murray kicks off his grasscourt season today as the No1 seed at the Aegon Championships in London, a result of the withdrawal through injury of defending champion Rafael Nadal.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Nadal-doubt-lifts-Murrays-chances-for-Wimbledon#comments Aegon Championships Andy Murray Rafael Nadal Tennis Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:12:24 +0000 admin 52661 at http://strod.com Nadal's Wimbledon defence in the balance http://strod.com/Tennis/Nadals-Wimbledon-defence-in-the-balance <p>Rafael Nadal's defence of his Wimbledon singles title is hanging in the balance after the world No.1 admitted he was struggling to overcome a bout of tendinitis in both knees.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Nadals-Wimbledon-defence-in-the-balance#comments Rafael Nadal&#039;s Tennis Tennis warm-up tournament Wimbledon Wed, 10 Jun 2009 07:02:29 +0000 admin 52626 at http://strod.com Roddick rues likely early date with Hewitt http://strod.com/Tennis/Roddick-rues-likely-early-date-with-Hewitt <p>The pair have dominated the grass-court tournament over the last decade, but are scheduled to meet in the last 16 if Australian star Hewitt can beat Frederico Gil in the second round on Wednesday.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Roddick-rues-likely-early-date-with-Hewitt#comments andy roddick grass-court tournament Hewitt Tennis Tennis Wed, 10 Jun 2009 05:10:16 +0000 admin 52601 at http://strod.com Wimbledon - Nadal still hopeful over Wimbledon http://strod.com/Tennis/Wimbledon-Nadal-still-hopeful-over-Wimbledon <p>Defending champion Rafael Nadal has said he will do all he can to shake off a knee injury and be fit for this year's Wimbledon.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Wimbledon-Nadal-still-hopeful-over-Wimbledon#comments Rafael Nadal Tennis Tennis Wimbledon Tue, 09 Jun 2009 13:26:23 +0000 admin 52579 at http://strod.com Wimbledon - Nadal to learn Wimbledon fate http://strod.com/Tennis/Wimbledon-Nadal-to-learn-Wimbledon-fate <p>World number one Rafael Nadal is undergoing tests on his knees in Barcelona to determine whether he can defend his Wimbledon title later this month.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Wimbledon-Nadal-to-learn-Wimbledon-fate#comments Rafael Nadal robin soderling Tennis Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 11:30:24 +0000 admin 52564 at http://strod.com Sharapova and Brits move on http://strod.com/Tennis/Sharapova-and-Brits-move-on <p>Former world number one Maria Sharapova cruised into the second round of WTA Birmingham with a 6-4 6-2 victory over Canada's Stephanie Dubois.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Sharapova-and-Brits-move-on#comments Bethanie Matte Edgbaston Priory Club Tennis Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 09:57:00 +0000 admin 52548 at http://strod.com CORRECTED-ANALYSIS-Tennis-Soderling and miracle forehand rescue http://strod.com/Tennis/CORRECTED-ANALYSIS-Tennis-Soderling-and-miracle-forehand-rescue <p>deleting reference to John McEnroe having won three of the four grand slam tournaments. McEnroe has won neither the Australian nor French Opens)</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/CORRECTED-ANALYSIS-Tennis-Soderling-and-miracle-forehand-rescue#comments John McEnroe robin soderling Roger Federer Tennis Tommy Haas Tue, 09 Jun 2009 09:18:10 +0000 admin 52539 at http://strod.com Disabled Japanese tennis star hopes to inspire http://strod.com/Tennis/Disabled-Japanese-tennis-star-hopes-to-inspire <p>Japan's Paralympic tennis champion Shingo Kunieda believes that his success can serve as an inspiration to other disabled people and encourage them to take up the sport.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Disabled-Japanese-tennis-star-hopes-to-inspire#comments Paralympic tennis champion Paralympics Shingo Kunieda Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:39:02 +0000 admin 52515 at http://strod.com Lleyton Hewitt cruises into second round at Queen's Club http://strod.com/Tennis/Lleyton-Hewitt-cruises-into-second-round-at-Queens-Club <p>Hewitt, a former world number one and Wimbledon champion in 2002, looked as comfortable on grass as ever as he took just 44 minutes to see off his opponent, the world No. 109.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Lleyton-Hewitt-cruises-into-second-round-at-Queens-Club#comments Eduardo Schwank. Lleyton Hewitt Queen&#039;s Club grasscourt Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:11:47 +0000 admin 52508 at http://strod.com Nadal having medical tests on knees in Barcelona http://strod.com/Tennis/Nadal-having-medical-tests-on-knees-in-Barcelona <p>A posting on Nadal's Web site said the reigning Wimbledon champion is in Barcelona for medical tests Monday and Tuesday. He is expected to make an announcement by Wednesday.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Nadal-having-medical-tests-on-knees-in-Barcelona#comments Queen&#039;s Club Rafael Nadal Tennis Wimbledon champion Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:07:28 +0000 admin 52507 at http://strod.com Former champion Hewitt starts Queen's with easy win http://strod.com/Tennis/Former-champion-Hewitt-starts-Queens-with-easy-win <p>Four-times champion Lleyton Hewitt took just 44 minutes to crush Argentinian Eduardo Schwank 6-1 6-0 in the first round of the Queen's Club tournament on Monday.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Former-champion-Hewitt-starts-Queens-with-easy-win#comments Eduardo Schwank Lleyton Hewitt Queen&#039;s Club tournament Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 05:35:07 +0000 admin 52501 at http://strod.com French Open - Federer scared by court invader http://strod.com/Tennis/French-Open-Federer-scared-by-court-invader <p>Roger Federer said it was "scary" and "frightening" when a spectator jumped on to the court from the stands and tried to put a hat on his head during his French Open final against Sweden's Robin Soderling.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/French-Open-Federer-scared-by-court-invader#comments Monica Seles Robin Soderling. Roger Federer Steffi Graf Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 12:21:21 +0000 admin 52481 at http://strod.com Swede wins French boys' title http://strod.com/Tennis/Swede-wins-French-boys-title <p>Daniel Berta of Sweden won the boys' title on Sunday at the French Open, and Kristina Mladenovic of France won the girls' tournament.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Swede-wins-French-boys-title#comments Kent Roger Federer Sweden Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 07:32:03 +0000 admin 52433 at http://strod.com Sublime genius triumphs, finally http://strod.com/Tennis/Sublime-genius-triumphs-finally <p>After several years of struggle, tears and turmoil, Roger Federer has won the one title which had prevented people from naming him the greatest tennis player ever.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Sublime-genius-triumphs-finally#comments Bjorn Borg ohn McEnroe Roger Federer Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 07:29:37 +0000 admin 52432 at http://strod.com Intruder interrupts Roger Federer's French Open win http://strod.com/Tennis/Intruder-interrupts-Roger-Federers-French-Open-win <p>Federer pushed the intruder aside and the man then danced in front of him waving the Barcelona soccer team flag.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Intruder-interrupts-Roger-Federers-French-Open-win#comments Barcelona Soccer French Open Roger Federer Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 06:20:19 +0000 admin 52419 at http://strod.com Federer claims historic Paris win http://strod.com/Tennis/Federer-claims-historic-Paris-win <p>World number two Federer becomes only the sixth man to have won each of the four Grand Slam tournaments.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Federer-claims-historic-Paris-win#comments French Open robin soderling Roger Federer Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 04:45:25 +0000 admin 52396 at http://strod.com Roger Federer attacked by fan at French Open (video) http://strod.com/Tennis/Roger-Federer-attacked-by-fan-at-French-Open-video <p>During the second set of the French Open men’s final on Sunday, a most bizarre event occurred: a court invader ran into the field, waved a Barcelona flag and tried to put a hat on Roger Federer.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Roger-Federer-attacked-by-fan-at-French-Open-video#comments Roger Federer Tennis Sun, 07 Jun 2009 19:18:32 +0000 admin 52365 at http://strod.com Roger Federer Wins 2009 French Open Mens Single Final http://strod.com/Tennis/Roger-Federer-Wins-2009-French-Open-Mens-Single-Final <p>Roger Fedrer defeated Robin Soderling in straight sets [6-1, 7-6, 6-4] to clinch the 2009 French Open Men’s Single title at Roland Garros. With this win, Roger Federer creates history:</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Roger-Federer-Wins-2009-French-Open-Mens-Single-Final#comments Tennis Sun, 07 Jun 2009 17:29:22 +0000 admin 52353 at http://strod.com Federer ties Sampras’ record of 14 major titles http://strod.com/Tennis/Federer-ties-Sampras-record-of-14-major-titles <p>Roger Federer has won his first French Open championship to tie Pete Sampras’ record of 14 major titles and complete a career Grand Slam.</p> http://strod.com/Tennis/Federer-ties-Sampras-record-of-14-major-titles#comments Tennis Sun, 07 Jun 2009 16:30:17 +0000 admin 52342 at http://strod.com