Approach Shots: Sitting down with ATP Chair Umpire Fergus Murphy MONTREAL - During the Rogers Cup in August, 2011,  Jennifer Knapp sat down with ATP Chair Umpire Fergus Murphy to discuss his life as an umpire on the ATP World Tour.   Karen Pestaina also contributed to this … [Read more...]

Keys and Levine Book Their Spot into 2012 Australian Open Main Draw

By Erik Gudris NORCROSS, Georgia - For the players in today’s Men’s and Women’s Finals at the Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs, there was only one goal – win the match and earn the right to walk right into the main draw of next month’s … [Read more...]

‘The Face-Off’ Nets Raonic a Win over Sampras

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - The master versus the prodigy. The past versus the future. A man whose best days are behind him in Pete Sampras, and a man whose best days are still to come in Milos Raonic. Yet both men are alike in more ways than … [Read more...]

Why Slowed Down Courts are Hurting Tennis

Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Andy Roddick of the U.S. during the Paris Masters tennis tournament, November 10, 2011. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   By Tumaini Carayol (November 8, 2011) PARIS - Over the … [Read more...]

Pospisil Takes a Firm Step Forward in Valencia

Christinne Muschi/Reuters/Fotoglif By Tumaini Carayol VALENCIA, Spain - Of all the juniors in 2011, it has been Milos Raonic who has made the most progress since the beginning of the year and solidified his place as a future star. But Raonic isn't … [Read more...]

US Davis Cup Legacy Courts Opened in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (October 22, 2011) – Part of a US Davis Cup tradition, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) grants the host city of a recent Davis Cup tie with a legacy project for the community to remember the event.    On Saturday, the … [Read more...]

Murray Win in Shanghai Moves Him up to World No. 3

Andy Murray of Britain waves to fans after his win over Michael Berrer of Germany during their second round match at the Thailand Open 2011 tennis tournament in Bangkok September 29, 2011 . REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom (THAILAND - Tags: SPORT TENNIS) … [Read more...]

Murray Powers Past Nishikori to Gain Shanghai Final

By Abigail Hinto SHANGHAI, China - Andy Murray dominated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-0 at the Qi Zhong Tennis Center to move into the Shanghai Rolex Masters final to be played on Sunday. The Saturday evening semifinal saw the Scot completely overpower his … [Read more...]