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March 19th, 2019

Miami Men’s Preview: Djokovic Looks To Get Back On Track, Federer In The Field

Sean Randall previews the Miami Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:29 pm in Miami | 4 Comments »

March 13th, 2019

Djokovic Stunned By Kohlschreiber At Indian Wells; Federer, Nadal Advance

Novak Djokovic is still in doubles at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:31 am in Indian Wells | 14 Comments »

March 12th, 2019

Big 3 Federer, Nadal, Djokovic On Today At Indian Wells; Zverev Out

The Big 3 could be playing together for two straight days at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:47 am in Indian Wells | 21 Comments »

March 11th, 2019

Nadal, Federer Open With Wins At Indian Wells; Djokovic Returns

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal began their march toward an Indian Wells semifinal showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 am in Indian Wells | 6 Comments »

February 17th, 2019

Tsitsipas Seeded No. 1 For First Time At ATP Marseille

Stefanos Tsitsipas is set to make his debut as a top seed this week in Marseille.

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 pm in Marseille | No Comments »

February 4th, 2019

Davis Cup Qualifying: Field Set As Shapovalov Leads Canada, Serbia In

The 18-team field for the November Davis Cup finals is set.

Posted by Staff @ 1:53 pm in Davis Cup | No Comments »

February 1st, 2019

Davis Cup Qualifying: Zverev, Khachanov, Shapovalov In Action

The new-look Davis Cup gets underway this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 4:10 pm in Davis Cup | 2 Comments »

January 19th, 2019

Favorites Djokovic, Zverev Cruise Into Australian R16; Nadal, Federer Face Tests

Federer v Tsitsipas, Nadal v Berdych at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 am in Australian Open | 21 Comments »

October 28th, 2018

Ridiculous 1st Rd Tests for Nadal, Federer, Seeds at ATP Paris Masters

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).

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in Paris, Tennis | 11 Comments »

October 5th, 2018

Gasquet Ousts Anderson In Tokyo; Shapovalov Saves Match Point, Bids For First ATP Final

An all-Canadian semifinal won’t happen in Tokyo.

Posted by Staff @ 6:31 pm in Tokyo | Comments Off on Gasquet Ousts Anderson In Tokyo; Shapovalov Saves Match Point, Bids For First ATP Final

October 3rd, 2018

Del Potro Advanced, Dimitrov Dumped In Beijing; Shapovalov Upsets Wawrinka In Tokyo

Events in Asia are taking shape.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in Asia, beijing, Tokyo | 37 Comments »

September 29th, 2018

Cilic Leads, but Unseeded Kyrgios, Wawrinka Add Sriracha to Japan Open Field; Preview

A mine field of unseeded floaters as (7) Chung starts against Shapovalov (winner to meet the Wawrinka-Taylor Fritz winner), Simon vs. De Minaur with the winner to meet (3) Tsitsipas, and (8) Gasquet vs. Kyrgios 2nd rd…

Posted by Staff @ 2:09 pm in Tennis | 13 Comments »

September 16th, 2018

Thiem Headlines, Wawrinka Spices-Up St. Pete Open; ATP Preview

Stan Wawrinka takes a wildcard into St. Pete where as an unseeded player he is looking at a meeting with No. 4 Karen Khachanov in the second round.

Posted by Staff @ 3:02 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

September 1st, 2018

Nadal, Anderson Win US Open Thrillers; Federer v Kyrgios On Super Saturday

Rafael Nadal and Kevin Anderson had to work hard Friday to stay in the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:40 am in US Open | 60 Comments »

August 28th, 2018

Former US Open Champs Nadal, Delpo, Murray, Wawrinka Day 1 Winners; Federer, Djokovic Tues.

Three guys played their final match at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:34 am in US Open | 65 Comments »