Top Seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Ease into Wimbledon Round of 16

(June 29, 2013) Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams showed their dominance on the Centre Court of Wimbledon on Saturday, each with straight set victories to advance to the round of 16. Williams won 600th career match by demolishing … [Read more...]

Nadal Cruises into French Open Quarters; Wawrinka Battles Back

(June 3, 2013) Rafael Nadal flew into the French Open quarterfinals with an easy straight set win on his birthday while Stanislas Wawrinka had to fight back from a two-set deficit on Monday to win in Paris. Celebrating his 27th birthday, the … [Read more...]

Phone-Gate and Other Stories in Notes and Quotes From Day Two at the 2013 French Open

  Sergiy Stakhovsky and phone-gate Sergiy Stakhovsky upset by a line call during his his losing effort against Richard Gasquet, the Ukranian pulled out his phone to take a photo of the mark on the clay where ball landed. He argued with Chair … [Read more...]

Tennis Players and Chefs Serve Up a Feast for Charity at Taste of Tennis

  By Jaclyn Stacey (January 10, 2013) MELBOURNE, Australia - A service game of a different kind was on the menu for the tennis stars who attended the 4th Annual Melbourne Swisse Taste of Tennis event held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Thursday … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Thursday at the China Open

  BEIJING, China – A few of the quotes from some of Thursday’s news conferences at the China Open. ZE ZHANG Wild card Ze Zhang became the first Chinese player on the ATP World Tour to defeat a top 20 player with his win over Richard Gasquet on … [Read more...]

Djokovic Wins a Third Rogers Cup

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO - After a difficult rain soaked week, it was a perfect night for Novak Djokovic as he rolled to his third Rogers Cup title and his first in Toronto. He defeated Richard Gasquet, 6-3, 6-2, being nearly perfect on serve and … [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...]

Djokovic, Isner, Gasquet, Tipsarevic move into Toronto Semifinals

TORONTO - After a rain filled day that failed to see a single minute of tennis played, Friday was bound to be an eventful day at the Toronto Rogers Cup. After several matches were delayed, another considerable rain delay pushed play back and created … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 9 of the 2012 French Open

MARIA SHARAPOVA   On the controversial umpire calls: The first one was the most questionable one, I guess, because she couldn’t find the mark.  I mean, I don’t know how to  like, she said that to me.  What do you say to that?  You … [Read more...]

Nadal Crushes Monaco, Murray Slides Past Gasquet at Roland Garros

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal crushed Juan Monaco 6-2, 6-0, 6-0  while Andy Murray recovered from a slow start to take out Richard Gasquet 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 on Monday to gain the quarterfinals of the French Open. Nadal on track to win his seventh … [Read more...]