L'affaire Năstase – a nasty piece of business

The first order of business here is to ask the obvious question. In what alternate universe did the men of a certain age who tend to decide these things within tennis federations think an old

Stephanie Myles

Poor umpiring dooms Goffin

They say one bad line call shouldn't affect the outcome of a tennis match. Because it's only one point. But a particularly egregious one early in David Goffin's semi-final match against nine-time

Stephanie Myles

Fed Cup weekend - Preview

There are a lot of big names missing this weekend (why should the women be any different than the men, when it comes down to it). But the Fed Cup weekend still will have good tennis on offer. No.

Stephanie Myles

Teen Amanda Anisimova still on a roll

Reaching the final of last week's $80,000 ITF event in Florida kicked off Amanda Anisimova's quest to win the USTA's French Open wild-card challenge in style. The 15-year-old remains on a roll. A

Stephanie Myles

When a tennis longshot comes in ...

At the start of this week's Monte Carlo Masters, Romain Arneodo had earned a total of $210 this season – $156 in singles, and $54 in doubles. He had barely even played; a few low-level Futures in

Stephanie Myles

David defeats Djoko as Serb's struggles continue

Novak Djokovic has, hands down, always been one of the most gracious losers in sports. In recent years he didn't have that many opportunities to show it. These days, though, it's becoming far more

Stephanie Myles

Buss: UCLA v USC – a personal look back

Friday at 3 p.m. on the campus of UCLA in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, California, one of college tennis's most storied rivalries will return for another instalment as the Bruins host the

Barry Buss

Estoril's brilliant pitch for No. 1

As world No. 1 Andy Murray was in the throes of a tough three-setter with Albert Ramos-Viñolas of Spain in Monte Carlo Thursday afternoon, the Millennium Estoril Open posted this piece of brilliance

Stephanie Myles

Sharapova to learn Paris fate May 15

Maria Sharapova is going to have to play the waiting game. The 30-year-old will return to tennis Wednesday in Stuttgart after serving a 15-month doping suspension. But she won't find out if

Stephanie Myles