Tsonga Ousts Federer at French Open

By Ros Satar (June 4, 2013) PARIS - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga pulled off arguably the biggest upset of the French Open tournament, putting Roger Federer out, in straight sets 7-5 6-3 6-3 in the quarterfinals.   For many, the fact that Tsonga beat … [Read more...]

International Premier Tennis League Launched

Paris, France (May 24th, 2013) – Mahesh Bhupathi, Boris Becker and Justin Gimelstob announced the launch of the IPTL - International Premier Tennis League on Friday. The IPTL  is a city/country based franchise led league involving not only the … [Read more...]

Federer Survives Resurgent Tsonga to Advance to Semifinals

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 23, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Melbourne -Roger Federer progressed through to his 33rd career Grand Slam semifinal at the Australian Open by defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a thrilling five set encounter 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6(4,) … [Read more...]

Tsonga Unhappy But Eases Through to Australian Open Third Round

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 17, 2013)  MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Seventh seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fought through Melbourne heat to defeat Japan’s Go Soeda in straight sets 6-3 7-6(1) 6-3 in the first match of Australian Open day four on Margaret … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Down Under – Day Two

(January 15, 2013) A look at some the questions and answers from day one of the 2013 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Kimiko Date-Krumm Q.  I think you set a record today. ( At 42, Date-Krumm became the oldest player to win a match at … [Read more...]

Berdych or Tsonga, Who’s Next?

By Abigail Hinto SHANGHAI, China ( October 12, 2012) - We've been looking at the next generation of ATP players for their significant breakthroughs for some time now. And with Andy Murray finally winning his first grand slam, the focus on them to … [Read more...]

Djokovic Defeats Tsonga for China Open Title

By Abigail Hinto BEIJING, China - The player who has broken Jo-Wilfred Tsonga's dreams every time, has done it again. Novak Djokovic remains unbeaten at the China Open as he wins his third title here in four years defeating Tsonga 7-6 (4), … [Read more...]

China Open Notes and Quotes from Saturday

BEIJING, China - Some of the more notable quotes from Saturday's news conferences at the China Open. Marion Bartoli Q.  You have already entered the quarterfinal in China Open.  Are you satisfied with your performance in China Open for the past two … [Read more...]

Tsonga Breezes Past Youzhny to Reach China Open Semis

By Abigail Hinto BEIJING, China - More than a routine win, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga cruised to the semifinals of the China Open following his defeat of Mikhail Youzhny 6-3 6-2. Not even a forced day-off when Nikolay Davydenko, his third round opponent … [Read more...]