Kid Reporter Blogs: Tennis

Caroline Thayer

Tennis's Great Sisters Will Do Battle Again 0

  • Posted by: Caroline Thayer
  • July 2, 2009, 2:49 PM

As Wimbledon nears an end, two sisters find themselves playing against each other for the title.

Can you guess who these two sisters are? Yes, they are Venus and Serena Williams, two of the most influential and best players in tennis.

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Jeremy Smith

Why Nadal is Hurt, but Federer is Not 0

  • Posted by: Jeremy Smith
  • June 24, 2009, 3:45 PM

Roger Federer has won 14 Grand Slam titles, Rafael Nadal six. But Federer is not necessarily the better player. Take last years’ Wimbledon, where Rafael took down Roger in an epic five-set match. Federer has a lifetime record of 7-13 against Nadal.

Though Regardless of the “who’s better” argument, Federer may be on track to win more Slams. Meanwhile, Nadal may be nearing end of a very successful, but very short career. Although these two players rule the tennis world, it’s the way they play the game that sets them apart.

Nadal is tough. He hits hard, trains hard and, as a result, wins. Like Nadal, Federer also wins, except Federer is rarely injured where as Nadal is often sidelined (he’s not defending his Wimbledon title because of a knee injury). But how does Federer succeed in staying healthy while Nadal fails?

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Daniel Radov

2009 Wimbledon Preview 0

  • Posted by: Daniel Radov
  • June 22, 2009, 4:50 PM

Daniel Radov previews the two biggest weeks of the tennis season...

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Jeremy Smith

Is There a Such Thing as Too Much Sports? 0

  • Posted by: Jeremy Smith
  • May 27, 2009, 1:16 PM

Exercise is best thing you can do for your body, right? Think again.

Studies have recently shown a dramatic increase in kid-related injuries. Sports Doctor Lyle Micheli recently told the Washington Post that “overuse injuries” are up 55 percent in the past decade.

What’s going on?

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