Published: March 15, 2018 4:13 am
It was one of those reviews for Sam Querrey where there was nothing to lose. He exuded no conviction to suggest that his passing shot clipped the baseline against Yuki Bhambri, who had seemingly won the set. Querrey was back at his bench before the LED screens could map the ball’s trajectory. To the players, the umpire, and all in Stadium 3 of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the ball was long. To Hawk-eye, it clipped the line by a hair’s breadth. Probably less.
Bhambri, serving at 6-4 in the first set tiebreaker, had to replay the point and went onto win the first set. “We both saw the funny side to it, and when I walked by I told him he couldn’t have hit the ball any closer to the line,” Bhambri…