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June 17th, 2018

Preview: Federer Goes for No. 10 at ATP Halle Gerry Weber Open

Roger Federer attempts an amazing 10th Gerry Weber Open title, challenged by fellow Top 10ers Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem who is fresh off his French Open runner-up effort. ADHEREL GERRY WEBER OPEN HALLE, Germany; surface: grass Seeds: Roger Federer Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem, Roberto Bautista Agut, Lucas Pouille, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Kei Nishikori, Richard Gasquet [...]

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June 17th, 2018

Djokovic, Wawrinka, Murray Unseeded at Queen’s Club/Fever-Tree Championships

Are you kidding? Unseeded Murray, Djokovic, Wawrinka, Raonic, Kyrgios and more…

Posted by Staff @ 7:43 pm in Tennis | 34 Comments »

June 17th, 2018

Azarenka, Kuzy, Stosur Unseeded Floaters Vying for WTA Mallorca Open Title

Unseeded floaters to watch are the former No. 1 Azarenka (starting vs. Aleksandra Krunic then (7) Safarova), the former No. 2 Kuznetsova (vs. (3) Sevastova) and the former US Open winner Stosur (vs. Marketa Vondrousova then (5) Suarez Navarro)…

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June 17th, 2018

Former Wimbledon champions Muguruza, Kvitova Headline WTA Birmingham on Grass

Four of the WTA Top 10 along with Vandeweghe and last week’s grasscourt title winner Barty make Birmingham a tough title to raise…

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June 17th, 2018

Federer Announces Return of Grasscourt Season with ATP Stuttgart Crown and Return to No. 1

At age 36 Federer continued his astounding run, reclaiming the No. 1 rank when he reached the semifinals, and winning his 98th career title and 18th on grass, raising his all-time best grass winning percentage to 87.5 percent.

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June 17th, 2018

Gasquet, Krunic Lift Grass Titles in Netherlands

“I don’t know how you pulled this off, mate, but the fact that you didn’t show how much pain you were in today, makes me respect you more,” Krunic said on-court after the match. “I think we’re both champions, and I’m happy that I was able to stay [in the match]. I was very nervous and it was tough for me to play, but I’m happy that I hung in there.”

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June 17th, 2018

Barty Ends Losing Streak to Lift Nottingham Trophy on Grass at WTA Nature Valley Open

“Nottingham brings back very good memories of back when it was an ITF $50K tournament, not even WTA yet,” Barty said. “I have really fond memories of it and always feel like I’ve played well here. To come away from the trophy again is really exciting.”

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