May 2016

Groth Defeats Broady at Manchester Challenger

May 31, 2016

Defending champion Sam Groth opened his grasscourt season with a workman-like 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win over Brit Liam Broady at the Manchester Challenger earlier today. The big-serving Australian, fresh off a first-round shellacking at the hands of Rafael Nadal at the French Open last week, found the English weather and the grass surface much more […]

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Murray Completes Stunning Comeback Against Stepanek

May 24, 2016

Andy Murray rallied from a two-set deficit to defeat Czech veteran Radek Stepanek 3-6, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 earlier today at the French Open. The first-round thriller, carried over from last night after waning daylight forced suspension of play, marked the ninth time Murray has escaped from two sets down and the third time at […]

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Djokovic Outlasts Nadal in Rome Masters Quarterfinals

May 13, 2016

Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic edged past Rafael Nadal 7-5, 7-6 (4) in a thrilling quarterfinal match at the Rome Masters Friday afternoon — a contest more resembling a final than a quarterfinal clash. Djokovic rallied from a break down in each set and fended off five set points in the second set to defeat […]

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Groth Tops Kwon at Seoul Challenger

May 11, 2016

Sam Groth defeated South Korean Soon Woo Kwon 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 earlier today in a second round match at the Seoul Challenger. The win sends Groth, who has been struggling mightily all season, into the quarterfinals on Friday against Alexander Kudryavtsev and marks the first time this year the big-serving Australian has won two matches […]

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