A look at trophies from this past week’s tennis tournaments, including the SAP Open, the Brasil Open, the ABN AMRO in Rotterdam, and Doha for the ladies of the WTA.
roger federer ousted from rotterdam by benneteau
Roger Federer made waves at the ABN AMRO WTT event — one of the ATP stops this week, in Rotterdam — with a quarterfinal loss to Julien Benneteau 6-3, 7-5.
Trophy Watch: Warm-ups wrap up
Even though most of the ATP and WTA tours have already flocked to Paris for the French Open (which started on a Sunday this year), there were still titles contested in some nearby warm-up tournaments. Kolya announces his intentions to challenge Rafa and Roger for the French Open title with his win over Juan Monaco […]
trophy watch: three-set finals all around
Aww. Look at these two. I would make the same faces if I took out the Bryan Brothers 6-4, 4-6, 10-8 in the finals of the Tennis Channel Open in Las Vegas. Michael Llodra teamed up with fellow Frenchman Julien Benneteau because Llodra’s regular partner, Arnaud Clement, has been nursing a left ankle injury (among […]
Andreas Seppi miscellany: shirtless, a Challenger title, and some scalps in Rotterdam
Italian Andreas Seppi has had a good couple of weeks. He won the Bergamo Challenger Indoor Tournament over Julien Bennetteau. Then he did some damage in Rotterdam, taking out Rafael Nadal and Lleyton Hewitt. More: See pictures from the Challenger, Rotterdam, and some shirtless ones from last year — all