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May 14th, 2017

Nadal Stays Perfect During Claycourt Season, Beating Thiem in ATP Madrid Final

“This is a very emotional period of the season,” Nadal said. “I really enjoy these tournaments. I just try to go for all of them. I try to compete. I did well in Monte Carlo and Barcelona, and also here. I hope to do the same in Rome.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:03 pm in Madrid | 11 Comments »

May 14th, 2017

Does Nadal Have Anything Left in the Tank for Rome? Preview

Tough starts for (1) Murray vs. Fognini, (5) Raonic vs. the Haas-Dr. Ivo winner, (3) Wawrinka starting against a tough Frenchman in either Mahut or Paire, (8) Thiem vs. Cuevas, (13) Sock vs. the hot-handed Schwartzman, an injured (7) Nishikori vs. the Ferrer-Lopez winner, (10) Dimitrov vs. Del Potro, (15) Carreno Busta vs. Simon (winner to face the Kyrgios-Bautista Agut winner, then (2) Djokovic)

Posted by Staff @ 12:32 pm in Tennis | 31 Comments »

May 14th, 2017

Is Reaching Semifinals Now Success For Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic lowers the bar on expectations.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:07 pm in Clay Season | 3 Comments »

May 14th, 2017

Novak Djokovic To Remain Coachless Through The French Open

Novak Djokovic won’t pin the Rafael Nadal loss on his coaching situation.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:56 am in Coaching | Comments Off