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April 7th, 2019

Zverev Headlines Marrakech Field Seeking First Title Of Season

Alexander Zverev is starting a busy clay season this week in Morocco.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 pm in Clay Season | 7 Comments »

March 21st, 2019

Azarenka Outlasts Cibulkova In Miami Hard Rock Opener; Venus, Ferrer In Action Thurs.

Rain played havoc again on Day 2 at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 am in Miami | No Comments »

February 10th, 2019

Tsonga Takes Home 17th Career Title In Montpellier, Beats Herbert

After 15 months away, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is back in the win column.

Posted by Staff @ 3:17 pm in 2019 Season | No Comments »

February 4th, 2019

Pouille, Tsonga Lead French In Montpellier

Lucas Pouille will try to defend his Montpellier title this week.

Posted by Staff @ 2:55 pm in 2019 Season | No Comments »

January 17th, 2019

Raonic Ousts Wawrinka In 4 Breakers, Djokovic Advances; Nadal v De Minaur Fri

Kei Nishikori withstood 59 aces from Ivo Karlovic at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:00 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 16th, 2019

Federer, Nadal Post Australian Open Wins, Americans Score Upsets; Djokovic v Tsonga Thurs.

Tournament favorite Novak Djokovic returns Thursday in Melbourne to take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a rematch of their 2008 final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:09 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 15th, 2019

Djokovic Continues Domination; Federer, Nadal Return Wed At Australian Open

Novak Djokovic is a perfect 29-0 as the top seed at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:41 am in Australian Open | 6 Comments »

January 3rd, 2019

Nishikori Slides Past Dimitrov In Brisbane, Tsonga To Face De Minaur Fri

Kei Nishikori avenged his 2017 final loss to Grigor Dimitrov Thursday in Brisbane.

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Brisbane | Comments Off on Nishikori Slides Past Dimitrov In Brisbane, Tsonga To Face De Minaur Fri

January 1st, 2019

239th Ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga To Meet Rafael Nadal In Brisbane

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will play Rafael Nadal in Australia for the first time since his big win over the Spaniard in the 2008 Melbourne semifinals.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:42 pm in Brisbane | 2 Comments »

November 22nd, 2018

Croatia Visits France For Davis Cup Title This Weekend; Cilic, Coric, Tsonga Headline

The last Davis Cup final as we know it will be held this weekend in France.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 pm in Davis Cup | 2 Comments »

October 30th, 2018

Djokovic Opens With Win In Paris; Federer, Nadal Wednesday

Novak Djokovic won his 19th straight match in Paris on Tuesday. If Rafael Nadal loses on Wednesday, Djokovic returns to No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 10:14 pm in Paris | 19 Comments »

September 16th, 2018

Nishikori Leads Seeds at Moselle Open in Metz; ATP Preview

Rising youngsters Stefanos Tsitsipas and former champ Lucas Pouille will contend, along with a few unseeded floaters giving the seeds some early challenges.

Posted by Staff @ 2:40 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Nishikori Leads Seeds at Moselle Open in Metz; ATP Preview

August 20th, 2018

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Has Withdrawn From The US Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will miss his first US Open since 2013. He hasn’t played since February.

Posted by Staff @ 3:13 pm in US Open | 4 Comments »

August 6th, 2018

Former Champions Nadal, Djokovic, Zverev Lead Canadian Open; Raonic Opens Monday

The Canadian Open Masters begins Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in Canadian Open | 31 Comments »

May 14th, 2018

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Is Out Of The French Open

The popular Jo-Wilfried will be in Roland Garros, but only as a spectator.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:03 am in French Open | 4 Comments »