Bloody Friday in Cincinnati

By Megan Fernandez MASON, Ohio - The Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati was on the brink of a nearly unprecedented bloodbath Friday evening when top seed Novak Djokovic found himself down 3-6, 4-4 in his quarterfinal against Gael Monfils. … [Read more...]

“All About Serena”

By Brad Hunter MASON, Ohio - The tournament was in full swing on Tuesday: many of the top players had their first matches, the crowd at the Lindner Family Tennis Center was large and bustling, the yearly heat and humidity returned after the past 2 … [Read more...]

WTA All-Access at the Western and Southern Open

By Brad Hunter MASON, Ohio - Monday the media was treated to two hours of question and answer sessions with the top eight women’s seeds at the Western & Southern Open as part of WTA All-Access Hour. Marion Bartoli appears to be a great … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Wins Toronto, Projected to be Seeded for US Open

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - It has only been four tournaments, but Serena Williams is back to her winning ways. In a week full of surprises, delays, and drama, Williams was the last woman standing as she defeated Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-2 to … [Read more...]

Confidence Finds Stosur in Toronto Final

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - The first semifinal of the Rogers Cup featured Samantha Stosur and Agnieszka Radwanska. Both players have had fantastic weeks and came in on the back of a series of dominant straight set wins. It was Stosur who … [Read more...]

US Open Series Approach Shots: Western & Southern Open Tournament Director Vince Cicero

Tennis Panorama News will be covering all of the US Open Series tournaments this summer. The third entry in our series of short Q & A’s with the Tournament Directors of some of the US Open Series tournaments is with Vince Cicero, the … [Read more...]

Djokovic Storms into Montreal Semifinals

Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return to France's Gael Monfils at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal, August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi(CANADA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)     What had the potential to be an exciting night … [Read more...]

With the Crowd Behind Her, Serena Rallies Past Safarova

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves during match at the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Toronto, August 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - Injures are a part of any athlete's … [Read more...]

Serena Survives, Sharapova Beaten in Toronto

Serena Williams celebrates after winning her second round match 6-1, 7-6 over Germany's Julia Goerges in Rogers Cup singles action at the Rexall Center in Toronto, Canada on August 10, 2011. UPI /Christine Chew   By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, … [Read more...]

Falling Rain and Falling Bulb Don’t Stop Ivanovic in Toronto

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - For the second day in a row rain delayed play in Toronto at the Rogers Cup. However, it was not the only thing that delayed play on Wednesday. A bulb from the lighting fixture on the grandstand (Toronto's second … [Read more...]