It’s the Serena-Sharapova day, and they’re back-to-back on stadium determined not to give the fans more than their money’s worth, as they did in the last round. 🙂
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – At the tail end of a tough three-setter against Canadian Peter Polansky, a player Juan Monaco had lost to when they last met at the U.S. Open a few years ago, the Argentine took exception to Hollywood Mo Lahyani in the chair.
It wasn’t that it wasn’t likely, but Juan Martin del Potro wasn’t going to confirm it until he was examined by his doctor.
In this installment, we bring you Gaël Monfils, Jerzy Janowicz and a host of other, slightly more sane, players.
You may not see young Steven Diez on this page for awhile – he Tweeted that he got some blood-test results back and has to take a break, which usually means mono.
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.