January 23rd, 2011
Roddick roasted, Soderling v. Murray ahead?
January 22nd, 2011
“I thought it was over at 4-love,” Tomic said. “Just shows how much he can come back. Against these guys, especially in the Top 10, you can’t afford to lose concentration. That’s the important part. Physically-wise he’s a machine…”
November 9th, 2010
The over-achieving Spaniard just won his second title of the year and ninth overall in Valencia.
October 31st, 2010
Caroline Wozniacki finishes the year No. 1, Elena Dementieva drops the retirement bomb, and the WTA Tour puts another injury-riddled, star-lacking season to rest. Here’s hoping for the return of Justine Henin and Serena and Venus Williams in 2011 — and while we’re at it, the attempted comebacks of Martina Hingis and Ana Kournikova. If you thought it wasn’t bad, consider that Vera “The Crying Game” Zvonareva had a chance to finish the year No. 1 during the year-end championships…
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 15th, 2010
It’s Federer and Djokovic in the semifinals Saturday in Shanghai, take your pick!
October 14th, 2010
Rafael Nadal gets upset by Jurgen Melzer in Shanghai.
October 13th, 2010
The top four players – Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray – return to center court play Thursday in Shanghai.
September 19th, 2010
Roger Federer let Switzerland slide into obscurity, and also perhaps Federer’s chance of winning the Davis Cup before his career ends, when Switzerland was swept 5-0 by Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup World Group Playoffs. Federer ducked out of the match, citing a need for rest after losing in the semifinals of the US Open.
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.
June 9th, 2010
French Open results have not typically indicated likely Wimbledon success.
June 4th, 2010
“It’s always good to have beaten a player before,” said Soderling, the first to lay down the smack. “I know that I can beat him. I showed it. But every match is a new match, and every match is different.”
June 3rd, 2010
Can Jurgen Melzer upset Rafael Nadal at the French Open semifinals on Saturday.
June 3rd, 2010
Jurgen Melzer is the oldest and shortest player in the mix and seems to have at best a Cinderella story chance at taking the crown.
June 2nd, 2010
Jurgen Melzer will player Rafael Nadal in the semifinals at the French Open.