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February 10th, 2018

Federer Can Regain No. 1 Next Week at ATP Rotterdam; Tournament Preview

Federer to become No. 1 will likely have to beat a qualifier, then the Philipp Kohlschreiber-Karen Khachanov winner, then Stan Wawrinka…

Posted by Staff @ 10:36 pm in Tennis | 166 Comments »

February 3rd, 2018

Goffin Top Seed, Large French Contingent at ATP Montpellier; Preview

Tough starts for (1) Goffin vs. Simon, (7) Ferrer vs. the powerful Khachanov, (5) Gasquet vs. the riser Medvedev, and (3) Tsonga vs. the Brown-Mahut winner…(2) Pouille starts against a qualifier…

Posted by Staff @ 5:03 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

February 1st, 2018

Zverev, Kyrgios, Shapovalov, Goffin Headline Start Of 2018 Davis Cup

The young guns get center stage this weekend in Davis Cup.

Posted by Staff @ 10:41 pm in Davis Cup | 4 Comments »

November 26th, 2017

Goffin Heroics Can’t Stop France from Claiming 10th Davis Cup

“I’m so proud of my team,” said Pouille after watching France raise the cup for the first time in 16 years. “We really wanted this trophy and finally we’ve got it.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:58 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 4 Comments »

November 23rd, 2017

Goffin, Belgium Seeking First Davis Cup Title This Weekend In France

Belgium seeks a first Davis Cup title this weekend in France.

Posted by Staff @ 11:44 pm in Davis Cup | 4 Comments »

November 20th, 2017

Dimitrov Climbs To No. 3 After ATP Finals Title Win Over Goffin

“I proved to myself that I’m in the right place, and I deserve to be here in this tournament,” said Goffin, who will finish at a career-high No. 7, and has the Davis Cup final for Belgium ahead of him. “Then match after match, I took more confidence until the final. “So I’m proud of what I’ve achieved, even if I’m disappointed about the final.”

Posted by Staff @ 2:36 am in ATP Finals | 6 Comments »

November 19th, 2017

Federer Shocked By Goffin, Dimitrov Finally Gets Past Sock To Reach Title Match At ATP Finals

A surprise final is set in London.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in ATP Finals | 31 Comments »

November 18th, 2017

Goffin Advances To London ATP SF To Face Federer; Sock v Dimitrov

The semifinals at the ATP Finals are set.

Posted by Staff @ 12:30 am in ATP Finals | 234 Comments »

November 16th, 2017

Sock Stuns Choking Zverev To Reach ATP Semis; Goffin v Thiem Fri For Final SF Spot

One spot remains in the semifinals at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:47 pm in ATP Finals | 33 Comments »

November 15th, 2017

Dimitrov Dominates Goffin To Reach ATP SFs; Zverev v Sock Thurs

Two of the four SFs spots in the ATP Finals at London are filled, one more will be placed on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:38 pm in ATP Finals | 7 Comments »

November 13th, 2017

Goffin Finally Prevails Over Nadal; Federer v Zverev Tuesday

David Goffin and Grigor Dimitrov each won their first career match at the ATP Finals on Monday in London.

Posted by Staff @ 10:31 pm in ATP Finals | 139 Comments »

November 11th, 2017

ATP Finals Preview: Nadal Seeks First London Title, Federer An 8th

Who’ll win the 2017 ATP Finals?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:44 pm in ATP Finals | 65 Comments »

November 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: I Played Roger This Year On Surfaces He Likes

Rafael Nadal won’t get to play Roger Federer on clay this year.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:41 pm in ATP Finals | 19 Comments »

November 2nd, 2017

David Goffin Becomes 7th Player In London ATP Finals; Del Potro, Isner Chasing PCB For Last Spot

David Goffin will make his debut at the ATP Finals in 10 days.

Posted by Staff @ 4:21 pm in ATP Finals | 17 Comments »

November 2nd, 2017

Nadal Gets No. 1; Del Potro Makes London Push, Goffin A Win From Qualifying

Rafael Nadal wrapped up No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 12:54 am in Paris | 120 Comments »