INDIAN WELLS – Genie Bouchard is not the best practice player in the world.
INDIAN WELLS – With temps in the low 60s, and a howling wind that stopped play at times, it wasn’t an ideal day for torso watching.
MELBOURNE – If you want to get a peek at what Andy Murray’s opponent Wednesday night is all about, here’s a taste.
A tall (6-foot-8), red-headed, left-handed Belgian celebrates.
Some fabulous people (including Open Court’s Dad).
From Russia, to Italy, to Germany, to Croatia.
A comeback kid turns 30.
An early Russian, a dirtballer and a top doubles player.
Can’t remember as many as 10 potential injury-protected rankings in the singles draws at a Grand Slam, although that needs to be researched.
It’s worth noting, though, that none of these special rankings are attached to a man named Juan Martin del Potro.
A legend, and more.
A global assortment of birthdays today.
He’s touted as one of the stars of the future on the ATP Tour.