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November 15th, 2018

Federer Books Final Four Berth At ATP Finals, Thiem Advances; Last SF Spot At Stake Friday

Roger Federer reached the last four at the ATP Finals for a 15th time.

Posted by Staff @ 8:21 pm in ATP Finals | 14 Comments »

November 14th, 2018

Djokovic Reaches SFs Stage At ATP Finals, Cilic Beats Isner; Federer-Anderson Rematch

Novak Djokovic qualified for the semifinals for an 8th time at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 pm in ATP Finals | 20 Comments »

November 13th, 2018

Federer Back On Course At ATP Finals; Anderson Cruising; Djokovic v Zverev Wed.

Roger Federer has never lost his second match at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:57 pm in ATP Finals | 50 Comments »

November 12th, 2018

Djokovic Starts Strong In London ATP Finals, Federer Returns Tues. v Thiem

Novak Djokovic won his 50th match of the season on Monday at the ATP Finals in London.

Posted by Staff @ 11:30 pm in ATP Finals | 11 Comments »

November 11th, 2018

Federer Goes Down To Nishikori In First Straight Set Round-Robin Loss At ATP Finals; Djokovic Monday

For the first time in his career, Roger Federer didn’t win a set during a round-robin match at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 11:28 pm in ATP Finals | 25 Comments »

November 10th, 2018

Federer Opens Play Sunday At ATP Finals; Anderson v Thiem

Roger Federer begins his bid for a 100th career title and 7th ATP Finals crown Sunday in London.

Posted by Staff @ 10:15 pm in ATP Finals | 23 Comments »

November 6th, 2018

ATP Finals Groups: Djokovic, Federer Clear Favorites

The ATP Finals groups were released on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:38 pm in ATP Finals | 24 Comments »

November 3rd, 2018

Djokovic Outlasts Federer In Epic, Will Face Khachanov For Paris Title

Novak Djokovic never broke serve but still managed to beat Roger Federer Saturday in a Paris thriller.

Posted by Staff @ 5:28 pm in Paris | 58 Comments »

November 2nd, 2018

ATP Finals Field Is Set As Cilic, Thiem Take Last 2 Spots, But Will Nadal, Del Potro Play?

The final 8 is set for now at the ATP Finals, but there could be withdrawals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in ATP Finals | 3 Comments »

November 2nd, 2018

Federer v Djokovic Saturday In Paris SFs; Khachanov Crushes Zverev

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 47th time Saturday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 10:01 pm in Paris | 76 Comments »

November 1st, 2018

Federer Foils Fognini At Paris Masters, Zverev Wins; Djokovic v Cilic Friday

Novak Djokovic has won his last 30 sets.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in Paris | 33 Comments »

October 31st, 2018

Federer Gets Walkover, Nadal Withdraws In Paris; New No. 1 Djokovic Back Thursday

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal didn’t hit a ball on Wednesday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 11:25 pm in Paris | 17 Comments »

October 30th, 2018

Djokovic Opens With Win In Paris; Federer, Nadal Wednesday

Novak Djokovic won his 19th straight match in Paris on Tuesday. If Rafael Nadal loses on Wednesday, Djokovic returns to No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 10:14 pm in Paris | 19 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 26th, 2018

Federer Overcomes Simon, Wins 18th Straight In Basel; Thiem Blown Out In Vienna

Roger Federer is into the semifinals at Basel for a 12th straight time.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Fall Season | 8 Comments »