Fish and Roddick win in Atlanta, Pospisil survives hot three-setter

Originally posted on The Grandstand:
One day after losing his first-round match at the BB&T Atlanta Open, Mardy Fish–a two-time singles champion of the event–found the win column on Wednesday evening. And he did it with an old friend: none other than Andy Roddick. Fish and Roddick teamed up to win their opening doubles match 7-6(2),…

Atlanta R2 previews and picks: Isner vs. Stepanek, Sock vs. Kudla

Originally posted on The Grandstand:
Three in-form Americans will be part of second-round action on Thursday in Atlanta. John Isner is facing Radek Stepanek, while Jack Sock and Denis Kudla are set for an intriguing showdown. (1) John Isner vs. (PR) Radek Stepanek The two-time defending champion of the BB&T Atlanta Open, Isner will begin…

Is the Andy Murray lob shot the best in Tennis?

Originally posted on Tennis Talk :
Every player on the tour has their own strengths and weaknesses even the top player in the world have weaknesses but one of the shots of which is just truly incredible is the Murray lob shot. There aren’t many players on the tour I would say are capable of turning…

Hamburg 2015 – Nadal defeats Verdasco from a set down!

Originally posted on Tennis Talk :
It was the match we had all been waiting for, Nadal’s first match since his lost to Dustin Brown at Wimbledon and his first match in Hamburg was against a tough opponent in Fernando Verdasco who already beat him this year… I tuned into the match with Verdasco lead 5-3…

Roddick wins Atlanta exhibition, Lu advances in main draw

Originally posted on The Grandstand:
Andy Roddick made his presence felt at the BB&T Atlanta Open on Monday in advance of his main-draw doubles participation with Mardy Fish. A two-hour practice session featured Roddick, Fish, John Isner, and Justin Gimelstob. Roddick mostly watched, giving some occasional tips to Fish and Isner. The 2003 U.S. Open…

Fish returns in Atlanta, Isner No. 1 seed

Originally posted on The Grandstand:
Two-time defending champion John Isner is the No. 1 seed this week at the BB&T Atlanta Open as he aims to make it a three-peat. Isner has a first-round bye along with fellow top-four seeds Vasek Pospisil, Jack Sock, and Adrian Mannarino. The 6’10” American will contest his opening match…