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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 | No Comments »

April 6th, 2018

Nadal, Cilic, Isner Lead Davis Cup QF This Weekend

Davis Cup quarterfinals get underway this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 10:11 am in Davis Cup | 24 Comments »

April 1st, 2018

Isner Powers Through Zverev To Win Miami Title And First Masters

John Isner is the tallest Masters champion of all time.

Posted by Staff @ 10:15 pm in Miami | 39 Comments »

March 31st, 2018

Isner Stops Del Potro Streak, Will Face Zverev For Miami Masters Title

It will be John Isner and Alexander Zverev for the Miami title on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in Miami | 50 Comments »

March 29th, 2018

Zverev Rolls Coric To Reach Miami SF, Will Face Carreno Busta Who Saves MP v Anderson

The men’s final four is set at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 pm in Miami | 32 Comments »

March 29th, 2018

Del Potro Outlasts Raonic In Miami QF Thriller, Win Streak At 15; Zverev v Coric Thurs

The first men’s semifinal is set, it’s Juan Martin del Potro against John Isner.

Posted by Staff @ 1:21 am in Miami | 88 Comments »

March 28th, 2018

Zverev Dominates Kyrgios, Big Men Roll In Miami; QFs Up Wed With Del Potro, Chung

The big men are ruling Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 am in Miami | 63 Comments »

March 25th, 2018

Del Potro Ups Win Streak To 13 In Miami, Dimitrov Dumped; Kyrgios v Fognini Tomorrow

Juan Martin del Potro has now won 13 straight matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 pm in Miami | 37 Comments »

March 24th, 2018

Federer KO’d By Kokkinakis In Miami Shocker, Will Lose No. 1; Del Potro v Nishikori Sunday

Roger Federer is on a 2-match losing streak.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Miami | 68 Comments »

March 21st, 2018

Miami Draw Preview: Federer, Del Potro, Djokovic Lead Way

Sean Randall previews the Miami Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:05 pm in Miami | 62 Comments »

March 11th, 2018

Federer Stopped By Rain At Indian Wells, Dimitrov Upset; Djokovic Returns Sunday

A pair of 5-time Indian Wells champions are on court today.

Posted by Staff @ 10:19 am in Indian Wells | 29 Comments »

February 24th, 2018

Nadal, Stephens Headline Fields at Joint Acapulco; Previews

Potential tough starts for (1) Nadal vs. his free-swinging Spanish countryman F-Lo (winner to possibly meet (WC) Thanasi Kokkinakis), (4) Sock 2nd rd. vs. the Aussie Open semifinalist Chung, (6) Del Potro vs. the elder net-rushing Zverev, (3) Thiem 2nd rd. vs. the Nishikori-Shapovalov winner, and (8) Isner vs. his countryman Harrison…

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Tennis | 15 Comments »

February 18th, 2018

Sock v Raonic 1st Round at ATP Delray Beach; Preview

Tough starts for (1) Sock vs. Raonic, (6) Isner vs. last week’s hot New York Open semifinalist Albot, and (2) Del Potro vs. Chardy who he has lost to on hardcourt…

Posted by Staff @ 2:11 am in Tennis | No Comments »

February 10th, 2018

Black Tennis Courts, Querrey, Isner Headline New ATP New York Open

It is the first edition of the event in New York after it relocated from Memphis, taking place at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale; the tournament reportedly will be the first on the ATP World Tour to use black tennis courts…

Posted by Staff @ 10:04 pm in Tennis | No Comments »