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  • US Open 2015

    Match the Player with their 2015 US Open Tennis Racquet

    Can you match the player with the tennis racquet they are using at the 2015 US Open? Agnieszka “Aga” Radwanska Andy Murray Kei Nishikori Maria Sharapova Milos Raonic Novak Djokovic Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Serena

  • Reebok All Terrain Super 2.0

    Overcome any Obstacle in the New Reebok All-Terrain Super 2.0 Shoes

    I’m often dubious about anything that claims it’s good for everything, including all-terrain running shoes. I have my road shoes and I have my trail shoes. They are very different shoes. That said, there is

  • Healthy Smoothies

    Great Tasting Fruit & Veggie Smoothies

    Smoothies are a great tasting way to become healthier. Drinking your fruits and veggies can help you lose weight, absorb nutrients, and improve your memory, mental clarity and energy levels. Here are some great smoothies you

  • Tennis socks

    Best Tennis Socks

    Here at Holabird Sports we talk a lot about tennis shoes. We don’t talk that much about socks, but that doesn’t make them any less important. In fact, tennis socks have a vital role in

  • ProForm Boston Marathon treadmills

    ProForm Boston Marathon Treadmills

    The Boston Marathon is infamous for being one of the hardest marathons in the U.S. People come from all over the world to run Boston and to win is a chance to achieve running world


Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 9

Men’s Quarterfinals Though rain interrupted play several times on Day 9, all four men’s quarterfinals were completed and the semifinals are set.  Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Andy Murray all cruised through no-fuss wins over Marin Cilic, Gilles Simon, and Vasek Pospisil, respectively.  The best match of the day—and the lone upset—was Richard Gasquet upending [...]

July 9, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015 Day 8

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 8

Women’s Semis Are Set The women’s quarterfinals were all completed yesterday, with the results—for the most part—holding to the seedings.  Fourth seeded Maria Sharapova overcame a stiff challenge from unseeded Coco Vandeweghe in three tough sets and thirteenth seeded Aga Radwanska also needed three sets to oust twenty-first seeded Madison Keys.  Top seeded Serena Williams [...]

July 8, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015 Day 7

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 7

Upset Alert With the tournament draw quickly narrowing, upsets are at a premium, but there were still two big upsets on day seven.  Caroline Wozniacki went down in straight sets to Garbine Muguruza, while Lucie Safarova was beaten in two tiebreaks by unseeded Coco Vandeweghe. Speaking of Garbine Muguruza Muguruza becomes the first Spanish woman [...]

July 7, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015 Days 5 & 6

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Days 5 & 6

Upset Alert On Friday there were upsets aplenty.  Richard Gasquet took out last year’s semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov with no fuss, while Nick Kyrgios beat another semifinalist in Milos Raonic.  On the women’s side, American Coco Vandeweghe demolished 2011 US Open champ Sam Stosur while Zarina Diyas knocked out Andrea Petkovic. Things were somewhat quieter on [...]

July 6, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 4

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 4

Upset Alert Ekaterina Makarova, whoe came into the tournament seeded eighth, lost in straight sets to Magdalena Rybarikova, while twenty-fifth seeded Alize Cornet was beaten in three sets by Olga Govortsova and seventeenth seeded Elina Svitolina was sent home by Casey Dellacqua.  On the men’s side, veteran Feliciano Lopez lost to upstart Nikoloz Basilashvili.  Basilashvili, [...]

July 3, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015 Day 3

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 3

Upset Alert Play on Day Three stayed mostly to form with only a few relatively minor upsets.  Eleventh seeded Karolina Pliskova was bounced by American Coco Vandeweghe while seventh seeded Ana Ivanovic was ousted by Bethanie Mattek-Sands.  Mattek-Sands, who is currently ranked 158th in the world after an injury last year, notched her 6th career [...]

July 2, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015 Day 2

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 2

Upset Alert Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep both continued to product disappointing results in 2015 as both lost in the first round yesterday to opponents ranked outside of the top 100.  Bouchard fell in straight sets to 117th ranked Duan Ying-Ying while Halep went down in three sets to 106th ranked Jana Cepelova.  Caroline Garcia [...]

July 1, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015 Day 1

Wimbledon 2015 Day 1: Grass Clippings

Upset Alert Flavia Pennetta had the dubious honor of being the first seed to go down as she lost in three sets to Zarina Diyas while Barbora Strycova failed to back up last year’s quarterfinal result against Sloane Stephens.  Ninth-seeded Carla Suarez-Navarro managed only one winner during her meek-looking loss to Grand Slam debutante Jelena [...]

June 30, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015

Pre-Wimbledon Women’s Quick Hits

It’s time for some lawn tennis! Which female superstar will take home the trophy? Players to Watch – The Top Dogs Serena Williams –Serena looks farther ahead of the pack than perhaps at any other point in her career.  Her Roland Garros campaign was scratchy and her title run seemed as much about willpower and [...]

June 28, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015

Pre-Wimbledon Men’s Quick Hits

Tennis’ most prestigious tournament is only a few days away, and as always, there’s plenty on the line for the world’s top players. Players to Watch – The Top Dogs Novak Djokovic – Though Djokovic again failed to capture the Roland Garros trophy, he’s still looking formidable.  He’s 41-3 this year with 5 titles, including [...]

June 28, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0