Inform Tomas Berdych came back to earth on Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, losing in three sets to up-and-coming Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Augt. Click here for full results from Sunday's action.
Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon previews the 2014 BNP Paribas Open.
In this week's show, Nima Naderi and Parsa Samii are back after the Australian Open layoff to preview the first Masters 1000 event of the year in Indian Wells. We discuss the favorites in the desert, including Rafa Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and newly crowed Aussie Open winner Stan Wawrinka. Click here to tune in.
Another seeded opponent. Another dropped first set. Another stunning turnaround. Fourth seed Roger Federer captured his sixth career title at the Aviation Club in Dubai with a gripping 3 set win over third seed Tomas Berdych tonight in front of another capacity crowd in Dubai. Read our Dubai Final recap right here.
Roger Federer and Tomas Berdych will battle it out in tomorrow night's final of the men's singles tournament at this year's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after posting semi-final victories tonight over Novak Djokovic and Philipp Kohlschreiber respectively.
In my latest article for Tennis Canada, I discuss the marvelous month in March and the tennis that it has in store. Nothing really beats spring break in either Cali or Miami. Click... [Read more]
BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, U.S.A. Second-round results: (2) Novak Djokovic defeats Victor Hanescu 76(1) 62 Julien Bennteau defeats (9) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-4 Roberto... [Read more]