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January 15th, 2018

Nadal, Kyrgios, Dimitrov Cruise At Australian Open; Anderson, Isner, Sock Out

Rafael Nadal looked real good Monday in his Australian Open first round match.

Posted by Staff @ 7:40 am in Australian Open | 10 Comments »

January 9th, 2018

It’s 2018 And Roger Federer Is Still The Favorite To Win The Australian Open

Sean Randall previews the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:29 pm in Australian Open | 91 Comments »

January 5th, 2018

Dimitrov, Kyrgios Set Up Brisbane SF; Frenchmen Monfils, Simon Seek Saturday Titles

The first two ATP titles are up for grabs Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:57 pm in Brisbane, Doha | 6 Comments »

December 29th, 2017

Murray, Dimitrov, WTA 5 of Top 10 Headline ATP/WTA Brisbane; Preview

Muguruza leads five of the Top 10 players on the WTA rankings, in addition to former Slam winners Kvitova and Stosur…Muguruza and Pliskova receive opening-round byes…Tough starts for (1) Muguruza after a bye vs. 2017 breakout player Witthoeft, (7) Sevastova vs. Stosur, (4) Garcia vs. the upset specialist Cornet, (6) Mladenovic vs. the Kvitova/Anett Kontaveit winner, and (5) Konta vs. Keys…

Posted by Staff @ 10:44 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

November 20th, 2017

Dimitrov Climbs To No. 3 After ATP Finals Title Win Over Goffin

“I proved to myself that I’m in the right place, and I deserve to be here in this tournament,” said Goffin, who will finish at a career-high No. 7, and has the Davis Cup final for Belgium ahead of him. “Then match after match, I took more confidence until the final. “So I’m proud of what I’ve achieved, even if I’m disappointed about the final.”

Posted by Staff @ 2:36 am in ATP Finals | 6 Comments »

November 19th, 2017

Federer Shocked By Goffin, Dimitrov Finally Gets Past Sock To Reach Title Match At ATP Finals

A surprise final is set in London.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in ATP Finals | 31 Comments »

November 18th, 2017

Goffin Advances To London ATP SF To Face Federer; Sock v Dimitrov

The semifinals at the ATP Finals are set.

Posted by Staff @ 12:30 am in ATP Finals | 234 Comments »

November 16th, 2017

Sock Stuns Choking Zverev To Reach ATP Semis; Goffin v Thiem Fri For Final SF Spot

One spot remains in the semifinals at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:47 pm in ATP Finals | 33 Comments »

November 15th, 2017

Dimitrov Dominates Goffin To Reach ATP SFs; Zverev v Sock Thurs

Two of the four SFs spots in the ATP Finals at London are filled, one more will be placed on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:38 pm in ATP Finals | 7 Comments »

November 13th, 2017

Goffin Finally Prevails Over Nadal; Federer v Zverev Tuesday

David Goffin and Grigor Dimitrov each won their first career match at the ATP Finals on Monday in London.

Posted by Staff @ 10:31 pm in ATP Finals | 139 Comments »

November 11th, 2017

Grigor Dimitrov: Making The ATP Finals Is A Dream Come True

Grigor Dimitrov could finish the year Top 3!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:56 pm in ATP Finals | Comments Off

October 31st, 2017

London Hopefuls Querrey, PCB Fall In Paris; Nadal Can Wrap Up No. 1 Wednesday

Sam Querrey is out of the London ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 pm in Paris | 49 Comments »

October 23rd, 2017

Goffin, PCB, Querrey, Anderson Continue Bid For ATP Finals Spots

Four players, two spots in the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 4:49 pm in ATP Finals | 4 Comments »

October 22nd, 2017

Del Potro Successfully Defends Title at ATP Stockholm

“I’m already in the Top 20 and I don’t have too many points to defend next season,” the Argentine said. “Could get close to the Top 10 guys. Could be a dream after all my problems with the wrist. To reach that ranking, that number again, would be fantastic for me.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:27 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

October 22nd, 2017

Zverev, Thiem Lead Next Gen Surge at ATP Vienna; Preview

A field of floating mine traps for the top players includes (1) Zverev vs. the resurgent Troicki (winner to meet the Simon-Gulbis winner), (8) Tsonga vs. Khachanov, (4) Carreno Busta vs. a qualifier then the Fognini-Schwartzman winner, and (2) Thiem vs. the riser Rublev, then the Gasquet-Lopez winner…

Posted by Staff @ 12:39 pm in Tennis | Comments Off