Oklahoma Sooners Tennis Tops Latest ITA Poll

TENNISFILES (February 18) – The Oklahoma Sooners are the top team in college tennis, claiming the #1 spot in the latest ITA poll.  The #1 ranked Trojans are coming off a victory in the 2015 ITA National Championships against the University of Southern California. The Sooners are lead by #11 ranked Junior Axel Alvarez.  John Roddick, […]

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Nadal Advances to Second Round of Rio Open

TENNISFILES (February 17) – Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the Rio Open, defeating hometown favorite Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-4 6-1. The number one seed broke Bellucci in the fifth game of the match.  However both players struggled to hold, and neither held serve again until Nadal closed out the first set. Nadal […]

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Dennis Novak wins

Wozniacki Squeaks by Stosur in Dubai

TENNISFILES (February 17) – Caroline Wozniacki defeated Sam Stosur in three tight sets at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The Danish number one dropped the first set 4-6 to Stosur, but rallied back to win the second by a comfortable 6-1 count. The match was hotly contested, with Stosur the aggressor for most of the […]

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Tommy Robredo

Robredo Tops Ymer in First Round of Rio Open

TENNISFILES (February 16) – Seasoned veteran Tommy Robredo defeated Elias Ymer of Sweden 6-4 6-3 in the first round of the Rio Open.  The 18 year-old Ymer showed flashes of brilliance, but fell to the more consistent play of the Spaniard on the red clay. The match started off with three consecutive breaks of serve.  Ymer […]

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Nishikori Wins Memphis Open

Nishikori Wins Memphis Open

TENNISFILES (February 15) – Kei Nishikori won his 3rd consecutive Memphis Open title with a 6-4 6-4 victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. Nishikori withstood Anderson’s booming serves to secure a break at the end of each set. He utilized deft touch, speed, and aggressive baseline play to outgun the tall South African indoors. The final […]

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