- Monte-Carlo R1: Radek Stepanek d. Ivo Karlovic, 6-1, 6-2
- Monte-Carlo R1: Alexandr Dolgopolov d. Ernests Gulbis, 6-2, 6-4
- Katowice F: Alize Cornet d. Camila Giorgi, 7-6(3) 5-7, 7-5
- Bogota F: Caroline Garcia d. Jelena Jankovic, 6-3, 6-4
- Houston F: Fernando Verdasco d. Nicolas Almagro, 6-3, 7-6(4)
News and Links:
Donald McRae talked with Tomas Berdych in an insightful interview for The Guardian:
“When you see someone coaching Federer you think: ‘Did the guy pay Roger to learn from him?’ But now it’s very nice because, when Roger was young, Stefan was his idol. This is an example of the strange chemistry you need. I’m not saying Stefan can’t give him one or two tips but, really, what can you say to a guy who has won 17 slams? It’s just about chemistry, and it can give Roger a lift.”
Richard Gasquet is out of Monte-Carlo due to a back injury.
Caroline Wozniacki showed up to support Rory McIlroy at The Masters sporting a new pink hairdo:
But Wozniacki returned to her usual color shortly thereafter.
Tennis on Twitter:
— Petra Kvitova (@Petra_Kvitova) April 14, 2014
Another former top player Tomas Enqvist (world #4) enters the coaching game this week with @FerVerdasco in Monte Carlo. Good move by Fer.
— Darren Cahill (@darren_cahill) April 14, 2014
so many assume, so little know.
— Sloane Stephens (@sloanetweets) April 13, 2014