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April 11th, 2016

Federer, Murray Begin Clay Season Tuesday In Monte Carlo; Thiem, Raonic Winners

Roger Federer and Andy Murray open their clay seasons Tuesday in Monte Carlo. It’s Federer first match since Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 4:05 pm in Monte Carlo | 52 Comments »

April 9th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Leads Way In Monte Carlo; Roger Federer Returns, Does Rafael Nadal Have Anything Left?

Sean Randall previews the Monte Carlo draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:09 pm in Monte Carlo | 144 Comments »

March 28th, 2016

Miami Madness as Murray Manhandled by Maria’s Ex

“To be honest I just played better in the big moments today,” Dimitrov said.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in Tennis | 44 Comments »

March 28th, 2016

Djokovic Continues Roll, Murray On Deck Monday In Miami Against Dimitrov

A pair of interesting Monday matches include Jack Sock against Milos Raonic and Andy Murray against Grigor Dimitrov.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Miami | 150 Comments »

March 22nd, 2016

Andy Murray: There Should Be Equal Prize Money Awarded At All Combined Events

Andy Murray made it known he thinks prize money should be equal.

Posted by Staff @ 10:15 pm in 2016 Season | 115 Comments »

March 15th, 2016

Murray a Daddy Downer in Indian Wells; Rafa v Hot Sauce Today

Tuesday’s riches of highlights in Indian Wells are (4) Rafael Nadal vs. Fernando “Hot Sauce” Verdasco in an all-Spanish, (5) Kei Nishikori vs. (30) Steve Johnson, (1) Noval Djokovic vs. (27) Philipp Kohlschreiber, (11) Dominic Thiem vs. (21) Jack Sock, (7) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. (31) Sam Querrey, and (16) Gilles Simon vs. Alexander Zverev.

Posted by Staff @ 1:03 am in Indian Wells | 28 Comments »

March 13th, 2016

Murray and Top Seeds Cruise; 6 Lower Seeds Lose at Indian Wells; Djokovic, Nadal Sunday

“I’m nowhere near where I was,” Krygios said of recovering from illness. “I was trying to force practice sessions here, trying to push, but my body wasn’t letting me do it.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:53 am in Indian Wells | 34 Comments »

March 11th, 2016

Andy Murray: The Baby’s Coming To Miami!

Andy Murray plays his first tournament as a father Saturday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:40 am in Indian Wells | 7 Comments »

March 8th, 2016

Indian Wells Draw: Former Champions Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Headline Field

Sean Randall previews the Indian Wells men’s draw. Will Novak Djokovic get his 3-peat?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:09 pm in Indian Wells | 33 Comments »

March 6th, 2016

Heroics by Djokovic, Murray Set Up Clash; Davis Cup Wrap

“The crowd helped for sure,” Murray told BBC Sport. “Physically I struggled a little at the end of the third set and a little in fourth.” Brit captain Leon Smith said, “I am lost for words at this stage — he is a man of steel isn’t he? What Andy managed to do was astonishing since he hasn’t played since the Australian Open final.” Britain will next travel to Serbia to face world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Staff @ 3:14 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 49 Comments »

March 3rd, 2016

Davis Cup First Round Preview: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori In Action

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are in first round Davis Cup action. If they win, their countries will meet in the next round.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 pm in Davis Cup | 123 Comments »

February 29th, 2016

Andy Murray Speaks About His New Baby Daughter Sophia

Andy Murray discusses fatherhood in a new interview.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:49 am in 2016 Season | 63 Comments »

February 17th, 2016

Andy Murray’s New Baby Is Named… Sophia Olivia

Sophia Olivia is the name of Andy Murray’s new baby daughter.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:09 am in 2016 Season | 35 Comments »

February 4th, 2016

11 Things I Think I Thought About The Australian Open, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams And Roger Federer’s Knee

Sean Randall recaps the Australian Open and some additional news of the week.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:28 pm in Australian Open | 71 Comments »

January 31st, 2016

Novak Djokovic ‘Serb Slam’ at French Open? Why He is Tennis’ Lone Star

But now it’s time for the Serb to enjoy the sole spotlight as the greatest player on the planet. And time for rumblings of the Serb going after a calendar year Grand Slam.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:28 am in Australian Open | 329 Comments »