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Mardy Fish walked on court Sunday for his first professional singles match in six months and eight days, his first match since beating Gilles Simon in the third round of the 2012 US Open. He was forced to withdraw from his US Open fourth round match against Roger Federer last September when the heart condition he revealed earlier last year flared up once again. It’s been a long road back but Fish finally made his 2013 debut at the BNP Paribas Open, a short trip from his home base in Los Angeles. Fish was first up on Stadium 1 on Saturday against compatriot Bobby Reynolds. It wasn’t the cleanest or easiest match Mardy Fish has ever played, but he left the court victorious after three sets, winning 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. He described it as a, “win just to get back out there.” Fish was the number one American player for much of 2011 and some of 2012, having taken the helm from Andy Roddick who would go on to retire last year. He is a much needed presence at a time when younger Americans like J...
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Andy Murray, playing a little-known but highly talented Russian named Evgeny Donskoy, had a scare before winning on Sunday. But that type of scare is nothing, of course, like the health scare Mardy Fish has been facing these past few months as heart problems seemed to threaten his entire career.
So there was a lot of emotion flowing around the vast Center Court here at the BNP Paribas...
Mardy Fish returned to competitive tennis for the first time this year with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win over Bobby Reynolds at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday.
''It's been a tough few months, for sure. You sort of feel like it was a win just to go back out there,'' said Fish, who had not played since last September because of a heart condition. ''There's a...
(March 10, 2013) American Mardy Fish who has been sidelined with a heart condition since the US Open, defeated countryman Bobby Reynolds 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Sunday. “It’s been a tough few months, for sure,” said Fish. “It’s nice to ‑‑ you [...]
Andy Murray earned a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win over Evgeny Donskoy in a second-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday.
Mardy Fish of the United States earned a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win over Bobby Reynolds.
Fish played his first competitive match of the year after not playing since last September because of a heart condition.
''It's been a tough few months, for sure. You sort...
In the early rounds of most tournaments, you can expect the main stadium matches to be blowouts. They generally feature low ranked players against the very best and often turn out to be some of the least interesting matches. Tuesday’s schedule featured third and fourth round matches on the main stadium, just about the right time for the matches to get competitive. On paper, the...