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January 15th, 2015

Australian Open Men’s Draw: Djokovic Drives For Five, Federer v Nadal SF?

A quick preview of the men’s Australian Open draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:13 pm in Australian Open | 61 Comments »

November 22nd, 2014

Federer, Wawrinka Put Switzerland Ahead 2-1 In Davis Cup, Will Roger Close It Out?

The Davis Cup is on Roger Federer’s racquet. Will he close it out?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:29 pm in Davis Cup | 114 Comments »

November 20th, 2014

Davis Cup Final Preview: Why I Think Roger Federer’s Swiss Team Comes Up Just Short Against France

Sean Randall previews the Davis Cup final and give his pick.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:22 pm in Davis Cup | 90 Comments »

October 29th, 2014

Raonic Toilet Adventure; Federer Tested Wed. in ATP Paris

“Whoever the escort who took me was, took me into a bathroom that had no seats on the toilet,” Raonic said. “So I didn’t want to squat, so I kept saying, ‘Let’s go to another one,’ and we ended up going to the locker room.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:31 pm in Tennis | 53 Comments »

September 21st, 2014

Gael Monfils Hurts Knee, Davis Cup Final Now In Jeopardy?

Gael Monfils is hoping his injured knee is nothing serious.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:33 am in Davis Cup, Injuries | 10 Comments »

September 14th, 2014

ATP/WTA Previews: Kerber Leads Killer Field in Tokyo

Tough starts for the struggling (6) Cibulkova vs. Flipkens, and (3) Ivanovic after a bye vs. Azarenka…Four former No. 1 players in the field…Wildcards went to Swiss Belinda Bencic, Japan’s Kimiko Date-Krumm, and German Sabine Lisicki…

Posted by Staff @ 7:35 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

September 14th, 2014

More Gael Monfils Highlight Reel Stupidity [Video]

Gael Monfils made another Gael Monfils shot.

Posted by Staff @ 2:12 pm in Best Shots, Davis Cup, Videos | 7 Comments »

September 5th, 2014

Will It Be Federer v Djokovic Monday In The US Open Finals? Saturday SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall makes his picks for the US Open men’s semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:57 pm in US Open | 406 Comments »

September 5th, 2014

Gael Monfils: Federer Started Mixing Everything Up, That’s Why He’s The Greatest

Gael Monfils speaks about his loss to Roger Federer at the US Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:15 am in US Open | 1 Comment »

September 5th, 2014

Roger Federer: It’s Unbelievable To Win Matches Like These In Slams

Roger Federer had to save match points in an incredible comeback from two sets down Thursday night.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:03 am in US Open | 4 Comments »

September 5th, 2014

Federer Wins Comeback Shocker Over Monfils; Women’s SFs Friday at US Open With Serena, Wozniacki

“[The crowd] was unbelievable, incredible,” Federer said. “I think it was awesome for both guys — Gael put up an incredible fight and played such good tennis…When I was down two match points, that’s when I wasn’t feeling so great anymore…I served well and stayed in the match and somehow turned it around.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in US Open | 118 Comments »

September 4th, 2014

US Open Thursday Picks And Pans: Berdych v Cilic, Federer v Monfils

Sean Randall makes his Thursday quarterfinal picks.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:03 pm in US Open | 185 Comments »

September 4th, 2014

Djokovic Ends Murray’s Hope At US Open, Nishikori Strong; Federer v Monfils Thursday Night

Novak Djokovic outlasted Andy Murray Wednesday night in the US Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 1:29 am in US Open | 86 Comments »

September 3rd, 2014

Gael Monfils Can’t Wait To Tell His Kids He Played Roger Federer… And That Is Cool

Gael Monfils gives Roger Federer high praise.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:41 pm in US Open | 15 Comments »

September 2nd, 2014

Federer, Berdych Breeze Into US Open QFs; Djokovic v Murray Wednesday Night

Sean Randall picks the men’s matches for Thursday, will it be Novak Djokovic or Andy Murray?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:31 pm in US Open | 169 Comments »