Djokovic Makes 13th Straight Grand Slam Semi, Del Potro Recovers from Fall to Top Ferrer

(July 3, 2013) Four the fourth straight year Novak Djokovic has made his way to the Wimbledon semifinals 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-3 over No. 7 Tomas Berdych. The world No. 1 overcame a double break blip, 0-3 in the second set to move past his Czech opponent. … [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...]

Wild Card Monfils Stuns Fifth Seed Berdych at Roland Garros

(May 27, 2013) Wild card Gael Monfils of France gave his home country some major excitement  at Roland Garros on Monday when he toppled fifth seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in the first round  7-6 (8), 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-7 (4), 7-5 on Court … [Read more...]

Djokovic Upset, Serena, Nadal and Federer into Rome Semifinals as Sharapova Withdraws

  (May 17, 2013) No. 1 Novak Djokovic blew a 6-2, 5-2 lead, only to fall to Tomas Berdych 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open. "It's a very strange situation," Djokovic said. "I played very well and was two points from … [Read more...]

Quotable Quotes: Serena, Sharapova, Nadal and Berdych March On

By Tumaini Carayol (May 10, 2013) Madrid - First to book her place in the final four was Serena Williams, but it wasn’t in the manner expected. The tournament and majority of onlookers had firmly resigned themselves to a routine straight-setter to … [Read more...]

Crowd Sours Atmosphere In Madrid

By Tumaini Carayol (May 8, 2013) MADRID - Seven years ago, the differences were palpable. Both sets of hair were considerably longer, the biceps were bigger, the courts were bluer but without any controversy thanks to the hardness that complimented … [Read more...]

Del Potro Upsets Djokovic and Will Meet Nadal in BNP Paribas Open Final

  (March 16, 2013) Juan Martin Del Potro rallied from 0-3 down in the third set to end the 22 match win streak of  No. 1 Novak Djokovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to move into his first BNP Paribas Open final on Saturday. Serving for the match, Del Potro … [Read more...]

Berdych Moves into BNP Paribas Open Semifinal with Win over Anderson

(March 14, 2013) Czech Tomas Berdych continued his run at the BNP Paribas Open without dropping a set with his defeat of South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-4 to move into the semifinals of Indian Wells on Thursday. For Berdych, it’s the first time … [Read more...]

Djokovic Extends Win Streak to 18 with Dubai Title

  (March 2, 2013) Top seed and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-3 to win his fourth Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title in five years and his 36th career ATP World Tour title     Berdych gained the … [Read more...]

Djokovic Fighting Fit With Win Over Berdych in Quarterfinals

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 22, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Novak Djokovic progressed through to the Australian Open semifinals after winning his quarterfinal match against fifth seed Tomas Berdych 6-1, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 in two hours and 31 minutes … [Read more...]