By Erik Gudris NORCROSS, Georgia - On a blistering afternoon that transitioned into a cooler but muggier evening, John Isner and Mardy Fish fought their way through their semifinal opponents on Saturday to set up a second straight encounter with … [Read more...]
Harrison Enters ATP Top 100 and Atlanta Semis With Thrilling Three Set Win
By Erik Gudris NORCROSS, Georgia - Quarterfinals day at the Atlanta Tennis Championships saw a few surprises in who advanced into the semifinals and how they got there. Even though rain threatened to derail what looked like an easy straight … [Read more...]
Hometown Hero Isner Survives Opener Against Blake in Atlanta
By Erik Gudris NORCROSS, Georgia - Before the Atlanta Tennis Championships started, defending champion Mardy Fish quipped that local favorite John Isner had four hometown events based on his growing up in North Carolina, going to school in Georgia … [Read more...]
BNP Paribas Open Day 5: Americans Continue Winning Streak in the Desert.
By Eric Gudris Itâ€™s a misleading to say that the first Sunday of the BNP Paribas Open is when the tournament really begins as the event has been going strong for almost a week now. But this is the time when the big names, especially on the … [Read more...]
BNP Paribas Open Day Three: The Phenomenals.
By Erik Gudris With the early talk at this yearâ€™s BNP Paribas Open focusing on the â€œbig threeâ€ of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, itâ€™s easy to forget about the next generation of tennis stars who arenâ€™t that far away from … [Read more...]
BNP Paribas Open Day Two: Del Potro – Donâ€™t You Forget About Me.
By Erik Gudris Trying to cover an event like the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells is a little bit like going on vacation. Although you try to enjoy the first day, your head is still stressing over getting there, getting settled, making sure you have … [Read more...]