In His Own Words – Tommy Haas After Defeating Novak Djokovic at Sony Open

  (March 26, 2013) With all of the 30-plus players active on the ATP World Tour, one has to wonder is 30 the new 20? A week away from his 35th birthday, an inspired Tommy Haas stunned a not-so-inspiring Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-4 to move into … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Toughs It Out Over Li Na

  By Kevin Ware (March 26, 2013) MIAMI - The score might indicate an otherwise straight sets 6-3, 7-6(5) quarterfinal victory for Serena Williams over Li Na.  But this was no walk in the park for the world No. 1, who was coming off a tough  … [Read more...]

Gasquet Beats Almagro in Tight Match at Sony Open

By Amy Fetherolf (March 26, 2013) MIAMI - Watching a match in person between World No. 10 Richard Gasquet and World No. 12 Nicolas Almagro was not only a chance to see two of the most visually appealing backhands on the ATP Tour up close, but it was … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Miami – The Two Serenas

  (March 25, 2013) Serena Williams escaped a major challenge from Dominika Cibulkova on Monday coming back from a set and 1-4 down to complete the win. In her post-match news conference she spoke about the "two Serenas" and her mid-life … [Read more...]

Radwanska Prevails over Stephens in Three Sets at Sony Open

By Amy Fetherolf (March 25, 2013) MIAMI -- “I'm 16 in the world. I can lose in the first round the next two months and I probably would still be top 30,” Sloane Stephens snapped defensively in her press conference after World No. 4 Agnieszka … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Survives Scare from Dominika Cibulkova

By Amy Fetherolf (March 25, 2013) MIAMI -- For a set and half, it looked like the Sony Open was about to lose another high profile player to an upset, as World No. 14 Dominika Cibulkova cruised to a 6-2, 4-1 lead over Serena Williams. But Williams … [Read more...]

Haas Beats Dolgopolov in Miami

By Amy Fetherolf (March 24, 2013) MIAMI -- World No. 18 Tommy Haas beat World No. 22 Alexandr Dolgopolov, 6-3, 6-2, in just an hour and 17 minutes to advance to the fourth round in Miami. Haas was broken to start the match, but he rattled off five … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Moves into Round of 16; Hopes for the Best for Capriati

(March 23, 2013) Five-time Sony Open champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams rebounded from a 0-3 start to beat Japan’s Ayumi Morita 6-3, 6-3 in 75 minutes on Saturday night on Stadium Court. Williams has now improved her record against Morita to … [Read more...]

Bellucci Beats Janowicz in Raucous Match in Miami

  By Amy Fetherolf (March 23, 2013) MIAMI -- In a match where crowd involvement surpassed the tennis for entertainment, world No. 40 Thomaz Bellucci upset world No. 24 Jerzy Janowicz, 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of Miami. The crowd was … [Read more...]

Bernard Tomic Excited for Davis Cup Return

By Amy Fetherolf (March 23, 2013) MIAMI - I spoke with Bernard Tomic, who recently revealed that Australia's Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter has asked him to play in their next tie against Uzbekistan, ending a dramatic standoff between Tomic and Tennis … [Read more...]