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before the draw, chris’ preview of the men

by Chris Phillips We're taking a break form the Davis Cup ties to think about how the guys will fare at Indian Wells. Weather forecasts showing that day matches will be played in the low 80s and night matches'll dip down into the 50s. Brr. (Yes, CHILLY. Some of you might consider that a heat wave, but anything below 65 causes us to bundle up and set fire to anything that can … [Read more...]

trophy watch: hold up that boo-boo, boo

We know, we've been a little Andy-crazy the last 24 hours, but really y'all, the dude is holding this boring trophy, looking so dang proud of himself and flashing a battle wound. That. Is. So. Cool. Seriousssssssssly. (AP photo) Oh right, the ladies were playing in Memphis, too. At left, winner Magdalena Rybarikova beat Canadian Rebecca Marino. (Getty Images) Is it just … [Read more...]

the raonic-dancevic equation

by Benjamin Snyder IS MILOS RAONIC THE READ DEAL? OR FRANK DANCEVIC, VERSION 2.0? Move aside Greg Rusedski, there's a new (and real) Canadian hotshot in town. No, not you Frank Dancevic. You've already had your fifteen minutes. Well, okay, try most of 2007. But, apparently there's only room enough for one top Canuck at a time. Now, we're talking the big-serving, … [Read more...]

trophy watch: there’s a hole in my trophy, dear liza!

Petra Kvitova slayed the biggest giant of all this weekend in Paris: new world no. 1 and Aussie Open winner Kim Clijsters, 6-4 6-3 in the final. Isn't there something missing from her trophy though? Like... a big chunk of it?? Meanwhile, over in San Jose, Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man to win an ATP title in 16 years. His prize(s)? A Sharks jersey and bottle … [Read more...]

milos' melbourne mastery

Which one doesn't belong? That would be the fella on the far left - Vasek Pospisil - who is the only man among these four pictured who isn't still alive and well in the Australian Open draw. That other unfamiliar face - second from left - is one Milos Raonic, a 20-year-old Canadian who has advanced to the fourth round of the AO with a four-set win today over 10th seed Mikhail … [Read more...]