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August 29th, 2018

Verdasco Too Hot For Murray At US Open, Rafa Rolls; Federer, Djokovc Set To Return

While Andy Murray lost, Rafael Nadal rolled into his 12th US Open third round

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in US Open | 66 Comments »

August 23rd, 2018

Men’s US Open Preview: Djokovic Lands In Federer Quarter In Draw, Nadal Looks Good

Sean Randall preview the men’s US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:56 pm in US Open | 49 Comments »

August 13th, 2018

Djokovic, Wawrinka Monday Winners In Cincinnati, Murray Out; Federer Set For Summer Debut

Seven-time champion Roger Federer makes his summer debut Tuesday at Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in Cincinnati | 16 Comments »

August 12th, 2018

Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

(1) Federer vs. (WC) Murray 3rd rd.? (4) Del Potro vs. (15) Kyrgios 3rd rd.?…

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

August 10th, 2018

Tsitsipas Sinks Djokovic In Toronto; Nadal, Zverev Advance

Novak Djokovic suffered just his second early exit from Canada in his career losing to teen Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 am in Canadian Open | 77 Comments »

August 8th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In Toronto, Young Canadians Impress; Nadal, Del Potro Today

Rafael Nadal returns to the hard courts today in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 9:49 am in Canadian 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 »

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 »

August 3rd, 2018

Crying Andy Murray Wins At 3am In Washington, Isner Out; Del Potro Rolls In Los Cabos

Andy Murray was up all night in Washington.

Posted by Staff @ 10:51 am in Washington | 16 Comments »

July 29th, 2018

Isner Beats Harrison for 5th ATP Atlanta Title

Harrison won the first set for the first time in the tournament, winning every other match of the week from a set down. Isner evened the match in the second set, and in the third set broke Harrison in the first game, with the match never in doubt from there.

Posted by Staff @ 10:03 pm in Tennis | 9 Comments »

July 22nd, 2018

Isner Goes for 5th ATP Atlanta Open Title as US Open Series Begins; Preview

Interesting starts include (1) Isner vs. the rising Aussie Minaur, (7) M.Zverev vs. the hot-handed Smyczek, (4) Ebden vs. Karlovic, and the Newport finalist Ramanathan vs. Taylor Fritz, winner to meet (3) Chung…

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 pm in Tennis | 91 Comments »

July 13th, 2018

Anderson Tops Isner In Wimbledon Marathon Semifinal; Djokovic Leads Nadal Before Curfew

More records were set at Wimbledon Friday at the semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 pm in Wimbledon | 114 Comments »

July 12th, 2018

Nadal v Djokovic, Isner v Anderson; Wimbledon SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews the Friday the 13th men’s Wimbledon semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:05 pm in Wimbledon | 454 Comments »

July 11th, 2018

Federer Falls As Nadal Wins Wimbledon Thriller; Isner, Anderson Advance To Big Man SF

There will be no Federer-Nadal final at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 6:59 pm in Wimbledon | 65 Comments »

July 10th, 2018

Nadal v Del Potro, Federer v Anderson; Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews the men’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:14 pm in Wimbledon | 515 Comments »