Category: Tennis

Justin Gimelstob Pleads No Contest in Battery Case

Justin Gimelstob, the tennis commentator, coach and ATP board member, pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles court on Monday to a felony battery charge for his part in a physical altercation on Halloween night last year. The judge, Upinder Kalra, then reduced the charge to a misdemeanor and sentenced Gimelstob to three years’ probation…

Fabio Fognini Stuns Rafael Nadal to Reach Monte Carlo Final

MONACO — Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal’s winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters, stunning him, 6-4, 6-2, Saturday to reach the final for the first time and hand Nadal his first defeat here since 2015. Fognini, the 13th-seeded Italian, had beaten Nadal twice before on clay, and also once at the United States Open…

Where Have All the American Tennis Tournaments Gone?

The United States Clay Court Championships, a men’s tennis tournament that ended Sunday in Houston, signaled something beyond the transition from the hardcourt season to clay. It marked the end of the tennis tours’ two-month American swing, which featured six tournaments, including two of the biggest tournaments outside of the four Grand Slam events —…