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May 6th, 2018

World No. 3 Zverev Wins ATP Munich, Heads to Madrid

“I had to play my best tennis to have a chance, so that is what I did,” said Zverev. “At the beginning I was struggling a little bit and then I found my rhythm and felt very good on court.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:14 pm in Tennis | 6 Comments »

May 4th, 2015

Murray Edges Kohlschreiber for 1st Career Clay Title at Munich

The Brit improved to 32-16 in finals, and to 5-0 in finals that went to a third-set breaker.

Posted by Staff @ 11:12 am in Tennis | 16 Comments »

May 3rd, 2015

The Andy Murray-Philipp Kohlschreiber Munich Final Has Been Postponed Until Monday

Rains have postponed the Munch final until Monday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:19 pm in Clay Season | 18 Comments »

May 2nd, 2015

Federer Meets Cuevas In Istanbul Final; Murray Seeks First Career Clay Title In Munich

Roger Federer and Andy Murray seek clay titles Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 2:51 pm in Estoril | 38 Comments »

May 2nd, 2015

According To Andy Murray, Everyone Hates Lukas Rosol [Video]

Andy Murray has some interesting words for Lukas Rosol.

Posted by Staff @ 2:10 pm in Videos | 12 Comments »

April 30th, 2015

Murray Wins In Munich Clay Debut, Thiem Crushes Fognini; Federer Friday In Istanbul

Andy Murray looked good in his 2015 clay debut.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in Clay Season, Estoril | 34 Comments »

April 29th, 2015

Federer Wins 200th Clay Match; Married Murray Returns Thursday In Munich

Roger Federer won his first ever match in Turkey today. It was also his 200th of his career on clay.

Posted by Staff @ 5:41 pm in Clay Season | 13 Comments »

April 25th, 2015

ATP Previews: Federer in Turkey?; Munich, Estoril

The first-ever ATP World Tour event in Turkey debuts, with organizers spending for Roger Federer to mark the occasion…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes, but potential tough starts for (7) Youzhny vs. Bellucci, and (5) Haider-Maurer vs. Dodig…Wildcards were awarded to Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, Turkey’s Cem Ilkel, and Russian Andrey Rublev.

Posted by Staff @ 4:15 pm in Tennis | 26 Comments »

May 5th, 2013

Veterans Haas, Ferrer Favorites For Sunday ATP Titles

Veterans Tommy Haas and David Ferrer bid for titles Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:23 am in Clay Season | 28 Comments »

April 28th, 2013

ATP/WTA Previews: Haas in Munich, Ferrer in Portugal

Men’s Notes: The tournament is now named in the Estoril municipality of Oeiras for whatever reason…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Ferrer is 1-3 career at the event…Two-time defending champ Juan Martin del Potro pulled citing a virus…Kevin Anderson and Juan Monaco were other notable pulls…No past champions are in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:42 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

May 3rd, 2012

Del Potro Dominant In Clay Opener; Tomic, Cilic, Haas On Court Friday In Munich

Juan Martin Del Potro lost just one game in his clay opener Thursday in Estoril.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:22 pm in Estoril | 26 Comments »

May 1st, 2011

ATP Round-up: Djokovic Wins Belgrade to Remain Unbeaten; Davydenko, Del Potro Win

The title lifted Djokovic’s win-loss record on the year to 27-0, the best season start by a player since Ivan Lendl began the 1986 year 29-0.

Posted by Staff @ 1:52 pm in Tennis | 21 Comments »

April 30th, 2011

Del Potro Into Estoril Final Against Verdasco; Djokovic Gets Walkover in Belgrade

Juan Martin Del Potro is in the Estoril final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:39 pm in Estoril | 4 Comments »

April 29th, 2011

Soderling v. Del Potro in Heavyweight Estoril Battle; Djokovic Eyes No. 28

Robin Soderling and Juan Martin Del Potro clash in a heavyweight battle in Estoril while Novak Djokovic will look to extend his win streak to 28 in Belgrade.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:22 am in Estoril | 98 Comments »

April 27th, 2011

Djokovic Begins Clay Season, Has He Cooled Off? Del Potro Wins in Estoril

Novak Djokovic finally makes his 2011 clay debut tomorrow in Belgrade.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:15 am in Estoril | 94 Comments »