Gallant Performance From Galan

Galan

Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championship, Houston [39] Steve Johnson (USA) vs. [241] Daniel Elahi Galan (COL) The twenty-two-year-old Colombian had never won an ATP Tour match prior to this tournament. Johnson was the two-time defending champion and expected to have an easy walk to the quarterfinals; however, the young Colombian had…

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Alexander Bublik makes a ranking move

Alexander Bublik

The mover of the week honors goes to the Kazakhstani. Alexander Bublik defeated two top hundred players en route to capturing the ATP Challenger title in Monterrey this past weekend. The Russian born player turned professional in 2014 and he has been talked about for a while now; however, I have never seen him play….

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Keys Defeats Wozniacki For Charleston Title

Keys

Volvo Car Open, Charleston Championship Match: [13] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) vs. [18] Madison Keys (USA) Both players are riding low on confidence and each was seeking a victory to jump-start their 2019 season. Both have suffered injuries and illness that have not only wreaked havoc on their bodies, but also on their games and their…

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MOVER OF THE WEEK: Felix Auger-Aliassime

mover week

Eighteen-year-old Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime gets the honors of mover of the week with his impressive run to the semifinals of the Miami Open. The Canadian almost made it to the final; however, his lack of experience in such a pressure packed situation was his undoing. Auger-Aliassime had both sets on his racquet but he fell…

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Barty Tames Pliskova For Miami Title

Barty tames Pliskova

Miami Open, USA Championship Match: [7] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [11] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) This would be the fifth career meeting between them, and they were tied at two wins each. Interesting tidbit, they alternated wins in the past and if the trend continued today, Barty was due to win. The two matches that the…

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