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May 31st, 2019

Nadal Drops A Set To Goffin, Federer Takes Care Of Ruud At French Open

Breaking news! Rafael Nadal lost a set!

Posted by Staff @ 5:18 pm in French Open | 8 Comments »

February 4th, 2019

Pouille, Tsonga Lead French In Montpellier

Lucas Pouille will try to defend his Montpellier title this week.

Posted by Staff @ 2:55 pm in 2019 Season | Comments Off on Pouille, Tsonga Lead French In Montpellier

January 25th, 2019

Djokovic Pounds Pouille At Australian Open, Sends Message To Nadal

Novak Djokovic romped into his 7th Australian Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:27 am in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 24th, 2019

Novak Djokovic v Lucas Pouille In Australian Open SF #2, Who’s The Pick?

Can Lucas Pouille spoil a Novak Dokovic v Rafael Nadal Australian Open final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:02 pm in Australian Open | 25 Comments »

January 23rd, 2019

Djokovic Gets Retirement From Nishikori, Pouille Ousts Raonic; Nadal v Tsitsipas Thurs At Australian Open

Lucas Pouille joined Stefanos Tsitsipas as two new faces to make a Grand Slam semifinal.

Posted by Staff @ 6:54 am in Australian Open | 15 Comments »

January 22nd, 2019

Nadal Dominates Tiafoe, Tsitsipas Next In Australian Open SFs; Djokovic Tests Nishikori

Will it be Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on Sunday?

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 21st, 2019

Zverev Gets Rocked By Raonic At Australian Open, Djokovic Needs 4; Nadal v Tiafoe In QFs

Will there be more upsets on opening day of the quarterfinals?

Posted by Staff @ 8:49 am in Australian Open | 56 Comments »

January 19th, 2019

Favorites Djokovic, Zverev Cruise Into Australian R16; Nadal, Federer Face Tests

Federer v Tsitsipas, Nadal v Berdych at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 am in Australian Open | 21 Comments »

November 22nd, 2018

Croatia Visits France For Davis Cup Title This Weekend; Cilic, Coric, Tsonga Headline

The last Davis Cup final as we know it will be held this weekend in France.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 pm in Davis Cup | 2 Comments »

September 16th, 2018

Nishikori Leads Seeds at Moselle Open in Metz; ATP Preview

Rising youngsters Stefanos Tsitsipas and former champ Lucas Pouille will contend, along with a few unseeded floaters giving the seeds some early challenges.

Posted by Staff @ 2:40 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Nishikori Leads Seeds at Moselle Open in Metz; ATP Preview

August 13th, 2018

Djokovic, Wawrinka Monday Winners In Cincinnati, Murray Out; Federer Set For Summer Debut

Seven-time champion Roger Federer makes his summer debut Tuesday at Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in Cincinnati | 16 Comments »

August 12th, 2018

Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

(1) Federer vs. (WC) Murray 3rd rd.? (4) Del Potro vs. (15) Kyrgios 3rd rd.?…

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

June 15th, 2018

Federer, Kyrgios Advance To Saturday SF In Stuttgart; Gasquet-Tomic in Den Bosch

Can the Aussies pull upsets Saturday in the semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 pm in Grass season, Stanford | 71 Comments »

June 11th, 2018

Federer is Back on Grass with No. 1 in Sight This Week; Stuttgart Preview

“I think that’s a bit of extra motivation,” Federer said of the No. 1 ranking perch. “But then again, having lost here last year in the first round, for me, it resets the goals as well, and just take it one at a time and don’t think too far ahead. Not that I did that last year, but on grass, margins are very slim. It’s not so simple, especially when you haven’t played in three months.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:23 pm in Tennis | 175 Comments »

May 29th, 2018

Nadal Made To Work By Bolelli at French, Del Potro Gives Hope; Djokovic Wed.

3 more men’s matches are still to finish in the French Open first round.

Posted by Staff @ 5:45 pm in French Open | 59 Comments »