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Archive for the 'Clay Season' Category

May 25th, 2019

Paire Takes Down Ailing Auger-Aliassime For Lyon Title

FAA will have to wait longer for that first title.

Posted by Staff @ 5:08 pm in Clay Season | No Comments »

May 25th, 2019

Zverev Saves 2 MPs v Jarry In Rainy Geneva For First Title Of 2019

Alexander Zverev got on the board Saturday in Geneva.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:59 pm in Clay Season | No Comments »

April 30th, 2019

Milos Raonic Pulls Out Of French Warm-Ups, Will He Play In Paris?

Milos Raonic’s French Open participation is in doubt.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:02 am in Clay Season | No Comments »

April 21st, 2019

Croats Cilic, Coric Lead Way In Budapest; Lajovic Looks To Keep Momentum

The third year of the Budapest Open features

Posted by Staff @ 7:32 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Croats Cilic, Coric Lead Way In Budapest; Lajovic Looks To Keep Momentum

April 14th, 2019

Hercog Outlasts Swiatek To Win Lugano

Polona Hercog held off Iga Swiatek 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to win her third career title in Lugano. The victory is Hercog’s first since consecutive Bastad titles in 2011 and 2012. The 17-year-old Swiatek was playing in just her third WTA tour event, it was her first final. The 115th-ranked Pole will still break the Top […]

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Hercog Outlasts Swiatek To Win Lugano

April 14th, 2019

Teen Anisimova Takes First WTA Title Over Sharma In Bogota

Amanda Anisimova’s first title will always be Bogota.

Posted by Staff @ 8:27 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Teen Anisimova Takes First WTA Title Over Sharma In Bogota

April 14th, 2019

Paire Cruises Past Andujar To Win Marrakech Title

Benoit Paire is back in the win column.

Posted by Staff @ 8:13 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Paire Cruises Past Andujar To Win Marrakech Title

April 7th, 2019

Zverev Headlines Marrakech Field Seeking First Title Of Season

Alexander Zverev is starting a busy clay season this week in Morocco.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 pm in Clay Season | 7 Comments »

April 2nd, 2019

Rafael Nadal Has Been Practicing On Clay For A Week [Video]

Rafael Nadal already looks good on the clay.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:09 am in Clay Season, Videos | Comments Off on Rafael Nadal Has Been Practicing On Clay For A Week [Video]

April 2nd, 2019

Roger Federer: I’m Not Very Confident Going Into This Clay Court Season

Roger Federer is excited for the clay season.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:43 am in Clay Season | 14 Comments »

February 25th, 2019

Roger Federer Explains Decision To Play On Clay

Roger Federer says playing on clay will help keep him in rhythm.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:22 pm in Clay Season | 1 Comment »

February 20th, 2019

Roger Federer Will Return To Clay In Madrid

Roger Federer will return to the clay for the first time in three years.

Posted by Staff @ 3:07 pm in Clay Season | 3 Comments »

December 30th, 2018

Roger Federer Undecided On Clay Season, French Open

Roger Federer doesn’t rule out a return to the clay.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:03 pm in Clay Season, French Open | 2 Comments »

April 14th, 2018

Nadal, Djokovic Headline Start Of Clay Season At Monte Carlo

The clay season officially opens!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:24 pm in Clay Season, Monte Carlo | 60 Comments »

April 11th, 2018

Del Potro Announces Clay Schedule, No Monte Carlo

Juan Martin del Potro will play just two events before the French Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:39 am in Clay Season | 19 Comments »