World number four Andy Murray had little trouble dealing with American Donald Young in his opening match at the Miami Open with a 6-4 6-2 victory on Friday. Murray, a two-time winner at Key Biscyane, broke left-hander Young four times as he wrapped up the win in 82 minutes.
Just as American writer Mark Twain described premature reports about his death as "greatly exaggerated", doom and gloom about U.S. women`s tennis is way off the mark, according to WTA chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster.
The fourth and fifth seeds Vijay Sundar Prashan of India and Ican Gakhov of Russia will fight for the singles title the MCC S R Subramaniam Memorial ITF Men's Futures Tennis Championships here on Saturday.
Fifth seeded Ivan Gakhov of Russia once again demonstrated fluent serving and stroke play to get past top seed Saket Myneni 6-3, 7-6(1), en route to the semi-finals of the MCC-S.R.Subramaniam Memorial ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here on Thursday.
Serena Williams practiced on Wednesday for the first time since a knee injury forced her to withdraw before her BNP Paribas Open semi-final last week but has not lowered her expectations for the Miami Open.