Tag Archives: Fernando Verdasco

Laura Robson and Genie Bouchard take on Asia, Gangnam Style!

October 11, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Not to be outdone by Novak Djokovic and his Gangnam Style dance performance in Beijing, two of the WTA’s young stars, Laura Robson and Genie Bouchard, decided to create a video of their own with the song.  It features Maria Sharapova, Fernando Verdasco, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Samantha Stosur and Heather Watson and the […]

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The latest withdrawals from Cincinnati

August 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows It seems that the Olympic year continued to have a profound effect on the health and fitness of the tennis players, with many under performing, looking tired and withdrawing due to injury. The Masters 1000 tournament in Toronto has been severely affected by withdrawals, early exits and injured players and now the […]

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Verdasco, Dolgopolov, Granollers and Cilic progress in Umag

July 14, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows In the ATP tournament in Umag the clay-court contest saw Fernando Verdasco and Marin Cilic win in spectacular fashion and progress to the semifinals. The top-seeded Spaniard annihilated Kuznetsov 6-2, 6-2 whilst local favourite and second-seeded Cilic ousted Wayne Odesnik 6-4 6-0. It was a very encouraging display from both Verdasco and […]

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Tennis tweeters: who entertains the most?

July 12, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Over the years as Twitter has progressed in popularity so has the number of  ATP and WTA tennis players who have joined Twitter and are fairly active.  Many of their tweets are entertaining, funny and honest.  There is such a selection to choose from and no doubt everybody will have their different […]

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Five great things about Wimbledon

June 30, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows This week has been the opening week at Wimbledon and I have been very lucky to have enjoyed several matches, beautiful weather and of course strawberries and cream!  It has been lovely to be back at the All England Lawn Tennis Club again and see the quick paced matches with the players […]

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Del Potro adds to the player withdrawals at Queens Club and Halle

June 9, 2012

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As thoughts start to switch towards the grass season, Wimbledon and the Olympics, the build up tournaments at Halle and Queens have already experienced news of several withdrawals from both fields in the tournament and the line up at the AEGON Championships has been the tournament which has probably suffered the most. AEGON Championships, Queens […]

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Photographs from the Rome Masters 1000 Open

May 28, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After an action-packed week on the red dirt of Rome, the finals Masters 1000 Series tournament before Roland Garros threw up some exciting matches, entertaining press conferences and an opportunity for memorable photographs to be snapped. Here is a collection of some of those events for you to enjoy featuring many of […]

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Magical Moments from Madrid: The Photographs

May 28, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After spending a very busy and exciting week in Madrid and Rome, I have compiled a collection of the best photographs of your favourite tennis players from all the events in Madrid – showing happy moments, times of desperation, disappointment and of course photos from some of the explosive press conferences. Hope […]

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Verdasco and Lopez ousted in an all-Spanish affair at the Rome Open

May 28, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows By Lisa-Marie Burrows Internazionali BNL d’Italia, Rome – The orange courts of Rome served up some high quality tennis this afternoon with two matches containing two same-country battles. Fernando Verdasco was vying to knock out another higher-ranked compatriot this week after his defeat over Spanish No.1 Rafael Nadal in Madrid, whilst on Court […]

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Happiness for Serena Williams and disappointment for Fernando Verdasco at the Madrid Open

May 28, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid – It was a tale of two different halves in Madrid today, as without a shadow of a doubt, the prize for best press conference this week has to go to the enigmatic Serena Williams who defeated Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-3 and the saddest of the day so […]

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