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Emotional triumph for David Ferrer

David Ferrer had won his last title a year ago almost to this date, in Buenos Aires. This year, he was not even supposed to be playing in the Argentinian capital. However, a little over a week ago, he...

An evolution for the good for Fognini

It is amazing how a good coach and more maturity can turn a career for the good, especially in a sport as mentally demanding as tennis. A year ago, Fabio Fognini was known for being a very talented player with...

Chatting with Chardy

Jérémy Chardy reached the quarter-finals of the Copa Claro after edging Aleksandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(3) in a very entertaining match, finished under the drizzle in Buenos Aires. After the match, the 27-year-old Frenchman had a very sympathetic quick chat...

Christian Garín: chatting with a promise

Christian Garín has made people talk for over a year, when he played a very tight Davis Cup match against Simone Bolelli, at only 16 years of age, in September of 2012. Last year, in Viña del Mar, the eyes...

Photopost – Worrisome weather in Buenos Aires

If the last 24 hours were busy with the announcement of Rafael Nadal's withdrawal and his replacement by two-time defending champion David Ferrer, today is busy with a whole other concern in Buenos Aires, hours away from the start...

Copa Claro – Nadal withdraws, Ferrer to the rescue

The news came out in the middle of the afternoon, yesterday: Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Copa Claro, in Buenos Aires, where he was to play next week. Nadal was not yet completely recovered from the back injury he...

Davis Cup – Here we go again!

We are a few hours away from the first round of Davis Cup. In the World Group, it means eight round-of-16 ties spread over five different time zones, the earliest (Japan vs Canada) starting at 23:00 ET on...

All for the Cup for Charly Berlocq

Carlos Berlocq saw a dream 2013 cut short when he was forced to retire down 0-2 to Ivan Dodig in the first round of Basel. This foot injury, that he sustained in Shanghai, forced him to pull-out of the...

Del Potro is going for the top

In the wake of the exhibition match that opposed him to one of his childhood idols, Lleyton Hewitt, Argentina's n°1 player, Juan Martín del Potro, met with the press to discuss not only the match he was to play,...

Hewitt: “The Grand Slams are the reason I still play the game.”

Lleyton Hewitt is in Argentina, where he will, tonight, face his friend Juan Martín del Potro on the pitch of Gimnasia y Esgrima, in La Plata. Yesterday, the two protagonists met with the media in Buenos Aires and they...