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2011-03-25 22:43:00

MIAMI, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Friday evening at the Sony Ericsson Open, the tennis family came together for a special fundraising event for the victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster, dubbed "Tennis for Japan", featuring the stars of the WTA and the ATP World Tour. Kim Clijsters, Robin Soderling, Vera Zvonareva, and many others, including Japan's Kei Nishikori, Kimiko Date-Krumm, and Ayumi Morita, walked through the stands of the Stadium Court to collect donations...

2009-02-23 22:42:56

American Sam Querrey was a first-round winner at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships Monday, beating Argentine Guillermo Canas 7-6 (7-3), 6-4. In an upset, Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat fifth-seeded Belgian Steve Darcis 6-3, 6-3. Sixth-seeded Frenchman Florent Serra avoided an upset by beating Finland's Jarkko Nieminen 6-3, 7-6 (7-5). In other opening-round play, Austrian Stefan Koubek defeated American Bobby Reynolds 6-4, 6-3; Belgian Christophe Rochus beat Croat Roko...

2008-09-02 09:00:03

By HOWARD FENDRICH By Howard Fendrich The Associated Press New York By now, Venus and Serena Williams know all too well how it feels to set aside sisterhood for a couple of hours and try to beat each other on a tennis court. They know what it feels like to meet at a Grand Slam tournament, what it feels like to win such a match, what it feels like to lose. And they much prefer it when there's a major championship at stake. The all-Williams showdown, set up by their easy victories...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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