©Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis News Scoreboard – Week Ending February 21, 2010
Hit for Haiti At Indian Wells
Out of Dubai
Roger Federer has withdrawn from Dubai with a lung infection.
No Showdown for Serena
Serena Williams has a leg injury and will not play the BNP Paribas Showdown on March 1. No worries, she will be replaced by Ana Ivanovic.
Tennis Players To Support Autism Speaks Event in Florida
Hall of Famer Gullermo Vilas, and Current players Feliciano Lopez and Flavia Pennetta will be among those to participate in the fourth Annual Tennis ProAm which benefits Walk Now For Autism. The event will take place in Key Biscayne Florida on March 22nd. It’s sponsored by Biscayne Capital.
Rafa Nadal is in a new Shakira video which has heads and hips turning.
Brad Gilbert goes “Tweet Tweet”
Love him or hate him Brad Gilbert is now on twitter @bgtennisnation
Follow him if you dare!
(GVTN is on twitter too @GVTennisNews )
Back on the DL
David Nalbandian is out with a right leg injury. He’ll miss Acapulco and Davis Cup.
Sport Business Journal‘s Daniel Kaplan writes that Corona will replace Mercedes as the ATP World Tour’s leading sponsor. Read all about it.
Peer in Dubai
USTA/ Ron Angle
No Andy Roddick No James Blake. Sam Querrey and John Isner take the singles helm of the US Davis Cup team as it faces Serbia. The Bryan Brothers anchor the doubles spot.
Anna Kournikova’s Mother charged with child neglect
Game, Set, Match and Champions
Maiden win and in Home Country!
Mariana Duque Marino (COL) d. (5) Angelique Kerber (GER) 64 63
Maria Sharapova sailed through her draw to capture the Cellular South Cup.
Who’s Your Daddy?
Papa Llodra wins Marseille
Tall Tales in Memphis
6′ 6″ Sam Querrey battled back to take out 6′ 9″ John Isner in the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships 67 76 63. Querey and Isner paired up to win the doubles championship.
Back-to-back for Vets Venus and Juan Carlos
Venus Williams sails through Dubai
Juan Carlos Ferrero fights off David Ferrer to win the Copa Telmex in Buenos Aires.