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March 15th, 2019

Wounded Nadal To Face Federer At Indian Wells; SF Picks And Pans

Who’ll win the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal Indian Wells semifinal?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:50 pm in Indian Wells | 18 Comments »

March 15th, 2019

Federer, Nadal On Brink Of Indian Wells SF; Raonic, Thiem Set Saturday Meeting

Will we see Roger Federer take on Rafael Nadal on Saturday?

Posted by Staff @ 12:36 am in Indian Wells | 50 Comments »

March 14th, 2019

Federer, Nadal Close In On Indian Wells SF Showdown; Thiem v Monfils Tonight

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rolled on to a Saturday semifinal showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 am in Indian Wells | 1 Comment »

March 13th, 2019

Djokovic Stunned By Kohlschreiber At Indian Wells; Federer, Nadal Advance

Novak Djokovic is still in doubles at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:31 am in Indian Wells | 14 Comments »

February 17th, 2019

Tsitsipas Seeded No. 1 For First Time At ATP Marseille

Stefanos Tsitsipas is set to make his debut as a top seed this week in Marseille.

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 pm in Marseille | No Comments »

February 4th, 2019

Wawrinka Falls In Sofia; Tsitsipas, Medvedev, Khachanov Headline

A trio of young guns are the top 3 seeds in Sofia.

Posted by Staff @ 3:22 pm in 2019 Season | 7 Comments »

February 1st, 2019

Davis Cup Qualifying: Zverev, Khachanov, Shapovalov In Action

The new-look Davis Cup gets underway this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 4:10 pm in Davis Cup | 2 Comments »

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 »