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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 | No Comments »

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 »

May 27th, 2018

Zverev Rolls In French Opener, Kyrgios Withdraws; Nadal, Djokovic Mon.

Three former French Open men’s champions are in action Monday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:42 pm in French Open | 58 Comments »