Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis Week in Review

(April 1, 2013) NEW YORK, NY –  Kourtin’ Karen takes brief look at the week that was week in the offbeat world of tennis.   15-0 Big media there or not,  a tournament does exist. "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, … [Read more...]

Murray Wins Title in Miami

By Amy Fetherolf (March 31, 2013) MIAMI -- World No. 3 Andy Murray came out on top in a match more full of twists and turns than a mystery novel, beating World No. 5 David Ferrer, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(1) to win his second Miami title. The first set flew … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Mounts Comeback for Record 6th Miami Title

  By Kevin Ware (March 30, 2013) MIAMI - Serena Williams pulled off a comeback win for the ages on Saturday at the Sony Open. Down a set and a break against Maria Sharapova, Williams won the final 10 games to record a 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory, … [Read more...]

Sony Open Women’s Final: Why Serena WILL Win Number 6

By Kevin Ware (March 29, 2013) Serena Williams has already broken Steffi Graf’s total number of Miami match wins, and now has the chance to pull ahead in most Miami titles won.  The only thing between Williams and Miami immortality is Maria … [Read more...]

Ferrer Beats Haas in Three Sets to Reach Miami Final

  By Amy Fetherolf (March 29, 2013) MIAMI -- World No. 4 David Ferrer fought back from a set down to beat World No. 18 Tommy Haas, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, advancing to the Sony Open final. Haas came out picking up where he left off in beating both … [Read more...]

Sharapova Romps Over a Weary Jankovic

By Kevin Ware (March 28, 2013) MIAMI - Maria Sharapova rolled past Jelena Jankovic 6-2, 6-1 in their women’s semifinal at the Sony Open.  She did so with the help of an unfortunate case of scheduling; at least it was unfortunate for Jankovic, the … [Read more...]

Andy Murray Beats Marin Cilic in Topsy Turvy Affair to Reach Miami Semis

By Amy Fetherolf (March 28, 2013) MIAMI -- World No. 3 Andy Murray survived a tough challenge from World No. 11 Marin Cilic, beating him 6-4, 6-3 to advance to the semifinals at the Sony Open. The first set featured five breaks of serve, four of … [Read more...]

Sony Open Women’s Semis: Get Ready for a Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams Final

By Kevin Ware (March 28, 2013) MIAMI - In spite of injuries, illness, upsets, and withdrawals by the dozens, my initial selections for the Women’s semifinals held (mostly) true to form with three out of four correct picks: Maria Sharapova, Serena … [Read more...]

Sharapova Outlasts Errani in Miami

By Kevin Ware (March 27, 2013) MIAMI - Maria Sharapova overcame a late second-set charge to defeat Sara Errani 7-5, 7-5 in their quarterfinal match at the Sony Open on Wednesday. The match, an error-filled affair for both, lasted just under two and … [Read more...]

Ferrer Outlasts Melzer to Reach Miami Semifinals

By Amy Fetherolf (March 27, 2013) MIAMI -- Despite dropping the first set in an error-filled match, World No. 5 David Ferrer advanced to the quarterfinals of the Sony Open, beating Jurgen Melzer, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 in an hour and 55 minutes. Ferrer … [Read more...]