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July 29th, 2016

Djokovic Finds Way To Win, Meets Monfils Not Raonic in Toronto SFs; Wawrinka-Nishikori Battle

“He’s playing great tennis at the moment,” Djokovic said. “He won Washington. He’s been playing more or less every day for the last couple of weeks. He’s feeling confident on the court.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:37 pm in Canadian Open | 86 Comments »

July 29th, 2016

Djokovic-Berdych, Raonic-Monfils Friday In Canadian Open Toronto QFs; Americans Go 0-4

The Top 5 seeds all made it to the Toronto quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in Canadian Open | 55 Comments »

July 27th, 2016

Milos Raonic Left Alone; Novak Djokovic Djanky; Loaded Thursday In Toronto

“Those are the only, let’s say, downsides to the match…the overall performance was very pleasing considering it was the first hard court match for a long time.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:05 pm in Canadian Open | 24 Comments »

July 26th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Opens Play Wednesday In Toronto; Wawrinka, Berdych, Monfils Tuesday Winners

Novak Djokovic will try to get back on the winning track Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in Canadian Open | 26 Comments »

July 23rd, 2016

Toronto Preview: Lone Big 4 Entrant Novak Djokovic Returns As Heavy Favorite

Novak Djokovic is the only Top 4 player in Toronto, is he over whatever was bothering him in London?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:00 pm in Canadian Open | 107 Comments »

July 4th, 2016

Roger Federer, Andy Murray Lead Favorites Into Wimbledon QFs; Nick Kyrgios Show Over

“I would have never thought that I was going to win the first four matches in straight sets, so I’m extremely pleased,” said Federer…”

Posted by Staff @ 4:02 pm in Wimbledon | 53 Comments »

June 30th, 2016

Murray Wins, Thiem Ousted By Vesely On Catch-Up Day at Wimbledon; Federer, Djokovic Friday

Andy Murray led the charge as players caught up with a full day of play without rain on Thursday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 11:42 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 190 Comments »

June 15th, 2016

Roger Federer Wins, Kei Nishikori Withdraws With A Bad Rib In Halle

Roger Federer is still working throught the kinks.

Posted by Staff @ 6:52 pm in Halle | 4 Comments »

June 11th, 2016

Federer, Murray Lead Grass Events Next Week at Halle, Queen’s

Notes: Six of the eight seeds have challenging starts with (1) Murray vs. Mahut, (5) Cilic vs. F-Lo, (6) Bautista Agut vs. Querrey, (3) Raonic vs. Kyrgios, (7) Isner vs. Del Potro, and (2) Wawrinka vs. Hot Sauce…The all-Brit wildcard allocation went to Kyle Edmund, Daniel Evans and James Ward…

Posted by Staff @ 6:21 pm in Halle, Queens, Tennis | 172 Comments »

May 29th, 2016

Richard Gasquet Brings Parisians to Feet with Kei Nishikori Upset at French Open; Novak Djokovic Monday

“I think it was a very important time for me to stop because I was playing not good, I was playing far from the baseline and very slow…I knew that if I wanted to beat this guy, I needed to play very, very deep and very fast, because he’s playing with big rhythm. If I’m playing short like I did in Rome and Madrid, I have no chance to win.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:11 pm in French Open, Tennis | 8 Comments »

May 27th, 2016

Andy Murray Has Short Day, Lines Up John Isner Next at French Open; Djokovic, Tsonga Saturday

“Everything that I did today was pretty high-level,” said Wawrinka, who will next face No. 22 Viktor Troicki, who on Friday beat No. 16 Gilles Simon in straight sets.

Posted by Staff @ 4:00 pm in French Open, Tennis | 118 Comments »

May 22nd, 2016

Nishikori, Raonic, Kyrgios And Kvitova Headline Opening Day At The French Open

The French Open begins on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:45 am in French Open | 2 Comments »

May 20th, 2016

French Open Men’s Draw: Are Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Heading Toward The Final?

Sean Randall previews the French Open. Did he really pick Andy Murray to win it?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:04 am in French Open | 94 Comments »

May 14th, 2016

Is Birthday Boy Andy Murray Finally Ready To End Novak Djokovic’s Run In Rome? Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks the Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray Rome final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:31 pm in Rome | 366 Comments »

May 10th, 2016

Roger Federer v Alexander Zverev Wed In Rome; Djokovic, Murray, Nadal Also In Action

A blockbuster Wednesday is headlined by the Big 4!

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Rome | 81 Comments »