August 31st, 2011
The US Open women’s draw lost a Top 10 seed to an American upstart on Wednesday, and an American veteran who dropped out of the tournament due to a frightening diagnosis.
August 27th, 2011
The evasive Serena literally never speaks the truth about injuries, but regardless, a well-rested Serena will be the US Open favorite.
August 13th, 2011
The Western & Southern Open features 18 of the Top 20 women’s players, with seeds Caroline Wozniacki, Vera Zvonareva, Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, Li Na, Petra Kvitova, Francesca Schiavone, Marion Bartoli, Andrea Petkovic, Samantha Stosur, Agnieszka Radwanska, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Jelena Jankovic, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Ana Ivanovic, and Peng Shuai.
July 30th, 2011
Nalbandian beat Baghdatis in last year’s final; Andy Roddick misses the event with injury, yet to debut on the U.S. summer circuit; returning champs in the field are Nalbandian (2010) and Blake (2002).
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July 24th, 2011
An exhausted Isner, apparently also suffering abdominal cramps, served in the tiebreak at 6-4 before Fish won four straight points to force the third set. In the third the withering Isner, broken early on serve and out of gas, had no chance.
June 19th, 2011
Rafael Nadal opens play at Wimbledon on Monday.
May 29th, 2011
For just the third time in the Open Era (since 1968) none of the Top 3 seeds will be in the final eight of a Grand Slam.
May 25th, 2011
“I didn’t have much in my mind,” Zvonareva said of facing down a match point. “I was just trying to focus one point at a time and fight like I did since the very first point. I got a little lucky and was able to turn the match around.”
April 30th, 2011
The No. 1 Dane is looking at a juicy third-round meeting with German Julia “Gorgeous” Goerges, who powered her off the court in the Stuttgart final roughly a week ago. Goerges opens against No. 14 seed Kaia Kanepi, and will likely face wildcard and former No. 1 Dinara Safina in the second round.
April 30th, 2011
Novak Djokovic and his rivalry with Rafael Nadal moves to the Spanish clay in Madrid.