May 2012

Almagro Ends Baker Run to Win Nice Open

May 26, 2012

Defending champion Nicolas Almagro ended the fairytale run of Brian Baker Saturday afternoon, defeating the unheralded American qualifier 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Nice Open. Almagro, seeded third and currently ranked No, 14, improved to 12-5 in ATP Tour finals, while winning his second title of the year. The Spaniard won at Sao […]

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Aussie Sam Groth Smashes Fastest Serve Record with 163 MPH Missile

May 12, 2012

Australian Sam Groth shattered the mark for the fastest recorded serve in professional tennis three days ago at an ATP Challenger event in Busan, South Korea. The strapping 6-foot-4, 210-pound journeyman blasted an ace past Uladzimir Ignatik of Belarus registering an astounding 163 mph (263 kph) on the radar gun, far surpassing the record of […]

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