August 2nd, 2013
A quick preview of the Montreal draw.
July 7th, 2013
Notes: Isner beat Hewitt in last year’s final…The former Wimbledon champ Hewitt has failed to raise the Newport trophy in two career appearances so far…15-year-old Stefan “Baby Santoro” Kozlov of Florida receives a wildcard and meets Poland’s Michal Prezysiezny first round…Karlovic is making his first appearance since being sidelined with viral meningitis in April…Tough starts for (1) Querrey vs. Mahut likely in 2nd rd., (6) Matosevic vs. Sock, (5) Roger-Vasselin vs. Karlovic, and (2) Isner vs. Harrison (winner to meet Blake or Adrian Mannarino who went deep at Wimbledon)…Hewitt has not won an ATP title since 2010…Querrey was runner-up in 2009…Blake was a finalist in 2002, and has not made an appearance in Newport since 2005…Three other players (Fabrice Santoro 2008-07, Greg Rusedski 2005-04, Bryan Shelton 1992-91) have won back-to-back titles since the tournament became an ATP event in 1976, and this week Isner will attempt to become the first player ever to win three in a row…Former champs in the field are Isner (2012-11) and fellow American Rajeev Ram (2009).
July 2nd, 2013
Sizing up the Wimbledon men’s quarterfinals.
June 30th, 2013
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are racing to a Wimbledon final showdown a week from today.
June 27th, 2013
Reynolds said he lost to Djokovic because…the Serb is a really good player.
June 21st, 2013
Rafael Nadal landed in Roger Federer section in Wimbledon’s quarter of death.
June 18th, 2013
Let’s handicap the Wimbledon field starting with my favorite to win, Rafael Nadal.
June 12th, 2013
Roger Federer romped in his grass season opener in Halle today.
May 24th, 2013
Roger Federer got another dream draw at a Grand Slam.
May 18th, 2013
The long-running Davis Cup-style ATP World Team Cup is no more, this year replaced by a 250-level tournament at The Rochusclub in Düsseldorf…Tough starts for (8) Davydenko vs. Tursunov, and 2nd rd. (2) Haas vs. Dodig…Wildcards went to Benjamin Becker, Haas and Juan Monaco…Pulls from the event included Nicolas Almagro, Grigor Dimitrov, Florian Mayer, Philipp Petzschner and Mikhail Youzhny.