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. […]
First-hand recaps from ATP tournaments.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]