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May 6th, 2019

Cilic Saves MP In Madrid, Americans Advance; Federer Makes Clay Debut Tues.

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic headline play Tuesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:11 pm in Madrid | 13 Comments »

March 29th, 2019

Federer Hangs On To Beat Anderson In Miami, Will Meet Shapovalov; Auger-Aliassime v Isner

Two Canadian teen will try to get over on two vets in the Miami semifinals on Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:51 am in Miami | 19 Comments »

March 28th, 2019

Federer Flies Into Miami QFs, Auger-Aliassime Astounds

18-year-old Felix Auger-Aliassime became the youngest Miami semifinalist in tournament history.

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 am in Miami | 11 Comments »

March 27th, 2019

Djokovic Bounced Out Of Miami By Bautista Agut; Federer-Medvedev Rain Delayed

Novak Djokovic suffered his second straight early loss this month.

Posted by Staff @ 11:29 am in Miami | 19 Comments »

March 26th, 2019

Djokovic, Federer v Medvedev Today At Miami; Ferrer Out

David Ferrer bids farewell in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 am in Miami | 11 Comments »

March 9th, 2019

Djokovic, Zverev, Tsitsipas v Auger-Aliassime Today At Indian Wells; Wawrinka Prevails

Seeds begin Saturday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 am in Indian Wells | 1 Comment »

February 17th, 2019

Juan Martin Del Potro Makes Return At ATP Delray Beach; Tiafoe Faces First Title Defense

The giants of tennis are in Delray Beach this week.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 pm in 2019 Season | Comments Off on Juan Martin Del Potro Makes Return At ATP Delray Beach; Tiafoe Faces First Title Defense

January 22nd, 2019

Nadal Dominates Tiafoe, Tsitsipas Next In Australian Open SFs; Djokovic Tests Nishikori

Will it be Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on Sunday?

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 21st, 2019

Zverev Gets Rocked By Raonic At Australian Open, Djokovic Needs 4; Nadal v Tiafoe In QFs

Will there be more upsets on opening day of the quarterfinals?

Posted by Staff @ 8:49 am in Australian Open | 56 Comments »

January 20th, 2019

Tsitsipas Tstuns Federer At Australian Open; Nadal Rolls, Tiafoe Pulls Upset Again

Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled the upset of the tournament.

Posted by Staff @ 8:41 am in Australian Open | 27 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 »

January 16th, 2019

Federer, Nadal Post Australian Open Wins, Americans Score Upsets; Djokovic v Tsonga Thurs.

Tournament favorite Novak Djokovic returns Thursday in Melbourne to take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a rematch of their 2008 final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:09 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 10th, 2019

Australian Open Men’s Draw: Can Anyone Stop A Djokovic v Federer Final?

Sean Randall handicaps the men’s draw at the French Open. Borna Coric in the semifinals?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:07 am in Australian Open | 9 Comments »

October 29th, 2018

With Eye On No. 1, Novak Djokovic Opens Play Tuesday In Paris

After ranking 22 in June, next Monday Novak Djokovic could be No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 9:53 pm in No. 1 ranking, Paris | 8 Comments »

October 28th, 2018

Ridiculous 1st Rd Tests for Nadal, Federer, Seeds at ATP Paris Masters

Did You Know? Only Novak Djokovic has been able to successfully defend the long-standing Paris Masters title, winning three years in a row (2015-13). Winning then losing in the following year’s final were six players: Stan Smith (1972-73), Boris Becker (1989-90), Guy Forget (1991-92), Pete Sampras (1997-98), David Nalbandian (2007-08), and David Ferrer (2012-13).

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in Paris, Tennis | 11 Comments »