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Posted by: tennislv | January 19, 2008

Federer’s Big Fight in Australian Open

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World’s first racket hardly won Serb Janko Tipsarevic. Match lasted for 4 hours un 27 minutes. Federer won by 6 : 7, 7 : 6, 5 : 7, 6 : 1, 10 : 8. Federer hasn’t loosed in Australian Open since 2005.

Match statistics :

  1. Federer won 202 points, Tipsarevic 173
  2. Federer got 39 aces, Tipsarevic 14
  3. Federer got 64 unforced errors, Tipsarevic 47
  4. Federer got 1 double mistake in serve, Tipsarevic 6
Posted by: tennislv | January 19, 2008

US Open Tournament

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he US Open tennis tournament began in 1881, is one of the oldest tennis championships in the world.

The tournament is chronologically the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam tennis tournaments. It is held annually in August and September over a two-week period (the weeks before and after Labor Day weekend). The main tournament consists of five championships: men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles, with additional tournaments for senior, junior, and wheelchair players. Since 1978, the tournament has been played on acrylic hard court at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the Queens borough of New York City. The complex was renamed after King during the 2006 US Open. King is a pioneer in women’s tennis and the founder of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), the Women’s Sports Foundation and World Team Tennis (WTT), which she founded with her former husband, Larry King.

The US Open differs from the other 3 Grand Slam tournaments in that there are final-set tiebreaks. In the other three majors, the fifth set for the men and the third set for the women continue until someone wins by two games.

Posted by: tennislv | January 19, 2008

Wimbledon tennis tournament

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The Championships, Wimbledon, or simply, Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely considered as the most prestigious.[2][3][4][5] It has been held at the All England Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon since 1877. It is the oldest of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, and the only one still played on grass courts.

The tournament runs annually for 13 days from late June to early July, [6], with the climax being the men’s singles final, scheduled for a Sunday. As of the 2008 tournament, five major events are contested, as well as four junior events and four invitational events.

Wimbledon is third in the annual Grand Slam season. The hard court Australian Open and clay court French Open precede Wimbledon. The hard court U.S. Open follows. The grass court Queen’s Club Championships also in London is a popular warm up tournament for Wimbledon.

Wimbledon traditions include the eating of strawberries and cream, Royal partronage, strict dress code for competitors, and ball boys and girls. A much unloved tradition, “rain stops play” calls leading to schedule over-runs, is set to be reduced with the fitting of a retractable roof to Centre Court from 2009. The 2008 men’s final, already the longest at nearly 5 hours of play, was extended to over 7 hours due to rain, finishing as the light faded.

Posted by: tennislv | January 19, 2008

French Open

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The French Open (French: Les Internationaux de France de Roland Garros or Tournoi de Roland-Garros) is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between mid-May and early June in Paris, France, at the Stade Roland Garros. It is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar and the premier clay court tennis tournament in the world. It is one of the most prestigious events in tennis,[1] and it has the widest worldwide broadcasting and audience of all events in this sport.[2] [3] Because of the slow playing surface and the five-set men’s singles matches without a tiebreak in the final set, some say that the event is considered to be the most physically demanding tennis tournament in the world.[4] [5]

Posted by: tennislv | January 19, 2008

Australian Open Tournament

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is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments held each year. It is held each January at Melbourne Park. The tournament was held for the first time in 1905 and was contested on grass through 1987. Since 1988, the tournament has been held on hard courts. Mats Wilander is the only male player to have won the tournament on both grass and hard courts.

Like all other Grand Slam tournaments, there are men’s and women’s singles competitions; men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles; and junior’s and master’s competitions.

The two main courts used in the tournament are Rod Laver Arena and Hisense Arena and feature retractable roofs, which can be shut in case of rain or extreme heat. It is the only Grand Slam tournament that features indoor play. However, work has already commenced on a retractable roof for Wimbledon’s Centre Court, which is expected to be completed by 2009.

Held in the middle of the Australian summer, the Australian Open is famous for its notoriously hot days. An extreme-heat policy is put into play when temperatures (and humidity) reach dangerous levels.

The Australian Open typically has very high attendance, with the 2008 Australian Open achieving the highest ever day/night attendance record for any Grand Slam tournament of 62,885.[2]

Posted by: tennislv | January 19, 2008

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Hey everybody! This is my blog about tennis. I’ll write about active tournaments and the new tennis inventory that comes out. We will discuss the top ranked players and tell about our experience in tennis and just enjoy ourselves! I hope you will like this website!

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