Top Seeded Nadal Draws a Testy Bracket

Top Seeded Nadal Draws a Testy Bracket

US Open 2010 27 Aug 2010

The official draws for the U.S. Open were announced Thursday and for the third time this season, the bookmakers and the men’s seeding committee do not see eye-to-eye in a Grand Slam event.

Querrey and Murray on Pace For Clash

Querrey and Murray on Pace For Clash

Farmers Classic 31 Jul 2010

The seeding survived at the Farmers Classic until Janko Tipsarevic upset 3rd seeded Marcos Baghdatis to complete the semifinal pairings.

Nadal Falls, Murray Succumbs

Nadal Falls, Murray Succumbs

At The Queen’s Club in London the top six seeds are down and out as five of the tour’s biggest guns failed to pass the season’s first test on grass.

Grass Is The Word At Aegon Tournanments

Grass Is The Word At Aegon Tournanments

French Open Champion and clay court genius Rafa Nadal will bring his new number one world ranking to the grass courts of London for the AEGON Championships at the Queens Club.

Davis Cup Overview: Israel joins the fun as surprise semifinalist

Davis Cup 20 Jul 2009

In Israel, a land attuned to the ancient texts of the world’s monotheistic faiths, the words “my cup overflows” possess a considerable amount of historical weight and meaning. That phrasing comes from scripture, of course–it’s no small thing in the Holy Land to encounter a lavish and abundant blessing. Now, 108 years after the Davis […]

Frail Feliciano: Lopez loses in first round

Wimbledon 2009 23 Jun 2009

The first day of the 2009 Wimbledon Championships witnessed a number of matches in which dangerous players flirted with disaster. For Spain’s Feliciano Lopez, a dance with danger turned out to be deadly. Lopez, who reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon last year (before losing to Marat Safin) and has typically performed well on the lawns […]

Gentlemen’s Singles Draw: Dandy for the Andys

Wimbledon 2009 22 Jun 2009

When Roger Federer won his fourteenth Grand Slam singles title a few weeks ago in Paris, the number one storyline for the 2009 Wimbledon Championships became etched in stone. But as the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament gets set to start in suburban London, the gentlemen’s singles competition now owns a second supreme theme: Life’s […]

Murray battles past Spaniard for Quarter-final clash with Fish

AEGON Championships 15 Jun 2009

Top seed Andy Murray kept his challenge for a first Queen’s title on course with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Spain’s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. The world number three had enjoyed a comfortable win over Andreas Seppi in his previous match and looked good again as he battled past Garcia-Lopez in straight sets to set up a […]

Spanish Armada: Nadal and Verdasco set up semifinal clash

Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco set up an Australian Open semifinal clash between friends, compatriots, and Davis Cup teammates by winning their respective quarterfinal matches on Wednesday in Melbourne. Verdasco turned back 2008 Australian Open runner-up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in four sets, while Nadal dispatched Gilles Simon in three sets. It was not a routine three […]

Argentine Davis Cup captain also steps down

Davis Cup 25 Nov 2008

One day after victorious Spanish Davis Cup captain Emilio Sanchez Vicario officially stepped down from his position at the head of the winning team from Spain, Alberto Mancini called it quits as the Argentine general. During his tenure as Argentina’s captain, which began in 2004, the country has lost twice in finals, first against Russia […]

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