January 2016

Groth Muscles Past Mannarino in Opening Round of Australian Open

January 19, 2016

Big-serving Australian Sam Groth got off the schneid and won his first match of the year Tuesday afternoon, defeating Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 7-6 (6), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in round one of the Australian Open. Groth had lost in the opening round of his last four tournaments, including Brisbane and Sydney to start the 2016 season […]

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Otte Tops Olivetti at Germany F1 Futures in Schwieberdingen

January 15, 2016

German Oscar Otte defeated Albano Olivetti (above) 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-5 in the second round of the Germany F1 Futures in Schwieberdingen yesterday afternoon, ending the Frenchman’s otherwise very good week on the comeback trail. Schwieberdingen was Olivetti’s first tournament since Wimbledon 2014, after which the big-serving Frenchman suffered an injury in an auto accident […]

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Albano Olivetti Returns to Competitive Tennis Next Week

January 7, 2016

Big-serving Frenchman Albano Olivetti will be back launching rockets again next week. The 6-foot-8 Olivetti has been sidelined since Wimbledon 2014, where he lost to Marsel Ilhan in the first round of qualifications. Shortly thereafter he was injured in a car accident and underwent surgery for a cervical hernia. Plans to come back in 2015 […]

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