Memphis, Marseille, Buenos Aires roundup
The tour continued this week with the ATP 500 level U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships in Memphis and 2 ATP 250 level events in Marseille and Buenos Aires. After knocking off John Isner in the first round, Uzbekistani Dennis Istomin made a strong run but was dispatched in the Memphis semifinals in 3 sets by hard serving lefty Feliciano Lopez. Lopez will meet Japanese phenom Kei Nishikori in today’s final, which will be broadcast live on Tennis Channel at 4 pm EST.
In Marseille, we will be seeing a great matchup of 2 of the game’s most powerful and perennial top ten players Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga. And in Buenos Aires, Stanislav Wawrinka contiues his great run in 2013 as he knocked off Nicolas Almagro to face David Ferrer in the final on the clay courts of Buenos Aires.