January 1st, 2017
In last year’s final Djokovic allotted Rafael Nadal only three games…Former champs in the field are Djokovic (2016), Tsonga (2012), and Murray (2009-08).
November 10th, 2016
Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga said no to being an alternate at the ATP Finals.
November 3rd, 2016
“Not an easy opponent because he serves and volleys, and I found the conditions quite quick,” the three-time defending champ Djokovic said of Muller. “I think I managed to find the right rhythm, right pace from the very beginning…I was quite pleased with my serve. I think I got a lot of free points there. It was quite a good performance.”
October 29th, 2016
World No. 1 Djokovic starts against either Nicolas Almagro or Gilles Muller, then likely facing No. 14 Dimitrov…No. 2 Murray will start against either Fernando Verdasco or a qualifier, then likely No. 13 Lucas Pouille…
October 26th, 2016
Juan Martin Del Potro will face David Goffin Thursday in Basel. The Belgian just beat Delpo in Shanghai.
October 23rd, 2016
“It was a tough match, especially in the first set when I was leading 5-4, 40-love on my serve [and lost serve],” said Gasquet.
October 22nd, 2016
Homegrown champ Stan Wawrinka is the top seed, and players Marin Cilic and David Goffin are looking to use Basel to boost their qualifying chances for the year-end championships at the Swiss Indoors next week.
October 15th, 2016
No Top 10ers but an interesting field between the multi-Slam winner Kvitova, the French Open champ Schiavone, the former No. 1 Wozniacki, the former brand-wannabee Bouchard, and the breakout player Siegemund…
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October 13th, 2016
Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic both were upset Thursday in Shanghai.
October 9th, 2016
Potential tough starts for (1) Djokovic vs. the upset specialist Fognini, (14) Gasquet vs. last week’s China Open finalist Dimitrov, (12) Kyrgios vs. Querrey who beat Djokovic earlier this year, (4) Nadal vs. the Troicki/Rosol winner, (10) Ferrer vs. Lopez in an all-Spanish meeting, (11) Goffin vs. Del Potro, and (13) Pouille vs. Hot Sauce…
October 9th, 2016
“It was tough, we had a lot of long rallies,” said the 21 year old, who saved 11 of the 12 break points against him. “I thought the way I returned today got me a lot of opportunities. It was a high-quality match, but I got lucky at times as well.”
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October 8th, 2016
Nick Kyrgios will bid for his third title of 2016.
October 7th, 2016
In what should be a highly entertaining match, Gael Monfils will clash with Nick Kyrgios for the first time at an ATP event.
October 5th, 2016
Former champions Kei Nishikori and Tomas Berdych crashed out of Tokyo on Wednesday.
October 1st, 2016
The field features three of the Top 10, in addition to US Open winner Marin Cilic and the enigmatic Nick Kyrgios…Tough start for (1) Nishikori against Almagro, who beat him a few years ago in Tokyo…
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