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October 21st, 2012

Del Potro, Berdych Win Titles, Close In On London Berths; Venus, Wozniacki Champions Again

After Sunday titles, Tomas Berdych and Juan Martin Del Potro moved closer to London berths. Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki ended lengthy title droughts.

Posted by Staff @ 11:30 pm in ATP Finals, Stockholm | 6 Comments »

October 19th, 2012

Haas Wins 500th, Joins Del Potro in Vienna QFs; Tsonga, Berdych Advance In Stockholm; Venus Alive In Luxembourg

Tommy Haas and Sam Stosur reached match win milestones Thursday. Haas won his 500th career match, Stosur her 400th.

Posted by Staff @ 1:38 am in Stockholm | 10 Comments »

October 22nd, 2011

Monfils Tops Raonic To Reach Stockholm Final; Serbians Battle In Moscow; WTA Champs Field Set

Gael Monfils is in the Stockholm final while the Serbs make history in Moscow.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:19 pm in Stockholm | 23 Comments »

October 21st, 2010

Federer Destroys Dent in Stockholm; Tsonga Falls in Moscow

Roger Federer opened his indoor season with an easy win in Stockholm.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:24 pm in Stockholm | 66 Comments »

October 17th, 2010

Jankovic Headlines Moscow; Dementieva in Luxembourg: WTA Previews

Notes: (1) Dementieva opens against Peng, and (3) Wickmayer against the Osaka finalist Schnyder; wildcards went to Dementieva, Russian Yulia Putintseva, Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella, and France’s Virginie Razzano; in last year’s final Francesca Schiavone defeated Olga Govortsova.

Posted by Staff @ 11:36 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »

October 25th, 2009

Baghdatis Finally Wins; ATP/WTA Weekend Wrap; Tennis-X Notes

WOZ’S LOOSE LIPS — So who is more to blame: Caroline Wozniacki and her on-court coach/dad for telling her to tank the match (in Polish) where Polish-speaking fans hear it on TV then place on-line bets, or the WTA Tour’s dumb-ass on-court coaching experiment? Careful WTA as you might get what you wish for — on-court coaching is popular! (with on-line betters)!

Posted by Staff @ 2:01 pm in Tennis | 15 Comments »

October 17th, 2009

ATP Previews: Davydenko Opens vs. Safin in Moscow; Stockholm

Notes: Weak, weak seeded line-up; tough openers include (1) Davydenko vs. Safin, (4) Andreev vs. Ginepri, (6) Tipsarevic vs. Crazi Dani, and (5) Cuevas vs. Lu (upset alert); Russians have won 13 titles in the 19 years of the event; unseeded Igor Kunitsyn is the defending champ, and is looking at a second-round meeting with the Davydenko-Safin winner; Davydenko looking for fourth Moscow title; Yevgeny Kafelnikov won the Moscow title five years in a row from 1997-2001.

Posted by Staff @ 5:10 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

October 17th, 2009

WTA Previews: Moscow, Wozniacki Headlines Luxembourg

Notes: Jankovic is the defending champ, beating Zvonareva in the 2008 final; (3) Radwanska opens against Kirilenko; 11 Russians in the draw excluding qualifiers; a $1 million “Premier”-level event (with none of the Top 6 players?).

Posted by Staff @ 4:47 pm in Tennis | 7 Comments »

October 10th, 2008

Federer Ready for Madrid; Nadal, Djokovic Await

That Roger Federer is one curious cat, isn’t he?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:59 pm in Madrid, Year-End No. 1 | 78 Comments »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 David Ferrer5 Na Li
6 Tomas Berdych6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Kei Nishikori7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Marin Cilic8 Ana Ivanovic
9 Milos Raonic9 Caroline Wozniacki
10 Andy Murray10 Angelique Kerber
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