Found May 06, 2012 on Tennis Grand Stand:
Regular watchers of the sport we love are well aware of the concept that as an individual sport, tennis is often more than just about the game: It’s about the people. Team loyalties are out of the window, and aside from an affinity to watch prettiness – the Del Potro forehand, the Gasquet backhand, the impeccable moves of a Djokovic, Nadal or Federer – there are those colourful personalities that make any match in this sport always worth watching. Which is why when the presence of said personalities in a final comes round, everyone gets to share in the joy, and this Sunday, we did. We met Benoit Paire. Benoit Paire in action in Belgrade, Serbia At twenty-one-years-old this Frenchman boasts an impressive physique where his long legs and long torso meet with a perfectly sculpted piece of facial hair that would make American hipsters cry in envy. It’s not Benoit’s athletics that give him his fans, it’s his fabulous repertoire of on-court theatrics that does. Catch him drinking cans o...

Kohlschreiber Upsets Lopez to reach Munich Final

German Philipp Kohlschreiber will meet Croat Marin Cilic in the final of Munich on Sunday. The German upset second seed Feliciano Lopez 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4.  Cilic put out German native son and former No. 2 Tommy Haas 6-3, 6-4. Sunday’s winner will take home earn $95,000. Singles – Semi-finals [4] P Kohlschreiber (GER) d [2] F Lopez (ESP) 62 67(4) 64 [3] M Cilic (CRO) d [WC...
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