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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 »

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 29th, 2018

Verdasco Too Hot For Murray At US Open, Rafa Rolls; Federer, Djokovc Set To Return

While Andy Murray lost, Rafael Nadal rolled into his 12th US Open third round

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in US Open | 66 Comments »

August 23rd, 2018

Men’s US Open Preview: Djokovic Lands In Federer Quarter In Draw, Nadal Looks Good

Sean Randall preview the men’s US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:56 pm in US Open | 49 Comments »

August 8th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In Toronto, Young Canadians Impress; Nadal, Del Potro Today

Rafael Nadal returns to the hard courts today in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 9:49 am in Canadian Open | 4 Comments »

August 5th, 2018

Preview: Serena Drops Out, Insane Men’s Openers at Rogers Cup Tennis

The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Canadian Open, Montreal, Tennis, Toronto | 1 Comment »

July 22nd, 2018

Thiem Leads Floater-Filled Field at ATP German Open Hamburg; Preview

The field is loaded with floating landmines — first-round matches of interest include (7) Gasquet vs. Paire in an all-French,(3) Carreno Busta vs. last year’s finalist (WC) Mayer, (5) Kohlschreiber vs. Seppi, and (6) Cecchinato vs. Monfils…

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

July 16th, 2018

Ferrer Defends, Schwartzman Leads at ATP Bastad; Preview

Wildcards went to Spain’s Jaume Munar, Norway’s Casper Ruud and Sweden’s Mikael Ymer…

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

June 29th, 2018

Wimbledon Men’s Draw: Federer, Nadal Gets Easy Early Draws; Murray v Paire

Sean Randall breaks down the men’s draw at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:48 pm in Wimbledon | 158 Comments »

June 11th, 2018

Vandeweghe, Mannarino Lead Fields at Co-ed Libema Open on Grass; Previews

(8) Sabalenka starts against last year’s teenage Wimbledon quarterfinalist Vondrousova, and (3) Bertens against last year’s runner-up Vikhlyantseva…

Posted by Staff @ 12:37 pm in Tennis | 3 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 30th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In 3 While Zverev, Dimitrov, Nishikori Survive In 5 At French Open

Three top names had to survive in five Wednesday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:40 pm in French Open | 18 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 »

April 21st, 2018

Nadal Goes for 11 at ATP Barcelona Open; Preview

(1) Nadal looking at the wrist-addled (14) Nishikori 3rd rd. then (6) Djokovic then (4) Goffin…

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in Tennis | 5 Comments »