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November 8th, 2009

Djokovic Takes Down Federer in Switzerland; Murray Victorious in Valencia

Novak Djokovic stuns Roger Federer in Switzerland.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:28 pm in ATP, Paris, Year-End No. 1 | 193 Comments »

November 8th, 2009

Federer, Nadal Top Seeds as ATP Regular Season Closes in Paris

Sean Randall breaks down the final event of the 2009 ATP regular season, the Paris Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:08 am in American Women, London, Paris, Year-End No. 1 | 42 Comments »

November 7th, 2009

Federer, Djokovic, Murray Bid For Weekend ATP Titles

In promises to be a strong weekend of tennis with three of the top four ranked players all in action.

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in 2009 Season, Tennis Masters Cup, Year-End No. 1 | 160 Comments »

November 4th, 2009

Federer Reaches Basel QFs, Djokovic Plays Thursday; Murray Alive in Valencia

Three-time champ Roger Federer is into the Basel quarterfinals after 6-3, 6-3 win over Andreas Seppi.

Posted by Staff @ 10:02 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, Year-End No. 1 | 169 Comments »

October 29th, 2009

Serena Beats Venus, Clinches No. 1 at Doha

Serena Williams will finish No. 1 on the WTA after defeating sister Venus at the Doha Championships.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:40 am in Doha, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 9 Comments »

August 24th, 2009

5 US Open Dream Matches

Just for fun, I am trying something different. As the 2009 hard court season heads toward the finish line, I came up with some hypothetical matches between former U.S. Open champions.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:49 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, Australian Open, No. 1 ranking, US Open, US Open Series, Year-End No. 1 | 119 Comments »

June 14th, 2009

Federer Breaks the Curse; Sampras as Pioneer

Pete Sampras sent the message that if a player were talented, self-disciplined and professional, he could exceed the seven or eight majors that seemed to be the best one could hope for in a career.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:35 pm in 2009 Season, Australian Open, French Open, Grand Slams, US Open, Wimbledon, Year-End No. 1 | 168 Comments »

April 5th, 2009

Murray, Djokovic Tangle Today for Miami Title

Sean Randall handicaps the men’s final from the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:07 am in 2009 Season, ATP, French Open, Miami, No. 1 ranking, Year-End No. 1 | 104 Comments »

February 5th, 2009

Nadal, Federer Australian Open Postscript

What will be the after effects of Rafael Nadal’s win over Roger Federer at the Australian Open?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:12 am in 2009 Season, Year-End No. 1 | 433 Comments »

February 1st, 2009

Nadal Better than Federer, Captures Australian Open

Rafael Nadal is the new king of tennis, simple as that.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:28 am in Australian Open, Year-End No. 1 | 253 Comments »

January 31st, 2009

Federer, Nadal Resume Historic Rivalry in Australian Open Final

Sean Randall breaks down the upcoming 19th career meeting between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal which comes in the Australian Open final, their first career hardcourt meeting in a major.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:31 pm in 2009 Season, Australian Open, Year-End No. 1 | 106 Comments »

January 12th, 2009

Why Roger Federer will Finish 2009 at No. 1

Sean Randall previews the 2009 ATP tennis season and predicts Roger Federer will return to the No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:44 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, Australian Open, French Open, US Open, Wimbledon, Year-End No. 1 | 190 Comments »

November 17th, 2008

Djokovic Captures Masters Cup, Then Suffers Injury While Celebrating

Just when I thought Novak Djokovic had turned the corner, he goes back to his usual ways.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:14 pm in ATP, Injuries, Schedule, Tennis Masters Cup, Tennis on TV, Year-End No. 1 | 139 Comments »

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 »

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 »