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November 20th, 2017

Dimitrov Climbs to No. 3 After ATP Finals Title

“I proved to myself that I’m in the right place, and I deserve to be here in this tournament,” said Goffin, who will finish at a career-high No. 7, and has the Davis Cup final for Belgium ahead of him. “Then match after match, I took more confidence until the final. “So I’m proud of what I’ve achieved, even if I’m disappointed about the final.”

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November 12th, 2017

U.S. Stumbles But Vandeweghe Leads to 1st Fed Cup Title in 17 Years

Both the No. 78-ranked teenager Sabalenka and the 23-year-old No. 87-ranked Sasnovich had beaten the U.S.’s Sloane Stephens in singles, while Vandeweghe kept the U.S. in the tie with two singles wins.

Posted by Staff @ 4:31 pm in Tennis | 6 Comments »

November 12th, 2017

No Chung Change for South Korean who Wins Next Gen ATP Finals

“I was playing much better than him,” the Russian said. “I was dictating the match, and then just because I let my emotion go out and everything changed, because Chung, he was always there. He was always focused. He was always in the match. No matter if something went wrong, he was still fighting.”

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November 8th, 2017

ATP NextGen Finals: Great Idea, Poor Execution

The ATP NextGen Finals is a brilliant idea that the WTA should immediately copy next year.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:39 am in Tennis | 11 Comments »

November 6th, 2017

ATP Under Fire For “Sexist” NextGen Finals Draw Ceremony In Milan

Judy Murray and Amelie Mauresmo among those taking shots at controversial ATP NextGen Finals draw ceremony.

Posted by Staff @ 6:38 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »

November 5th, 2017

Goerges Beats Vandeweghe for Also-ran WTA Elite Trophy Title

“I have had a lot of tough losses in Grand Slams this year where I had to get over it, but I still continued to work hard and still continued to believe in my team and my work,” said the 29 year old.

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November 5th, 2017

Sock Wins Paris Indoor, Qualifying for ATP Finals

“There have been a lot of firsts,” Sock said on court afterwards.

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November 2nd, 2017

November Off Topic Thread

Off Topic posts

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October 29th, 2017

Pouille Party as Frenchman Takes Title at ATP Vienna

“Congrats to my good friend Lucas for his victory,” said Tsonga. “I love this tournament for the support they give me, every time I come here in Vienna. All the moments I spend here are special.”

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October 29th, 2017

Nadal, Federer Headline Year-end ATP Regular Season at Paris Masters

(2) Federer the Basel champion as of Sunday with a likely start against his long-time lefty nemesis F-Lo, then (16) Sock….

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 1:09 pm in Tennis | 19 Comments »

October 25th, 2017

Streaking Wozniacki Cliches WTA Finals Semifinal Berth; Updates

“It was so quick,” Svitolina said of the final four games. “I missed my chances. I cannot change them…My game was completely off.”

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October 22nd, 2017

Dzumhur Denies Berankis for ATP Moscow, 2nd 2017 Title

“I didn’t think about it. I was just trying to play good serves and it worked well. Some amazing backhands,” Dzumhur said. “A little bit lucky. I was close to the line two times. But that’s tennis, you have to be lucky to win some games.”

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October 22nd, 2017

Tsonga Continues Career Year with ATP Antwerp Crown

“He was serving unbelievable today,” the Argentine said of Tsonga. “I am trying always to return but he played better than me. He deserved to win. He’s a big player.”

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October 22nd, 2017

Del Potro Successfully Defends Title at ATP Stockholm

“I’m already in the Top 20 and I don’t have too many points to defend next season,” the Argentine said. “Could get close to the Top 10 guys. Could be a dream after all my problems with the wrist. To reach that ranking, that number again, would be fantastic for me.”

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October 22nd, 2017

Germans Goerges, Witthoeft Win WTA Titles in Final Week of Regular Season

“It’s been six years now, and I’ve been working hard for this moment here, and I’m just so happy and so emotional now,” Goerges said on court afterwards. “And at the same time, it means a lot that I can share this moment with Dasha.”

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