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September 17th, 2016

US Open Champ Wawrinka in Russia, French in Metz; ATP Previews

The St. Petersburg Open in Russia welcomes US Open champion Stan Wawrinka and three of the Top 10, while the Moselle Open in France features Dominic Thiem and a strong French contingent this week on the ATP World Tour

Posted by Staff @ 7:59 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

August 30th, 2016

Flat Djokovic Wins In 4 At US Open; Nadal, Cilic Strong; Murray, Del Potro Open Play Tuesday

Novak Djokovic still doesn’t look himself out on court.

Posted by Staff @ 12:47 am in US Open | 31 Comments »

August 26th, 2016

US Open Draw Preview: Can Anyone Stop A Novak Djokovic v Andy Murray Final?

Sean Randall previews the men’s US Open draw. Will we see another Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:21 pm in US Open | 70 Comments »

August 25th, 2016

Andy Murray Leads My List Of US Open Favorites Over Novak Djokovic

An early look at the US Open favorites.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:40 pm in US Open | 61 Comments »

August 21st, 2016

Streaking Murray Beats Raonic, Beats The Rain To Reach 3rd Cincinnati Final And Face Cilic

Andy Murray will bid for his third Cincinnati title and fourth straight this summer.

Posted by Staff @ 12:05 am in Cincinnati | 45 Comments »

August 20th, 2016

Milos Raonic: There Are Things I Could Have Done Better In The Wimbledon Final Against Murray

A new strategy tonight for Milos Raonic?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:05 pm in Cincinnati | No Comments »

August 19th, 2016

Murray Tops Tomic, Big-Serving Raonic Next on Saturday at Cincinnati; Cilic-Dimitrov In Other SF

I’ve spent a lot of time with [coach] John [McEnroe] talking about various different things he think I need to improve when I come forward, angles to cover, what other guys can and cannot do. I think I’ve made good progress there.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in Cincinnati | 15 Comments »

August 19th, 2016

Murray Slogs Through Anderson To Win 600th, Nadal Ousted By Coric, Nishikori Falls In Cincinnati

The quarterfinals are set in Cincinnati and Andy Murray is the only former champion left.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Cincinnati | 48 Comments »

August 17th, 2016

Rain Ravages Cincinnati, First Round Matches Still To Be Completed; Murray, Nadal Wednesday

Ran soaked the Cincinnati event creating a backlog of matches for Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:09 am in Cincinnati | 14 Comments »

August 15th, 2016

Cincinnati Men’s Draw Preview: Who’s Playing? Andy Murray? Rafael Nadal? Kei Nishikori?

Sean Randall previews the Cincinnati draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:02 am in Cincinnati | 11 Comments »

July 29th, 2016

Milos Raonic: Winning The Canadian Open Would Be One Of The More Significant Achievements I’d Like To Reach

Milos Raonic is gunning for a first Canadian Open title.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:52 am in Canadian Open | No Comments »

July 29th, 2016

Djokovic-Berdych, Raonic-Monfils Friday In Canadian Open Toronto QFs; Americans Go 0-4

The Top 5 seeds all made it to the Toronto quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in Canadian Open | 55 Comments »

July 27th, 2016

Milos Raonic Left Alone; Novak Djokovic Djanky; Loaded Thursday In Toronto

“Those are the only, let’s say, downsides to the match…the overall performance was very pleasing considering it was the first hard court match for a long time.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:05 pm in Canadian Open | 24 Comments »

July 26th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Opens Play Wednesday In Toronto; Wawrinka, Berdych, Monfils Tuesday Winners

Novak Djokovic will try to get back on the winning track Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in Canadian Open | 26 Comments »

July 23rd, 2016

Toronto Preview: Lone Big 4 Entrant Novak Djokovic Returns As Heavy Favorite

Novak Djokovic is the only Top 4 player in Toronto, is he over whatever was bothering him in London?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:00 pm in Canadian Open | 107 Comments »