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Legg Mason Tennis Classic 2011

By: Craig Shipp

In July of 1969, the inaugural tournament became one of the first open professional tennis tournaments held in the United States. The Legg Mason Tennis Classic has since been part of some of the most innovative changes in tennis, including blue courts, instant replay/video boards in the stadium, Olympus US Open Series, Sunday Main Draw start and, starting in 2009, an ATP “500” level tournament.

In the photos and video clips below from August 4, 2011 you will see the following tennis stars: Gael Momfils, Ryan Sweeting, Marcos Baghdatis, Somdev Devvarman, Michael Russell, Donald Young, Jarkko Nieminen, Radek Stepanek, Tommy Haas, Thomaz Bellucci, Michael Berrer, and Janko Tipsarevic. Also Click Here for photos from 2010 including Andy Roddick



CLICK HERE to download the above photos from flickr! CLICK HERE for a full-screen slideshow (Non-Flash iPad viewable).

Click Here for photos from 2010 including Andy Roddick

Final Outcome: Radek Stepanek upset No. 1 seed Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic on Sunday to capture his fifth singles title.

Stepanek broke the World No. 7 in the third game of the match to move ahead 2-1 and maintained his advantage, closing out the set with an ace.

The Czech converted a break of serve to start the second set, and again held onto his lead, wrapping up the victory in one hour and 33 minutes. Stepanek won 91 per cent of his first service points and did not face a break point.

The win snapped Stepanek’s two-match losing streak against Monfils, and he improved to a 3-5 record against the Frenchman.

Stepanek was appearing in his first final since finishing runner-up to Andy Roddick in Brisbane in 2010. Prior to Sunday, the Czech last won a singles title in 2009, at the ATP World Tour 250 event in San Jose.

Monfils was looking to win is first title in 2011 and was contesting his first final of the year. more...

To learn about the Rock Creek Tennis Park see: http://www.rockcreektennis.com/

also see: http://www.leggmasontennisclassic.com/

 

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Then click on the collection and then the set to find the photo. There are also links from my articles direct to featured photos.

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The View all sizes link brings you to a page where you can click on various size links from Square (75 x 75) all the way up to Original. Click on the size you want and then click on the link to download that size and save to your desktop or your pictures folder.

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