This Week In Tennis
- RISING: Radwanska (+1 to #2), Stephens (+4 to #25), Kasatkina (+3 to #32), Cibulkova (+15 to #38), Vesnina (+34 to #51), Putintseva (+8 to #53), Schiavone (+11 to #90)
- FALLING: Keys (-3 to #25), Pereira (-6 to #55), Kovinic (-12 to #62), Van Uytvanck (-14 to #70), Arruabarrena (-6 to #86)
ON THE WEB
Charleston, Katowice, and This Week in Tennis
Meet the 69-Year-Old Tennis Pro Who Took on Taylor Townsend
Some Final Thoughts on Charleston
Stephens Strikes Gold in Charleston
Cibulkova Charges to Katowice Title
Champions Corner: Charleston Champs
Genie Bouchard out of Fed Cup with abdominal injury
Equal Pay Debate a ‘Wake-up Call’ for Venus Williams
How Sloane Stephens Has Found Renewed Success in 2016
- Juan Monaco, in only his fourth tournament back from wrist surgery, won his first title since 2013. By doing so, he also rockets 62 spots in the newest ATP rankings to #86.
- Jack Sock, the defending champion in Houston, battled a shoulder ailment and cramping before eventually losing to Monaco.
- Federico Delbonis won the second title of his career when he beat fast-rising Borna Coric in Marrakech, his third time reaching at least the QFs this year. Delbonis is also yet to lose his opening match at any tournament in 2016.
- Novak Djokovic opened a new vegan restaurant in Monte Carlo over the weekend. Aided by some of his pals on the ATP Tour, word of his newest venture was quickly disseminated via social media.
- Early last week, Tomas Berdych was implicated in the Panama Papers scandal. Now, we get word that Berdych was erroneously included in the report which listed names of famous people who conceal earnings in Panamanian offshore accounts.
- Bob Hewitt, convicted of rape in 2015, was expelled from the Tennis Hall of Fame.
- Monte Carlo is up next on the ATP docket. The European clay court event is the official kickoff to the European clay court swing, culminating on Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros. Eight of the top ten men will be in attendance, with the exceptions being Kei Nishikori and.....
- David Ferrer was a late withdrawal from Monte Carlo, announcing his decision via Twitter.
- RISING: Delbonis (+11 to #36), Coric (+6 to #42), Fritz (+10 to #69), Jaziri (+20 to #74), Monaco (+62 to #86)
- FALLING: Sock (-2 to #27), Klizan (-9 to #37), Querrey (-4 to #39), Mahut (-7 to #48), Sela (-15 to #75), Verdasco (-11 to #88), de la Nava (-21 to #96)
ON THE WEB
The Federer Perspective
Ex-tennis ace Nieminen not Finn-ished as Floorball Calls
Tennis is a Juicy Game of Love, Money and Murder - and Monte Carlo's Seen it All
Let the Drama on Dirt Begin
Czech news agency retracts Berdych implication in Panama Papers scandal
Jon Wertheim'sweekly mailbag
Make-or-Break Time for Rafael Nadal
Bob Hewitt Expelled from Tennis Hall of Fame
At Augusta and Wimbledon, Similar Auras of Tradition
The Body Serve - "Doubles, Debtors & Divas"
No Challenges Remaining - "Doubly Dominant Dominos"
Beyond The Baseline - "Andy Roddick on Djokovic, Fatherhood, Sharapova & More"
The Main Draw - "Fixing the Tennis Viewing Experience"
Tennis.com - "The End, and The Beginning, of The Masters"
The Tennis Podcast - "Federer Looked at Me and Said..."
WTA Insider - "1st Quarter Review"
Realz Tenis Fanz - "All Doped Up With Richard Ings"
Tennis Connected - "Previewing the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters"