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January 14th, 2019

Murray Falls In Thrilling Final Australian Open Match; Federer, Nadal Advance

Andy Murray fittingly gave it his all in his final match at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 am in Australian Open | 12 Comments »

January 10th, 2019

Australian Open Men’s Draw: Can Anyone Stop A Djokovic v Federer Final?

Sean Randall handicaps the men’s draw at the French Open. Borna Coric in the semifinals?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:07 am in Australian Open | 9 Comments »

November 16th, 2018

Federer v Zverev, Djokovic v Anderson At ATP Finals Saturday

A Federer-Djokovic title match at the ATP Finals ahead?

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in ATP Finals | 61 Comments »

November 15th, 2018

Federer Books Final Four Berth At ATP Finals, Thiem Advances; Last SF Spot At Stake Friday

Roger Federer reached the last four at the ATP Finals for a 15th time.

Posted by Staff @ 8:21 pm in ATP Finals | 14 Comments »

November 14th, 2018

Djokovic Reaches SFs Stage At ATP Finals, Cilic Beats Isner; Federer-Anderson Rematch

Novak Djokovic qualified for the semifinals for an 8th time at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 pm in ATP Finals | 20 Comments »

November 13th, 2018

Federer Back On Course At ATP Finals; Anderson Cruising; Djokovic v Zverev Wed.

Roger Federer has never lost his second match at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:57 pm in ATP Finals | 50 Comments »

November 12th, 2018

Djokovic Starts Strong In London ATP Finals, Federer Returns Tues. v Thiem

Novak Djokovic won his 50th match of the season on Monday at the ATP Finals in London.

Posted by Staff @ 11:30 pm in ATP Finals | 11 Comments »

November 11th, 2018

Federer Goes Down To Nishikori In First Straight Set Round-Robin Loss At ATP Finals; Djokovic Monday

For the first time in his career, Roger Federer didn’t win a set during a round-robin match at the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 11:28 pm in ATP Finals | 25 Comments »

November 6th, 2018

ATP Finals Groups: Djokovic, Federer Clear Favorites

The ATP Finals groups were released on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:38 pm in ATP Finals | 24 Comments »

November 5th, 2018

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From ATP Finals, Undergoes Ankle Surgery; Novak Djokovic To Finish No. 1

Rafael Nadal reveals he underwent ankle surgery today.

Posted by Staff @ 2:43 pm in ATP Finals, Year-End No. 1 | 27 Comments »

November 2nd, 2018

ATP Finals Field Is Set As Cilic, Thiem Take Last 2 Spots, But Will Nadal, Del Potro Play?

The final 8 is set for now at the ATP Finals, but there could be withdrawals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in ATP Finals | 3 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 31st, 2018

Federer Gets Walkover, Nadal Withdraws In Paris; New No. 1 Djokovic Back Thursday

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal didn’t hit a ball on Wednesday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 11:25 pm in Paris | 17 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 »

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 »