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February 23rd, 2014

Djokovic, Federer in Dubai: ATP/WTA Previews

DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS Dubai, U.A.E.; Surface: hard Seeds: Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin Del Potro, Tomas Berdych, Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Mikhail Youzhny, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Dmitry Tursunov Floaters: Radek “The Worm” Stepanek, Igor Sijsling Notes: The defending champ Djokovic has won four Dubai titles (four of last five years) while Federer has won five…Djokovic [...]

Posted by Staff @ 4:06 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

February 23rd, 2014

Ernests Gulbis: “My Long-Term Goal In Tennis Isn’t To Be Top 20, It’s To Be No. 1!”

After winning Marseille, Ernests Gulbis has his eye on the No. 1 ranking. Is he serious?

Posted by Staff @ 2:29 pm in Marseille, No. 1 ranking | 9 Comments »

February 23rd, 2014

Ernests Gulbis Has Never Lost An ATP Final In Singles Or Doubles (7-0) [Chart]

Did you know Ernests Gulbis has never finished runner-up at an ATP singles or doubles event?

Posted by Staff @ 2:09 pm in Charts, Marseille | 2 Comments »

February 23rd, 2014

Rafael Nadal Saves 2 MPs In Rio SFs, Says He Didn’t Play Well, But Kept Fighting, Running For Everything

Rafael Nadal needs to save two matchpoints in an incredible win over countryman Pablo Andujar last night.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:41 am in Latin Swing, Rio | 42 Comments »

February 23rd, 2014

Philipp Kohlschreiber: I’m Not Going To Win A Slam, But Give Me Some Credit For Being Top 20

Philipp Kohlschreiber admits he’ll never win a Slam, but says it would be nice if the German media would give him a little bit more credit for making the Top 20.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:19 am in Dubai | 5 Comments »

February 23rd, 2014

Roger Federer: Yes, Rafael Nadal Could Beat My Slam Total, But I Want To Add More Titles

Roger Federer admits he’s said it before, but this time he really feels his best tennis is right around the corner.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:06 am in Dubai, GOAT | 16 Comments »