Sunday Jul 20
Bernard Tomic finally did something right
JUST days ago, Bernard Tomic's career was in chaos. But this morning, the troubled Aussie tennis star finally did something to turn it around.
IMG and Bernard Tomic end partnership
IMG, the behemoth sports management agency that represents three of tennis' biggest stars in Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic and Li Na, is no longer working with controversial Australian Bernard Tomic.
Dominic Thiem opens bet-at-home campaign on winning note
World No. 55 Dominic Thiem converted five of 16 break point chances en route to a 7-5, 6-0 win over Jiri Vesely Monday in the first round of the bet-at-home Open.
Garber: Isner the latest (and last) to go
On Monday, the players collided in a third-round match that, because of rain, never took place Saturday.
Los Angeles Times
The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?
The Longest Day wasn't a war movie. It was about a rainy day at Wimbledon. American John Isner catches his breath during his second-round win over Jarkko Nieminen at Wimbledon on Thursday.
Wimbledon: Isner blows by Nieminen
After taking a tiebreaker by the score of 19-17 on the way to reaching Wimbledon's third round for the first time, John Isner put it quite succinctly: "I'm no stranger to matches like this."
ATP World Tour
Isner Wins Epic Tie-break; Wawrinka Advances
Four years ago today, John Isner made history as he won a record-breaking first-round contest with Nicolas Mahut in the Wimbledon first round.
Isner wins 19-17 tiebreaker for Wimbledon advance
Only one men's singles tiebreaker in Wimbledon history had more points than the 36 played by Isner and Nieminen: Bjorn Borg won a 20-18 tiebreaker in 1973.