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 27th, 2013
Notes: Three former No. 1s among the seeds…No Williams sisters but plenty of Top 10ers and floaters…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Tough openers for (1) Azarenka after a bye against Pennetta or Schiavone, (4) Vinci after a bye likely against the veteran Mattek-Sands, (7) Ivanovic vs. Cibulkova, (5) Stosur vs. the rolling Lepchenko, and (2) Radwanska after a bye likely vs. the veteran Hantuchova…Wildcards went to American Allie Kiick, France’s Virginie Razzano, and Stosur…Pulling from the event were Marion Bartoli, Kirsten Flipkens, Bojana Jovanovski, Kristina Mladenovic and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova…Martina Hingis and Hantuchova received a wildcard in doubles…Cibulkova beat Bartoli in the final last year…Returning champions in the field are Cibulkova (2012), Radwanska (2011), and Kuznetsova (2010).
May 11th, 2013
Can Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer right the ship in Rome or will Rafael Nadal defend his 2012 title?
April 16th, 2013
The big guns Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray open their 2013 European clay season on Wednesday.
April 15th, 2013
Big men Juan Martin Del Potro and John Isner are in action Tuesday in Monte Carlo.
February 28th, 2013
The Big Three of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal all had it easy on Wednesday with straight set wins.
February 27th, 2013
Nikolay Davydenko says he feels less pressure from the media now that he’s out of the top 10.
January 17th, 2013
The top seeds continue to have their way at the Australian Open as Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Andy Murray enter the third round without a blemish.
January 15th, 2013
Serena rolled not just her opponent but also her ankle in a scary injury at the Australian Open.
January 10th, 2013
The draw is out for the first Grand Slam of the tennis season and defending champion Novak Djokovic should breeze to the final weekend.