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The Inspiring Venus Williams Finishes Her 2013 US Open

I was sorry to see Venus Williams leave the U.S. Open. She’s one of those players I always love to watch. Venus and Serena changed women’s tennis in so many ways. In my opinion, they continue to add more flair, [...]

August 30, 2013 Tennis
American tennis player James Blake retires

American Tennis Player James Blake Retires

It’s probably pretty common knowledge at this point that American James Blake announced he was going to retire at the end of the 2013 US Open.  Although he’s had a chance to live what many would call a dream, Blake [...]

August 29, 2013 Tennis
What's in your tennis bag?

Submit Your “What’s in Your Bag” Video to Win a Wilson US Open Bag & Racquet

It’s been an exciting year for the ParentingAces website, but the absolute highlight has to be its award of media credentials at the 2013 US Open.  In order to maximize the experience, ParentingAces asked Holabird Sports to partner on a contest [...]

August 29, 2013 Tennis
Reebok One Cushion running shoe

Reebok One Cushion Running Shoe Review

The Reebok One Cushion is the neutral trainer in their One series. It’s comprised of three “zones” in the midsole and upper that foster a soft landing and a fast toe-off. Built for flexibility and speed, this model is lightweight [...]

August 28, 2013 Running
adidas Barricade 8

adidas US Open Tennis Shoes: Favored by Tennis’ Top 2 Men

Nike may have the most top 10 pros in their line up but adidas has the top of the men’s heap: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. Both players favor the adidas Barricade. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is wearing the [...]

August 27, 2013 Tennis
Nike US Open 2013 tennis shoes

Nike US Open Tennis Shoes – Pink & Grey Rule the Day

If you’re watching the US Open then you’ve probably noticed the peach, crimson & grey colorway that Nike has going on. Personally, I really like this color palette. It works well for both the men and the women. So which [...]

August 27, 2013 Tennis
Roger Federer US Open 2013 - Wilson Racquet

Roger Federer Starts US Open Seeded 7th, But His Game Is Still Worth Watching

Roger Federer is set to kick off his 2013 US Open campaign tonight after the completion of the Serena Williams vs. Francesca Schiavone match.  For anyone that hasn’t already heard the hubbub, Federer is entering the tournament seeded 7th—his lowest [...]

August 26, 2013 Tennis
adidas adistar Boost

adidas adiStar Boost Video

For months, Neutral runners have enjoyed premium cushioning and great responsiveness with the immensely successful Energy Boost model. Now, overpronators and runners craving more stability can enjoy the superior Boost cushioning — thanks to the adidas adistar Boost. Combining the [...]

August 26, 2013 Running
Bryan Brothers Golden Slam

Will the Bryan Brothers Win a 2013 Grand Slam?

To say that doubles tennis is overshadowed by singles tennis is an understatement. It’s kind of like saying, the Bryan Brothers are just okay. The Bryans already have 15 Grand Slam tournament titles. And, with their 2013 Wimbledon win, they [...]

August 23, 2013 Tennis
2013 Tennis Predictions

Predictions for the 2013 US Open

The official draws for the US Open have been released (sans the qualifiers who are still battling it out for a chance to get into the main draw).  Although I can’t believe the tennis season has slipped by so quickly, [...]

August 23, 2013 Tennis