Hello Tennis Buddies Kids & Parents!
Tennis Buddies Spring Session 2015 is under way! Practice starts Monday and we will be having our first match on Saturday March 7th. Your coaches will give you all the info you need!
WHAT IF IT RAINS?: I bet you are wondering what we do when it rains… The first thing you should do is check this website for an update. I will post on rainy days… so, you can find the answer right here.
If it is raining at MATCH or PRACTICE times, then there will be NO MATCH or PRACTICES. If the rain stops, but the ground is wet, then call your coach. Coaches numbers are posted on the website. Of course, if the rain stops and the ground is dry, then go to your match or practice.
See you all on the courts!
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Rafael Nadal beat Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Saturday, setting up a final against Juan Monaco at the Argentina Open.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Second-seeded David Ferrer of Spain won his fourth Mexico Open title Saturday night, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 7-5 in the hard-court event.
Fed Cup winner Lucie Safarova beat Victoria Azarenka in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the Qatar Open on Saturday. The Czech snapped Azarenka's 14-match winning streak in Doha and also foiled the Belarusian's attempt to clinch a record third Qatar Open title. I'm happy at the way season has progressed,'' said Safarova, who along with Bethanie Mattek-Sands had won their first grand slam doubles titles at the Australian Open last month.
Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year in defeating top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday. This marked the seventh consecutive year - 11th time in 13 years - that Federer or Djokovic won this title. The only other tournaments Federer won seven times are Wimbledon, and Halle, Germany, both on grass. ''Ever since I won here the first time, I fell in love with the tournament,'' Federer said.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew Friday before her Mexico Open semifinal against Caroline Garcia of France because of a stomach virus.
Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time on Friday, rallying for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the final at the Qatar Open. A two-time champion in Doha, Azarenka made adjustments in the second set and took a 5-1 lead in the third. Azarenka had 36 winners in a match watched by David Beckham. In the second set, I took control,'' said Azarenka, who won the event in 2012 and 2013 but withdrew last year because of a foot injury.
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face defending champion Roger Federer in the final of the Dubai Championships after a three-set win over Tomas Berdych on Friday. ''You don't expect anything less than hard work against someone who has been a top 10 player for many years,'' Djokovic said. ''Even when it went as perfectly as possible in the first set and I was a break up I knew it wasn't over.'' Despite the lead, Djokovic started making too many errors - 48 unforced errors in all - to allow Berdych back into the match.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the Mexico Open semifinals.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Second-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain defeated Renzo Olivo of Argentina 6-1, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Argentina Open on Thursday.
Venus Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the second time this year to line up two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in the Qatar Open semifinals on Thursday. Williams, who beat Radwanska to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals last month, won 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, the third time in four days she's gone the distance. Azarenka, the 2012 and 2013 champ who received a wild-card entry, beat third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-1 in another repeat result from the Australian Open. Meanwhile, top-seeded Petra Kvitova was ousted by Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 3-6, 6-0, 6-3, for the second time in two weeks.
Andy Murray was knocked out of the Dubai Championships on Thursday, losing to 18-year-old Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. ''But, yeah, I started the match not good.'' Coric, who never offered Murray a break-point opportunity, reached his second career ATP semifinal, where he will face Roger Federer.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Top-seeded Rafael Nadal beat local qualifier Facundo Arguello 6-4, 6-0 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Argentina Open.
Fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska brushed aside Flavia Pennetta 6-1, 6-1 on Wednesday to set up a quarterfinal with Venus Williams in the Qatar Open. ''For sure I wouldn't tell it was going to be that quick,'' Radwanska said. I think playing Venus is always a really good challenge.'' Top-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic will take on third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki for a place in the semifinals after both their matches were cut short.