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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 | Comments Off

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 »

October 12th, 2017

Del Potro Tops Zverev In Shanghai; Nadal v Dimitrov, Federer v Gasquet Friday

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rolled on in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Shanghai | 77 Comments »

October 4th, 2017

Dimitrov Downs Del Potro, Kyrgios Wins; Nadal, Zverev On Court Thurs. In Beijing

Rafael Nadal returns tomorrow in Beijing.

Posted by Special @ 11:25 pm in beijing | 5 Comments »

October 3rd, 2017

Nadal Saves Matchpoints v Pouille In Beijing; Del Potro-Dimitrov Wednesday

Rafael Nadal ups win streak to 8 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 10:13 pm in beijing | 7 Comments »

October 1st, 2017

Nadal Goes for 12 Years Between Titles at ATP China Open in Beijing

Tough starts for (1) Nadal vs. Pouille who he is 1-1 career against, (3) Dimitrov vs. the streaking Dzumhur (winner to likely meet Del Potro), and (7) Berdych vs. the streaking Donaldson (winner to likely meet Sock)…

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

September 10th, 2017

Rafael Nadal v Kevin Anderson In The US Open Final, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the men’s US Open final between Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:36 pm in US Open | 103 Comments »

September 9th, 2017

Nadal Wears Out Del Potro, to Meet Anderson in US Open Final

“After a couple of years of tough moments, it has been an emotional year,” said Nadal after reaching his fourth US Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 2:19 am in US Open | 85 Comments »

September 8th, 2017

Nadal v Del Potro, Carreno Busta v Anderson; US Open SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall breaks down the men’s semifinals today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:50 pm in US Open | 128 Comments »

September 7th, 2017

Del Potro Ruins Federer-Nadal SF Party at US Open

“I think it’s my home court,” Del Potro said of the New York Argentine-heavy crowd. “You make me so happy every time I play here. I love to see the crowd chanting for me.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:44 am in US Open | 57 Comments »

September 5th, 2017

Roger Federer: What I Like About Del Potro’s Forehand Is He Doesn’t Hold Back!

Roger Federer says juniors should be taught Del Potro ‘s forehand.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:18 pm in US Open | 8 Comments »

September 5th, 2017

Juan Martin Del Potro Says It Will Be A Pleasure To Play The GOAT Roger Federer Wednesday

The rematch is on and both guys can’t wait.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:08 pm in US Open | 6 Comments »