The organizers of the Sony Open cannot catch a break. On the men's side, both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have pulled out of the tournament, and today one of the best women's players in the world also announced she'll skip the event.Victoria Azarenka, ranked third in the world, has decided to pul ... More >>
Miami sure is a starfucker of a town. Some Miamians would show up to a letter opening if an A-lister was on the invite, but a lack of starpower can be deadly for attendance.So maybe it's not too much of a surprise that as the Miami Masters (now officially known as the Sony Open) kicks off today in K ... More >>
The Sony Open Tennis tourney hits Key Biscayne in just a couple of weeks, and let's be real: It's as much about booze as it is about balls. So it's appropriate that the folks behind the big match have been hosting a series of happy hours, teaching attendees to make their signature Bombay Sapphire A ... More >>
Venus Williams didn't let a little Sjogren's Syndrome get in her way at the first women's singles match of the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne yesterday. No, no, she showed that disorder who was boss and whooped Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm in a 77 minute-long short match (6-0, 6-3). Th ... More >>
Just about the only bold names casual American tennis fans can be expected to recognize who performed up to expectations at this year's Miami Masters were Andy Roddick and Venus Williams. Roddick made it as far as he could until he got dropped by Roger Federer; meanwhile, Venus put up a good show un ... More >>
Local 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Nelson M. Lantigua of Miami died Tuesday in Iraq. 4,264 American troops have died there so far. [Herald]Kendrick Meek is going to qualify for Senate by petition, just because he wants to. [CBS4]City of Miami went through with the bailout for Jungle Island. [Herald]Sports ... More >>
The mens' side of the Miami Masters has shaped up to be quite surprising. First top seed Rafael Nadel went out in a sloppy loss in the quarter finals, then, today, second seed Rodger Federer lost to Novak Djokovic in the semis.Then, the normally reserved and professional Federer smashed his racket ... More >>
After Randy Shannon came aboard and decided to portray the football team as a monastery, it's been up to other University of Miami athletes to pick up the slack and keep the spirit of Thug U alive. The UM men's tennis team seems to be willing, in its own inept, frat boy-ish way. They'll play UVA (#1 ... More >>
Release the balls
You gotta have lime-green balls for this tourney.
The guy who turned Crandon Park around gets canned. It makes no cents.