Sam Querrey, who described himself earlier in the week as “Debbie Downer” for getting too negative in tight matches, might want to start calling himself “the cat” if for nothing else because Querrey used up all of his “nine lives” and then some in getting out of four back to back three set matches at this week’s Farmers Classic in Los Angeles on his way to repeating as champion with a 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-3 win over top seed Andy Murray. Aside from making his hometown crowd happy, Querrey earned his first ever victory over Murray and against a top five player in his career. Meanwhile for Murray, despite a nice run to the finals, it’s another disappointing loss for the Scot who started out strong but ended up being beaten by his own “cat and mouse” game. And prior to that, doubles specialists the Bryan Brothers, to the delight of many local fans who turned out to watch the native Southern California boys, made good on history. Continue reading
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Although many are focused on the grass tournaments underway, the American hardcourt season will kick off this summer soon enough. Many of the smaller events that are part of the U.S. Open Series are not only offering fans a chance to see their favorite players, but are including concerts not only as added entertainment for fans but as a way to support local charities and non-profit tennis organizations.
In Los Angeles, the Farmers Classic, formerly known as the L.A. Tennis Open, is taking advantage of being in the center of the entertainment capital of the world by hosting two concerts featuring some big names. And with local favorites and defending doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan, who also have their own band and album, set to defend their title in L.A., don’t be surprised to see the hard rocking twins offer their own jam session before the week is through. Continue reading