MELBOURNE – Once a little girl chasing Venus’s autograph, a grown-up Coco Vandeweghe finds herself on the other side of the net from her in her first Grand Slam semi-final.
PARIS – Only Montreal’s Aleksandra Wozniak was further down the entry list than Shelby Rogers when the French Open began.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – With the Maria Sharapova and Raymond Moore issues bookending the Indian Wells tournament, the WTA crisis management skills needed to be on point.
The schedule often is pointed to as the culprit.
MELBOURNE, Australia – Despite two encouraging weeks to start her comeback 2016 season, Genie Bouchard’s Australian Open expectations haven’t changed.
The final eight, and eight doubles teams, finally made it to the WTA Tour Finals.
GRANBY – The surroundings are modest, a perfect low-key ambiance for former world No. 27 Laura Robson to begin her comeback from wrist surgery for real.
Absolutely nothing new here – but she does expand on a few topics.
PARIS – American Jacques Soque loves the dirt.
Paris – Draws and prospects for the large American contingent at Roland Garros.
If you want to use broadcast-rights protected material on social media, major sports organizations, including the ATP, no longer are looking the other way.
Taking on the untested Justin Gimelstob as a coach was an unorthodox choice for American John Isner. But so far it seems to be paying dividends.