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November 2nd, 2017

David Goffin Becomes 7th Player In London ATP Finals; Del Potro, Isner Chasing PCB For Last Spot

David Goffin will make his debut at the ATP Finals in 10 days.

Posted by Staff @ 4:21 pm in ATP Finals | 17 Comments »

November 2nd, 2017

Nadal Gets No. 1; Del Potro Makes London Push, Goffin A Win From Qualifying

Rafael Nadal wrapped up No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 12:54 am in Paris | 120 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

Federer Downs Del Potro to Win ATP Basel, Withdraws from Paris

“I think we’re both tired from a long season,” said Federer of the back-and-forth match where both players showed their nerves in the third set.

Posted by Staff @ 4:50 pm in Fall Season | 123 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 24th, 2017

Federer Dominates Tiafoe In Basel, Del Potro Wed.; Thiem Wins In Vienna

Unlike the US Open, Roger Federer had no issues today with Frances Tiafoe.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 pm in Fall Season | 17 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

Del Potro Successfully Defends Title at ATP Stockholm

“I’m already in the Top 20 and I don’t have too many points to defend next season,” the Argentine said. “Could get close to the Top 10 guys. Could be a dream after all my problems with the wrist. To reach that ranking, that number again, would be fantastic for me.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:27 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

October 22nd, 2017

Federer Faces Stiff Home Test at ATP Basel Swiss Indoors; Preview

Three Top 10 players and a former US Open winner make Basel a formidable field for Federer to defend his home turf…

Posted by Staff @ 11:44 am in Tennis | 7 Comments »

October 15th, 2017

Federer’s Ownership Of Nadal In 2017 Continues With Shanghai Trophy

“It was a very difficult match for me,” Nadal said. “He played very fast and he played well.

Posted by Staff @ 11:52 am in Shanghai | 50 Comments »

October 14th, 2017

Federer Rallies To Beat Del Potro, To Meet Nadal In Shanghai Final

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet for the 4th time this year, 38th time overall.

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 pm in Shanghai | 168 Comments »

October 14th, 2017

Dimitrov, Del Potro Highlight ATP Stockholm Next Week

(1) Dimitrov after a bye will meet the winner of Frenchman Pierre-Hughes Herbert and a qualifier…

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 am in Tennis | No Comments »

October 13th, 2017

Federer v Del Potro, Nadal v Cilic In US Open Champions Shanghai SF

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are just one win from a Sunday meeting in China.

Posted by Staff @ 7:35 pm in Shanghai | 174 Comments »