July 15th, 2012
Notes: Top 4 seeds receive first round byes, but plenty of good opening round matches including (1) Isner vs. Ram/qualifier winner (Ram coming off Newport SF), (7) Bogomolov vs. (WC) Jack Sock, (8) Soeda vs. X-Man, and (6) Harrison vs. Blake in a U.S. new vs. old match-up; additional wildcards went to Steve Johnson and Brian Baker; Mardy Fish (2011-10) has won the event both years since its re-inception in Atlanta, last year beating Isner and saving match points in brutal temperatures.
July 1st, 2012
Will Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer avoid the upset bug on Monday? Or will week two provide more hair-raising drama?
June 30th, 2012
“I think the quality of tennis improved under the roof,” Murray said. “I was under the impression I was stopping at 11:00 regardless of what the score was. Even if it was in the middle of a game. But, yeah, obviously glad that I managed to get the finish. And the atmosphere at the end was excellent.”
June 28th, 2012
Rafael Nadal was handed one of his most stunning losses of his career Thursday at Wimbledon.
May 30th, 2012
“This is just the beginning for me,” said Venus, happy to be on the court again, and working toward a rankings eligibility to play the Olympics for the U.S. “Again. I have to be positive when I walk out on the court. I’m not playing under ideal circumstances but at the moment it’s about improving Olympic chances so I’ll deal with this somehow.”
May 29th, 2012
In the big shocker of the season, Serena Williams suffered her earliest Grand Slam loss at the hand of Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano.