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April 29th, 2018

Nadal Wins 11th Barcelona Title; 11th French Open Crown a Seeming Inevitability

“It’s very difficult to describe how to win 11 titles at one tournament. To win 11 Monte Carlos and 11 Barcelonas is something I couldn’t imagine doing. I’m just enjoying every week and the fact I’m playing in a tournament that I enjoy so much means a lot to me.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:48 pm in Tennis | 66 Comments »

April 29th, 2018

Parmentier Breaks 11-Year Title Drought at WTA Istanbul

In the uneven final Parmentier had 27 unforced errors to 34 for Hercog. Parmentier broke Hercog seven times in the final, and Hercog broke six times.

Posted by Staff @ 8:19 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

April 29th, 2018

Lucky Loser Cecchinato Bests Millman in All 1st-Time Final at ATP Budapest

“I lost Sunday [in qualifying] and now I won the tournament. It’s amazing for me,” Cecchinato said. “Maybe it’s a dream, I don’t know.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:57 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 29th, 2018

Pliskova Stops Vandeweghe Clay Power Play in WTA Stuttgart Final

It was the 10th career win for Pliskova, who improved to 10-10 in career finals, winning her last four.

Posted by Staff @ 12:34 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 29th, 2018

Anderson Top Seed, Hewitt Returns at ATP Estoril; Preview

Interesting starts include (1) Anderson vs. the Barcelona finalist Tsitsipas if the Greek isn’t too gassed, (8) Medvedev vs. the veteran Sousa, and (4) Muller on his worst surface (although he reached the final last year) vs. the American Sandgren-Tiafoe match winner…

Posted by Staff @ 11:59 am in Tennis | 14 Comments »