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November 10th, 2019

Sinner Delights Italian Crowd, Beats De Minaur For ATP NextGen Title

Will Jannik Sinner follow in the footsteps of past champions Hyeon Chung and Stefanos Tsitsipas?

Posted by Staff @ 11:15 am in ATP NextGen Finals | No Comments »

October 30th, 2019

Djokovic, Nadal Wednesday Winners In Paris; ATP Finals Field Taking Shape

One one spot remains at the ATP Finals. Four players are in the hunt.

Posted by Special @ 6:47 pm in Paris | 2 Comments »

October 27th, 2019

Federer Makes It 10 In Basel, Overwhelms De Minaur

Roger Federer wins his 103rd career title Sunday. 10% of those titles have now come in Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 6:58 pm in Fall Season | No Comments »

October 26th, 2019

Federer Tops Tsitsipas, Seeks 10th Basel Title v De Minaur

Roger Federer will try to equal his Halle haul with 10 titles in Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 4:31 pm in Fall Season | 8 Comments »

October 25th, 2019

Tsitsipas Advances To Federer Battle In Basel SF

Roger Federer and Stefanos Tsitsipas will meet for a third time in 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 8:14 pm in Fall Season | 1 Comment »

October 23rd, 2019

Federer Breezes In Basel Opener; Wawrinka v Tiafoe Thurs.

9-time champion Roger Federer won his 73rd career match in Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 7:41 pm in Fall Season | 2 Comments »

September 29th, 2019

De Minaur Edges Mannarino For Zhuhai Title

Alex De Minaur has three titles in 2019.

Posted by Special @ 7:18 pm in Asia | No Comments »

August 31st, 2019

Federer Motors Into US Open Final 16, Djokovic’s Shoulder OK; Kyrgios-Rublev Up Next

What will Nick Kyrgios do Saturday night in New York?

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in US Open | 25 Comments »

July 28th, 2019

Isner, Cilic, Anderson And Tsitsipas Headline ATP Washington With 5 Of Top 15

Two-time defending champion Alexander Zverev opted not to play Washington this year.

Posted by Staff @ 10:56 pm in Washington | 2 Comments »

July 28th, 2019

De Minaur Serves His Way Past Fritz For Atlanta Title

Alex De Minaur wins his second title of the season.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 pm in Atlanta | Comments Off on De Minaur Serves His Way Past Fritz For Atlanta Title

January 16th, 2019

Federer, Nadal Post Australian Open Wins, Americans Score Upsets; Djokovic v Tsonga Thurs.

Tournament favorite Novak Djokovic returns Thursday in Melbourne to take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a rematch of their 2008 final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:09 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 12th, 2019

De Minaur Downs Seppi For Maiden Title In Sydney

Shades of his mentor Lleyton Hewitt, Alex de Minaur wins first title at 19 in Sydney.

Posted by Staff @ 11:51 pm in Sydney | Comments Off on De Minaur Downs Seppi For Maiden Title In Sydney

January 3rd, 2019

Nishikori Slides Past Dimitrov In Brisbane, Tsonga To Face De Minaur Fri

Kei Nishikori avenged his 2017 final loss to Grigor Dimitrov Thursday in Brisbane.

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Brisbane | Comments Off on Nishikori Slides Past Dimitrov In Brisbane, Tsonga To Face De Minaur Fri

January 2nd, 2019

Nadal, Murray, Kyrgios, Svitolina Out Of Brisbane; Dimitrov Advances To Nishikori Showdown

The Brisbane event lost both top seeds, Rafael Nadal and Elina Svitolina, on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 pm in Brisbane | Comments Off on Nadal, Murray, Kyrgios, Svitolina Out Of Brisbane; Dimitrov Advances To Nishikori Showdown

November 10th, 2018

Tsitsipas Tops De Minaur For ATP Milan NextGen Title

20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas ends 2018 as the NextGen Milan champion.

Posted by Staff @ 10:42 pm in ATP | 1 Comment »