We are gathered here to pay respects to those Sony Ericsson Open seeded men who lost their battles with lower-ranked players today.
The 12th seed was defeated by Marcel Granollers 6-0, 6-7, 6-3. His parting gift to the Spaniard? A hearty bagel.
The 9th seed was defeated by Pablo Andujar 3-6, 7-6, 6-4. His mohawk [...]
What fun it is to recap the happenings of a fantastic tournament. The BNP Paribas Open had an overall attendance this year of 350,086, with millions watching worldwide as we had comebacks, upsets and ultimately saw Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki capture the singles titles. I referenced Katy Perry’s “Hot ‘N Cold” to wrap-up the [...]
Unlike last year, this isn’t a fluke. Caroline Wozniacki and Novak Djokovic are putting exclamation points on their already fruitful careers.
Next on Caroline’s list? A Grand Slam. Next on Novak’s? The No.1 ranking.
Hop on and enjoy the ride.
Defeat Roger Federer for a third straight time this year – check.
Notch another win for a 19-0 winning streak this season – check.
Advance to the final of the first master of the year – check.
Capture the No.2 ranking – check.
Roar – check.
(Photos: Getty Images/AP)
Doubles specialists beware: The top four ATP Singles players are also playing doubles in Indian Wells and it doesn’t matter how good you are in doubles – these guys are on top for a reason.
M. Lopez/Nadal def.  Fyrstenberg/Matkowski
Federer/Wawrinka def.  Mirnyi/Nestor
Djokovic/Troicki def. Chela/Monaco
Murray/Murray def. Melo/Soares
So what does this tell us?
1) The top 4 singles [...]
A few teams had already clinched their Davis Cup ties yesterday. Today for some, it was do or don’t.
In terms of Davis Cup, 5-0 is domination, 4-1 is a triumph, but 3-2? That calls for some of this:
Andrey Golubev (above) upset world No.7 Tomas Berdych 7-5, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in the fourth rubber of the [...]
Ahoy maties! Cap’n Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-3, 6-3 to win the Dubai Duty Free title, blimey! He really heaved ho in both sets to break Roger, really made him walk the plank and gave him no chances to get back into the match.
Avast ye – Nole, seen above with his booty, has won [...]
Li Na, Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori all have something in common – during their tennis careers, they’ve managed to become superstar spokespeople of tennis in their home countries (China, Canada and Japan, respectively).
Nishikori made his mark a few years ago with a standout year in 2008. He entered the Delray Beach tournament as a [...]
The Android has launched a new scoring application called ATP/WTA Live – the official Live Scoring App from the ATP World Tour and WTA. You can now follow your favourite professional tennis players and tournaments in real-time throughout the season, including select ATP Challenger events.
• Live Scores
• Live Match Statistics
• Completed Matches
• Order of [...]
Off-court shots from the Abierto Mexicano in Acapulco, Mexico. The WTA’s Sorana Cirstea took part in a photo shoot around the resort the weekend before main draw play began while beach beauty and No.1 seed Julia Goerges posed during a photo shoot and signed autographs for fans.
On the ATP side, David Ferrer signed autographs for [...]