Thursday, November 8, 2007
The men of the Masters Cup began arriving in Shanghai this week ready to compete for the big season-ending prize:
One question: where in the world is Richard Gasquet?
(images via masterscup.com, getty)
No love: German tennis federation refutes Tommy Haas' claims of poisoning, "...it's no more than speculation," says federation
The Tommy Haas poisoning case seems to be losing steam - mostly due to lack of support from his own countrymen. The German tennis federation (DHT) refutes the claims that Tommy may have been poisoned during Davis Cup since no evidence has been found nor has the informant been named.
Here's what DTB spokesman Oliver Quante had to say:
(images via AP Photo)
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
UPDATE: Tommy Haas discusses poisoning allegations, "I have never felt so miserable in my whole life..." says Tommy
(image via AP Photo)
Developing: The tennis world is in true turmoil these days - match-fixing, doping - and today is no exception. MSNBC.com is reporting that Tommy Haas may have been poisoned before Germany's Davis Cup match against Russia. Tommy had to default his match against Mikhail Youzny with a suspected stomach virus. German teammate Alexander Waske said he was told by a Russian who manages numerous athletes that it was poisoning, not a virus.
(images via AP Photo)
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
+ TUESDAY NETCORDS: Maria, Daniela, Bjorn vs. Andy...Tommy wants full disclosure, recycled tennis goods and more
- Full-disclosure: Tommy Haas is fanning the flames of controversy. The German tennis star has asked fellow players to start disclosing names after an unidentified German player accused another of match-fixing during a television interview. The player also claims he witness betting occuring in the players' lounge at tournaments. "It's time people start naming names, [...] Every day someone says something: Andy Murray, Werner Eschauer, Michael Llodra, Arnaud Clement, now someone anonymous. [...] I'm telling them, be concrete -- then we can undertake something concrete. All this talk isn't bringing us further."
Monday, November 5, 2007
Based on these images, which one of these men looks like he actually played professional tennis?
Sunday, November 4, 2007
Tennis stars give back
Nike continues to confuse fans with clothing sponsorship
Will tennis fans 'FEEL IT' for ATP's new global marketing campaign?
Fed plays king for a day
A champion falls from grace but claims innocence
Maria flashes one for the camera
Anna K. parties with Cartier
Boris visits with MTV & Nelson Mandela
A legend speaks out