October 3rd, 2010
Lots of dangerous floaters in Beijing, with first-round matches of interest including Fish vs. Tipsarevic (winner to face (1) Djokovic), (6) Verdasco vs. Kohlschreiber (winner to face (WC) Isner), (3) Soderling vs. Robredo, (7) Youzhny vs. Ljubicic, and (2) Murray facing a qualifying-tested Mathieu.
August 2nd, 2009
Seeds: Andy Roddick, Juan Martin Del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Fernando Gonzalez, Robin Soderling, Marin Cilic, Tommy Robredo, Tomas Berdych, Mardy Fish, Tommy Haas, Ivo Karlovic, Viktor Troicki, Igor Andreev, Dmitry Tursunov, Dudi Sela, Sam Querrey
July 17th, 2009
Wimbledon runner-up and two-time Indianapolis Tennis Championship presented by Lilly champion Andy Roddick, 26, has announced his withdrawal from this year’s tournament.
June 21st, 2009
No. 6-seeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki won the women’s title for her fifth of the year, beating unseeded Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano 7-6(5), 7-5. It was the career-first grasscourt title for Wozniacki, who further shored-up her Top 10 status. “It’s my first title on grass so that means a lot to me. I’ve beaten some great players, some great grasscourt players,” Wozniacki said. “This tournament had a very strong field.” Razzano toppled the top-seeded Elena Dementieva en route to the final.
March 26th, 2009
“It’s not really you. You’re basically trying to make a facade for the people. You’re never gonna please everybody, anyway. Somebody’s gonna say, ‘This guy’s a dick.’ Somebody’s gonna say, ‘He’s a nice guy.’ If they catch you at a bad time and you snap and say something bad, you’re not being polite, they form an opinion of you basically being an ass. When you’re in a happy mood, you’re the greatest guy out there. It’s kind of a difficult time to be in the public eye because everything you do is under a microscope.”
June 26th, 2008
Andy Roddick looked terrible today against Janko Tipsarevic in a stunning defeat. Maria Sharapova stunk up the house with her play in a loss to the 154th-ranked Alla Kudryatseva, and James Blake, well, he went James Blake losing from ahead in crushing five-set defeat to Rainer Schuettler.
June 22nd, 2008
There’s an old saying that a cornered animal is a dangerous animal. And right now I get the feeling that Roger Federer is that cornered animal, but is he really still dangerous?