The Canadian ladies are currently in Boca Raton, Florida taking part in a 10-day training camp to prepare for the 2014 season and get a little team chemistry going in anticipation of the big Fed Cup tie vs. Serbia in early February in Montreal. Continue reading
Janowicz out of Hopman Cup
Which leaves Team Poland, in its first Hopman Cup appearance, with top female player Agnieszka Radwanska and … Continue reading
Feddie and Eddie
Roger Federer, who has flown a series of fresh, eager young lads over to his Dubai training base to practice with him, apparently also invited a more seasoned competitor. Continue reading
Open Court caught up with Vasek Pospisil Monday at the IMG Academies – popularly known as Bollettieri’s – in Bradenton, Fla. Continue reading
2008 Australian Open quarter-finals.
Maybe not a classic per se, but fairly momentous in its own way. Continue reading
Francis Tiafoe wins Orange Bowl
It’s going to be a great story if this kid actually makes it.
The 15-year-old from Maryland, whose father is head of maintenance at the academy where he trains (Correction: he WAS head of maintenance), becomes the youngest ever to win the big Orange Bowl junior tournament in Florida. Continue reading
His fans were piling up the toll charges, frantically trying to stuff the telephonic version of the ballot box to ensure their man Andy Murray won Britain’s Sports Personality of the Year award Sunday night. Continue reading
It was 2008.
And because of various scenarios that occurred earlier in the day (Janko Tipsarevic taking Roger Federer to five sets, Venus Williams not agreeing to have her match moved to HiSense), local hero Lleyton Hewitt and another fellow popular in Melbourne, Marcos Baghdatis, didn’t get on court in Rod Laver Arena until nearly midnight. Continue reading
The official poster for the 2014 French Open has been released.
And, as usual, there was the concurrent release of a barrage of jokes about how a five-year-old could have done it. Continue reading
Casey Dellacqua, the top seed in the Australian Open qualifying tournament, earned her wild card into the main draw of the main event the honest way Sunday with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-0 victory over Arina Rodionova in the wild-card playoff event at Melbourne Park. Continue reading
Blainville, Quebec’s Charlotte Robillard-Millette, who doesn’t turn 15 until January, won the 16-and-under division at the big Orange Bowl junior tournament Saturday. Continue reading
Martina Hingis vs. Mary Pierce, 1997 Australian Open women’s final.
At the microphone: Cliffie. Continue reading