October 12th, 2013
Tough starts go to (1) Gasquet vs. either Baghdatis or Evgeny Donskoy, (5) Istomin vs. Russian (WC) Andrey Kuznetsov, and (7) Sousa vs. Stakhovsky…Seeds making their debuts at the event are Gasquet, Sousa and Mannarino…Russians have won the event 14 times since 1990…Last year Seppi beat Thomaz Bellucci in the final…Notable pulls from the event were Nikolay Davydenko (wrist) and Stan Wawrinka…Returning former champs in the field are Seppi (2012) and Tipsarevic (2011).
February 11th, 2013
Rafael Nadal admits that his knee is still bothering him.
February 10th, 2013
Horacio Zeballos stunned Rafael Nadal in the Vina Del Mar final Sunday.
February 9th, 2013
Rafael Nadal seeks a Vina Del Mar double Sunday as the Spaniard aims for singles and doubles trophies.
July 17th, 2010
Notes: Pro tennis returns to Atlanta; wildcards went to (1) Roddick, Brit James Ward and American tragedy Donald Young; openers of interest include Blake vs. Dent, (5) Tipsarevic vs. Kevin “Mr.” Anderson, and (8) Becker vs. Iron Mike; seeds Malisse and Becker get left off the ATP tournament web page’s featured players, ouch; Friday, Saturday and Sunday coverage live on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel.
April 25th, 2010
Wow, two unseeded former No. 1s in Henin and Ivanovic; lots o’ first-round meetings of interest…
April 10th, 2010
Sam Querrey say he refuses to lose to shamed drug offender Wayne Odesnik. We’ll see Saturday in Houston.