Category Archives: Sports

The 2014 US Open: Things We’ll Miss (& Things We Won’t)

Yes, we know that the U.S. Open is still going. But with the women’s final obviously going to Serena, and with the men’s final freeing up our need to watch tennis on Monday night, it’s time to publish this piece … read more »

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ACHING FOR CHANGE IN NEW YORK TIMES’ TENNIS COVERAGE

Here we go again. Just when the tennis world is in New York City, the good old New York Times comes out with tennis coverage that is embarrassing in its attempt to ignore the beauty of the sport while fulfilling … read more »

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At This Point, The US OPEN Semifinalists Just Might Be…

As usual, it’s all about The Big 3: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. And since it’s 2014, we’ll throw Stan Wawrinka in there as the Rafa replacement (who won’t be playing in this year’s US Open, due to … read more »

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The ‘PopSocks’ Tennis Doubles Dream Team Maintains Their Perfect Record

American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil achieved yet another victory as a doubles team on Tuesday. It was their eleventh win, out of eleven matches played, so far. Not a bad percentage, especially for a team that had never … read more »

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BB&T Atlanta Open Final Results: Sock& Pospisil in Doubles, Isner in Singles

American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil, the pair who recently won the Wimbledon doubles title, are 2-for-2 as a team as far as tournaments go, after defeating Steve Johnson (USA) and Sam Querrey (USA) 6-3, 5-7, 10-5 to win … read more »

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It’s An All-American BB&T Atlanta Open Semifinal: Jack Sock Vs. John Isner

In almost perfect tennis-playing conditions at the BB&T Atlanta Open, American Jack Sock defeated Lukas Lacko of Slovakia in straight sets, 7-6(6), 6-2, in a quarterfinal match. It was the first meeting between the two players. With Sock being broken … read more »

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BB&T ATLANTA OPEN – Thursday Results & Friday Schedule

Thiemo de Bakker is making the most of his lucky loser opportunity at the BB&T Atlanta Open as he upset the No. 2 seed and world No. 17, Kevin Anderson, 6-4, 7-5 to advance to Friday’s quarterfinal, when he will … read more »

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BB&T ATLANTA OPEN — Wednesday Results & Thursday Schedule

Jack Sock, the 21-year old American, ranked No. 72 in world, became the first player to reach the quarterfinals on Wednesday at the BB&T Atlanta Open. He defeated qualifier Michael Venus of New Zealand, 6-4, 6-2 in the round of … read more »

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BB&T ATLANTA OPEN – Tuesday Results & Wednesday Schedule

It was Jack Sock victory day at the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday. Sock won both his singles and doubles first round matches. The featured evening doubles match offered Atlanta’s tennis fans the chance to see Sock alongside his Wimbledon … read more »

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BB&T ATLANTA OPEN – Monday Results

BB&T ATLANTA OPEN – ATLANTA, USA $ 647,675.00 JULY 21 – 27, 2014 RESULTS – JULY 21, 2014 Men’s Singles – First Round [9] S Querrey (USA) d S Johnson (USA) 76(3) 75 D Sela (ISR) d D Young (USA) … read more »

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