July 25th, 2015
Notes: Time for the tournament sponsored by an online betting site as the tour fights rampant match-fixing…Loaded dirt field…Rafa makes his first appearance since being upset at Wimbledon…Tough starts for (1) Rafa vs. Hot Sauce
May 18th, 2015
Notes: Gulbis is defending the Nice title (d. Federico Delbonis) then a Roland Garros semifinal…Gulbis is 1-11 win-loss this year…(8) Monaco could start against Querrey…Wildcards went to France’s Maxime Hamou and Lucas Pouille, and Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis…Withdrawing from the tournament were Simone Bolelli, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Martin Klizan, and Diego Schwartzman…Gulbis (2015) is the lone returning champ in the field.
June 21st, 2014
The 32-year-old, who lost to Grigor Dimitrov in the Queen’s Club final last week, improved to 4-7 in career finals. Gasquet fell to 10-12 in career finals, 0-2 thus far in 2014 after going 3-0 in 2013.
June 15th, 2011
Kim Clijsters has withdrawn from Wimbledon.
October 1st, 2010
Rafael Nadal won his ninth straight match on hardcourts.
September 30th, 2010
Rafael Nadal won his 60th match of the tennis seasons today.
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.
May 10th, 2010
Roger Federer is in action Tuesday at Madrid.
March 4th, 2010
Despite the controversies and suggestions about changing Davis Cup, I’ve always enjoyed the unique features Davis Cup brings to tennis.
January 3rd, 2010
he only thing that’s happened at these events is a bunch of qualifying matches have been played.
June 21st, 2009
No. 6-seeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki won the women’s title for her fifth of the year, beating unseeded Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano 7-6(5), 7-5. It was the career-first grasscourt title for Wozniacki, who further shored-up her Top 10 status. “It’s my first title on grass so that means a lot to me. I’ve beaten some great players, some great grasscourt players,” Wozniacki said. “This tournament had a very strong field.” Razzano toppled the top-seeded Elena Dementieva en route to the final.