Knee injury knocks Li Na out of the U.S. Open

Today Li Na announced her withdrawal from Montreal, Cincinnati, and the U.S. Open on her Facebook page because of a lingering knee injury: I wanted to let all of my great fans know that unfortunately I am going to have to withdraw from the upcoming WTA events in Montreal and Cincinnati, as well as the US Open. Since March, I have been struggling with my knee and it is just not where I need it to be in order to play at the highest level

Rogers Cup 2014 Montreal Seedings announced

The Rogers Cup 2014 Montreal Seedings has been revealed this week with world number one Serena Williams taking the top seed in the women’s WTA Premier 5 competition. This year’s WTA Rogers Cup will take place at the Uniprix Stadium in Montreal from August 1 to 10, 2014. “We are very excited for this year’s [&hellip The post Rogers Cup 2014 Montreal Seedings announced appeared first on Tennis Guru.

Toronto Masters 2014 Rogers Cup Prize Money Breakdown

The Toronto Masters 2014 Rogers Cup Prize Money Breakdown is available here. This year’s ATP Rogers Cup will take place at the Rexall Centre at York University in Toronto from August 2 to 10. “This year is shaping up to be one of our best yet with all of the top players arriving in Toronto [&hellip The post Toronto Masters 2014 Rogers Cup Prize Money Breakdown appeared first on Tennis Guru.

Fashion Focus: Murray Adidas US Open Kit

Adidas will be utilizing its Clima Chill technology in most of its Fall collection, including what 2012 US Open champion Andy Murray will wear in New York. The tops have metallic 3D dots at the neck to draw heat away and keep skin cool, something that will definitely be needed in the heat of the […]

Stanford, Washington day 4: Venus to trump rusty Azarenka

Stanford schedule of play: schedule of play: focus:Victoria Azarenka vs. Venus WilliamsVenus Williams will be happy that she’s facing a rusty Azarenka, who has won only one match since her return from injury. Not that the elder Williams’s isn’t capable of beating Azarenka when she’s healthy, but coupled with her auto-immune illness, you take whatever advantage you can get

Caro and Meb Keflezighi to Run the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon!

American Marathon Hero Meb Keflezighi and Tennis Champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark to Run 2014 TCS New York City Marathon as New York Road Runners Team for Kids Ambassadors <br/><br/> New York, July 31, 2014—Meb Keflezighi, the 2014 Boston Marathon champion and winner of the 2009 New York City Marathon, and Caroline Wozniacki, formerly the top-ranked

Li Na to miss US Open with knee injury

World number two Li Na of China will miss the entire North American hardcourt tournaments citing a longstanding knee injury as the reason for the pullout. The Chinese tennis superstar will miss next week’s Roger’s Cup in Montreal as confirmed by the tournament organizers. Li Na won the 2012 edition of the tournament

Citi Open Early Rounds: Jared Donaldson Shows His Temper, Bernie Cares, and More

After catching some of 17-year-old Jared Donaldson in qualies, I was quite excited to take in his main draw match against Rajeev Ram. Although he showed the same promise I had seen in terms of shotmaking, he had an unfortunate temper tantrum that didn’t help his cause. It was a tight three-setter, and Donaldson probably could’ve taken […] The post Citi Open Early Rounds: Jared Donaldson Shows His Temper, Bernie Cares, and More appeared first on The Changeover.

TIA Hall of Fame Announces Ninth Inductee

Longtime industry pioneer becomes ninth inductee to Tennis Industry Hall of Fame. Longtime tennis industry veteran and industry pioneer Jim Baugh will become the ninth inductee into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 24, during the TIA Tennis Forum and Tennis Show

ATP Stars Visit Citibank Branches in D.C.

While taking a break from The Citi Open in Washington, D.C., a few ATP stars stopped in to visit with fans at various Citibank branches. While taking a break from the grind of The Citi Open in Washington, D.C., ATP stars Milos Raonic, Lleyton Hewitt and Mike and Bob Bryan took the time to visit with fans at three special Citibank branch appearances. Tennis fans throughout the city came out to meet with the stars, get autographs and photos with the players and Citi Open Tournament mascots Boo & Bam.

Ana Ivanovic Shopping and Promoting Her Friends Lipstick

Ana Ivanovic was doing some shopping in the USA yesterday and thought she would stop and take a selfie showing the world her friends lipstick. Very weird. Your reading: Ana Ivanovic Shopping and Promoting Her Friends Lipstick originally appeared on: The Tennis Times Join our Community: Twitter, FacebookYour reading: Ana Ivanovic Shopping and Promoting Her Friends Lipstick originally appeared on: The Tennis Times Join our Community: Twitter, Facebook

No backhanded compliments for Federer from Edberg

Roger Federer’s backhand has been described as a thing of beauty and perhaps the most exquisite stroke the tennis world has seen, but his coach Stefan Edberg feels his was a little better.When asked on Tuesday who possessed the better backhand, the former world number one said he would have to give himself the edge in that category.”A lot of the other strokes I think he does a lot better than I did but I’ll give myself a bit of favor with my backhand,” Edberg said on a conference call ahead of the Aug. 2-10 Rogers Cup in Toronto where Federer will launch his North American hardcourt season.”I had one of the better backhands in the game when I was playing, I could use it offensively or defensively, a lot of variations.

IMG SIGNS JO-WILFRED TSONGA

New York, NY (July 30, 2014) – IMG announced today the signing of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France to a worldwide marketing and management representation. Tsonga, currently ranked World No.15 (as of Week of July 28, 2014), has a career high … Continue reading →