January 2009

Nalbandian Done Down Under

January 22, 2009

The travails that torment David Nalbandian in his quest to win a Grand Slam title continue. The No. 10 seed from Argentina was bounced from the Australian Open by unheralded Yen-Hsun Lu 6-4, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 yesterday. The second-round upset was the earliest Nalbandian exit in Melbourne since his first Aussie Open in 2002, also […]

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Andy Murray to Shine in 2009

January 5, 2009

Andy Murray jumped from No. 11 in the world at the end of 2007 to No. 4 at the close of 2008. More important than that, though, was his rise to elite status with Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. The Top Three became the Big Four in 2008. No longer was Murray just […]

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