Alcaraz Comes Of Age in Miami, Wins First Masters 1000 Title

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, April 4, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Both Casper Ruud and Carlos Alcaraz arrived at the title match of the Miami Open presented by Itaú Sunday afternoon each seeking to cap their dream run by winning their first ATP Masters […]

Alcaraz Is the Present – And The Future – Of Men’s Tennis

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, April 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Carlos Alcaraz is no longer just a potential star – he’s the present and the future of men’s tennis. The 18-year-old from El Palmar, Murcia, Spain has garnered plenty of attention during this […]

Swiatek Completes Sunshine Double With Miami Open Title

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, April 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Two days shy of making her debut at No. 1 in the WTA Rankings, Iga Swiatek gave a thoroughly dominant performance and beautiful display of tennis by winning the Miami Open presented by […]

Ruud Ends Cerundolo’s Dream Run At Miami Open

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, April 2, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Casper Ruud and Francisco Cerundolo, both 23, came into their semifinal showdown at the Miami Open presented by Itaú each vying for their first ATP Masters 100 final. While the sixth-seeded Ruud of […]

Hurkacz Derails Medvedev’s Quest For No. 1

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, April 1, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) With a return to the No. 1 ranking on the line as well as a berth in his first Miami Open presented by Itaú men’s singles final riding on the outcome, just exactly what […]

Confident Pegula Making The Most Of Her Miami Open Opportunities

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 31, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The last time a WTA player reached the semifinals at both Indian Wells and Miami was five years ago when former World No. 1 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic accomplished the feat […]

Zverev Shortens Points, Advances To Miami Open Quarterfinals

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 30, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) As the Miami Open presented by Itaú reached the men’s round of 16 and the women’s quarterfinal round, there were plenty of interesting matchups to be found on Tuesday’s order of play – […]

Medvedev Moves One Win Closer To Regaining No. 1 Ranking

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 2 and top seed Daniil Medvedev has quietly but efficiently gone about his business during the Miami Open presented by Itaú to reach the fourth round. The Russian has won four […]

Draper Records First ATP Masters 1000 Win

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 25, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Jack Draper has played only six ATP Tour matches in his budding pro career which began four years ago. However, the 20-year-old from Sutton, England will always remember his third ATP Tour victory. […]

Hurkacz Beats Friend, Foe Sinner For Miami Title

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, April 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz and Jannik Sinner of Italy are two of the nicest players on the ATP Tour. They’re friends off the court, occasional doubles partners on it, and on Sunday afternoon, they […]