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May 17th, 2019

Djokovic Saves 2 MPs v Del Potro; Nadal Gets Rematch With Tsitsipas In Rome SF

We could see a rematch of the Madrid final Sunday in Rome, weather permitting.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in Rome | 43 Comments »

May 16th, 2019

Federer Saves 2 MPs v Coric In Rome, Gets Tsitsipas Fri.; Nadal, Djokovic Roll In 2 Wins

The Rome champion will have to win five matches in four days.

Posted by Staff @ 9:50 pm in Rome | 31 Comments »

May 13th, 2019

Fognini, Coric, Shapovalov Rome Winners; Cilic, Wawrinka Tues

Italian men headline today and tomorrow in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 8:06 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 8th, 2019

Nadal Strong In Madrid Debut, Ferrer Says Farewell; Federer v Monfils Thursday

The Big 3 will be back on clay together tomorrow in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 8:28 pm in Madrid | 35 Comments »

February 27th, 2019

Federer Needs 3 Sets Again In Dubai; Hurkacz Upsets Top Seed Nishikori

Roger Federer moved to within three wins of his 100th career title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 pm in Dubai | 5 Comments »

January 18th, 2019

Easy Day For Federer, Nadal Who Dominate Youngsters At Australian Open; Djokovic Duels Shapovalov Next

The young gen players continue to make inroads, but Roger and Rafa still rule.

Posted by Staff @ 9:02 am in Australian Open | 2 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 »

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

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 »