By Jonathan Scott Another brand of March Madness is upon us: With the unisex goodness that is the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells tournament, the 2011 pro tennis campaign kick-starts into high gear. This 1-2 punch of Cali and Miami makes for a full month of top-notch tennis. Indeed, spring’s done sprung. Now a […]
Frenchie Adrian Mannarino (Troy!) took out Steve Darcis in straight sets to take this little slice of the Ethias Tennis Trophy in Mons, Belgium. At the Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo, Rafael Nadal beat Gael Monfils 6-1, 7-5 to grab his first post-US Open title this year. (He lost to Gigi Lopez in the Bangkok […]
What would a tournament be without a shirtless Dmitry Tursunov? On the eve of the 2010 US Open, we caught a peek of the Russian in the outer practice courts of the USTABJKNTC. Dmitry faced the 13th seed, Jurgen Melzer, in the first round, and he lost in five sets. More: A few more images […]
Dima Tursunov, though knocked out in the qualies by Devvarman at this year’s singles at the Farmers Classic, is still entered in the doubles draw. He plays with Ernests Gulbis and will face the team of Santiago Gonzalez and Travis Rettenmaier (yes, THAT Travis Rettenmaier) in the first round. Back to Dmitry: you’re welcome.
The Brazilian doubles team of Marcelo Melo and Andre Sa — seeded 10th at this year’s French Open — lost in the first round to an unseeded pair, Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov. The Russian team fell in the quarters to top seeds Zimonjic and Nestor. And in the finals, Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes […]