Rafael Nadal cruises to the semifinals of Barcelona Open 2012 while Murray lost.
Day 1 of the 2012 Australian Open will be remembered as the day Bernard Tomic took his game to the next level.
Week Two of the Australian Open 2011 begins today and there are some new faces in our analysis of all 8 women’s and 8 men’s pairings.
As play continued on Sunday, the shotmaking and thrilling play became more and more surprising as the day progressed.
Top seed Rafa Nadal led a contingency of nine Spaniards into the round of thirty-two and replaced France as the country with the most survivors.
Rogers Cup Champion Andy Murray got roughed up by France’s Jeremy Chardy but when he needed it most, Murray had enough fight to win.
In the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, John Isner continued his tiebreaker success and escape artist Fernando Verdasco narrowly advanced to the round of sixteen on Tuesday.
While the women’s draw is unbalanced, the Gentlemen’s Draw at Wimbledon is sensible but filled with predictable landmines for the eventual winner.
Samantha Stosur downed heavily favored Justine Henin and Nicolas Almagro polished off a hard serving Fernando Verdasco to complete the quarterfinal pairings in Pairs.
Federer and Nadal stay on track for final round pairing in Madrid.