Beloved in Miami for a great workout and overall fun game, tennis options abound in this city. Courts and clubs overflow with fantastic instructors and amenities everyone loves, but it’s that little special something some clubs have that other just don’t that keeps the crowds coming back. Whether it’s a first lesson or a hard-core competition, the city’s best courts and clubs’ll make anyone feel like a pro.
Taylor Townsend has earned a wild card into the main draw of the French Open after winning a U.S. Tennis Association qualifying tournament.
Robby Ginepri earned a wild card into the French Open’s main draw from the U.S. Tennis Association.
No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday.
At this point, if Maria Sharapova is matched up with Serena Williams at a tournament, bet on Serena. Williams beat Sharapova for the 15th consecutive time Thursday, rallying in both sets to win in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 in the Sony Open semifinals.
Novak Djokovic benefited from an erroneous call and claimed he didn’t realize he had broken the rules. When Andy Murray walked to the net and challenged him about it, Djokovic responded with a shrug and a sheepish smile.
Li Na became the first Chinese woman to reach the Key Biscayne semifinals when she beat Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 7-5 Wednesday at the Sony Open.
Maria Sharapova was happy to play an 11 a.m. match Monday, especially when her work day was already done by the time a mid-afternoon shower interrupted play.
Serena Williams overcame some sloppy play Saturday to reach the fourth round at the Sony Open by beating Caroline Garcia 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
Roger Federer earned the only break of the match in the opening game, lost just three points on his serve and beat Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 7-6 (4) Friday at the Sony Open.