August 15th, 2018
Roger Federer’s win streak at Cincinnati climbs to 11.
July 30th, 2018
Basilashvili improved to 2-2 in career finals, also winning in Hamburg this year.
July 16th, 2018
Wildcards went to Spain’s Jaume Munar, Norway’s Casper Ruud and Sweden’s Mikael Ymer…
June 23rd, 2018
Murray and Wawrinka square off first round, winner to meet (2) Edmund…Other openers of interest are (8) Fuchsovics vs. the grass-ready Brit (WC) Norrie, the rookie (4) Ceccinato vs. the veteran Seppi, (5) Mayer vs. Simon (winner to meet Muller), and (7) Johnson vs. Medvedev (winner to face M.Zverev)…
April 29th, 2018
Interesting starts include (1) Anderson vs. the Barcelona finalist Tsitsipas if the Greek isn’t too gassed, (8) Medvedev vs. the veteran Sousa, and (4) Muller on his worst surface (although he reached the final last year) vs. the American Sandgren-Tiafoe match winner…
February 25th, 2018
Cuevas, the three-time defending champion, in last year’s final defeated Ramos Vinolas from a set down.
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September 24th, 2017
(1) Thiem could start against Coric and (6) Edmund will start against Tomic…
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September 3rd, 2017
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are getting closer to a semifinal showdown.
July 30th, 2017
Mayer snuck into the main draw after losing to 16-year-old Rudolf Molleker in the final round of qualifying when Martin Klizan withdrew from the main draw due to a calf injury.
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September 18th, 2016
“It’s been a great weekend and I am at a loss for words to describe how I feel,” said Cilic. “I was really motivated for today’s match, having played with a lot of intensity all three days. I was aggressive and served very well, which I needed to in order to dictate the rallies. The crowd helped me stay focused throughout the match.”
April 24th, 2016
No Top 20 players, but Istanbul you do have Bernie “The Tank Engine” Tomic! For at least a round…
January 9th, 2016
Tough starts for (5) Pliskova vs. Ivanovic, (3) Kvitova vs. Lisicki, and (2) Radwanska after a bye vs. the Stosur-Vinci winner…
January 2nd, 2016
Federer has won the most singles titles of any player in Doha, and is a perfect 3-0 in finals…Ferrer beat Berdych in last year’s final…Nadal, who is playing doubles with Verdasco, has won the most doubles titles of anyone at the event with four (2005,’09,’11,’15)…Former singles champs in the field are Ferrer (2015), Nadal (2014), and Federer (2011,’06-05).
August 1st, 2015
All 16 seeds receive opening-round byes, but some potential interesting second-rounders with (12) Pospisil vs. (WC) Haas, (4) Gasquet vs. the hot-handed Muller, break-up boy (6) Dimitrov vs. the resurgent Baghdatis, and (7) Lopez vs. (WC) Hewitt on his retirement tour…
June 22nd, 2015
Notes: Tough draws go to (1) Ferrer after a bye potentially vs. Baghdatis…Wildcards went to Brits Kyle Edmund and James Ward, American Taylor Harry Fritz, and German Alexander Zverev…
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