July 30th, 2017
“The match I lost to Dudi Sela [at Wimbledon] was a blessing,” Isner said of his aggressiveness. “I had a sit-down with my staff and hashed things out. I was playing tentative and scared, not to win. I told myself that’s not the way to play.”
July 29th, 2017
The top-seeded Thiem could have an interesting start against Pospisil, and the No. 2 Nishikori starts against the winner of the Tim Smyczek-Donald Young all-American encounter…Other interesting openers include (9) Isner vs. the Dudi Sela-Jared Donaldson winner, (14) Johnson vs. the Medvedev-Opelka winner, and (4) Dimitrov vs. the hot-handed Edmund…
July 24th, 2017
Opening-round matches of interest include (1) Sock vs. the upset specialist and 2014 finalist Sela in a first-time meeting, (5) Edmund vs. the veteran and 2015 finalist Baghdatis, (8) Donaldson vs. Escobedo in an all-American encounter, (6) Young vs. (Q) Smyczek in another all-American, and (2) Isner vs. the Fratangelo-Pospisil winner…
June 17th, 2017
Former champs in the field are Murray (2016-15,’13,’11,’09), Dimitrov (2014), Cilic (2012), and Querrey (2010).
May 22nd, 2017
Geneva boasts two of the Top 10 after last-minute wildcards…Potential tough starts for (1) Wawrinka vs. Sousa who always plays him close, and (7) Lorenzi vs. Anderson…
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March 10th, 2017
It was a slow start for American men at Indian Wells.
February 19th, 2017
“I don’t think I had a single easy hold in the second set,” Harrison said. “He came out and was playing really good tennis.
July 26th, 2016
Just 17, Canadian Denis Shapovalov announced himself as one of the future stars of the game ousting Nick Kyrgios.
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February 24th, 2016
Taylor Fritz earned his second career Top 30 victory Tuesday in Acapulco where he upset 30th-ranked Jeremy Chardy.
August 16th, 2015
Ryan Harrison got into it with Thanasi Kokkinakis last night in Cincinnati.
March 13th, 2015
Serena is back in Indian Wells tonight.
February 26th, 2015
Ryan Harrison won his first career Top 10 match.
August 26th, 2013
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal open their 2013 US Open campaigns today.
July 31st, 2013
My No. 2 pick for the US Open Juan Martin Del Potro begins his summer hardcourt campaign tonight in Washington.
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).