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June 20th, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Returns To Action Thursday In Halle, Queen’s

Dominic Thiem, Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka all suffered defeats Wednesday on the Tour.

Posted by Staff @ 11:43 pm in Halle, Queens | 65 Comments »

June 10th, 2018

Nadal Stomps Thiem For 11th French Open Title, 17th Grand Slam Victory

Rafael Nadal dominated Dominic Thiem for another French Open title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:12 pm in French Open | 63 Comments »

June 9th, 2018

2018 French Open Men’s Final Open Thread: Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem

Talk about the 2018 Men’s French Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 pm in French Open | 181 Comments »

June 9th, 2018

Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem For The French Open Title, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the French Open final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:31 pm in French Open | 5 Comments »

June 8th, 2018

Nadal Dominates Del Potro, Will Meet Thiem For French Open Title

On a very one-sided semifinal Friday at the French Open, both favorites rolled to victory setting up Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem title match on Sunday. Under comfortable blue skies, Thiem opened the afternoon up against the surprise semifinalist Marco Cecchinato who had stunned Novak Djokovic on Tuesday. In this first tour meeting, Thiem jumped [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:24 pm in French Open | 41 Comments »

June 7th, 2018

Nadal v Del Potro, Thiem v Cecchinato In French Open SFs; Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews and picks the French Open men’s semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:09 pm in French Open | 94 Comments »

June 5th, 2018

Djokovic Checked Out Of French By Cecchinato, Thiem Topples Zverev; Rafa Resumes Wed.

Who would believe it, Marco Cecchinato is in a Grand Slam semifinal.

Posted by Staff @ 4:35 pm in French Open | 143 Comments »

June 4th, 2018

Nadal Wins Again At French, Del Potro Downs Isner; Zverev v Thiem In QF

The fourth round began at the French Open Monday in Paris. Two matches went straight sets, two went the distance. Rafael Nadal upped his win streak to 13 and 38 straight sets after easing past 22-year-old Maximilian Marterer 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(4). The German Marterer actually pushed Nadal early gain a quick break. And then again [...]

Posted by Staff @ 4:54 pm in French Open | 140 Comments »

June 3rd, 2018

Zverev Comes Back From Brink Again To Make First Slam QF, Will Meet Thiem; Delpo-Isner Mon.

Two quarterfinals are set at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in French Open | 72 Comments »

June 1st, 2018

Djokovic, Zverev Advoid Upset, Rain At French Open, Dimitrov Out; Nadal Seeks Sweet 16 v Gasquet

Rains his the French Open again, but not before two top 10 seeds fell.

Posted by Staff @ 4:44 pm in French Open | 25 Comments »

May 31st, 2018

Nadal, Del Potro Dominate At French Open, Shapovalov Upset; Monfils v Goffin Fri.

Rafael Nadal has now won 11 straight matches at the French Open, 23 sets.

Posted by Staff @ 4:47 pm in French Open | 68 Comments »

May 29th, 2018

Nadal Made To Work By Bolelli at French, Del Potro Gives Hope; Djokovic Wed.

3 more men’s matches are still to finish in the French Open first round.

Posted by Staff @ 5:45 pm in French Open | 59 Comments »

May 28th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In Rainy Roland Garros, Wawrinka Ousted; Nadal To Finish Tues.

Rains stopped Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Staff @ 5:21 pm in French Open | 26 Comments »

May 24th, 2018

French Open Men’s Draw Preview: Nadal Should Breeze; Djokovic, Zverev, Thiem On Other Half

Sean Randall previews the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:13 pm in French Open | 58 Comments »

May 22nd, 2018

Poll: Who’s The Second Favorite Behind Nadal To Win The French Open?

Rafa’s the best, but who’s next?

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in French Open, Polls | 108 Comments »