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Andy Roddick ends the run of John Isner at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic. Click here to see Isner tower over Roddick.


Maria Sharapova wins over scrappy lefty Patty Schnyder in the final Acura Classic at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Sharapova beat Schnyder 6-2, 3-6, 6-0, but couldn’t figure out how to fix her opponent’s flyaway hair.


Tommy Robredo (still in Sergio Tacchini, le sigh) wins the Sopot title over Jose Acasuso.

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women's purses getting smaller?

Normally, it would need to fit a couple of tennis rackets. Perhaps a change of clothing. Maybe a banana.

But all functionality flew out the window at this week’s Family Circle Cup. Take a look at what Venus and Serena brought off the court.

What to make of this Har-Tru trend? Are these women getting valet service for their gym bags? If so, it was clearly a perk not provided for everyone; even Charleston darling Patty Schnyder had to schlep her own bags to the locker room.

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HEAD swimming in orange

HEAD got on the orange express when they rebranded earlier this year.

The company wants to move away from its “technology-driven” image and more towards an athletic one: “outrageous, spontaneous and adventurous”. The new logo is thicker and orange. Here are the tennis-related ads … Read the rest of this entry…