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May 18th, 2013

Big ATP Names Week Before French at ATP Nice, Dusseldorf

The long-running Davis Cup-style ATP World Team Cup is no more, this year replaced by a 250-level tournament at The Rochusclub in Düsseldorf…Tough starts for (8) Davydenko vs. Tursunov, and 2nd rd. (2) Haas vs. Dodig…Wildcards went to Benjamin Becker, Haas and Juan Monaco…Pulls from the event included Nicolas Almagro, Grigor Dimitrov, Florian Mayer, Philipp Petzschner and Mikhail Youzhny.

Posted by Staff @ 2:59 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

March 21st, 2013

Hewitt Wins, Serena and Venus in Action Thurs. at Sony Miami Tennis

“He played way better every time he was behind in the match,” Hewitt said after topping Joao Sousa. “Whenever he’d get back on serve in the second set, he actually played worse. When he was behind, he sort of just went for it a lot more. That was tough because he sort of had nothing to lose.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:42 am in Miami | 17 Comments »

March 18th, 2013

Poll: Who Will Win Miami? Can Djokovic 3-Peat In The Last Hardcourt Event Before July?

Defending champion Novak Djokovic leads the field at the 2013 Miami Masters, who’ll be the winner in two weeks?

Posted by Staff @ 2:12 pm in Miami, Polls | 46 Comments »

March 8th, 2013

Hewitt Wins, Townsend Credits Brussel Sprouts at Indian Wells; Friday Preview

On the women’s side in first-round action the notable winners were American Jamie Hampton topping countrywoman (WC) Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-1 in the third, American (WC) Madison Keys outlasting countrywoman Melanie Oudin in three, and American (WC) Taylor Townsend getting her first WTA win, beating Lucie Hradecka from a set down.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 am in Indian Wells | 9 Comments »

January 14th, 2013

Australian Open Day 1 Wrap: Hewitt Out; Sharapova Bakes 2 Bagels

“There are some few adjustments that I need to make and get a little bit sharper on the court,” said Djokovic, who will next face American Ryan Harrison. “But it’s expected in the first match you’re still not a 100 percent on the court.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:18 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 43 Comments »

January 13th, 2013

Djokovic Opens Australian Open Title Defense; Aussie Hopes Hewitt, Stosur Also In Action

On a packed opening day Australian Open schedule, Novak Djokovic begins his title defense.

Posted by Staff @ 10:03 am in Australian Open | 34 Comments »

January 10th, 2013

Australian Open Preview: Federer Was Right, Djokovic Is The Clear Favorite Thanks To A Cush Draw

The draw is out for the first Grand Slam of the tennis season and defending champion Novak Djokovic should breeze to the final weekend.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:00 pm in Australian Open | 161 Comments »

December 8th, 2012

Looking Through The Years: Federer Is Better than Ever

We all know the greatness that is Roger Federer. We know that, at this point, literally every match he places bares some kind of historic significance.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 10:11 am in 2012 Season, ATP | 221 Comments »

August 31st, 2012

Retiring Roddick Routs Tomic At US Open; Djokovic Breezes, Federer Faces Verdasco Saturday

Andy Roddick needs to retire more often, he looked great in a win Friday night over Bernard Tomic at the US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:48 pm in US Open | 189 Comments »

July 31st, 2012

Federer, Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova Lead A Full Wednesday At Olympics; Tsonga Sets Record

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray all were on their game in second round wins.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:00 pm in Olympics | 149 Comments »

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6 David Ferrer6 Maria Sharapova
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