INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – The expressive face of Rafa Nadal when he’s explaining stuff in a press conference is a forever moveable feast.
In Indian Wells last week, world No. 2 Li Na explained the reason behind her high double-fault numbers, saying she’s working on her serve.
The two Cinderellas took the court at the Sony Open in Miami moments before midnight. And when they were done, somewhere around 2:30 a.m., Samantha Stosur was the one who turned into a pumpkin.
Novak Djokovic, originally on the schedule against Florian Mayer of Germany, got a walkover.
With Sharapova and Serena in the same half, the alternate days don’t quite have the same cachet. But still some good tennis to be had.
The coach-student pairing got a rough draw for their debut at Indian Wells, drawing Wimbledon champs Barty and Dellacqua.
Four days into the Sony Open in Miami, and the biggest topic of conversation still seems to be Bernard Tomic’s brief appearance at the event Friday.
Canadian Milos Raonic walked onto court for his first match at the Sony Open sporting a compression sleeve that swallowed up his entire money-making right arm.
It all ended about 2:30 a.m., when American Coco Vandeweghe pulled off an impressive win over Samantha Stosur.
Pospisil and Raonic finally in action in singles today. A loss and a win.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Ana Ivanovic on the practice court, working on her serve, among other things.
…and one of them is Tomas Berdych.