ATP Houston 2014 Tournament Preview
Defending champion John Isner headlines the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championship in 2014.
The Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championship is the only ATP World Tour event held in the U.S that is contested on clay. The first edition was played in 1910 ...
Maria Sharapova falls to qualifier Camila Giorgi in error-strewn Indian Wells third round
Defending champion Maria Sharapova became the second-highest seed behind Victoria Azarenka to depart the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday when she faltered against talented qualifier Camila Giorgi, who won 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.
‘It was a really good match - it wasn't too consistent, but it was g...
Defending champion Rafael Nadal shocked by brilliant display from Alexandr Dolgopolov at Indian Wells
Rafael Nadal was stunned by Alexandr Dolgogolov in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, falling victim to a dazzling display of attacking tennis as Dolgopolov won 6-3,3-6, 7-6(5) to send the defending champion home.
World no. 31 Dolgopolov had never managed to take even a ...
Grigor Dimitrov v Ernests Gulbis: Emerging rivalry gets its third chapter in Indian Wells
For the third time in 2014, two of the nascent season’s in-form players meet as the Acapulco and Marseille champions, Grigor Dimitrov and Ernests Gulbis, clash in the third round of Indian Wells.
The first few months of the 2014 season have seen some unexpected and enjoyable narratives develop, and...
Tommy Robredo v Marin Cilic match preview: In-form Cilic looks for 19th win of 2014
Marin Cilic, who has won more matches (18) than anyone else on the ATP World Tour in 2014, goes for win no. 19 against sixteenth seed Tommy Robredo, who leads their head-to-head 2-1.
Cilic has been one of the form players of the 2014 season so far and in fact leads the entire ATP World Tour in matc...
Alejandro Gonzalez v Novak Djokovic: Djokovic should not be troubled
World no. 2 Novak Djokovic needs to stay steady as seeds in his half of the draw tumble, facing a Masters 1000 debutant in Alejandro Gonzalez, who had never won an ATP World Tour match before this week.
Djokovic, who comes into this part of the season without a title for the first time since 2006 a...
Andy Murray toils but prevails as he and Roger Federer reach the fourth round in Indian Wells
Andy Murray’s tortured relationship with Indian Wells continued on Monday as the British no. 1 struggled with his opponent and his own poor form in the third round. Ultimately, Murray triumphed 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-4 against Jiri Vesely, but the state of his game as showcased in the encounter won’t be st...
Alize Cornet v Agnieszka Radwanska Indian Wells preview – Radwanska coasts while Cornet battles
Agnieszka Radwanksa will look to extend her head to head lead over Alize Cornet as she continues to move well through the draw.
The No. 2 seed has been in impressive form since the start of the tournament, handling the aggression of Heather Watson in her opening match, pushed but keeping the return...
Jelena Jankovic v Caroline Wozniacki match preview – expect counterpunching drama
Two of the best counter-punchers on tour come together in the fourth round, as Jelena Jankovic and Caroline Wozniacki prepare to do battle.
Wozniacki had her work cut out to get there though, taking over two and half hours to level her head to head against Yaroslava Shvedova, 7-6(7) 3-6 6-1.