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November 3rd, 2008

Jankovic, Ivanovic, Williams Sisters Headline Doha WTA Championships; Nadal Out of Shanghai

Does anybody actually care about the Doha WTA Championships? I’m sure are there some pockets of people that do, but overall there just doesn’t seem to be a lot of buzz about the event.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:39 pm in ATP, Injuries, Tennis Masters Cup, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 45 Comments »

November 3rd, 2008

Nadal Withdraws from Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai, Simon Named Replacement

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal will forgo the season-ending Shanghai Tennis Masters Cup to recuperate from a right knee injury. Nadal, who is assured of finishing 2008 as the No. 1 player for a first time, hurt his knee during his match against Nikolay Davydenko in the quarterfinals at Paris last Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 4:07 pm in Tennis Masters Cup | 29 Comments »

November 2nd, 2008

Nalbandian, Tsonga Fight for Shanghai in Final Match of ATP Regular Season in Paris

The lengthy ATP season comes to an end in just an hour or so when David Nalbandian and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga battle in the final of the Paris Tennis Masters, the last event of the 2008 regular tour calendar.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:58 am in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 49 Comments »

October 31st, 2008

Tsonga, Roddick Serve Up a Treat; Nadal, Federer Opt for Tricks in Paris

What a strange day with the top three remaining seeds heading for the exits this afternoon in Paris, the last regular season stop on the ATP calendar.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:50 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 70 Comments »

October 30th, 2008

Nadal, Federer, Roddick Remain Scary-Good in Paris

The hits just keep on coming from Paris. Former/Future year-end No. 1s Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick all enjoyed easy wins today setting up for some great matches Friday in the quarterfinals at the Tennis Masters Series Paris, the final stop of the 2008 ATP regular season.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:11 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 100 Comments »

October 29th, 2008

Roddick v. Simon, Nadal v. Monfils Part of Intriguing Third Round in Paris

As I wrote yesterday, this final week of the regular ATP tennis season really is going out with a bang.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:49 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 51 Comments »

October 28th, 2008

Roddick, Masked Djokovic Roll in Paris; Federer, Nadal Play Wednesday

Indications are the men’s regular season will go out with a proper bang this week at the Paris Tennis Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:31 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 42 Comments »

October 24th, 2008

Blake Falls as Del Potro, Simon Move Closer to Shanghai

Lots of great tennis action this week, and with Rafael Nadal already wrapping up the year-end No. 1 ranking, the spotlight is now on those last few precious Tennis Masters Cup Shangahi berths.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:47 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup, Year-End No. 1 | 79 Comments »

March 31st, 2008

No April Fools: Pro Tennis Goes to Numbers, ‘Premier’

Last year the ATP and WTA tours each circulated a contest among their staff, ‘Let’s Confuse Fans Again by Renaming Our Top-Level Events.’

Posted by Richard Vach @ 5:38 pm in ATP, ITF, Madrid, Masters Cup, Schedule, Tennis, Tennis Masters Cup, Tennis Notes, Tennis on TV, WTA, WTA Tour | 9 Comments »

November 18th, 2007

Federer Gives Ferrer a Beat Down; Wins Fourth Tennis Masters Cup

Roger Federer capped another incredible season with a fourth Tennis Masters Cup title in five year after pounding David Ferrer 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 10:16 am in Tennis Masters Cup | 18 Comments »

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