Archive | September, 2012

US Open finals break TV records

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The final of the U.S. Open 2012 has had a record number of viewers. On CBS, which broadcast the event in America, they announced that they have had an astonishing 16 million people who tuned in to watch the mens final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, the highest total since 2007. […]

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Juan Carlos Ferrero to retire at the Valencia Open

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The Spaniard has announced that he shall retire at his tournament in Valencia In a year that has had an influx of retirements, Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero has announced that he too is retiring in 2012. He looked sad as he spoke to the press about his impending retirement, as he confirmed […]

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Serena Williams: ‘A champion knows how to get up after a fall’

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After her exquisite victory over Victoria Azarenka at the US Open, Serena Williams was in shock after her win: “I was already preparing the closing speech as the runner-up! She played great .. Oh my God, I do not believe it yet, I’m still shocked and I am proud to have won.” […]

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US Open champion Serena Williams tops prize-money ranking

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Serena has earned 12 million more than sister Venus, in the prize-money rankings. Kim Clijsters in third place. The victory at the U.S. Open, has presented an extra special present for Serena other than the trophy, it also comes with the added bonus of a $1,858,054 pay check, nearly two million euros. The […]

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Agassi to Roddick: ‘We are proud of you’

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andre and Andy have been involved in a ceremony before the final U.S. Women’s Open Before the women’s final between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka last night, the Arthur Ashe Stadium hosted Andre Agassi, in celebration of his entry into the “U.S. Open Court of Champions”, which is a prestigious recognition of […]

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Boris Becker tips Andy Murray to win the US Open final

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows According to the German, Murray might be the favoured thanks to the extra day of rest period and his influence In an article published in the Telegraph, Boris Becker spoke of tonight’s game, one that will see Andy Murray take on Novak Djokovic in the final of the U.S. Open, by analyzing […]

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Queens of the doubles Errrani and Vinci say their secret to success is their friendship

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were crowned champions at the U.S. Open, after their success in the final against Czech duo composed of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka. “It’s a dream come true, it is a year that we have played great, a fantastic season that we hope continues. Earlier this year […]

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Errani and Vinci US Open doubles champions and new world No.1

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The Italians closed this historic triumph with a “vintage slam.” Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were triumphant in New York after a fantastic year in doubles.  They reached the finals of the Australian Open, won at Roland Garros and reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals.  On Sunday, they experienced another extraordinary success in the […]

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David Ferrer returns to Spain on private jet

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The Spanish Federation rent a private jet for David Ferrer. 300 meters from Flushing Meadows baseball was played! In addition to the disappointment of losing the semi-final, the Spaniard Ferrer will be forced to hurry and pack to be able to travel as soon as possible to Gjion the home of the […]

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Djokovic was as ruthless as the tornado in the semi-finals in New York

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Following the suspension of yesterdays match because of a tornado, Nole was back on the court and adjusted easily against the Spaniard in 4 sets in the second semifinal. He will feature in the final tomorrow with Murray With no more tornadoes to bother him, Novak Djokovic found the game yesterday in […]

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