December 23rd, 2009
With everyone doing top 10 lists of the decade or the year, I decided to take a slightly different approach.
November 10th, 2009
After three days of early round action, the top players finally hit the courts at the Paris Indoors, the final stop on the ATP’s regular season.
October 17th, 2009
Notes: Weak, weak seeded line-up; tough openers include (1) Davydenko vs. Safin, (4) Andreev vs. Ginepri, (6) Tipsarevic vs. Crazi Dani, and (5) Cuevas vs. Lu (upset alert); Russians have won 13 titles in the 19 years of the event; unseeded Igor Kunitsyn is the defending champ, and is looking at a second-round meeting with the Davydenko-Safin winner; Davydenko looking for fourth Moscow title; Yevgeny Kafelnikov won the Moscow title five years in a row from 1997-2001.
October 15th, 2009
Sean Randall breaks down the Shanghai third round matches.
October 9th, 2009
Top seed Rafael Nadal showed no signs of wear and tear after the Spaniard ripped former No. 1 Marat Safin.
October 8th, 2009
Rafael Nadal goes three sets in a win over James Blake while Serena gets undressed for the cover of ESPN The Magazine.
August 24th, 2009
Just for fun, I am trying something different. As the 2009 hard court season heads toward the finish line, I came up with some hypothetical matches between former U.S. Open champions.
August 18th, 2009
The number of players a fan can see at close range on the practice courts and side courts is always great on the first few days of an event.
July 30th, 2009
Rafael Nadal is still leaving doubt on his participation in Montreal.
July 18th, 2009
Richard Gasquet claims a dosed drink or a contaminated kiss in a Miami nightclub caused his positive test for cocaine.