The X Blog - Dysfunctional Tennis Blogging at its Finest

January 16th, 2018

Djokovic Dominates In First Match In Six Months At Australian Open; Federer, Wawrinka Winners

The men’s favorites were strong on Day 2 at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:24 am in Australian Open | 157 Comments »

January 14th, 2018

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic! Who’s Going To Win The Australian Open?

Sean Randall picks his winner for the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:30 am in Australian Open | 56 Comments »

January 11th, 2018

Good Draw For Nadal At Australian Open; Federer In Djokovic, Del Potro, Zverev, Wawrinka Half

Rafael Nadal should get to the quarterfinals without losing a set!

Posted by Staff @ 6:51 am in Australian Open | 127 Comments »

January 9th, 2018

It’s 2018 And Roger Federer Is Still The Favorite To Win The Australian Open

Sean Randall previews the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:29 pm in Australian Open | 91 Comments »

January 3rd, 2018

Milos Raonic Heavily Disappointed In Comeback Loss To Alex De Minaur

Milos Raonic was stunned in his first match in three months.

Posted by Special @ 10:11 am in Brisbane | 4 Comments »

December 29th, 2017

Murray, Dimitrov, WTA 5 of Top 10 Headline ATP/WTA Brisbane; Preview

Muguruza leads five of the Top 10 players on the WTA rankings, in addition to former Slam winners Kvitova and Stosur…Muguruza and Pliskova receive opening-round byes…Tough starts for (1) Muguruza after a bye vs. 2017 breakout player Witthoeft, (7) Sevastova vs. Stosur, (4) Garcia vs. the upset specialist Cornet, (6) Mladenovic vs. the Kvitova/Anett Kontaveit winner, and (5) Konta vs. Keys…

Posted by Staff @ 10:44 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

December 20th, 2017

Wawrinka, Raonic Withdraw From The Abu Dhabi Exo; Nadal, Djokovic Still Entered

Stan Wawrinka isn’t ready for the 2018 season. Not yet.

Posted by Staff @ 10:27 am in Exhibitions | 6 Comments »

October 18th, 2017

Milos Raonic Ends 2017 Season

Milos Raonic has ended his 2017 season.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:34 am in 2017 Season | 37 Comments »

October 3rd, 2017

Raonic Returns From Wrist Surgery With A Win In Tokyo

After seven weeks off the tour, Milos Raonic is back.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Tokyo | Comments Off

October 1st, 2017

Cilic, Thiem, Raonic Headline ATP Tokyo; Preview

Interesting starts for (5) Anderson vs. Simon, (3) Raonic vs. Troicki, (6) Querrey vs. Gasquet, (4) Goffin vs. Lopez, (8) Schwartzman vs. Young, and (2) Thiem vs. Johnson…

Posted by Staff @ 11:35 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

August 24th, 2017

Milos Raonic Withdraws From The US Open

Milos Raonic won’t be in New York.

Posted by Staff @ 9:31 am in US Open | 6 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 16th, 2017

Nadal, Zverev Open Play Wed In Cincinnati; Delpo Beats Berdych, Raonic Withdraws

Rafael Nadal opens his bid for a second Cincinnati title Wednesday night against Richard Gasquet.

Posted by Staff @ 2:09 am in Cincinnati | 56 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 12th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Headline ATP Cincinnati Field; Preview

Interesting starts for (9) Goffin vs. Kyrgios, (3) Thiem vs. the Fognini-Medvedev winner, (12) Bautista Agut vs. (WC) Donaldson, and (10) Berdych vs. Del Potro…

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off