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November 2nd, 2018

Federer v Djokovic Saturday In Paris SFs; Khachanov Crushes Zverev

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 47th time Saturday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 10:01 pm in Paris | 76 Comments »

November 1st, 2018

Federer Foils Fognini At Paris Masters, Zverev Wins; Djokovic v Cilic Friday

Novak Djokovic has won his last 30 sets.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in Paris | 33 Comments »

October 28th, 2018

Ridiculous 1st Rd Tests for Nadal, Federer, Seeds at ATP Paris Masters

Did You Know? Only Novak Djokovic has been able to successfully defend the long-standing Paris Masters title, winning three years in a row (2015-13). Winning then losing in the following year’s final were six players: Stan Smith (1972-73), Boris Becker (1989-90), Guy Forget (1991-92), Pete Sampras (1997-98), David Nalbandian (2007-08), and David Ferrer (2012-13).

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in Paris, Tennis | 11 Comments »

October 24th, 2018

Zverev Wins 50th, Cilic Out In Basel; Federer Returns Thursday

Jack Sock lost for a second time in as many weeks to Ernests Gulbis.

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 pm in Fall Season | 5 Comments »

September 29th, 2018

Halep Leads All-In China Open Women’s Field, Del Potro Heads Men; Preview

Interesting starts for (17) Keys vs. American countrywoman (LL) Pera, the struggling (9) Stephens vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (3) Kerber vs. the unpredictable Mladenovic, (10) Goerges vs. Konta, (7) Pliskova vs. (WC) Stosur, (12) Ostapenko vs. Rybarikova, (14) Muguruza vs. Makarova, and (2) Wozniacki vs. Bencic…

Posted by Staff @ 7:12 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

September 24th, 2018

Zverev Clinches Team Europe’s 13-8 Laver Cup Win

Team Europe wins second straight Laver Cup.

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 am in Laver Cup | 3 Comments »

September 21st, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Lead Heavily Favored European Team Laver Cup This Weekend

The second Laver Cup exo gets underway today in Chicago. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will team in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:03 am in Laver Cup | 39 Comments »

August 15th, 2018

Federer Wins In Summer Debut; Djokovic, Delpo, Wawrinka v Nishikori Wed.

Roger Federer’s win streak at Cincinnati climbs to 11.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Cincinnati | 25 Comments »

August 6th, 2018

Djokovic v Chung, Wawrinka v Kyrgios Tuesday At Toronto Masters

Big names take the court Tuesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 11:18 pm in Canadian Open | 17 Comments »

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 »

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 »

May 29th, 2018

Nadal Made To Work By Bolelli at French, Del Potro Gives Hope; Djokovic Wed.

3 more men’s matches are still to finish in the French Open first round.

Posted by Staff @ 5:45 pm in French Open | 59 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 »

April 8th, 2018

Nadal and Spain Survive Marathon, Davis Cup World Group Semifinals Set

Rafael Nadal in his return from injury and David Ferrer needed their all to edge past Germany in the fifth and final match, where Ferrer defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(1), 3-6, 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-5.

Posted by Staff @ 7:57 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 33 Comments »

April 8th, 2018

Isner, Querrey, Sock, Kyrgios Lead U.S.-Heavy Field at ATP Houston; Preview

Look for the gassed Isner to go out early after winning Miami then Davis Cup over the weekend…Nice draw for (2) Querrey to meet (4) Kyrgios in the semis…

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:22 am in Tennis | Comments Off