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November 4th, 2018

Khachanov Krushes King of ATP Rankings in Straight-Set ATP Paris Final

Novak Djokovic had beaten Karen Khachanov at Wimbledon earlier this year, and when Djokovic broke for a 3-1 lead in the opening set, journalists were looking at their watches in anticipation of a late lunch or early dinner in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 2:55 pm in Tennis | 16 Comments »

November 3rd, 2018

Djokovic Outlasts Federer In Epic, Will Face Khachanov For Paris Title

Novak Djokovic never broke serve but still managed to beat Roger Federer Saturday in a Paris thriller.

Posted by Staff @ 5:28 pm in Paris | 58 Comments »

November 2nd, 2018

Federer v Djokovic Saturday In Paris SFs; Khachanov Crushes Zverev

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 47th time Saturday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 10:01 pm in Paris | 76 Comments »

November 1st, 2018

Federer Foils Fognini At Paris Masters, Zverev Wins; Djokovic v Cilic Friday

Novak Djokovic has won his last 30 sets.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in Paris | 33 Comments »

October 28th, 2018

Ridiculous 1st Rd Tests for Nadal, Federer, Seeds at ATP Paris Masters

Did You Know? Only Novak Djokovic has been able to successfully defend the long-standing Paris Masters title, winning three years in a row (2015-13). Winning then losing in the following year’s final were six players: Stan Smith (1972-73), Boris Becker (1989-90), Guy Forget (1991-92), Pete Sampras (1997-98), David Nalbandian (2007-08), and David Ferrer (2012-13).

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in Paris, Tennis | 11 Comments »

October 3rd, 2018

Del Potro Advanced, Dimitrov Dumped In Beijing; Shapovalov Upsets Wawrinka In Tokyo

Events in Asia are taking shape.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in Asia, beijing, Tokyo | 37 Comments »

September 16th, 2018

Thiem Headlines, Wawrinka Spices-Up St. Pete Open; ATP Preview

Stan Wawrinka takes a wildcard into St. Pete where as an unseeded player he is looking at a meeting with No. 4 Karen Khachanov in the second round.

Posted by Staff @ 3:02 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

September 1st, 2018

Nadal, Anderson Win US Open Thrillers; Federer v Kyrgios On Super Saturday

Rafael Nadal and Kevin Anderson had to work hard Friday to stay in the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:40 am in US Open | 60 Comments »

August 15th, 2018

Federer Wins In Summer Debut; Djokovic, Delpo, Wawrinka v Nishikori Wed.

Roger Federer’s win streak at Cincinnati climbs to 11.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Cincinnati | 25 Comments »

August 12th, 2018

Nadal Toughs Out Khachanov, Will Meet Tsurprising Tsisitpas For Toronto Title; Who’s The Pick?

Can Rafael Nadal stop the phenom that is Stefanos Tsitsipas?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:26 am in Canadian Open | 42 Comments »

August 11th, 2018

Nadal Overcomes Cilic To Reach Toronto SF; Pathetic Zverev Collapses To Tsitsipas

Rafael Nadal will be a huge favorite this weekend to win a 33rd Masters title and 4th in Canada.

Posted by Staff @ 1:13 am in Canadian Open | 77 Comments »

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 »

July 8th, 2018

Federer, Nadal, Serena Headline Star-Studded Monday At Wimbledon

Sean Randall previews the men’s draw in the Wimbledon fourth round.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:58 pm in Wimbledon | 141 Comments »

July 7th, 2018

Nadal, Djokovic Strong Again At Wimbledon; Zverev, Kyrgios Ousted

The fourth round is set at Wimbledon!

Posted by Staff @ 6:34 pm in Wimbledon | 10 Comments »

June 20th, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Returns To Action Thursday In Halle, Queen’s

Dominic Thiem, Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka all suffered defeats Wednesday on the Tour.

Posted by Staff @ 11:43 pm in Halle, Queens | 65 Comments »