Querrey Captures Third Los Angeles Title

Sam Querrey has joined the ranks of Andre Agassi, Arthur Ashe and Jimmy Connors in winning his third title at the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles. On Sunday Querrey stopped first-time finalist Ricardas Berankis 6-0, 6-2 to extend his win streak in Los … [Read more...]

Berankis Into First ATP Final

By Curt Janka Los Angeles – Although Lithuanian qualifier Ricardas Berankis was playing in his first ATP semifinal, he maintained his composure and elevated level of play to beat Marinko Matosevic 7-5, 6-1. With the win, Berankis reaches his first … [Read more...]

Berankis Stuns Mahut at Farmers Classic

By Curt Janka Los Angeles – Qualifier Ricardas Berankis made upsetting the number four seed look routine in a straight sets win over Nicolas Mahut in the first quarterfinal of The Farmers Classic. Ranked No. 141, Berankis needed just one break in … [Read more...]

Gulbis Avoids a Late Night, Into First Final of 2011

By Curt Janka LOS ANGELES, California – Ernests Gulbis came from behind in the second set tie breaker to avoid playing a third set against Alex Bogomolov Jr. Winning the semifinal 6-2, 7-6(4) earned Gulbis his first final of the … [Read more...]

Fish Withstands Test From Harrison

By Curt Janka LOS ANGELES, California –  In an all-American semifinal, Mardy Fish outlasted a determined Ryan Harrison 6-0, 4-6, 7-6(3).  What started out as a heavily one-sided affair in Fish’s favor turned into an edge-of-your-seat thriller … [Read more...]

Gulbis and Del Potro Star In Freaky Friday

By Curt Janka LOS  ANGELES, Caifornia – Ernests Gulbis stuns Juan Martin Del Potro 6-2, 6-4, in another fitting round of role reversal at the Farmers Classic on Friday night. The two have been swapping identities all season. Gulbis, once ranked … [Read more...]

Bogomolov Absorbs Bellucci’s Power

By Curt Janka LOS ANGELES, California –  American veteran Alex Bogomolov Jr. came back to upset Brazilian powerhouse Thomaz Bellucci 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the Farmers Classic tournament. In a topsy-turvy affair, Bellucci came out scorching winners … [Read more...]

Harrison Reaches Back-To-Back Semifinals

By Curt Janka LOS ANGELES, California –  Ryan Harrison overcame his temper and a crafty opponent to earn a second consecutive ATP semifinal appearance in as many weeks, beating Yen-Hsun Lu 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Farmers Classic. At age 19, Harrison … [Read more...]