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March 10th, 2018

Undefeated Federer Opens Play Saturday At Indian Wells; Young Guns De Minaur, Auger-Aliassime Impress

Roger Federer opens his bid for a sixth Indian Wells title Saturday night in the desert.

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 am in Indian Wells | 2 Comments »

March 6th, 2018

Indian Wells Draw: Djokovic Makes Return, But Can He Stop Defending Champ Federer?

Sean Randall previews Indian Wells.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:44 pm in Indian Wells | 27 Comments »

March 2nd, 2018

Del Potro Stays Perfect Against Thiem, Meets Zverev In Acapulco SFs

Dominic Thiem double faulted down match point again to Juan Martin del Potro.

Posted by Staff @ 10:27 am in Acapulco | 42 Comments »

February 24th, 2018

Nadal, Stephens Headline Fields at Joint Acapulco; Previews

Potential tough starts for (1) Nadal vs. his free-swinging Spanish countryman F-Lo (winner to possibly meet (WC) Thanasi Kokkinakis), (4) Sock 2nd rd. vs. the Aussie Open semifinalist Chung, (6) Del Potro vs. the elder net-rushing Zverev, (3) Thiem 2nd rd. vs. the Nishikori-Shapovalov winner, and (8) Isner vs. his countryman Harrison…

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Tennis | 15 Comments »

February 24th, 2018

Shapovalov Beats Fritz, Tiafoe-Chung Suspended In Delray; Thiem Tamed In Rio

Youngsters Frances Tiafoe, Denis Shapovalov and Karen Khachanov are all in semifinal play Saturday on the ATP tour.

Posted by Staff @ 1:07 am in Marseille | 13 Comments »

February 19th, 2018

Thiem Tames Bedene for ATP Argentina Open Title

“When you win a tournament it’s good news, because we’re used to losing more than winning,” said a philosophical Thiem afterwards.

Posted by Staff @ 12:11 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »

February 18th, 2018

Cilic, Thiem, Carreno Busta Favorites at ATP Rio; Preview

Tough start for (1) Cilic vs. a qualifier then Monfils…

Posted by Staff @ 12:48 am in Tennis | 1 Comment »

February 17th, 2018

New No. 1 Federer To Face Dimitrov For Rotterdam Title

Roger Federer will seek a 97th title on Sunday in Rotterdam.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 pm in Rotterdam | 34 Comments »

February 10th, 2018

Top 10ers Thiem, Carreno Busta at ATP Argentina Open in Buenos Aires; Preview

Tough starts for (7) Cuevas vs. Monfils and (2) Carreno Busta vs. G-Lo in an all-Spanish meeting…

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 21st, 2018

Favorites Federer, Kerber, Djokovic v Chung Monday At Australian Open

Tournament favorites Roger Federer and Angelique Kerber are in action Monday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:27 pm in Australian Open | 136 Comments »

January 20th, 2018

Zverev Flames Out Again At Australian Open; Djokovic Is Hip, Federer Advances

The third round wrapped up at the Australian Open on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:56 am in Australian Open | 232 Comments »

January 19th, 2018

Sharapova v Kerber, Federer v Gasquet Saturday At Australian Open

It’s a blockbuster Saturday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:41 pm in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 18th, 2018

Djokovic Masters Monfils In Australian Open Heat; Big Men Del Potro, Berdych, Zverev Advance

Who survived the heat Thursday at the Australian Open?

Posted by Staff @ 7:44 am in Australian Open | 92 Comments »

January 17th, 2018

Djokovic v Monfils, Sharapova v Sevastova Thursday At Australian Open; Federer, Halep Also

The second round concludes with a loaded Thursday schedule feating Federer, Djokovic, Halep, Kerber and Sharapova.

Posted by Staff @ 5:18 pm in Australian Open | 185 Comments »

January 15th, 2018

Former Champions Djokovic, Sharapova, Kerber, Federer, Wawrinka On Court Tuesday At Australian Open

Novak Djokovic makes his long-awaited return to tennis today.

Posted by Staff @ 4:00 pm in Australian Open | 91 Comments »