Murray Ends The Streak

Rogers Cup, Montreal Men’s Final: [CR1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. [CR3] Andy Murray (GBR) This was their fifth meeting this year and the previous four had all ended in favor of Djokovic. Therefore, it was expected that this match would also go his way today. A battle was anticipated based on their last encounter and the…

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The Pressure Got To Williams

Rogers Cup, Toronto Women’s Semifinal: [CR1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [CR20] Belinda Bencic (SUI) The pressure has gotten to Williams. In a match strewn with errors and poor serving from Williams, she compounded the problem by failing to convert on numerous break chances. As Williams grew frustrated and distracted, the teenager, Bencic, stayed calm and focused…

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Isner Keeps Kyrgios Quiet

Rogers Cup, Montreal [CR12] John Isner (USA) vs. [CR41] Nicholas Kyrgios (AUS) Amidst the controversy surrounding Kyrgios, Isner maintained his focus. Despite his ailing back and left knee, Isner was able to keep Kyrgios quiet. It was a rather lukewarm performance from the youngster. After last night’s debacle, he maintained for the most part a…

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New Look, Same Williams

Rogers Cup, Toronto [CR1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [CR26] Flavia Pennetta (ITA) New look, same Williams, as she dropped the first set and came back to win the match in three. Not surprising, or was there a little surprise given her dominance over Pennetta? The slow start was expected as she has been recuperating a right…

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