Coming off successive titles in Bangkok and Tokyo, Murray played a mistake-free match, holding serve throughout and converting four-of-11 break point opportunities, and is now in great position to win his third straight tournament.
A day after narrowly escaping his second first-round exit in as many weeks, American Andy Roddick regained his form at the 2011 Shanghai Rolex Masters with a straight-set victory over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5.
How confident are Yankee fans tonight? The truth is, not very. Desperate for a win, they hand the ball to A.J. Burnett to save their season. He has the highest earned run average of any regular Yankee starting pitcher.
To some, no matter how powerfully or gracefully it's done, tennis will always be the simple act of bouncing a little yellow ball off of catgut and across a 78 foot expanse. But to a few of us, tennis is more than just tennis.
Major news. An organization called Sport England has given preliminary recognition to the World Egg Throwing Federation. There's even talk of making it an Olympic sport one day. I couldn't be more eggcited.
In a couple of weeks, women badminton players will have to wear skirts "to ensure the attractive presentation of badminton." Shorts, tights or tracksuit bottoms may still be worn, as long as they're underneath the skirt.