Hantuchova, Rybarikova and Vekic march on as Keys bounces out in Birmingham

By Tumaini Carayol (June 14, 2013) BIRMINGHAM - As they marched to the courts, neither walked with a creaking limp due to grinding hip pain accentuated by the cold that set on the afternoon. Nor were there any wisps of grey that flitted through … [Read more...]

Kvitova and Vinci Through to Quarterfinals in Katowice

BNP PARIBAS KATOWICE OPEN Katowice, Poland April 8-14, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Indoors Results - Thursday, April 11, 2013 Singles - Second Round (1) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Mandy Minella (LUX) 75 62 (2) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Kiki … [Read more...]

Q & A with Victoria Duval at the Sony Open

By Amy Fetherolf (March 22, 2013) MIAMI - I sat down with Victoria Duval, a 17-year-old Haitian-American tennis player who caught the public's attention when she played her first WTA Tour-level match on Arthur Ashe Stadium against the retiring Kim … [Read more...]

Federer Escapes Wawrinka to Gain Indian Wells Quarters

(March 13, 2013) Roger Federer needed three sets to escape Swiss countryman Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-5 on Wednesday at the BNP Paribas Open. Federer took the first set comfortably and served for the match at 5-4 in the second when Wawrinka … [Read more...]

Fish Returns to Singles Play for First Time Since US Open

(March 10, 2013) American Mardy Fish who has been sidelined with a heart condition since the US Open, defeated countryman Bobby Reynolds 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Sunday.   “It's been a tough … [Read more...]

São Paulo: What To Do Other Than Watch Nadal

  By Barbara Galiza (February 13, 2013) São Paulo - If you’ve seen the video of Rafael Nadal’s entrance in São Paulo Tuesday night (posted on his Facebook), you probably got excited about the tournament. Very few ATP 250 events can proud themselves … [Read more...]

Italy Rallies Past US to Move into Fed Cup Semis

(February 10, 2013) Italy came back from 1-2 down to defeat the United States in Fed Cup 3-2 on Sunday in the first round of the World Group in Rimini, Italy.   World No. 1 doubles team Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci sealed the win for Italy in … [Read more...]

Alves Fails to Qualify, Questions About Court Conditions at Brasil Open

By Barbara Galiza   (February 10, 2013) Even with an impressionable run in the Davis Cup play-off against America last week, Brazilian Thiago Alves still failed to quality for his home tournament. The 135th player in the world fell in the … [Read more...]

Carillo – Men and Women “Should be Growing the Sport Together”

(October 17, 2012) NEW YORK, NY - Back in June when Gilles Simon said that women did not deserve equal prize money, saying that “men’s tennis is really ahead of women’s tennis,” and that women only played best-of-three  sets at major tournaments as … [Read more...]