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January 19th, 2019

Favorites Djokovic, Zverev Cruise Into Australian R16; Nadal, Federer Face Tests

Federer v Tsitsipas, Nadal v Berdych at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 am in Australian Open | No 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 14th, 2019

Murray Falls In Thrilling Final Australian Open Match; Federer, Nadal Advance

Andy Murray fittingly gave it his all in his final match at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 am in Australian Open | 12 Comments »

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 »

January 3rd, 2019

Nishikori Slides Past Dimitrov In Brisbane, Tsonga To Face De Minaur Fri

Kei Nishikori avenged his 2017 final loss to Grigor Dimitrov Thursday in Brisbane.

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Brisbane | No Comments »

January 2nd, 2019

Nadal, Murray, Kyrgios, Svitolina Out Of Brisbane; Dimitrov Advances To Nishikori Showdown

The Brisbane event lost both top seeds, Rafael Nadal and Elina Svitolina, on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 pm in Brisbane | No Comments »

December 30th, 2018

Grigor Dimitrov Says It’s Priceless To Have Andre Agassi On His Team

Grigor Dimitrov spent three weeks in Las Vegas training with Andre Agassi. Will it help?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:05 pm in Brisbane, Coaching | 1 Comment »

November 6th, 2018

ATP Finals Groups: Djokovic, Federer Clear Favorites

The ATP Finals groups were released on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:38 pm in ATP Finals | 24 Comments »

November 1st, 2018

Federer Foils Fognini At Paris Masters, Zverev Wins; Djokovic v Cilic Friday

Novak Djokovic has won his last 30 sets.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in Paris | 33 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 »

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 29th, 2018

Halep Leads All-In China Open Women’s Field, Del Potro Heads Men; Preview

Interesting starts for (17) Keys vs. American countrywoman (LL) Pera, the struggling (9) Stephens vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (3) Kerber vs. the unpredictable Mladenovic, (10) Goerges vs. Konta, (7) Pliskova vs. (WC) Stosur, (12) Ostapenko vs. Rybarikova, (14) Muguruza vs. Makarova, and (2) Wozniacki vs. Bencic…

Posted by Staff @ 7:12 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Halep Leads All-In China Open Women’s Field, Del Potro Heads Men; Preview

September 21st, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Lead Heavily Favored European Team Laver Cup This Weekend

The second Laver Cup exo gets underway today in Chicago. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will team in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:03 am in Laver Cup | 39 Comments »

August 24th, 2018

Monday US Open Schedule: Nadal, Serena, Venus, Wawrinka v Dimitrov Headline

A whole bunch of former champions will be in action on day one at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in US Open | 45 Comments »