Top Seed Raonic Upset at Eastbourne

By Ros Satar   (June 19, 2013) The seagulls had much to squawk over on Wednesday, as another top seed tumbled out of the competition, after Agnieszka Radwanska’s exit at the hands of Jamie Hampton yesterday. The next person on the train back … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Day One at the 2013 French Open

  (May 26, 2013) A few of the quotes from the news conferences from Day 1 at the French Open. Venus Williams Asked about her preparation for Roland Garros: “Extremely unideal. “Definitely, you know ‑‑ definitely been struggling.  Just wanted … [Read more...]

Notes From the Front – Milos Raonic Three-Peats at the Final SAP Open

( February 17, 2013) SAN JOSE By Kevin Ware Notes from the Front – Milos Raonic Three-Peats at the Final SAP Open   [1] Milos Raonic (CAN) d [4] Tommy Haas (GER) 6-4, 6-3 Milos Raonic completed a week of dominating tennis by defeating Tommy … [Read more...]

Notes from the Front – SAP Open 2013, Day Six Semifinals

Notes from the Front – SAP Open 2013, Day Six Semifinals By Kevin Ware Day Six Semifinal Results [4] Tommy Haas (GER) d [2] John Isner (USA) 6-3, 6-4 [1] Milos Raonic (CAN) d [3] Sam Querrey (USA) 6-4, 6-2 Match Notes Semifinal #1 After … [Read more...]

Notes from the Front – SAP Open 2013, Day Five

Notes from the Front – SAP Open 2013, Day Five by Kevin Ware Day Five Quarterfinal Results [4] T Haas (GER) d [WC] Steve Johnson (USA) 6-4, 6-2 [2] J Isner (USA) d [8] Xavier Malisse (BEL) 7-6(8), 6-2 [1] Milos Raonic (CAN) d [6] Denis Istomin … [Read more...]

Raonic Looks To Make History At This Year’s Final SAP Open

  By Kevin Ware (February 12, 2013) SAN JOSE, California -This is a bittersweet moment as I prepare my preview for this year's SAP Open.  The SAP Open, the second-oldest tournament in the US, is ending its’ illustrious run with this final … [Read more...]

Flawless Federer into 35th Consecutive Australian Open Quarterfinal

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 21, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Roger Federer won through to his 35th consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal after dismissing young Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets 6-4 7-6(4) 6-2 in 1 hour and 53 minutes on Monday … [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...]

Murray Sails Past Hasse in Melbourne Opener

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 15, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Olympic gold medalist and US Open champion Andy Murray won through to the second round of Australian Open 2013 following a clinical display of tennis in disposing of Dutchman Robin … [Read more...]