Murray Advances Easily, Seed Killers From Wednesday Fall on Friday

(June 28, 2013) No. 2 seed and 2012 London Olympic champion Andy Murray continued his straight sets streak by defeating Tommy Robredo 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 to reach the fourth round under a closed roof at Wimbledon on Friday. Meanwhile, two days ago several … [Read more...]

Tsonga Ousts Federer at French Open

By Ros Satar (June 4, 2013) PARIS - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga pulled off arguably the biggest upset of the French Open tournament, putting Roger Federer out, in straight sets 7-5 6-3 6-3 in the quarterfinals.   For many, the fact that Tsonga beat … [Read more...]

“Comeback Kid” Tommy Robredo Escapes Again for Five-Set Win

  (June 2, 2013) So far this fortnight Spain’s Tommy Robredo has earned the name “The Comeback Kid.” On Sunday at the French Open he became the first man since 1927 to win three consecutive Grand Slam matches, having to rally from two sets to … [Read more...]

Robredo wins Casablanca

  (April 14, 2013) Spain’s Tommy Robredo captured his first title since Santiago in February 2011 with a 7-6(6), 4-6, 6-3 win over Kevin Anderson for the Casablanca crown. The 72nd ranked Robredo missed five months in 2012 due to a leg injury … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day 9: Survive and Advance

On the very day that the 2011 NCAA Men’s basketball championship began, the BNP Paribas Open had its own form of “March Madness” in a quarterfinal match between No. 1 Rafael Nadal and No. 239 Ivo Karlovic. The Spaniard had to battle back from … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day Six: “No Ruffling” for Wozniacki, Nadal, Sharapova

Photo courtesy of Tennis Served Fresh Hardly a ruffle for Wozniacki One can argue about the much talked about Caroline Wozniacki’s latest designer tennis dress,  but there was no dispute about her play on Monday at the BNP Paribas Open. Despite a … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day Four: Practice and the “Will” to Win.

By Eric Gudris For fans coming into the first Saturday of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, the decision many had to make was what to skip instead of what to see. With so many matches on court and so many players on the practice courts, it would … [Read more...]

Two First Time Winners Highlight the ATP World Tour Weekend

Ivan Dodig was the only player to take a set off a set off of Novak Djokovic, during the Serb’s run to the Australia Open title. This week the Croat enters the ATP winners circle for the first time as he captured the Zagreb Indoors by defeating … [Read more...]