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May 27th, 2019

Nadal, Djokovic Dominate In French Openers; Thiem Survives, Medvedev Out

The big 3 favorites at the French all opened with wins on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 4:54 pm in French Open | 2 Comments »

April 28th, 2019

Berrettini Battles Back To Beat Krajinovic In Budapest Final

Matteo Berrettini took him his second career title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:59 pm in Barcelona | No Comments »

October 3rd, 2018

Del Potro Advanced, Dimitrov Dumped In Beijing; Shapovalov Upsets Wawrinka In Tokyo

Events in Asia are taking shape.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in Asia, beijing, Tokyo | 37 Comments »

September 16th, 2018

Nishikori Leads Seeds at Moselle Open in Metz; ATP Preview

Rising youngsters Stefanos Tsitsipas and former champ Lucas Pouille will contend, along with a few unseeded floaters giving the seeds some early challenges.

Posted by Staff @ 2:40 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Nishikori Leads Seeds at Moselle Open in Metz; ATP Preview

February 25th, 2018

Dimitrov, Pouille Head ATP Dubai Field; Preview

Dimitrov the lone Top 10er in the field…Tough start for (5) Gasquet vs. Coric, then Paire…

Posted by Staff @ 11:37 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

February 18th, 2018

Wawrinka Looks to Find Form Again at ATP Marseilles; Preview

It’s anybody’s title this week in Marseille where the spotty Stan Wawrinka heads the field after the late withdrawal of David Goffin.

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 am in Tennis | Comments Off on Wawrinka Looks to Find Form Again at ATP Marseilles; Preview

December 31st, 2017

Djokovic Withdrawal Leaves Thiem in Charge at ATP Doha; Preview

Tough starts for (8) Lopez vs. Spanish countryman G-Lo, and (2) Carreno Busta vs. Coric…Wildcards went to Qatar’s Jabor Al-Mutawa, Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri and France’s Gael Monfils…Withdrawing from the field were Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga…

Posted by Staff @ 1:59 pm in Tennis | 11 Comments »

November 5th, 2017

Sock Wins Paris Indoor, Qualifying for ATP Finals

“There have been a lot of firsts,” Sock said on court afterwards.

Posted by Staff @ 3:25 pm in Tennis | 28 Comments »

November 4th, 2017

Sock Seeks Paris Title And London Berth Sunday Against Cinderella Krajinovic

A new Masters champion will be crowned Sunday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 7:05 pm in Paris | 22 Comments »

November 3rd, 2017

Nadal Out Of Paris, New Masters Champ Confirmed Sunday; Americans Isner, Sock Bid For Last London Spot

A new Masters champion will be crowned on Sunday

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 pm in Paris | 19 Comments »

May 7th, 2010

Djokovic Outdoes Himself, Retires at Own Event; Federer in Estoril SFs

Novak Djokovic actually retired from a match at his own tournament. No really, he did.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:00 pm in Clay Season, Estoril | 43 Comments »

May 7th, 2010

Djokovic Faces 18-Year-old Krajinovic; Federer Holds Court in Estoril

Novak Djokovic tests his 18-year-old countryman Filip Krajinovic at the Belgrade Open on Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:42 am in Estoril | 117 Comments »