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October 28th, 2018

Federer Won’t Cop to Copil in ATP Basel Final, Wins 99th Career Title

It was the landmark 99th career title for Federer, and leaves him one title away from 100, and also from hitting double digits at the Swiss Indoors Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 1:10 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

October 28th, 2018

Svitolina Comeback Beats Stephens in WTA Finals Final

“I think I have nothing to prove anymore to anyone,” Svitolina said afterwards. “It’s definitely a good statement for myself and good boost of — I can’t say confidence, because I try to always have confidence in myself, to have it is my personality. I think for me it’s just that the third set really showed that I was mentally tough. That’s what made the difference.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:39 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

October 21st, 2018

Edmund Sends Monfils to 21st Career Finals Loss at ATP Antwerp

Kyle Edmund won the first ATP title of his career on Sunday, defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 3-6, 7-6(2), 7-6(4) to win the European Open in Antwerp.

Posted by Staff @ 10:00 pm in Tennis | 15 Comments »

October 21st, 2018

Khachanov Khonqueors WTA Moscow

Karen Khachanov became the first Russian to win in Moscow in nine years, beating Adrian Mannerino 6-2, 6-2 for the VTB Kremlin Cup title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:15 pm in Tennis | 6 Comments »

October 21st, 2018

Tsitsipas Sets Greek History with ATP Stockholm Title

Mark Philippoussis doesn’t count.

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October 21st, 2018

Kasatkina Wins Home Russian Title at WTA Moscow

Top-ranked Russian Daria Kasatkina fulfilled a childhood dream over the weekend, winning her homecountry VTB Kremlin Cup with a 2-6, 7-6(30, 6-4 win over Ons Jabeur to raise her first title on Russian soil.

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October 21st, 2018

Goerges Ends 2018 by Topping Qualifier Bencic for WTA Luxembourg Title

“Belinda had a great week and a great effort this week, coming through qualifying to make the final,” Goerges said on court afterwards. “She’s been in the Top 10 and I know how tough it is to get there.”

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October 14th, 2018

Halep Leads Women, Dzumhur Defends on Men’s Side at ATP/WTA Moscow

Interesting starts for (1) Halep vs. the Russian Pavlyuchenkova who can hit the Romanian off the court and will have the crowd behind her, (6) Kasatkina vs. the fast-court player Tsurenko, (7) Mertens vs. Konta, and (3) Stephens who has problems getting up for matches in Europe vs. the Russian Makarova…

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October 14th, 2018

Goerges Top Seed, Muguruza Takes Wildcard at WTA Luxembourg; Preview

Wildcards went to Muguruza, France’s Fiona Ferro and Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella…

Posted by Staff @ 6:18 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Goerges Top Seed, Muguruza Takes Wildcard at WTA Luxembourg; Preview

October 14th, 2018

Isner Top Seeds in Stockholm Open Field; Preview

Not many floaters but tough starts for (6) Chung vs. Fritz in an all Next Gen and (2) Fognini vs. Daniel who always plays the Italian tough…

Posted by Staff @ 4:48 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

October 14th, 2018

Preview: Top Seed Edmund, Defending Champ Tsonga, Raonic, Monfils at ATP Antwerp

Tsonga beat Schwartzman, who has finished runner-up the last two years, in last year’s final…

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October 14th, 2018

Teen Yastremska Beats Wang for WTA Hong Kong Championship

Unknown teen Dayana Yastremska of the Ukraine came out of nowhere this week to win the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open on Sunday, as the 18-year-old recorded a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Wang Qiang of China for her first WTA title.

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October 14th, 2018

Garcia Beats Pliskova in Marathon 1st Set for WTA Tianjin Crown

“The emotion and the feeling after the match point is something very special and very difficult to describe,” Garcia said afterwards. “That’s what you’re working on all year long to get, this trophy in your hand and those emotions.”

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October 14th, 2018

Giorgi Wins 2nd Career WTA Title at Linz

Linz remains magic for Camila Giorgi as the No. 5 seed and former finalist won her second career title, beating Russian qualifier Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-3, 6-1 for the Upper Austria Ladies Linz championship.

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October 5th, 2018

October Off Topic Thread

Non-tennis posts go here.

Posted by Staff @ 6:04 pm in Tennis | 36 Comments »