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February 10th, 2018

Black Tennis Courts, Querrey, Isner Headline New ATP New York Open

It is the first edition of the event in New York after it relocated from Memphis, taking place at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale; the tournament reportedly will be the first on the ATP World Tour to use black tennis courts…

Posted by Staff @ 10:04 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

January 6th, 2018

Simon After Horrendous 2017 Starts New Year with ATP Pune Title

Whatever Gilles Simon’s off-season consisted of, we’ll take one of those.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 4:34 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

December 31st, 2017

Cilic, Anderson Headlines ATP India Stop in Pune; Preview

.(3) Bautista Agut after a bye likely has a tough start against Simon…Wildcards were awarded to France’s Paire and Indians Arjun Kadhe and Ramkumar Ramanathan…

Posted by Staff @ 2:57 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

November 2nd, 2017

Nadal Gets No. 1; Del Potro Makes London Push, Goffin A Win From Qualifying

Rafael Nadal wrapped up No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 12:54 am in Paris | 120 Comments »

October 23rd, 2017

Goffin, PCB, Querrey, Anderson Continue Bid For ATP Finals Spots

Four players, two spots in the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 4:49 pm in ATP Finals | 4 Comments »

October 22nd, 2017

Zverev, Thiem Lead Next Gen Surge at ATP Vienna; Preview

A field of floating mine traps for the top players includes (1) Zverev vs. the resurgent Troicki (winner to meet the Simon-Gulbis winner), (8) Tsonga vs. Khachanov, (4) Carreno Busta vs. a qualifier then the Fognini-Schwartzman winner, and (2) Thiem vs. the riser Rublev, then the Gasquet-Lopez winner…

Posted by Staff @ 12:39 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

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 9th, 2017

Goffin, Carreno Busta, Querrey, Anderson Bidding For Two ATP Finals Spots

There will be many first-time players in the London finals this year.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:19 pm in ATP Finals | 2 Comments »

October 1st, 2017

Cilic, Thiem, Raonic Headline ATP Tokyo; Preview

Interesting starts for (5) Anderson vs. Simon, (3) Raonic vs. Troicki, (6) Querrey vs. Gasquet, (4) Goffin vs. Lopez, (8) Schwartzman vs. Young, and (2) Thiem vs. Johnson…

Posted by Staff @ 11:35 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

September 10th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Rolls Over Kevin Anderson 16th Grand Slam Title, 3rd US Open

Rafael Nadal closed to within three of Roger Federer’s 19 Grand Slam titles.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:14 pm in US Open | 247 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 6th, 2017

Anderson, C-Busta Into Unlikely US Open Semifinals; Rafa, Federer-Del Potro Wednesday

“It is something that I always dreamed,” Carreno Busta said upon reaching his first Grand Slam final.

Posted by Staff @ 2:35 am in Tennis, US Open | 243 Comments »

September 3rd, 2017

Querrey Coasts, Shapovalov’s US Open Run Ends; Former Champs Federer, Nadal, Del Potro Monday

Who will emerge as a first-time Grand Slam finalist from the bottom half of the US Open men’s draw? We are closer to a determination.

Posted by Staff @ 11:59 pm in US Open | 12 Comments »