Bercy – “Roger is Coming!”

By Guillaume Willecoq and Marijo Marugan The press room is about to crack. Seven cameras and more than twenty photographers are pointing in the direction of the player's seat for the interviews. The professionals are setting up their microphones and … [Read more...]

Bercy – Gilles Simon Looking Ahead

Transcription by Guillaume Willecoq and Marijo Marugan Q. (Reporter) Gilles you went back to the habit of winning matches after the loss of the first setÂ…. A. (Simon) (Smile) Maybe! I was lucky to go through Golubev. I was afraid it would go all … [Read more...]

Bercy – First Rounds, First Words with Murray and Nalbandian

By Guillaume Willecoq and Marijo Marugan On Monday, Andy Murray arrived fresh from winning his first title with his brother Jamie, asked if he was ready for Bercy, after winning the doubles title with his brother Jamie in Valencia, he said, … [Read more...]

Qualies Weekend in Bercy

By Guillaume Willecoq and Marijo Marugan Saturday While the technicians were finishing setting up the main scene – sponsors’ posters, cable access, strengthening barricades - several players were already coming out to hit on the Central … [Read more...]

Davis Cup: Fish Keeps U.S. in World Group By Junior Williams

Davis Cup: Fish Keeps U.S. in World Group Clinches Victory in 5-set Thriller Over Colombia By Junior Williams   BOGOTA - Mardy Fish wore red, white and blue today -- but red wasn't part of the plan. The American's blood-stained shirt … [Read more...]

Bogota Bonus: Some Observations on Davis Cup by Junior Williams

Bogota Bonus: Some Observations on Davis Cup By Junior Williams Fenway Park comes to Colombia: The bullring scoreboard consists of cards with numbers on them, and if you want to know the in-game score, you'll have to memorize the umpire's … [Read more...]

Switch to Fish Completes a Winning Dish by Junior Williams

Davis Cup: Switch to Fish Pays Off for U.S. Four-Set Doubles Victory Gives Americans 2-1 Edge Over Colombia By Junior Williams BOGOTA - The United States Davis Cup team is one win away from returning to the World Group, and denying … [Read more...]

“Uncle Sam is in Trouble” – USA and Colombia at 1-1 on Day One of the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs by Junior Williams

USA and Colombia at 1-1 on Day One of the World Group Play-offs By Junior Williams BOGOTA - Sunday is guaranteed to have meaning in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off showdown between the United States and Colombia, as both teams … [Read more...]

In Cincinnati a New “House” for an “Old” Champion by Megan Fernandez

If the television cameras had stayed on after Roger Federer the Victorious and Mardy Fish the Valiant left Center Court Sunday following the final of the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters in Mason, Ohio, tennis fans would have seen that … [Read more...]

Saturday’s Player Wisdom By Megan Fernandez

©Enrique Fernandez for Global Village Tennis News Roger Federer chauffeurs himself, Mardy Fish showers on rain delays, and Marcos Baghdatis takes loses pretty hard—those are among the insights we learned Saturday at the Western & Southern … [Read more...]