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July 3rd, 2015

Serena and Venus to Meet; Isner Halted at 10-10 in 5th at Wimbledon

“But I don’t think I’ve ever played the crowd here like that. They were really vocal — in between points, during points…I’ve never heard boos here, that was new for me. They were rooting for their champion. You can’t blame them — I would be too.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:49 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 116 Comments »

June 26th, 2015

Wimbledon Men’s Preview: Tough Draws All Around With Murray-Nadal, Federer-Berdych QFs

Sean Randall previews Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:18 am in Wimbledon | 134 Comments »

June 23rd, 2015

I Have Novak Djokovic As My Early Wimbledon Favorite, But I’m Not Crazy About It

Some early thoughts on the Wimbledon favorites.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:28 pm in Wimbledon | 111 Comments »

June 18th, 2015

Murray Advances At Queen’s, Defending Champion Dimitrov Out; Federer In Halle QFs

They will be no repeat champion in Queen’s this year.

Posted by Staff @ 9:24 pm in Halle, Queens | 14 Comments »

June 14th, 2015

ATP/WTA Previews: Federer, Murray, Nadal on Grass This Week

Four Top 10 players on the WTA tour take to the grass in Birmingham, while Roger Federer leads in Halle, and Andy Murray, French Open champ Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal at the Queen’s Club during week #2 of the 2015 grasscourt season.

Posted by Staff @ 2:23 pm in Grass season, Halle, Queens, Tennis | 24 Comments »

May 26th, 2015

Nadal, Djokovic Cruise In French Openers; Federer, Wawrinka Hope For Better Treatment Tomorrow

Top favorites Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal began on their quarterfinal collision course.

Posted by Staff @ 3:47 pm in French Open | 45 Comments »

May 20th, 2015

Novak Djokovic Leads My List Of French Open Favorites

Let’s handicap the French Open favorites.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:02 pm in French Open | 97 Comments »

May 13th, 2015

Federer, Murray Impress In Rome Debuts; Nadal v Isner Thursday

Of the Big 4, only Novak Djokovic lost a set in their Rome openers.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:29 pm in Rome | 167 Comments »

May 7th, 2015

Nadal v Dimitrov, Ferrer v Nishikori In Madrid QFs; Murray Stays Hot

The quarterfinals are set at the Madrid Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:48 pm in Madrid | 138 Comments »

May 1st, 2015

Madrid Men’s Draw: Top Seeded Federer Could Face Nadal In SFs; Can Rafa Get Back On Track?

Can Rafael Nadal get back in the winner’s circle in Madrid?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:15 pm in Madrid | 97 Comments »

April 30th, 2015

Murray Wins In Munich Clay Debut, Thiem Crushes Fognini; Federer Friday In Istanbul

Andy Murray looked good in his 2015 clay debut.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in Clay Season, Estoril | 34 Comments »

April 25th, 2015

ATP Previews: Federer in Turkey?; Munich, Estoril

The first-ever ATP World Tour event in Turkey debuts, with organizers spending for Roger Federer to mark the occasion…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes, but potential tough starts for (7) Youzhny vs. Bellucci, and (5) Haider-Maurer vs. Dodig…Wildcards were awarded to Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, Turkey’s Cem Ilkel, and Russian Andrey Rublev.

Posted by Staff @ 4:15 pm in Tennis | 26 Comments »

April 15th, 2015

Nadal v Isner, Federer v Monfils Headline Blockbuster Thursday In Monte Carlo

A bunch of big-time matches line the Thursday Monte Carlo schedule.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:42 pm in Monte Carlo | 192 Comments »

April 14th, 2015

Nadal, Federer On Tap Wednesday In Monte Carlo; Djokovic Dominates In Opener

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer open their clay seasons Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:55 pm in Monte Carlo | 34 Comments »

April 11th, 2015

Monte Carlo Draw Preview: Can Nadal Get Back On Track Or Is Djokovic Just Too Good Right Now?

Who’ll win the Monte Carlo Open? Novak and Rafa could meet in the semifinals!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:02 am in Monte Carlo | 134 Comments »