Status: ATP tennis pro. Winner of three ATP singles titles. Member of Canada’s Davis Cup team.
Ht: 6-5 Wt: 185
Residence: Ontario, Canada
First Tennis Memory: “A lot of time with the ball machine. I think that’s how I started out, mostly. That’s where I started to get my level up. And my dad [...]
I did this Biofile with the rising NHL star also known as “JVR” at the team’s practice facility in Voorhees, N.J. last week. Van Riemsdyk signed a six-year contract for over $25 million this past off-season and the Flyers are currently the top-rated team in the NHL Power Ratings according to ‘The Hockey News.’ As [...]
Status: ATP #1 player in the world. Won Wimbledon and the Australian Open this year.
Ht: 6-2 Wt: 176
DOB: May 22, 1987 In: Belgrade, Serbia
Tennis Heroes: “Well, Pete Sampras, he was always my idol. I always liked his game even if I don’t have the same game as he does. I liked [...]
Status: WTA #12. Winner of five career WTA singles titles. Finished 2010 ranked #16.
Ht: 5-6 3/4 Wt: 139
DOB: October 2, 1984 In: Le Puy en Velay, France
Hobbies/Interests: “I love to shop. Love to paint. I love to do some cooking, especially the French cuisine. And I love to do some jet skis on vacation. (Oil [...]
Status: Soccer great from Colombia. Former member of Colombia’s national football team. From 1985-1998 he represented Colombia in 111 full international matches and scored 11 goals. He is the most capped player in his country’s history.
Ht: 5-9 Wt: 161
DOB: September 2, 1961 In: Santa Marta, Colombia
Soccer Inspiration: “Pele, of course.”
Nickname: “El [...]
Status: 2010 Wimbledon and U.S. Open women’s doubles champion (with partner Shvedova on left). Winner of one WTA singles title (Bangkok in 2006).
Ht: 5-5 Wt: 125
DOB: February 3, 1989 In: Monterey, CA
First Tennis Memory: “My sisters (Mindy and Ivana) and I playing in the back of the courts when my brother (Phillip) was drilling with [...]
Artist LeRoy Neiman has traveled the globe to paint, sketch and draw. His creations have showcased nature, humanity or any subject that arrest his attention, including sport and tennis.
“Tennis is pure,” says the artist in his studio on a sunny summer day, less than a block from Central Park in New York City. “The players [...]
Status: Former ATP world #1, French Open, Australian Open, 2000 Olympic Champion. Led Russia to first Davis Cup victory in 2002.
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 185
DOB: February 18, 1974 In: Sochi, Russia
Tennis Inspirations: “There are a few people I loved to watch while (I) was young. (Who?) Well, obviously Borg was one of them. Johnny Mac was [...]
Boxing is bestowed with one of the greatest miracles in the history of the sport – the Twin Towers of the Heavyweight Throne, Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko reigning together as the kings of the sport.
Never in the history of boxing could this scenario have ever been imagined by anyone. Two brothers rising from Ukraine to [...]
Childhood Hero: “Joe DiMaggio.”
Childhood Dream: ”Freedom, equality and justice. My dream is still freedom, equality and justice.”
Funny Football Memory: ”170-lb. Pat Fisher picking me up – 230 lbs. – and taking me about five yards back and dumping me on my butt. And having all the
fans at Cleveland laughing at me [smiles].”
Greatest Sports Moment: ”Oh [...]
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