September 29th, 2013
Notes: Andy Murray pulled from the event (back surgery)…Some opening-round testers with (1) Del Potro vs. Baghdatis, (4) Nishikori vs. Tuna Melzer, and (2) Tsonga vs. Gael Force in an all-French affair…Simon and Almagro have losing career records at the event, while Anderson makes his debut…Wildcards went to Del Potro and Japan’s Tatsuma Ito, Go Soeda, and Yuichi Sugita…Nishikori beat Raonic in last year’s final…Returning champs in the field are Nishikori (2012) and Tsonga (2009).
September 22nd, 2013
Tough openers for (4) Simon after a bye vs. the winner of Karlovic-Tomic, and (7) Nieminen vs. the Dutch riser Sijsling…Wildcards went to three dudes whose names you can’t pronounce…Pulling from the event were Ivan Dodig, Andy Murray (back surgery), and Tommy Robredo…Gasquet beat Simon in last year’s final…Returning champs in the field are Gasquet (2012) and Simon (2009).
July 19th, 2013
Roger Federer is winning with his new racquet, but it isn’t pretty.
May 1st, 2013
It’s been a strange first four months of the ATP season. But that’s a good thing, right?
April 27th, 2013
Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova both bid for title defenses tomorrow.
February 28th, 2013
The Top 4 seeds including former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are in the semifinals Friday in Dubai.
February 27th, 2013
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are featured in a nighttime twin-bill Wednesday in Dubai while Rafael Nadal scores a win in Mexico as his comeback continues.
January 21st, 2013
Who’ll come out ahead on the first day of the men’s quarterfinals at the Australian Open.
January 20th, 2013
Nicolas Almagro is just three sets from a Grand Slam semifinal on hardcourts, but to get there he’ll have to beat his countryman for the first time in 13 tries.
November 18th, 2012
“I was playing very aggressive today; I wanted be the one who is active, who is controlling the game,” Stepanek said. “It paid off, even though I lost the third set. I had no doubt I was on the way.”