Haas Beats Isner on Lucky 13th Match Point at French Open

( June 1, 2013) No. 12 seed Tommy Haas resisted a comeback from  19th seed John Isner to squeak past the American on match point number 13, 7-5, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-7 (10), 10-8 in four hours and 37 minutes. Haas recovered from going down a break in the … [Read more...]

Isner Rallies to Top Harrison

(May 31, 2013) American John Isner ended his six-match losing streak in five-set match, and for the first time in his career came back from two sets to none down to top countryman Ryan Harrison 5-7, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-1, 8-6 to move into the French Open … [Read more...]

Americans in Paris – Day Two at Roland Garros

(May 27, 2013). Americans went 8-4 in Paris on the day 2 of the French Open. Here is a look at how they all fared: First round: Sloane Stephens (17) (USA) def. Karin Knapp (ITA) 6-2, 7-5 In a bit of a slump since reaching the semifinals of the … [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...]

Serbia Holds Off Bryans in Five-Set Thriller

    By Junior Williams DAVIS CUP: SERBIA HOLDS OFF BRYANS IN THRILLER Takes 2-1 lead after Zimonjic, Bozoljac win in five-set marathon.   (April 6, 2013) BOISE, Idaho - Serbia Davis Cup captain Bogdan Obradovic is probably … [Read more...]

Davis Cup: US, Serbia Deadlocked at 1-1; Djokovic, Querrey Victorious in World Group Quarterfinals

DAVIS CUP: U.S., SERBIA DEADLOCKED AT 1-1 Djokovic, Querrey victorious in World Group Quarterfinals By Junior Williams (April 5, 2013) BOISE, Idaho - Sam Querrey rebounded from a two sets to one deficit to defeat Viktor Troicki 7-6 (1), 3-6, … [Read more...]

Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis News Week in Review

(March 11, 2013) NEW YORK, NY –  Kourtin’ Karen takes brief look at the week that was week in the offbeat world of tennis. 15-0 BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York City http://youtu.be/zbYRwleS3-o March 4 was World Tennis … [Read more...]

Hewitt Upsets Isner at BNP Paribas Open

(March 9, 2013) Ten years ago Lleyton Hewitt won his second Indian Wells title at the age of 22. On Saturday at the BNP Paribas Open the 32-year-old veteran upset 15th seed John Isner in the second round 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-4.   In capturing the … [Read more...]

On the Green Carpet – Photos from the 2013 BNP Paribas Open Players’ Party

(March 7, 2013) INDIAN WELLS, California – The BNP Paribas Open held their players’ party at the IW club on Thursday night. The tennis players drove up to the “Green Carpet” in classic cars included  Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Victoria Azarenka, … [Read more...]