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September 2nd, 2018

Del Potro Dominant, Nadal Wins At US Open; Federer, Djokovic One Win Away

Juan Martin del Potro is back in the US Open quarterfinals for a third straight year.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in US Open | 124 Comments »

August 5th, 2018

Preview: Serena Drops Out, Insane Men’s Openers at Rogers Cup Tennis

The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Canadian Open, Montreal, Tennis, Toronto | 1 Comment »

July 22nd, 2018

Hot-Handed Fognini to Defend, Face Last Year’s Finalist in Opener at ATP Gstaad

Fognin is the defending champion, in last year’s final defeating surprise German finalist Yannick Hanfmann; Hanfmann qualified and could meet Fognini in his opener.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 am in Tennis | No Comments »

June 24th, 2018

Federer Loses to Unheralded Coric in ATP Halle Final

“I’m definitely going to leave with my head high, thinking it’s been a good run in Stuttgart and Halle,” said Federer, who was 2-0 against Coric entering the final, and will drop to No. 2 in the ATP rankings behind Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Staff @ 6:12 pm in Tennis | 30 Comments »

June 22nd, 2018

Federer Wins 19th Straight On Grass At Halle; Coric Into First Grass SF

Roger Federer is the big favorite to win another Halle title this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 8:03 pm in Halle | 1 Comment »

June 19th, 2018

Federer Cruises In Halle Opener For 17th Straight Grass Win; Coric Upsets Zverev

Roger Federer keeps winning.

Posted by Staff @ 10:57 pm in Halle | 2 Comments »

May 12th, 2018

Nadal, Thiem on Early Collision Course in Rome; ATP Preview

(1) Nadal looking at a quarterfinal rematch with (6) Thiem from last week in Madrid…

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

April 19th, 2018

Djokovic Sets Thiem Showdown Thursday In Monte Carlo; Nadal Rolls In Clay Opener

The favorites were straight set winners Wednesday in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 12:52 am in Monte Carlo | 62 Comments »

April 17th, 2018

Nadal Opens Clay Season Wed. In Monte Carlo; Djokovic v Coric

It’s Rafa time!

Posted by Staff @ 10:10 pm in Monte Carlo | 83 Comments »

April 16th, 2018

Pain-Free Djokovic Dominates In Clay Debut; Thiem v Rublev Tues At Monte Carlo

Marian Vajda makes an immediate impact on Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Staff @ 10:48 pm in Monte Carlo | 23 Comments »

March 29th, 2018

Zverev Rolls Coric To Reach Miami SF, Will Face Carreno Busta Who Saves MP v Anderson

The men’s final four is set at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 pm in Miami | 32 Comments »

March 29th, 2018

Del Potro Outlasts Raonic In Miami QF Thriller, Win Streak At 15; Zverev v Coric Thurs

The first men’s semifinal is set, it’s Juan Martin del Potro against John Isner.

Posted by Staff @ 1:21 am in Miami | 88 Comments »

March 28th, 2018

Zverev Dominates Kyrgios, Big Men Roll In Miami; QFs Up Wed With Del Potro, Chung

The big men are ruling Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 am in Miami | 63 Comments »

March 17th, 2018

Federer Foils Coric, Faces Del Potro In Indian Wells Final, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks the men’s final at Indian Wells.. Roger Federer or Juan Martin Del Potro?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:10 pm in Indian Wells | 314 Comments »

March 16th, 2018

Federer v Coric, Del Potro v Raonic In SFs at Indian Wells Sat.

The final four is set at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:09 pm in Indian Wells | 100 Comments »