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September 1st, 2017

Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday

“He won the first set. He was playing good tennis,” Shapovalov said. “He was playing me the right way. Yeah, I picked it up in the second. Stayed calm after the first. I knew I would have my chances. I converted in the second set when I had the chance. So I was happy with that — it’s unfortunate what happened.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Tennis, US Open | 285 Comments »

September 1st, 2017

Third Round US Open Thoughts; Federer, Nadal And What The Heck Is Going On!

What is going on at the US Open?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:35 pm in US Open | 27 Comments »

August 29th, 2017

Sock Socked as Americans Open Play at US Open; Nadal, Federer Tuesday

“The last eight, nine days I’m practicing full without thinking about it,” Cilic says of his health. “That’s quite good. With this first match out of the way, I think that just resolves everything.”

Posted by Staff @ 2:03 am in US Open | No Comments »

August 27th, 2017

Sharapova v Halep, Zverev, Cilic And Venus Monday On Day 1 At US Open

Opening day at the US Open is upon us.

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 pm in US Open | 72 Comments »

August 25th, 2017

US Open Men’s Draw: Federer Lands With Nadal, Easy Draw For Murray, But How Healthy Are They?

The big question of the US Open draw was where Roger Federer would land, Rafael Nadal’s quarter or Andy Murray’s? Turns out, if Roger and Rafa are to finally meet at the US Open, it won’t be in the final. It will be the semifinals. Meanwhile, Murray couldn’t have hand picked an easier draw. So [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:23 pm in US Open | 42 Comments »

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 | 32 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 »