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August 5th, 2018

Preview: Serena Drops Out, Insane Men’s Openers at Rogers Cup Tennis

The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Canadian Open, Montreal, Tennis, Toronto | 1 Comment »

July 2nd, 2018

New Look Federer Rolls In Wimbledon Opener, Dimitrov Upset By Wawrinka; Nadal, Djokovic Tues

New clothes, same Roger Monday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Wimbledon | 50 Comments »

June 29th, 2018

Wimbledon Men’s Draw: Federer, Nadal Gets Easy Early Draws; Murray v Paire

Sean Randall breaks down the men’s draw at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:48 pm in Wimbledon | 158 Comments »

June 21st, 2018

Djokovic Dominates Dimtrov In Queen’s; Kyrgios Eliminates Edmund

Thursday in Queen’s, Novak Djokovic picked up his first Top 5 win since the start of 2017.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 pm in Queens | 22 Comments »

June 19th, 2018

Kyrgios Spoils Murray Return In Queen’s; Djokovic Rolls, Raonic Injured Again

Playing his first match in 11 months, Andy Murray looked pretty good.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 pm in Queens | 12 Comments »

June 17th, 2018

Djokovic, Wawrinka, Murray Unseeded at Queen’s Club/Fever-Tree Championships

Are you kidding? Unseeded Murray, Djokovic, Wawrinka, Raonic, Kyrgios and more…

Posted by Staff @ 7:43 pm in Tennis | 34 Comments »

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 »