U.S. Open champion Andy Murray withdrew from next week’s French Open because of a back injury, the first tennis major he’ll miss since 2007. Juan Martin Del Potro also pulled out.
“How often does New York get hit with an earthquake and a hurricane in the same week?” asked Paul Annacone, coach of No. 3 seed Roger Federer, a few days before the start of the U.S. Open in New York.
Mardy Fish re-entered the top 10 of the men’s ATP World Tour, putting an American back among the highest-ranking tennis players after a first-time absence last week.
Mardy Fish ’s loss in the third round of the French Open ended the chances of both his first Grand Slam title and the start of a U.S. tennis resurgence.
Mardy Fish replaced Andy Roddick as the No. 1 U.S. men’s tennis player after reaching the semifinals of the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Florida.
Top-seeded Roger Federer reached the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open today without taking the court when American Mardy Fish withdrew for unspecified health reasons.
Defending champion Roger Federer booked his third group win at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London by beating Mardy Fish.
Six-time champion Roger Federer was upset by France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.
Tennis’s top 10 rankings won’t have any Americans for the first time ever next week as an injured Serena Williams drops out of the women’s list.
Mardy Fish is getting used to this, and starting to like it.