Monthly Archives: August 2012

Maria Sharapova Discusses Breakup with Sasha Vujacic by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova and former Los Angeles Laker and New Jersey Net Sasha Vujacic have broken off their engagement. In a press conference today following her victory over Mallory Burdette, she was asked if their relationship ended after Wimbledon. … Continue reading

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With Sugarpova, Maria Sharapova Looks to Sweeten the World of Candy by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Throughout her tennis career, the 25-year old Maria Sharapova has not been sweet to her opponents, winning four Grand Slam titles, including the 2012 French Open. But Sharapova is looking to be a lot sweeter to many, as she launches … Continue reading

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Andy Roddick Discusses His Retirement by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Andy Roddick shocked tennis fans, players, and media alike with his announcement of his retirement after the 2012 US Open yesterday evening. Here are some comments he made last night at his press conference announcing his retirement.

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Loses in the Second Round by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Jo Wilfried Tsonga lost his second-round match to Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-1, 1-6, 3-6. It is the first time that Tsonga has not advanced to the third round in a major tournament in his last 18. This is a huge … Continue reading

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(Video) Venus and Serena Williams Enter the Court for Doubles Match

In this video, Venus and Serena Williams enter the court for their first round women’s doubles match against Lindsay Lee-Waters and Megan Moulton-Levy. The Williams Sisters won the match, 6-4, 6-0. Check out our exclusive video below.

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Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens Forge Friendship by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Serena Williams, one of the greatest female tennis players of all time, who is 30-years old, and Sloane Stephens, a 19-year old emerging star who has been compared to Serena on the court, have forged a friendship recently that is … Continue reading

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The 2012 US Open Gets Underway with a Spark by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The 17th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day took place on Saturday, which was attended by thousands and featured some of the most popular music acts and tennis players. Carly Rae Jepsen performed her ubiquitous hit “Call Me Maybe” to the … Continue reading

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Federer the Favorite on the Men’s Side Entering 2012 US Open by Ricky Keeler

The 2012 US Open begins on Monday here in Queens, New York, and there are so many story lines surrounding the men’s side of the tournament. The obvious storyline is which tennis giant is not there. Rafael Nadal is going … Continue reading

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Serena Williams Favorite Entering 2012 US Open by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Serena Williams is viewed as the favorite to win the 2012 US Open not only by many tennis fans and members of the media, but by other players as well. After dominating Maria Sharapova to win Olympic gold in London, … Continue reading

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At 19, Sloane Stephens Is Ready to Make Her Mark on the Tennis World by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

As you make your way to the Billie Jean King Tennis Center, where the 2012 US Open will be played, you see a massive advertisement from American Express featuring a few players competing in the tournament. One of those players … Continue reading

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