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Sunday, November 29, 2015


Roger Federer wife, Novak Djokovic wife battle for cheers

It wasn’t just Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer battling at the US Open on Sunday; their wives were also dueling. Throughout the US Open finals, ESPN’s cameras kept flashing to Mirka Federer and Jelena Djokovic for their reactions to the action. At times they were tense, but the rest of the time they were their…Read More

Novak Djokovic plays with bloody elbow in US Open finals

Novak Djokovic proved on Sunday that tennis is for tough guys. Djokovic slipped while going for a drop volley in the first set of the US Open finals against Roger Federer and ended up bleeding from the scrapes. Here’s where he fell: He was bleeding around his elbow and also by the back of his…Read More

Boris Becker: Roger Federer SABR attack is disrespectful

Boris Becker and Roger Federer are clashing once again. Becker, who is the coach for world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, commented on one of Federer’s new tactics and called it almost disrespectful to the other player’s serve. The tactic involves Federer coming to the net after returning serve. It has been nicknamed “SABR,” which is…Read More

Flavia Pennetta announces retirement after winning US Open (Video)

Flavia Pennetta is leaving her sport the way most athletes aspire to: as a champion. The 33-year-old Italian tennis player defeated countrywoman and friend Roberta Vinci in the finals of the US Open Saturday 7-6, 6-2 and announced in her postmatch interview that she would be retiring. “It’s what every player wants to do —…Read More

Roberta Vinci booked flight when she learned she would face Serena

How convinced was Roberta Vinci that she stood very little chance of beating Serena Williams in the semifinals of the US Open? She says she called her travel agent to book a flight home based on her expectation that she would lose to Williams. Vinci spoke with the media after her three-set win over Williams…Read More

Biggest upsets in women’s tennis history

Roberta Vinci did the unthinkable and pulled off one of the biggests upset in women’s tennis history when she beat Serena Williams in the semifinals of the US Open on Friday. Vinci by her own admission did not think winning the match was possible. She said she wasn’t even thinking of victory when she woke…Read More

Roberta Vinci demands fan support after winning point (Video)

Roberta Vinci acted differently than most players when facing Serena Williams. Rather than back down or be intimidated by Williams’ hard shots, body language, and yelling, Vinci responded. The Italian tennis player upset Williams in the semifinals at the US Open Friday in three sets and played fearless. Knowing the crowd was against her —…Read More

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