1. Australian Open 2014: Nadal Defeat Is Federer's Most Demoralizing Loss

    In his post-match press conference, Roger Federer said he felt encouraged by his 2014 Australian Open results and remained optimistic about the coming season despite losing in straight sets to Rafael Nadal in the semifinal...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 7 months ago 7,500 reads 14 comments

  2. John Isner Prevails over Gael Monfils Despite Lack of Crowd Support on Home Turf

    The night session at the U.S. Open is a unique tennis-watching experience. Normally reserved tennis fans are transformed by some strange force into a raucous bunch, more akin to the infamous soccer hooligans in England...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 12 months ago 636 reads 2 comments

  3. Young Haitian-American Tennis Phenom Victoria Duval Takes off Her Shades

    When I first saw Vicky Duval play tennis in her first-round U.S. Open qualifying match last week, I was curious. Who was this young, Haitian-American 17-year-old with the sporty shades who was beating up on the No...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 12 months ago 16,482 reads 0 comments

  4. US Open Qualifiers to Watch for This Week

    It was make-or-break day on Friday, August 23, Day 4 of the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament. Thirty-two men and 32 women battled on the bubble for the final 17 spots in their respective ...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 12 months ago 796 reads 8 comments

  5. Robby Ginepri's Comeback Inches Forward: Wins First Round at US Open Qualifier

    Believe it or not, Robby Ginepri is the only active American male tennis player to have played in a Grand Slam singles semifinal. That includes the likes of John Isner, Sam Querrey and James Blake...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 12 months ago 1,719 reads 0 comments

  6. What Roger Federer Can Take Away from Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati

    Roger Federer ’s face openly communicated the disappointment and frustration he felt after losing to Rafael Nadal Friday in the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open (5-7, 6-4, 6-3)...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 1 year ago 5,461 reads 117 comments

  7. Milos Raonic Tops Pospisil 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), Makes History and Rogers Cup Final

    Much of Montreal was abuzz Saturday with talk of the all-Canadian semifinal at the Rogers Cup and the guarantee of a Canadian finalist in Canada’s Open for the first time since 1958...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 1 year ago 541 reads 2 comments

  8. Nadal Earns Semifinal Showdown with Djokovic at Rogers Cup in Montreal

    On a particularly pleasant summer’s eve at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both won their quarterfinal matches in straight sets, setting up a highly anticipated Saturday semifinal showdown...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 1 year ago 2,048 reads 13 comments

  9. Marion Bartoli: Queen of the Island of Misfit Toys at Wimbledon

    If you were Marion Bartoli two weeks ago, would you have dared imagine that you would be playing in the Wimbledon final in a fortnight? In your wildest dreams, were you holding ...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 1 year ago 620 reads 5 comments

  10. LeBron's Oh-So-Fragile Legacy: Heat Squeak by Spurs to Win Back-to-Back

    In the aftermath of the Heat ’s Game 7 victory over the Spurs , everyone was trying to get a piece of LeBron James . The coronation began as the buzzer sounded...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 1 year ago 549 reads 6 comments

  11. Finally! Andy Murray Defeats Novak Djokovic at US Open to Win 1st Grand Slam

    Two warriors. Four hours, 53 minutes. One prize. If there was any doubt about who the best two players in the world are on a hard court at this moment, tonight’s U.S...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about almost 2 years ago 269 reads 0 comments

  12. Murray Dominates Federer, Finally Breaks Through at Wimbledon for Olympic Gold

    It wasn’t a Major; it wasn’t the Wimbledon Championships; and it may be a lesser note in the tennis history books...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 2 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  13. Andy Roddick's 32nd Career Title: 5 Takeaways from BB&T Atlanta Open 2012

    "Hotlanta" lived up to its name this past week at the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open. Sticky, humid weather and a barrage of T-Storms and rain delays challenged the field of mostly home-grown American players...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 2 years ago 772 reads 0 comments