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Novak Djokovic Buys the World's Supply of Donkey Cheese 15

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  • Posted by: Jeremy Repanich
  • December 10, 2012, 2:49 PM

Well, this is one of the weirder stories of the day. The current No. 1 tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, has purchased the entire year's supply of one of the world's most expensive cheeses.

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Gary Gramling

Review: Mario Tennis Open for the 3DS 27

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  • Posted by: Gary Gramling
  • May 22, 2012, 11:16 AM

Even before popping the game in, I was pretty pumped about Mario Tennis Open for the 3DS. The Mario games are always, well, awesome. And tennis game are really underrated in the sports gaming world. Honestly, have you ever played a tennis game that wasn't fun?

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Kiran Gollakota

Wimbledon Semifinal Breakdown 12

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  • Posted by: Kiran Gollakota
  • June 29, 2011, 6:04 PM

The final weekend of Wimbledon is upon us, which means that it’s time to pick our favorites in the men’s and women’s semifinal matches. Bracket-busting upsets have paved the way for new faces in both fields, making this year’s tournament one of the most exciting yet.

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Kiran Gollakota

Tennis Legends Make Wimbledon Picks 4

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  • Posted by: Kiran Gollakota
  • June 20, 2011, 6:32 PM


To celebrate the start of Wimbledon 2011, Manhattan played host to “HSBC Bank presents Wimbledon 2011 at Rockefeller Center,” a weeklong event honoring one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world.

Former world number ones Jim Courier and Monica Seles were on hand to help get things started by showing off their skills on the borough’s only grass court — which was built just for this occasion in the middle of Rockefeller Center.

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Download the New SI Kids 3D App Now! 66

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  • December 17, 2010, 1:35 PM

Hold on to your seats! The SI Kids IN YOUR FACE 3D App is throwing you right into the action. You don’t have to be a sports fan to appreciate the exciting 3D photographs that jump out from your iPad. Based on the popular book, these 3D photos will truly make you feel like you’re part of the game. Get ready to catch a pass from Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, block a shot with NBA star Carlos Boozer, and cruise down a mountain with Olympic snowboarders.

 

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Zack Loss

SIKIDS.com Q&A: Andy Roddick 1

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  • Posted by: Zack Loss
  • July 20, 2010, 1:08 PM


Courtesy of Caroline Kilday/University of Nebraska-Lincoln

There’s no busier time in professional tennis than the summer months. Between Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and World Team Tennis, it’s the most important time for players to train and compete.

That isn’t stopping tennis star Andy Roddick from giving back to the community.

This past weekend, the top-ranked American men’s player traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to run a tennis clinic for athletes competing in the 2010 Special Olympics.

SIKIDS.com had a chance to catch up with Roddick before he took to the court. Check out what he had to say…

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Duane Munn

Nike Presents the Human Chain 39


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Just in case there wasn't already enough coolness streaming across television screens this weekend (NBA All-Star Weekend, 2010 Winter Olympics), Nike has decided to make all of our viewing choices even more complicated with a new commercial. It's not supposed to air until tonight... but this is the internet age! Who waits to see commercials on TV nowadays?

This one's called Human Chain, and is meant to showcase the determination and drive that can be found in all great athletes, regardless of sport.

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