A feisty one, and a rare Colombian woman at the top of the women’s game.
Some major champions here.
Two retired players with impressive resumés, and a comeback girl.
Photos from the 2014 U.S. Open.
One of the WTA Tour’s rising players rises out of her teens.
A Russian Kazakh and an American with an appropriate name celebrate.
And along with the Russians, the Ukrainians, Latvians, Estonians, Kazakhs and more.
They’re not the only well-known players toiling in the Davis Cup quarterfinals this weekend – an under-the-weather Andy Murray is in Naples to take on Italy – but they’re a biiiiiig deal. They pulled through; Murray couldn’t get it done.
Around the Davis Cup universe, from Genève to Napoli to Nancy, the doubles rubbers were pretty crucial in the World Group quarterfinals Saturday.
Trying to clean out the laptop of pics from the Oz Open, impossible down there due to Betsy the Macbook being as slow as my grandma chasing down a dropshot.
Here are some from Jan. 12.
Here’s a handy guide to the other seven first-round ties around the tennis planet last weekend.