MELBOURNE – After a slow start, 19-year-old Montrealer Françoise Abanda revved up the machine and took care of Storm Sanders in the first round of the Aussie Open qualifying.
MELBOURNE – The last time Vasek Pospisil found himself in the qualifying at a Grand Slam was more than 3 1/2 years ago, at the 2013 French Open.
MELBOURNE – It’s a sport involving a ball, but definitely not Milos Raonic’s type of ball.
BRADENTON, Fla. – The German player practices at IMG Academy Wednesday.
As the two plan to pair up (pardon the pun) in dubs in Tokyo (Pospisil’s back and Paire’s mood permitting), a look back to Oz.
The Canadian turns 32 (repost from last year).
WIMBLEDON – A final full practice for Federer Sunday.
PARIS – A little hit with his protégé Borna Coric on Court Philippe Chatrier Friday, just a few days before Novak Djokovic’s 29th birthday.
PARIS – A couple of Rafael Nadal practice sessions from earlier this week.
PARIS – The two-time Wimbledon champ practices with Jelena Jankovic Saturday at Roland Garros.
Not a gift for the birthday boy himself – he knows what he looks like – but a little gift for his legion of fans.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – This was just a part of the extensive routine world No. 1 Novak Djokovic went through before he got out on the practice court late this afternoon.