I always like skimming the local news when a tournament stops in a town. You never know how a journalist will cover a sport that probably doesn’t get much general interest outside of the Grand Slams. It usually ends up as a mix of human interest stories, celebrity profiles, and the wire feeds. In Pam […]
taken from Nikon to Infinity’s flickr The pro tours were all over the desert this week, playing tournaments in Vegas, Dubai, and Doha. The ATP also had a stop in Acapulco. The trophies looked pretty good this week. We had birds, ships, and even an oversized tennis ball. What else can we expect from Dubai […]
Potito with his doubles partner Martin Vasallo at the Acapulco ATP Open this past week: Official Potito Starace website (Italian) Official website (English)
On March 2, 2007, Augustin Calleri had to retire in his semifinal match at the Mexican Open against Juan Ignacio Chela because of a leg injury. Poor guy.
Gah. The YouTube/Viacom saga affects the tennis world, too. Here’s a story about Erich, who got his YouTube account cancelled after both the USTA (post-U.S. Open) and Tennis Australia lodged complaints about the videos. He’d started posting clips on YouTube last year: Most of his clips, he says, even from smaller tournaments, would make it […]