October 28th, 2018
Did You Know? Only Novak Djokovic has been able to successfully defend the long-standing Paris Masters title, winning three years in a row (2015-13). Winning then losing in the following year’s final were six players: Stan Smith (1972-73), Boris Becker (1989-90), Guy Forget (1991-92), Pete Sampras (1997-98), David Nalbandian (2007-08), and David Ferrer (2012-13).
October 14th, 2018
Djokovic through the first half of the year didn’t reach a semifinal until Rome in May, and lost first round in Indian Wells and Miami, and prior to the quarterfinals at Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid. After breaking through for his first title of the year at Wimbledon, the Serb hasn’t looked back, and is now in the race to dethrone Rafael Nadal for the year-end No. 1 ranking.
October 13th, 2018
Borna Coric dashed the hopes or a Federer-Djokovic Shanghai final.
October 12th, 2018
Former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both cruised into the Shanghai semifinals.
October 9th, 2018
Novak Djokovic improved to 12-0 against Jeremy Chardy.
September 29th, 2018
Interesting starts for (17) Keys vs. American countrywoman (LL) Pera, the struggling (9) Stephens vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (3) Kerber vs. the unpredictable Mladenovic, (10) Goerges vs. Konta, (7) Pliskova vs. (WC) Stosur, (12) Ostapenko vs. Rybarikova, (14) Muguruza vs. Makarova, and (2) Wozniacki vs. Bencic…
September 2nd, 2018
Juan Martin del Potro is back in the US Open quarterfinals for a third straight year.
August 5th, 2018
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…
July 22nd, 2018
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.
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June 24th, 2018
“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.
June 22nd, 2018
Roger Federer is the big favorite to win another Halle title this weekend.
June 19th, 2018
Roger Federer keeps winning.
May 12th, 2018
(1) Nadal looking at a quarterfinal rematch with (6) Thiem from last week in Madrid…
April 19th, 2018
The favorites were straight set winners Wednesday in Monte Carlo.
April 17th, 2018
It’s Rafa time!