First-hand recaps from ATP tournaments.

Abu Dhabi Day 2 photos and recap

December 28, 2013 0

David Ferrer and Novak Djokovic advance to the Abu Dhabi final with respective wins over Rafael Nadal and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday. Faithful Grandstand follower “nadline28” was on hand to to document the action. […]

U.S. Open Day 8 recap, photos, and video

September 13, 2013 0

Naturally, the year in which U.S. Open officials finally announced plans for a roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium there was almost no rain the entire fortnight. But it finally came on Labor Day and it […]

U.S. Open Day 7 recap, photos, and video

September 12, 2013 0

Week 1 of the U.S. Open ended with a bang, thanks to entertaining matches and brilliant performances on Louis Armstrong, the Grandstand, and on the outer courts. It started with Tomas Berdych completely dismantling Julien […]

U.S. Open Day 6 recap and photos

September 6, 2013 1

Saturday began on the practice courts, where John Isner and Philipp Kohlschreiber were warming up on adjacent courts for their third-round showdown. Mikhail Youzhny and Sergiy Stakhovsky–and coach Boris Sobkin–were also out and about, getting […]

U.S. Open Day 5 recap and photos

September 6, 2013 0

The outer courts were the place to be on Friday of Week 1, highlighted by a pair of five-setters. The first came on Court 17, which is technically a show court but still not on […]

U.S. Open Day 4 recap, photos, and video

September 6, 2013 0

The first Thursday at the U.S. Open signaled the beginning of the men’s second round and the conclusion of the same stage of the women’s event. It got started with a showdown on Louis Armstrong […]

Cincinnati semifinals recap and photos

August 18, 2013 0

Making a quick turnaround from Friday night’s three-set quarterfinal win over Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal was out on the practice court on Saturday morning ahead of his date with Tomas Berdych. Nadal, on the Grandstand, […]

Cincinnati quarterfinals recap and photos

August 17, 2013 2

Well, what a day. John Isner beat the world No. 1, Tomas Berdych beat the world No. 2, and the 31st meeting between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer exceeded all expectations. Quarterfinal action started with […]

Cincinnati Day 4 recap and photos

August 16, 2013 0

For the first time in 31 installments, a Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal showdown will grace the hard courts of Cincinnati. But for much of the day it looked like the rivalry’s history would remain […]

Cincinnati Day 3 recap, photos, and videos

August 15, 2013 0

Wednesday in Cincinnati ended with a shocker, as Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announced her retirement from tennis. The day also began in hard-to-believe fashion, albeit of a much less newsworthy variety than what Bartoli did. […]

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