Houston preview and predictions

April 12, 2017 3

The four first-round bye recipients in Houston are the four players who just represented the United States in Davis Cup. Jack Sock, John Isner, Sam Querrey, and Steve Johnson will be making quick turnarounds after losing at Australia, but the good news is they do not have to play until Thursday. […]

Davis Cup quarterfinals previews and predictions

April 6, 2017 117

The Davis Cup quarterfinals are taking place around the world this weekend, when Novak Djokovic will make his return to the tennis court after losing early in Indian Wells and missing the next Masters 1000 event in Miami. Djokovic and the rest of his Serbian squad are hosting a Spanish side that is without Rafael Nadal. […]

Kyrgios: “I’m probably in the best place I’ve ever been”

April 5, 2017 1

Nick Kyrgios said at Tuesday’s pre-draw press conference in advance of this weekend’s Davis Cup quarterfinal tie between Australia and the United States that he is in the best place he has even been right now–certainly from a mental standpoint and likely in terms of his play, as well.
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Tide turned in Nadal vs. Sock with one missed volley

March 30, 2017 4

Rafael Nadal beat Jack Sock 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open on Wednesday night, needing just one hour and 23 minutes to reach the final four. But as Nadal admitted to Brad Gilbert during his on-court interview, the match was–or at least should have been–much closer than the score suggests. […]

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