April 3rd, 2016
No. 13 Isner the only Top 20 player…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Interesting starts for (1) Isner vs. his countryman Kudla, (5) Querrey vs. Brown, and (2) Paire vs. Monaco…Wildcards went to Americans Tommy Paul, Frances Tiafoe and Tim Smyczek…
March 15th, 2016
All eight men’s fourth round matches are in play on a busy Wednesday at Indian Wells. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori are among those on court.
March 14th, 2016
John Isner calls it brutal when the drug testers show up at his house at 6am.
March 8th, 2016
Sean Randall previews the Indian Wells men’s draw. Will Novak Djokovic get his 3-peat?
March 6th, 2016
“The crowd helped for sure,” Murray told BBC Sport. “Physically I struggled a little at the end of the third set and a little in fourth.” Brit captain Leon Smith said, “I am lost for words at this stage — he is a man of steel isn’t he? What Andy managed to do was astonishing since he hasn’t played since the Australian Open final.” Britain will next travel to Serbia to face world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.
February 14th, 2016
Men’s Notes: Three Top 10 players in the field…What are Americans Isner and Sock doing here?…Not a lot of floating talent in the field…(1) Nadal looking at a second round meeting with Almagro, and (8) Bellucci starts against former finalist The Dog…
February 11th, 2016
Rafael Nadal begins his clay season tonight in Buenos Aires.
February 6th, 2016
Last year Nadal broke Ferrer’s three-year hold on the event, beating Monaco in the final…Pulling from the event were Aljaz Bedene, Andreas “Don’t Be A” Haider-Maurer, and Jack Sock…Spaniards have won the singles title for the last seven years…The title-less Nadal is trying to repeat last year when he won his first title of the year in Buenos Aires…Former champs in the field are Nadal (2015), Ferrer (2014-12), Almagro (2011), and Monaco (2007).
January 23rd, 2016
Isner is 1-6 career against Ferrer. The winner of the match-up will meet the Murray-Tomic victor in the quarterfinals.
January 21st, 2016
Lleyton Hewitt played his last singles match Thursday night at the Australian Open.
January 19th, 2016
“Always a tough opponent,” the Swiss said. “Play him last year in Tokyo. Tough match. He’s always playing good. He qualifies or qualifying here, I think. Quite fast surface, so he should serve and volley, playing flat. All depends little bit how I’m going to play. If I’m serving well, playing well, aggressive, hopefully I can made it through.”
January 14th, 2016
Sean Randall previews the men’s Australian Open draw.
January 9th, 2016
Top-seeded Sloane Stephens withdrew from the event after the draw was made…Now no Top 30 players in the field…Possible tough starts for (4) Niculescu vs. McHale, and (2) Giorgi vs. Diyas, who found herself seeded as numerous events last year…Bouchard in the lower half ready to meet the No. 8 and 2 seeds early…
January 9th, 2016
Who’ll finish Top 10 in 2016? Sean Randall makes his picks.
January 1st, 2016
Sean Randall lays out the January schedule.