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August 5th, 2018

Preview: Serena Drops Out, Insane Men’s Openers at Rogers Cup Tennis

The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Canadian Open, Montreal, Tennis, Toronto | 1 Comment »

July 8th, 2018

Federer, Nadal, Serena Headline Star-Studded Monday At Wimbledon

Sean Randall previews the men’s draw in the Wimbledon fourth round.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:58 pm in Wimbledon | 141 Comments »

July 5th, 2018

Cilic Crashes Out At Wimbledon, Nadal, Djokovic Roll, Zverev In Trouble; Federer Friday

Guido Pella knocked Marin Cilic out of Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:57 pm in Wimbledon | 48 Comments »

July 4th, 2018

Federer, Raonic Advance On Wet Wednesday At Wimbledon; Nadal, Djokovic On Thurs.

Roger Federer has won 26 straight sets at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:25 pm in Wimbledon | 95 Comments »

July 3rd, 2018

Nadal, Djokovic, Zverev, Del Potro Open Strong At Wimbledon; Goffin, Thiem Tumble

The big names rolled to victory in the men’s draw on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:00 pm in Wimbledon | 74 Comments »

July 2nd, 2018

New Look Federer Rolls In Wimbledon Opener, Dimitrov Upset By Wawrinka; Nadal, Djokovic Tues

New clothes, same Roger Monday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Wimbledon | 50 Comments »

July 2nd, 2018

Federer, Serena, Venus Open Play Monday At Wimbledon

It’s opening day at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 7:49 am in Wimbledon | 46 Comments »

June 29th, 2018

Wimbledon Men’s Draw: Federer, Nadal Gets Easy Early Draws; Murray v Paire

Sean Randall breaks down the men’s draw at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:48 pm in Wimbledon | 158 Comments »

June 24th, 2018

Cilic Deflects Match Point to Down Djokovic for ATP Drink Mix Queen’s Club Title

“He deserved to win,” Djokovic said. “It’s a tough loss for me today, obviously. But I have to see it from a positive side. I haven’t played a final at any event in almost a year, so this felt great.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:56 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

June 23rd, 2018

Djokovic Into First Final In 12 Months, Collides With Cilic In Queen’s Final

Novak Djokovic will play in his 99th career ATP final Sunday at Queen’s.

Posted by Staff @ 7:00 pm in Queens | 2 Comments »

June 22nd, 2018

Djokovic Gets 800th Career Win; Kyrgios Cracks 32 Aces Again At Queen’s

Novak Djokovic joined an exclusive club Friday at Queen’s.

Posted by Staff @ 8:15 pm in Queens | 63 Comments »

June 17th, 2018

Djokovic, Wawrinka, Murray Unseeded at Queen’s Club/Fever-Tree Championships

Are you kidding? Unseeded Murray, Djokovic, Wawrinka, Raonic, Kyrgios and more…

Posted by Staff @ 7:43 pm in Tennis | 34 Comments »

June 5th, 2018

Djokovic Checked Out Of French By Cecchinato, Thiem Topples Zverev; Rafa Resumes Wed.

Who would believe it, Marco Cecchinato is in a Grand Slam semifinal.

Posted by Staff @ 4:35 pm in French Open | 143 Comments »

June 4th, 2018

Nadal Wins Again At French, Del Potro Downs Isner; Zverev v Thiem In QF

The fourth round began at the French Open Monday in Paris. Two matches went straight sets, two went the distance. Rafael Nadal upped his win streak to 13 and 38 straight sets after easing past 22-year-old Maximilian Marterer 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(4). The German Marterer actually pushed Nadal early gain a quick break. And then again [...]

Posted by Staff @ 4:54 pm in French Open | 140 Comments »

June 3rd, 2018

Zverev Comes Back From Brink Again To Make First Slam QF, Will Meet Thiem; Delpo-Isner Mon.

Two quarterfinals are set at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in French Open | 72 Comments »