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August 22nd, 2017

Poll: Who’s Your Early Favorite To Win The US Open? I’ll Go With Roger Federer’s Bad Back

Yeah, Roger Federer’s playing. Yeah, so too is Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray as well. But this year’s US Open just feels more wide open than in the past. Sure you have 3 of the Big 4 as the favorites, but they just don’t feel like locks to win it. That’s because we’ve seen breakthroughs [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:41 pm in US Open | 15 Comments »

August 14th, 2017

7 Things I Think I Thought About Zverev’s Montreal Title, Federer’s Withdrawal From Cincy And No. 1

A Canadian Open recap and look aheads to Cincy and the US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:56 pm in Canadian Open, Cincinnati, US Open, Year-End No. 1 | 34 Comments »

August 11th, 2017

Former Champions Cilic, Azarenka Withdraw From Cincinnati

Two former champions are out of Cincinnati.

Posted by Special @ 2:34 pm in Cincinnati, US Open | 2 Comments »

August 3rd, 2017

Marin Cilic Withdraws From Canadian Open, Will Andy Murray Do The Same?

Marin Cilic has bowed out of the Canadian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 am in Casablanca | 10 Comments »

July 16th, 2017

Federer Flawless Against Cilic, Wins Record 8th Wimbledon Title, 19th Grand Slam

Roger Federer wins his 8th Wimbledon, and does it in his most dominant form ever.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:10 pm in Wimbledon | 109 Comments »

July 16th, 2017

Marin Cilic Broke Down In Tears Early In The Second Set During The Wimbledon Final [Video]

Why Marin Cilic crying at Wimbledon?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:34 pm in Videos, Wimbledon | 7 Comments »

July 16th, 2017

2017 Wimbledon Men’s Final Open Thread: Roger Federer v Marin Cilic

Talk about the Wimbledon final.

Posted by Staff @ 7:21 am in Wimbledon | 228 Comments »

July 15th, 2017

Roger Federer v Marin Cilic In The Wimbledon Final, Who’s The Pick?

Who’ll win the Wimbledon men’s final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:17 pm in Wimbledon | 54 Comments »

July 14th, 2017

Federer Beats Berdych, Cilic Answers Querrey In Wimbledon Semifinals

Roger Federer and Marin Cilic will meet in the Wimbledon final on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:03 pm in Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

July 13th, 2017

Federer v Berdych, Querrey v Cilic; Wimbledon SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews the Wimbledon semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:32 pm in Wimbledon | 154 Comments »

July 12th, 2017

Murray Upset, Djokovic Retirement Causes Chaos; Federer Cruising at Wimbledon

“The whole tournament I’ve been a little bit sore,” Murray told reporters. “But I tried my best right to the end, gave everything I had. I’m proud about that.”

Posted by Staff @ 3:03 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 104 Comments »

July 11th, 2017

Federer Raonic, Djokovic v Berdych; Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews and picks the Wimbledon men’s quarters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:56 pm in Wimbledon | 166 Comments »

July 7th, 2017

Rafa Wins, But In for Wet Monday?; Djokovic, Federer on Saturday at Wimbledon

Rain is in the forecast for Sunday, and Monday when Rafa plays next.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:21 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 44 Comments »

July 5th, 2017

Murray Sharpens Up, Nadal Not Impressed by Next Opponent; Fed, Djokovic on Thursday at Wimbledon

“I almost wanted to stop because they were hitting you in the face when you were trying to hit balls,” said Querrey of the ant invasion. “All over the place. I lost a set when the ants came. If I had won that set, probably wouldn’t have bugged me as much.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:16 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 31 Comments »

June 30th, 2017

Wimbledon Men’s Draw Preview: Murray-Nadal, Federer-Djokovic SFs Slated

Sean Randall previews the Wimbledon men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:57 am in Wimbledon | 77 Comments »