If you’re in the Quebec City area the next three days, you can go to the PEPS venue at the Université Laval and watch the Canadian and Slovakian Fed Cup squads practice, free of charge.
Milos Raonic has a few early issues, but goes through to the third round.
Raonic and Pospisil both in action in doubles today, and went 0-for-2.
Only three matches were completed Monday because of the weather. The Tuesday forecast was even worse, but by nearly 1 a.m., they were able to get through it somehow.
If you’re trying to run a Challenger event in Florida in mid-April, you’re going to run up against a bit of an issue.
All the kids are in school.
If you’re a young player struggling with confidence as you play through an injury, the clay-court season isn’t exactly the ideal time of the year to get that confidence back.
Vasek Pospisil first up for the Canucks, against a tough customer. And it was a tough one.
Only three matches were completed, because of the weather. This is fairly typical of this tournament, at this time. Can’t be fun for the players.
John Isner didn’t defend his Houston title, beaten by Dustin Brown. And that allowed the idle Richard Gasquet and Milos Raonic to each jump one spot, to No. 9 and No. 10, respectively.
A break for most of the top players although with her finals appearance in Bógota, Jelena Jankovic moves up a spot to No. 8 and drops the vacationing/businessing Maria Sharapova down to No. 9.
Back on duty on the Canadian men’s side, as their clay-court campaign begins.