July 27th, 2011
Lots of retirement talk — not from Andy, but from the pundits. Should emerge at first U.S. summer hardcourt event with a big F-U chip on his shoulder. Needs to find a new coach. But not a new wife.
December 19th, 2010
The winners of the 2010 Tennis-X Awards are announced.
October 29th, 2010
Elena Dementieva announced her retirement from tennis today.
October 25th, 2010
The WTA Championships begin Tuesday, who’ll win?
October 23rd, 2010
Former No. 1 Tommy Muster returns at 43 years old!; interesting opening-round matches include (1) Melzer after a bye potentially facing (WC) Blake, and (5) Gulbis vs. Muster…
October 17th, 2010
Notes: (1) Dementieva opens against Peng, and (3) Wickmayer against the Osaka finalist Schnyder; wildcards went to Dementieva, Russian Yulia Putintseva, Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella, and France’s Virginie Razzano; in last year’s final Francesca Schiavone defeated Olga Govortsova.
October 2nd, 2010
US Open champion Rafael Nadal gets shocked in Bangkok.
October 2nd, 2010
Wozniacki stands at No. 1 in the Race to the Sony Ericsson Championships Singles Standings, meaning if the season ended today, she would be crowned the year-end No. 1 player.
October 1st, 2010
Rafael Nadal won his ninth straight match on hardcourts.
September 30th, 2010
Rafael Nadal won his 60th match of the tennis seasons today.
September 6th, 2010
Upsets hit the US Open Sunday, all eyes on Wozniacki v. Sharapova today.
August 14th, 2010
The development was that Montreal’s star power suddenly began to dip with all the pull-outs, and Lapierre came back to Ivanovic with the wildcard offer — which she promptly told him, in so many words, to stick up his ass.
August 7th, 2010
The sadly-slowing American drumbeat goes on this week at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open. World No. 1 Serena Williams is sidelined with a cut foot, and elder sister Venus is out with a tweaked knee. No Americans are seeded, and only one American, Melanie Oudin, got directly into the main draw via her ranking (barely).
July 30th, 2010
Andy Murray fought through stiffness in his summer hardcourt opener.
June 3rd, 2010
In the final Stosur will face Francesca Schiavone, the first Italian woman to reach a Grand Slam final, who advanced to the championship match when opponent Elena Dementieva retired after the first set with a calf muscle injury.