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November 26th, 2017

Goffin Heroics Can’t Stop France from Claiming 10th Davis Cup

“I’m so proud of my team,” said Pouille after watching France raise the cup for the first time in 16 years. “We really wanted this trophy and finally we’ve got it.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:58 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 4 Comments »

November 23rd, 2017

Goffin, Belgium Seeking First Davis Cup Title This Weekend In France

Belgium seeks a first Davis Cup title this weekend in France.

Posted by Staff @ 11:44 pm in Davis Cup | 4 Comments »

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 29th, 2017

Pouille Party as Frenchman Takes Title at ATP Vienna

“Congrats to my good friend Lucas for his victory,” said Tsonga. “I love this tournament for the support they give me, every time I come here in Vienna. All the moments I spend here are special.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:35 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

October 28th, 2017

Federer v Del Potro In Basel Final; Tsonga v Pouille In Vienna

Roger Federer seeks a 95th career title on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:35 pm in Fall Season | 125 Comments »

October 27th, 2017

Federer Rallies In Basel, Cilic v Del Potro SF; Tsonga Sacks Zverev In Vienna

The top 4 seeds led by Roger Federer reach the Basel semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:37 pm in Fall Season | 43 Comments »

October 26th, 2017

US Open Champs Federer, Del Potro, Cilic Advance To Basel QFs; Thiem Falls In Vienna

One home favorite won in Basel, another home favorite lost in Vienna.

Posted by Staff @ 11:13 pm in Fall Season | 21 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

Tsonga Continues Career Year with ATP Antwerp Crown

“He was serving unbelievable today,” the Argentine said of Tsonga. “I am trying always to return but he played better than me. He deserved to win. He’s a big player.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:55 pm in Tennis | No 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 | No Comments »

October 14th, 2017

Goffin, Tsonga, Kyrgios Lead Charge Next Week at ATP Antwerp

(2) Tsonga after a bye faces the winner of two qualifiers; (6) Cuevas starts against a qualifier then likely meets the big-serving Karlovic; (4) Schwartzman after a bye will likely meet Shapovalov 2nd rd…

Posted by Staff @ 2:03 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

September 16th, 2017

Bautista Agut, Tsonga, Popular Fognini Lead ATP St. Petersburg; Preview

Tough starts for (8) Struff vs. Coric, then the winner likely facing the streaking Medvedev…

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 pm in Tennis | 11 Comments »

September 14th, 2017

Kyrgios, Tsonga, Goffin Lead Davis Cup Semifinals This Weekend

The semifinals of the Davis Cup get underway Friday in Europe.

Posted by Staff @ 11:23 pm in Davis Cup | 11 Comments »

August 31st, 2017

Zverev Shocked, Shapovalov Upset Run Continues at US Open; Federer, Nadal Return Thurs.

“I just played very, very bad in the second and third set,” Zverev said.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in US Open | 156 Comments »

August 22nd, 2017

Poll: Who’s Your Early Favorite To Win The US Open? I’ll Go With Roger Federer’s Bad Back

Yeah, Roger Federer’s playing. Yeah, so too is Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray as well. But this year’s US Open just feels more wide open than in the past. Sure you have 3 of the Big 4 as the favorites, but they just don’t feel like locks to win it. That’s because we’ve seen breakthroughs [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:41 pm in US Open | 32 Comments »