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June 30th, 2016

Murray Wins, Thiem Ousted By Vesely On Catch-Up Day at Wimbledon; Federer, Djokovic Friday

Andy Murray led the charge as players caught up with a full day of play without rain on Thursday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 11:42 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 189 Comments »

June 30th, 2016

Have Milos Raonic And John McEnroe Already Split?

Tim Henman says that Milos Raonic and John McEnroe have split.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:14 pm in Coaching, Wimbledon | 5 Comments »

June 20th, 2016

Andy Murray Sets Record With 5th Queen’s Title; Florian Mayer Denies Alexander Zverev In Halle

“It’s a tournament that obviously means a lot to me,” said Murray, who also won the title in 2015, ’13, ’11 and ’09. “It’s been my most successful tournament.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:56 am in Halle, Queens | 171 Comments »

June 18th, 2016

Andy Murray v Milos Raonic In The Queen’s Lendl-McEnroe Bowl, Who’s The Pick?

Ivan Lendl v John McEnroe battle for the first time as coaches! Sean Randall picks the winner.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:29 pm in Queens | 77 Comments »

June 17th, 2016

Andy Murray Needs 3 In Queen’s, Meets Marin Cilic In SFs; Milos Raonic Stays Perfect Under McEnroe

We are now one match from a Ivan Lendl-John McEnroe coaching showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 7:00 pm in Queens | 26 Comments »

June 16th, 2016

Andy Murray, Milos Raonic Move Into Queen’s QFs; John Isner Blows 10 MPs In Loss

Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe could be headed to a coaching clash this weekend in London.

Posted by Staff @ 10:39 pm in Queens | 2 Comments »

June 15th, 2016

Milos Raonic Finishes Off Nick Kyrgios In Queen’s; John Isner Serves Notice Smacking 25 Aces In Win

Andy Murray returns to the court Thursday to face countryman Aljaz Bedene.

Posted by Staff @ 7:04 pm in Queens | 2 Comments »

June 14th, 2016

Andy Murray Advances In Rainy London; Kyrgios-Raonic, Isner-Del Potro To Finish Wednesday

Andy Murray made a successful return with Ivan Lendl, but the Scot was down a break in both sets.

Posted by Staff @ 7:10 pm in London | 19 Comments »

June 11th, 2016

Federer, Murray Lead Grass Events Next Week at Halle, Queen’s

Notes: Six of the eight seeds have challenging starts with (1) Murray vs. Mahut, (5) Cilic vs. F-Lo, (6) Bautista Agut vs. Querrey, (3) Raonic vs. Kyrgios, (7) Isner vs. Del Potro, and (2) Wawrinka vs. Hot Sauce…The all-Brit wildcard allocation went to Kyle Edmund, Daniel Evans and James Ward…

Posted by Staff @ 6:21 pm in Halle, Queens, Tennis | 172 Comments »

May 30th, 2016

Milos Raonic: There’s A Lot I Want To Achieve, That’s Why I Hired John McEnroe

What does Milos Raonic think about John McEnroe?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:31 pm in Coaching, French Open | 12 Comments »

May 27th, 2016

John McEnroe Announces He’ll Help Coach Milos Raonic At Wimbledon

Let’s wait and hear what Milos Raonic says about this.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:20 pm in French Open | 12 Comments »

May 27th, 2016

Andy Murray Has Short Day, Lines Up John Isner Next at French Open; Djokovic, Tsonga Saturday

“Everything that I did today was pretty high-level,” said Wawrinka, who will next face No. 22 Viktor Troicki, who on Friday beat No. 16 Gilles Simon in straight sets.

Posted by Staff @ 4:00 pm in French Open, Tennis | 118 Comments »

May 20th, 2016

French Open Men’s Draw: Are Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Heading Toward The Final?

Sean Randall previews the French Open. Did he really pick Andy Murray to win it?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:04 am in French Open | 94 Comments »

May 10th, 2016

Roger Federer v Alexander Zverev Wed In Rome; Djokovic, Murray, Nadal Also In Action

A blockbuster Wednesday is headlined by the Big 4!

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Rome | 81 Comments »

May 9th, 2016

Zverev Downs Dimitrov, Thiem Advances, Tsonga Withdraws; Wawrinka, Nishikori Tuesday In Rome

The young guns were strong on Monday in Rome. But Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had to withdraw.

Posted by Staff @ 8:55 pm in Rome | 48 Comments »