Querrey Rallies to Win in First Match as Top American

(March 23, 2013) Sam Querrey, newly minted as the top US male player as he moved past John isner this week was forced to come back against Lukasz Kubot 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday at the Sony Open. “I started out a little slow,” Querrey said.  “Broke … [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...]

Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Steph Trudel

By Amy Fetherolf‏ (March 22, 2013) MIAMI -- For many tennis fans, what goes into tennis broadcasts remains a mystery. To shed some light on the production of the omnipotent tennis world feed, I sat down with Steph Trudel, who does graphics and … [Read more...]

USTA Execs Talk About US Open Prize Money Increases and Impending Changes

(March 20, 2013) With the USTA's announcement of a deal approved by both the ATP and the WTA,   which includes an increase in prize money, USTA Chairman, CEO and President Dave Haggerty, USTA Executive Director and COO Gordon Smith, and US Open … [Read more...]

Jankovic and Ferrer Assist with Sony Open Draws

  (March 18, 2013) MIAMI - Former World No. 1 and 2008 Sony Open Finalist Jelena Jankovic was on hand as the 2013 Sony Open women’s field was announced. Jankovic finds herself on the bottom half of the draw joining defending champion Victoria … [Read more...]

Nadal Rallies To Beat Del Potro for Record 22nd Masters Title

(March 17, 2013) Rafael Nadal rallied past Juan Martin Del Potro to win his third BNP Paribas Open title 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday. For Nadal it’s a record 22nd Masters 1000 title, one better than Roger Federer. Indian Wells is his 53rd ATP title as he … [Read more...]

Sharapova Crushes Wozniacki for Second Indian Wells Title

(March 17, 2013) Maria Sharapova defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open, her first title of the year. For Sharapova it her second Indian Wells title, the last one coming in 2006. It’s Sharapova’s 28th career title and first … [Read more...]

Third Time’s the Charm: Bryan Brothers Capture First Doubles Championship in the Desert

By Jennifer Knapp (March 17, 2013) - Top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the U.S. won their first BNP Paribas Open title on Saturday, defeating the first time pairing of Treat Huey (PHI) and Jerzy Janowicz (POL) 6-3, 3-6, 10-6 in 69 minutes in … [Read more...]

Del Potro Upsets Djokovic and Will Meet Nadal in BNP Paribas Open Final

  (March 16, 2013) Juan Martin Del Potro rallied from 0-3 down in the third set to end the 22 match win streak of  No. 1 Novak Djokovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to move into his first BNP Paribas Open final on Saturday. Serving for the match, Del Potro … [Read more...]

Sharapova Makes Second Straight Indian Wells Final

(March 15, 2013) Maria Sharapova reached her second straight BNP Paribas Open final by beating long-time friend and fellow Russian No. 13 seed Maria Kirlenko 6-4, 6-3. Sharapova will play Caroline Wozniacki on Sunday for the title. Each woman has won … [Read more...]