February 17th, 2012
Roger Federer returns in Rotterdam where rivals Tomas Berdych and Juan Martin Del Potro have already reached the semifinals.
February 15th, 2012
Nicolas Almagro’s house is up for sale. Rafael Nadal gets a new one.
January 22nd, 2012
Tomas Berdych didn’t shake Nicolas Almagro’s hand after the Spaniard pegged him at the net.
July 15th, 2011
Robin Soderling and Tomas Berdych will clash in the Bastad semifinals.
April 23rd, 2011
Rafael Nadals is out for a sixth Barcelona title Sunday.
April 11th, 2011
Roger Federer begins his clay campaign against the tricky Phil Kohlschreiber.
February 27th, 2011
Notes: Troubled former No. 1 Dinara Safina floats seedlessly in the draw, starting against China’s Xinyun Han, then a possible meeting with (5) Safarova; (8) Jovanovski a tough start against Tanasugarn, and (1) Schiavone vs. Dokic; last year Kleybanova beat the now-retired Elena Dementieva to win her first WTA title in Kuala Lumpur.
February 26th, 2011
Federer v. Djokovic in Dubai headline a great day of tennis.
February 24th, 2011
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic appear to be on another collision course.
February 13th, 2011
Fernando Verdasco will try to match Robin Soderling’s effort and win his second straight San Jose title.
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…
August 1st, 2010
No. 2 seed Sam Querrey won his fourth title of the year in LA Sunday, beating Andy Murray for the first time in five meetings 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-3 for the Farmers Classic title. Querrey successfully defended his title from 2010, improving to 4-1 in finals this year.
July 18th, 2010
“I was very tired, mainly in the second set but also in the third. I was also nervous,” Szavay said. “But I fought with myself and broke it. It’s very nice to have a second title in a row. I’ve been working very hard and this is the reward.”
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 2nd, 2010
Jurgen Melzer will player Rafael Nadal in the semifinals at the French Open.