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August 12th, 2008

Federer Gets a Win over Rafael at Beijing Olympics

Okay. So it was the wrong Rafael. It wasn’t Rafael Nadal that Roger Federer beat 6-2, 6-4 earlier today at the Beijing Olympics second round. It was Rafael Arevalo.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:34 pm in No. 1 ranking, Olympics, Tennis, Tennis on TV, US Open, US Open Series | 91 Comments »

August 1st, 2008

After Federer Loss, Nadal Now One Win from No. 1 Ranking

Following Roger Federer’s second early exit in as many weeks, the surging Rafael Nadal stands just one win from finally claiming the coveted World No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Staff @ 9:37 am in Cincinnati, US Open, US Open Series | 203 Comments »

July 29th, 2008

Roddick, Federer, Djokovic Out to Find Form in Cincy; Nadal Out for No. 1

Disbelievers, Rafael Nadal won Toronto, and he won it emphatically losing just one single set. The guy has now won 29 straight matches spanning three different surfaces.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:06 am in Cincinnati, No. 1 ranking, Olympics, US Open, US Open Series | 162 Comments »

July 26th, 2008

Nadal Weathers Gasquet, Murray Finally Gets Over on Djokovic

Make it 27 straight wins and climbing now for Rafael Nadal after last night’s impressive 6-7(12), 6-2, 6-1 performance over Richard Gasquet at the Rogers Cup in Toronto last night.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:45 am in Canadian Open, Cincinnati, No. 1 ranking, US Open, US Open Series | 169 Comments »

July 25th, 2008

Federer Gets Decker From Roddick in Exchange for Mirka, Higueras

Obviously I’m joking. Such a scenario would unfortunately never, ever happen. And that’s too bad, though. Because in my mind, based on recent results both Roger Federer and Andy Roddick would both benefit from such a trade.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:15 am in Canadian Open, Coaching, No. 1 ranking, US Open, US Open Series | 155 Comments »

July 23rd, 2008

Federer, Nadal Get First Taste of Summer HardCourt Season Today in Toronto

Top dogs Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal return to action today in Toronto for the first time since their epic at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:12 am in Canadian Open, No. 1 ranking, US Open Series | 148 Comments »

July 20th, 2008

Nadal, Federer: What Lies Ahead?

In sports, a measure of greatness is seeing just how a champion responds after getting hit. Well, Roger Federer got hit by Rafael Nadal in the French Open final, then five weeks later Nadal knocked him down in the Wimbledon final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:00 pm in Canadian Open, French Open, No. 1 ranking, Olympics, US Open, US Open Series, Wimbledon | 128 Comments »

August 21st, 2007

Cincy, Toronto recap: Federer & Henin win, but fail to impress

Doesn’t it all look so familiar. A big Masters Series tournament in Cincinnati where all the top players compete, but where half of them suffer from playing the week before, and a top tier WTA event without most of the tour’s stars. Federer wins the men’s event, while Henin prevails as the top lady. Is [...]

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 1:58 pm in US Open, US Open Series | 39 Comments »

August 16th, 2007

Nadal retires, Djokovic flat, but players support back-to-back Masters Series

The ATP Masters Series inducted a new rule in 2007, where the Top 8 seeds received byes for their first round matches. This to make sure that they can get enough rest in between events, to compete in back-to-back Masters Series tournaments. It was a good move by the ATP, but Cincinnati is still suffering [...]

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 12:19 pm in American tennis, ATP, US Open Series | 71 Comments »

August 13th, 2007

Djokovic makes three out of two; Federer and Nadal face new rival

His win over Roddick was solid. His coup over Nadal was excellent. His triumph over Federer was unheard of. There’s a new champ in town and he has taken the place by storm. Novak Djokovic has done the unthinkable in beating Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in consecutive matches and has now officially become an [...]

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 12:26 pm in US Open Series | 44 Comments »

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2 Rafael Nadal2 Simona Halep
3 Roger Federer3 Na Li
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6 Milos Raonic6 Maria Sharapova
7 Tomas Berdych7 Angelique Kerber
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