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French Open draw revealed

May 26, 2017 31

The French Open draw ceremony took place on Friday afternoon in Paris and for the third consecutive year, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are in the same half of the bracket. It is the fifth straight time when mathematically possible (not the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds) that Nadal and Djokovic have landed on the same side. […]

Federer withdraws from French Open

May 15, 2017 88

Roger Federer is out of the French Open. Federer, who announced earlier this season that he would skip all of the clay-court Masters 1000 events but left open the possibility of playing in Paris, made his decision on Tuesday. […]

Nadal, Djokovic in same half of Madrid draw

May 5, 2017 116

The Mutua Madrid Open draw ceremony took place on Friday afternoon and four-time champion Rafael Nadal landed in an intriguing section. Nadal will kick off his campaign against either familiar foe Fabio Fognini or good friend Joao Sousa before a potential semifinal against Novak Djokovic. […]

Shock treatment: Djokovic parts from entire team

May 5, 2017 5

Explaining that “shock therapy” will help him achieve better results, Novak Djokovic announced on Friday that he has ended his long-term partnership with coach Marian Vajda, fitness coach Gebhard Phil Gritsch, and physiotherapist Miljan Amanovic. The team mutually agreed to part ways after a lengthy and detailed discussion. […]

Isner commits to stomping grounds of BB&T Atlanta Open

May 4, 2017 2

The BB&T Atlanta Open announced on Tuesday that John Isner has committed to play this summer’s tournament. Surprise! Or not. How could Isner not play this event? In its seven-year history, the 6’10” American is the all-time leader in titles (three) and match victories (23). […]

Sarasota Open makes “It can’t be that good” shirts

April 25, 2017 2

In addition to a paycheck and a trophy, Frances Tiafoe–who triumphed at the Sarasota Open this past Sunday–won a prize that would not have made sense when the week began. But it made plenty of sense based on what transpired during first-round action. […]

Serena announces she is 20 weeks pregnant

April 20, 2017 1

Serena Williams is pregnant. The 23-time Grand Slam champion announced her pregnancy on Wednesday via her favorite social media network, Snapchat. “20 weeks,” she wrote, while also providing a photo. […]

Bryan brothers returning to BB&T Atlanta Open

April 17, 2017 1

Bob and Mike Bryan, arguably the best doubles team in tennis history, will return to Atlanta for the 2017 BB&T Atlanta Open. Having already announced the participation of Jack Sock and defending champion Nick Kyrgios, the tournament announced on Monday that the Bryan brothers will also headline the July 22-30 week. […]

France, Serbia book Davis Cup semifinal spots

April 8, 2017 0

After just two days of action this week, the semifinal on the bottom half of the Davis Cup draw is already set up: it will be Serbia paying a visit to France in a rematch of the 2010 final. France is one round away from a return trip after finishing off Great Britain on Saturday afternoon. […]

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