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March 14th, 2017

Novak Djokovic: Against Del Potro, It’s A Very Even Match, I’ve Got To Give It My All

Novak Djokovic previews another meeting against Juan Martin del Potro.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:39 am in Indian Wells | 58 Comments »

March 13th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Roll, Djokovic Escapes At Indian Wells; Isner-Monfils Tonight

The top players all advanced in the Quarter of Death at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 8:52 am in Indian Wells | 7 Comments »

March 8th, 2017

Indian Wells Men’s Preview: Can Murray Finally Win? Who’ll Emerge From The Quarter Of Death?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the Quarter of Death and the entire Indian Wells field.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:38 pm in Indian Wells | 16 Comments »

March 7th, 2017

Defending Champ Djokovic With Federer, Nadal, Del Potro And Kyrgios In Same Indian Wells Quarter

A loaded men’s singles draw gets underway on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:07 pm in Indian Wells | 28 Comments »

March 2nd, 2017

Djokovic Comes Back To Deny Del Potro, Kyrgios Next In Acapulco; Nadal Sharp So Far

The big match lived up to the billing.

Posted by Staff @ 9:23 am in Acapulco | 78 Comments »

March 1st, 2017

Novak Djokovic v Juan Martin Del Potro Tonight In Acapulco

Who’ll win the Rio rematch?

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 am in Acapulco | 30 Comments »

February 28th, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal, Del Potro v Tiafoe Tuesday In Acapulco

The Top 4 seeds plus Juan Martin del Potro are in action Tuesday in Acapulco.

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 am in Acapulco | 17 Comments »

February 26th, 2017

Loaded Mexican Open with Djokovic, Nadal, More; Previews

Holy cow, a rockin’ seeded field, and even more floaters…First round looks for (1) Djokovic after a long layoff vs. the dangerous Klizan (winner to likely meet Del Potro), (4) Thiem vs. the backboard Simon, (5) Goffin 2nd. rd. vs. the Edmund-Querrey winner, (8) Isner vs. his American compatriot Johnson, (3) Cilic vs. the unpredictable (WC) Dolgopolov, and (2) Nadal vs. the streaking older Zverev..

Posted by Staff @ 11:37 pm in Acapulco | 36 Comments »

February 25th, 2017

Del Potro v Raonic Tonight In Delray Beach; 18-Year-Old Casper Ruud Reaches Rio SFs

It’s a big man clash in the semifinals of Delray Beach tonight.

Posted by Staff @ 10:26 am in Rio | Comments Off

February 22nd, 2017

Juan Martin Del Potro Opens 2017 Season With A Win In Delray Beach

Juan Martin del Potro is back on the court.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 am in 2017 Season | 3 Comments »

February 18th, 2017

Raonic Top Seed at Delray Beach; French Flair at Marseille; ATP Previews

First-round matches to look for are (4) Querrey vs. Sela who he is 2-2 against career, (7) Del Potro vs. Anderson in a meeting of former Delray champions, (4) Johnson vs. crafty fellow American (WC) Kozlov, and (1) Karlovic vs. Young in a rematch of the 2015 Delray final (winner to possibly meet Fritz)…

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:52 am in Tennis | Comments Off

December 30th, 2016

Tennis-X 2016 Awards: Tennis’ Best Dopers, Tankers, Nutballs All Lauded

Who were the best and brightest from 2016?

Posted by Staff @ 4:07 pm in 2016 Season | 21 Comments »

December 27th, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro Plays Football With The Boca Juniors [Video]

Juan Martin del Potro showed off some soccer skills in Buenos Aires last week.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:36 am in Videos | 1 Comment »

December 24th, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro Confirms Australian Open Withdrawal

Juan Martin del Potro won’t be in Austalia this year.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:25 am in Australian Open | 51 Comments »

December 21st, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro Might Skip The Australian Open: I Might Not Be Fit Enough

Juan Martin del Potro said he isn’t sure if he’ll play the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:34 pm in 2017 Season, Australian Open | 17 Comments »