PARIS - If young Americans like Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock are to keep climbing the rankings they will need plenty of the staying power compatriot John Isner demonstrated once again on Friday.
PARIS - While evergreen Tommy Haas was striking another blow for the over-30s on Tuesday, a few courts away at the French Open American Jack Sock, 15 years his junior, was crushing a seasoned Spanish professional with a display of pure youthful exuberance.
PARIS - Wild card Gael Monfils confirmed there is never a dull moment when he takes part in the French Open by upsetting Czech fifth seed Tomas Berdych in a first-round marathon at Roland Garros on Monday.
SAN JOSE, California - The U.S. tennis community mourned the loss of another ATP tournament on Sunday when the San Jose Open packed up and headed to Brazil after 125 years in California.
MELBOURNE - David Ferrer has won 19 titles and reached the semi-finals in three of the last five grand slams, yet for all his success, the Spaniard seems further away than ever from claiming one of the sport's major prizes.
MELBOURNE - It is a long-standing cliché in men's tennis that French players have an abundance of flair but would rather look good than get results.
MELBOURNE - For American tennis, it seems that when one door closes, another opens.
- A record of 70 points for the longest tie-break in professional tennis has been set at a Futures event in Florida when Monaco's world number 636 Benjamin Balleret beat unranked compatriot Guillaume Couillard 36-34.
MIAMI - Former world number one Andy Roddick believes the days when players captured grand slam titles in their teens are over and that Britain's Andy Murray has shown that years of hard graft need to be put in to achieve success in the modern era.
SYDNEY - Bernard Tomic's season got just a little bit worse on Thursday when Marinko Matosevic's victory at the Basel International ensured he would take over from his better-known compatriot as Australian number one.