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February 8th, 2014

No. 1s Nadal, Serena Williams Pull; ATP/WTA Previews This Week

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal pulled from the event citing a stomach virus…Ferrer shooting for third title in a row…Wildcards went to Ferrer and Argentines Facundo Arguello and Guido Pella…Returning champs in the field are Ferrer (2013-12), Almagro (2011), Robredo (2009), and Monaco (2007).

Posted by Staff @ 2:59 pm in Tennis | 6 Comments »

January 29th, 2014

8 Things I Think I Thought About Wawrinka, Nadal, The GOAT Debate And The Australian Open

Some closing thoughts on the Australian Open, Stan Wawrinka and the GOAT debate.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:33 pm in Australian Open | 95 Comments »

January 22nd, 2014

Rafael Nadal: The Blisters Don’t Hurt My Forehand, They Hurt My Serve

Rafael Nadal overcame a bout of blisters and a spirited effort from 22-year-old Grigor Dimitrov to advance to his fourth Australian Open semifinal.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:57 am in Australian Open | 11 Comments »

January 22nd, 2014

Grigor Dimitrov: I’m A Bit Shattered, I Came Out Expecting Nothing Less Than To Win

Grigor Dimitrov showed a lot of promise in a loss to Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:43 am in Australian Open | 17 Comments »

January 21st, 2014

Federer v Murray Tonight At The Australian Open, Who’s The Pick? Djokovic Redux

It’s Roger Federer against Andy Murray tonight at the Australian Open. Sean Randall makes his pick.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:58 pm in Australian Open | 207 Comments »

January 20th, 2014

Rafael Nadal Fights Off Nishikori, Blisters, Broken Shoelaces And Time Violations

Rafael Nadal has several opponents on Monday in his fourth round match against Kei Nishikori.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:36 am in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 20th, 2014

Grigor Dimitrov: I Like My Chances Against Rafael Nadal

Grigor Dimitrov says he likes his chances against Rafael Nadal Wednesday in the Australian Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:25 am in Australian Open | 11 Comments »

January 18th, 2014

Andy Murray And Grigor Dimitrov Shared An Ice Bath After Their Wins Today

Look who’s sharing an ice bath!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:40 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 18th, 2014

Grigor Dimitrov: I Practiced A Lot, Did My Homework, I Expected To Make The Second Week Of A Slam

Grigor Dimitrov came of age Saturday in Melbourne reaching his career Grand Slam fourth round.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:02 am in Australian Open | 3 Comments »

January 4th, 2014

Coach: Grigor Dimitrov Has To Shed The Federer Comparisons, The Nicknames And The Bad Sneakers

Grigor Dimitrov’s new coach Roger Rasheed had put the young Bulgarian star on notice: No more shenanigans!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:48 am in 2014 Season | 4 Comments »

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