Tuesday February 26th, 2013

Mardy Fish Mardy Fish has fallen from the top 10 to No. 32 in the ATP rankings. (Henny Ray Abrams/AP)

Well this is just great news: Mardy Fish will return to the tour for his first match of the year at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells next week. Fish, who hasn't played a match since withdrawing from the U.S. Open due to heart-related issues, tweeted the news of his impending return Tuesday.

https://twitter.com/MardyFish/status/306485383342985216

https://twitter.com/MardyFish/status/306485509042094080

Fish will also join Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras and the Bryans at the LA Tennis Challenge, an exhibition held before Indian Wells on March 4. JENKINS: Leader of ATP's next generation

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