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June 1st, 2018

Djokovic, Zverev Advoid Upset, Rain At French Open, Dimitrov Out; Nadal Seeks Sweet 16 v Gasquet

Rains his the French Open again, but not before two top 10 seeds fell.

Posted by Staff @ 4:44 pm in French Open | 25 Comments »

May 30th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In 3 While Zverev, Dimitrov, Nishikori Survive In 5 At French Open

Three top names had to survive in five Wednesday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:40 pm in French Open | 18 Comments »

May 27th, 2018

Zverev Rolls In French Opener, Kyrgios Withdraws; Nadal, Djokovic Mon.

Three former French Open men’s champions are in action Monday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:42 pm in French Open | 58 Comments »

May 27th, 2018

Dimitrov, Zverev, Ostapenko And Venus Open Play Sunday At French Open

The French Open begins Sunday with a star-studded line-up including two former French Open champions, Jelena Ostapenko who opens her title defense and qualifier Francesca Schiavone. For the women, former runner-up Venus Williams plays her 21st French Open and four seed and tournament favorite Elina Svitolina embarks on her bid not just for a first [...]

Posted by Staff @ 6:38 am in French Open | 11 Comments »

May 24th, 2018

French Open Men’s Draw Preview: Nadal Should Breeze; Djokovic, Zverev, Thiem On Other Half

Sean Randall previews the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:13 pm in French Open | 58 Comments »

May 16th, 2018

Nadal, Djokovic, Delpo Advance In Rome, Dimitrov, Thiem Ousted; Rafa Out For Revenge Thurs.

Rafael Nadal will meet Denis Shapovalov Thursday in Rome. Can the Canadian beat Rafa again?

Posted by Staff @ 10:36 pm in Rome | 25 Comments »

May 12th, 2018

Nadal, Thiem on Early Collision Course in Rome; ATP Preview

(1) Nadal looking at a quarterfinal rematch with (6) Thiem from last week in Madrid…

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

May 8th, 2018

Raonic Upends Dimitrov In Madrid, Del Potro Wins; Nadal v Monfils Wed.

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are in action Wednesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 8:53 pm in Madrid | 34 Comments »

May 7th, 2018

Djokovic Beats Nishikori, Scores First Top 20 Win Of Season In Madrid; Dimitrov-Raonic Tues.

Novak Djokovic is back in the win column.,

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in Madrid | 15 Comments »

May 4th, 2018

2-Time Champ Djokovic To Meet Nishikori In Madrid Opener; Nadal Seeks 6th Title

Novak Djokovic will try to avoid a third straight loss.

Posted by Staff @ 10:16 pm in Madrid | 65 Comments »

April 26th, 2018

Another Easy Win For Nadal In Barcelona, Dimitrov Saves MPs v Jaziri

Rafael Nadal’s clay win streak is at 16. Set streak at 40.

Posted by Staff @ 11:54 pm in Barcelona | 78 Comments »

April 21st, 2018

Nadal Powers Into Another Monte Carlo Final, Will Face Nishikori For 11th Title

Rafael Nadal will seek an 11th Monte Carlo title Sunday. Kei Nishikori his first Masters win.

Posted by Staff @ 10:34 pm in Monte Carlo | 56 Comments »

April 21st, 2018

Nadal Goes for 11 at ATP Barcelona Open; Preview

(1) Nadal looking at the wrist-addled (14) Nishikori 3rd rd. then (6) Djokovic then (4) Goffin…

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in Tennis | 5 Comments »

April 20th, 2018

Nadal Dominates Thiem To Reach Monte Carlo SFs, Dimitrov Awaits; Nishikori-Zverev To Meet

Led by Rafael Nadal, three of the top four seeds made the Monte Carlo semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 9:38 pm in Monte Carlo | 83 Comments »

April 19th, 2018

Thiem Tames Djokovic, Nadal Next In Monte Carlo; Raonic Injured Again

Four events this year for Novak Djokovic, 0 quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 6:14 pm in Monte Carlo | 102 Comments »