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July 6th, 2018

Federer Flies Into Wimbledon Week 2, Monfils Answers Querrey; Nadal, Djokovic Return Sat.

Roger Federer didn’t lose serve the first week at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 6:30 pm in Wimbledon | 266 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 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 »

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 19th, 2018

Kyrgios Spoils Murray Return In Queen’s; Djokovic Rolls, Raonic Injured Again

Playing his first match in 11 months, Andy Murray looked pretty good.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 pm in Queens | 12 Comments »

June 17th, 2018

Federer Announces Return of Grasscourt Season with ATP Stuttgart Crown and Return to No. 1

At age 36 Federer continued his astounding run, reclaiming the No. 1 rank when he reached the semifinals, and winning his 98th career title and 18th on grass, raising his all-time best grass winning percentage to 87.5 percent.

Posted by Staff @ 3:43 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

June 16th, 2018

Federer Edges Kyrgios In Stuttgart Thriller, Will Face Raonic In Final; Gasquet-Chardy For Den Bosch Title

Roger Federer seeks his 98th career title Sunday in Stuttgart.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in Stuttgart | 46 Comments »

June 15th, 2018

Federer, Kyrgios Advance To Saturday SF In Stuttgart; Gasquet-Tomic in Den Bosch

Can the Aussies pull upsets Saturday in the semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 pm in Grass season, Stanford | 71 Comments »

June 11th, 2018

Federer is Back on Grass with No. 1 in Sight This Week; Stuttgart Preview

“I think that’s a bit of extra motivation,” Federer said of the No. 1 ranking perch. “But then again, having lost here last year in the first round, for me, it resets the goals as well, and just take it one at a time and don’t think too far ahead. Not that I did that last year, but on grass, margins are very slim. It’s not so simple, especially when you haven’t played in three months.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:23 pm in Tennis | 175 Comments »

May 20th, 2018

Milos Raonic Withdraws From French Open

For the second time in his career, Milos Raonic will miss the French Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:08 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 10th, 2018

Nadal Wins 21st Straight On Clay, 50th Consecutive Set, Faces Thiem In Madrid QFs

Five Top 10 players are into the Madrid QFs.

Posted by Staff @ 11:11 pm in Madrid | 54 Comments »

May 9th, 2018

Rafa Rolls On To 20 Straight Clay Wins, Djokovic Loses Again; Raonic-Shapovalov Canadian Collision Thurs

7 of the Top 8 seeds made the 16s at Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 8:36 pm in Madrid | 41 Comments »

May 8th, 2018

Raonic Upends Dimitrov In Madrid, Del Potro Wins; Nadal v Monfils Wed.

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are in action Wednesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 8:53 pm in Madrid | 34 Comments »

May 7th, 2018

Djokovic Beats Nishikori, Scores First Top 20 Win Of Season In Madrid; Dimitrov-Raonic Tues.

Novak Djokovic is back in the win column.,

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in Madrid | 15 Comments »