Bellucci Beats Janowicz in Raucous Match in Miami

  By Amy Fetherolf (March 23, 2013) MIAMI -- In a match where crowd involvement surpassed the tennis for entertainment, world No. 40 Thomaz Bellucci upset world No. 24 Jerzy Janowicz, 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of Miami. The crowd was … [Read more...]

Bellucci Loses to Volandri in São Paulo and Gets Booed Out

By Barbara Galiza (February 14, 2013) São Paulo - Brazil’s biggest hope of a home winner ended today, after the country’s No. 1, Thomaz Bellucci, was upset by Filippo Volandri, in two sets. In a match full of errors, the fifth seed of the ATP 250 … [Read more...]

Bellucci to Play Up-and-Coming Compatriot in São Paulo’s First Round

  By Barbara Galiza (February 11, 2013) São Paulo -Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil’s highest ranked player at number 35 in the world, will face a young compatriot in his first round match at ATP 250 São Paulo: Guilherme Clezar. Last year, Clezar … [Read more...]

“Uncle Sam” Saves U.S. – Querrey helps Americans squeak past Brazil and into the Quarterfinals

  DAVIS CUP: "UNCLE SAM" SAVES U.S. Querrey helps Americans squeak past Brazil and into the Quarterfinals   By Junior Williams   (February 3, 2013) JACKSONVILLE - The U.S. Davis Cup team avoided a huge upset when Sam Querrey … [Read more...]

Brazil Stays Alive As Melo and Soares Upset the Bryans in 5 Sets

    DAVIS CUP: BRAZIL STAYS ALIVE Melo and Soares upset the Bryans in 5 sets; U.S. up 2-1 By Junior Williams   (February 2, 2013) JACKSONVILLE -- On Groundhog Day here in the United States, the conventional wisdom was that the … [Read more...]

Davis Cup: High “I. Q.” For USA

  DAVIS CUP: HIGH "I.Q." FOR U.S. Isner, Querrey give Americans 2-0 lead over Brazil   By Junior Williams   (February 1, 2013) JACKSONVILLE - Straight sets victories by John Isner and Sam Querrey have given the United States a … [Read more...]

Around the Grounds with “Behind These Walls” Filmmaker Rex Miller at the Sony Ericsson Open

Director/Filmmaker/Photographer/Tennis Coach Rex Miller is down at the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne this week. I had the great opportunity to do some directing on a new promotional campaign for the WTA (I can't talk about the details yet, but … [Read more...]

Bogomolov Absorbs Bellucci’s Power

By Curt Janka LOS ANGELES, California –  American veteran Alex Bogomolov Jr. came back to upset Brazilian powerhouse Thomaz Bellucci 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the Farmers Classic tournament. In a topsy-turvy affair, Bellucci came out scorching winners … [Read more...]

Madrid: Nadal Wins with a Heavy Heart, Djokovic Tested Streak at 31

  There was more than a match on his mind when Rafael Nadal took to the court on Saturday at the Madrid Open. Rafael Nadal had to overcome more than Roger Federer on court. Nadal was visibly emotionally distressed at the death of golfer Spanish … [Read more...]

Madrid: Night Session without Rafael Nadal

By Abigail Hinto in Madrid The children are gone, the grown ups are out, dressed up for the night's event.  But it's not Rafael Nadal nor Juan Martin Del Potro that will be entertaining them. Taking their place are Andy Murray and Thomaz Bellucci … [Read more...]