James Blake

James Blake

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. ames Riley Blake (born December 28, 1979) is an American professional tennis player and currently the tenth-highest ranked American man (No. 86 in the world as of April 9th, 2010). Blake is known for his speed and powerful, flat forehand. He is currently ninth among active male players with 24 career finals appearances (10-14 record). His career highlights including reaching the final of the 2006 Tennis Masters Cup, the semifinals of the Beijing Olympics and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open (2008) and U.S. Open (2005, 2006). His two titles for the United States at the Hopman Cup are an event record. Blake was a key performer for the United States 2007 Davis Cup championship team, going 2-0 in the championship tie vs. Russia at second singles. In 2005, Blake was presented with the Comeback Player of the Year award for his remarkable return to the tour. Later, in 2008, Blake was awarded another honor by the ATP where he was named the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year. On July 3, 2007, Blake's autobiography Breaking Back: How I Lost Everything and Won Back My Life, which discussed his comeback after his unlucky 2004 season, was released and debuted at Number 22 on the Neshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135918680
  • 9786135918687