Djokovic Makes it Through the Rain and into the Rogers Cup Final

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO - They tried to start. It rained. They stopped. The rain stopped, the players came out. They squeezed in five games, and it rained again. It stopped again, and the driers came out... it rained again. Even after the driers … [Read more...]

Gasquet Tops Isner to gain Toronto Final

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO - For the third straight day, the Toronto Rogers Cup was effected by rain. Luckily, the first semifinal of the day was able to get under way only 20 minutes later than scheduled, around 3:20 local time. The conditions were … [Read more...]

Canadians Featured on Tuesday at Rogers Cup in Toronto

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO - Tuesday featured the start of the main draw at Rogers Cup, as well as many featured first round matches. Canadians Frank Dancevic and Vasek Pospisil started and ended the day session. It was nothing but tough losses for … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Serena Sails; Clijsters Out with Abdominal Tear in Toronto on Tuesday

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine during their match at the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Toronto, August 9, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - … [Read more...]