February 2008

February 28th, 2008

The quarterfinals was similar to the 1st round, as Mark and Mahesh rolled over their opponents, defeating Kunitsyn/Thomas 6-3, 6-2. The semifinals will be played on Saturday and their opponents are yet to be determined. Here are photos from Team Knowles from today’s match.

February 27th, 2008

Mark and Mahesh made quick work in the 1st round in Memphis, winning easily against the American WC team of Isner/Young with a score of 6-4, 6-2. They will next face Kunitsyn/Thomas in the quarterfinals.

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February 22nd, 2008

The quarterfinals in San Jose did not go Mark and Mahesh’s way, as they lost a tough match to Lipsky/Martin. Mark had defeated this duo with Mardy Fish last week but this time, Lipsky/Martin prevailed, after losing the 1st set. They won 2-6, 7-6, 10-8. Mark and Mahesh will move on to play in Memphis next week.

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February 19th, 2008

The 1st round was a breeze for Mark and Mahesh, as they won 6-2, 6-3 against Levinsky/Stepanek. They will face Lipsky/Martin, next, and Mark defeated that pair last week with Mardy Fish in Delray Beach.

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February 18th, 2008

Mark and Mahesh are back to playing together after a short break and they are seeded 2nd in San Jose at the SAP Open. They face Levinsky/Stepanek in the 1st round tomorrow. You can find the draw here.

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February 16th, 2008

The Bryans won a tight match against Mark and Mardy in the semifinals at the International Tennis Championships in Delray Beach, with a score of 7-5, 4-6, 10-5. The first set started off well as Mark and Mardy broke Mike Bryan’s serve to go up 3-2. But the Bryans broke right back and then broke again at 6-5 to take the set. The 2nd set was just as competitive and Mark and Mardy broke Bob Bryan’s serve late in the set, and then served it out to take it 6-4. In the CTB, Mark and Mardy had an early minibreak to go up 2-0, but then the Bryans took command and never looked back. It was a great match!

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February 14th, 2008

Mark and Mardy won in straight sets against Lipsky/Martin in the quarterfinals at Delray Beach. They won 6-3, 6-4.

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Februrary 13th, 2008

After storms and rain pounded Florida, which delayed play in Delray Beach, Mark and Mardy Fish were finally able to play their first round match. After a slow start, they were able to win a tight 2nd set, and clinched the win in the CTB. They defeated the #3 seeds Butorac/Perry 1-6, 7-5, 10-5.

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February 11th, 2008

Mark is partnerning Mardy Fish in Delray Beach and they have drawn the #3 seeds Butorac/Perry in the 1st round. The draw can be found here.

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February 9th, 2008

Mark and Marvin Rolle gave the Bahamas a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup tie against Venezuela, winning 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6. The Bahamas will try and close out a victory in the remaining two singles rubbers tomorrow.

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February 6th, 2008

A couple pages have been added to the site. Mark’s new few upcoming tournaments are posted on the Schedule Page and you can read more about his new partner, Mahesh Bhupathi, on the Partner Page.

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February 3rd, 2008

Mark will be playing in the Davis Cup for the Bahamas against Venezuela, which begins February 8th at the National Tennis Centre in New Providence. Reports and photos may be posted daily during the tournament so stay tuned for that.