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May 18th, 2015

ATP/WTA Previews: Simon, Isner at Nice; Geneva, Strasbourg, Nurnberg

Notes: Gulbis is defending the Nice title (d. Federico Delbonis) then a Roland Garros semifinal…Gulbis is 1-11 win-loss this year…(8) Monaco could start against Querrey…Wildcards went to France’s Maxime Hamou and Lucas Pouille, and Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis…Withdrawing from the tournament were Simone Bolelli, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Martin Klizan, and Diego Schwartzman…Gulbis (2015) is the lone returning champ in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 1:33 am in Tennis | 32 Comments »

May 6th, 2015

Kyrgios KO’s Federer; Woz v Sharapova Thurs. in Madrid

“My problem was I couldn’t return his first serve,” the Swiss said. “Was just a horrible performance on the return. As the match went on it got so bad that I just couldn’t get into decent positions on the return, so it made it very difficult to get any sort of rhythm after that. But credit to him for serving well and keep doing what he was doing. But I’m very disappointed by that. That’s what cost me the match, in my opinion.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:18 pm in Madrid | 19 Comments »

May 6th, 2015

Nick Kyrgios: Beating Federer Is A Bigger Win For Me Than Beating Nadal At Wimbledon [Video]

Nick Kyrgios already has wins over Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:41 pm in Madrid, Videos | 23 Comments »

May 6th, 2015

Roger Federer: “We Need A Clown For This Circus” [Video]

Roger Federer said he couldn’t return 20-year-old Nick Kyrgios’s serve.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:28 pm in Madrid, Videos | 30 Comments »

May 5th, 2015

Federer Faces Kyrgios Wednesday In Madrid; 4-Time Champion Nadal Opens Title Defense

Roger Federer gets his first look at the future in Nick Kyrgios.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:15 pm in Madrid | 70 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 »

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 »

April 9th, 2015

Del Potro Withdraws From Monte Carlo; Kyrgios, Gasquet Also Out

Juan Martin del Potro won’t be playing Monte Carlo next week.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:10 am in Monte Carlo | 12 Comments »

March 18th, 2015

Kvitova, Kyrgios, Gasquet Out Of Miami

Three names are already out of Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 2:32 pm in Injuries, Miami | 5 Comments »

March 16th, 2015

Nadal, Federer Dominate In Indian Wells Debuts; Dimitrov Slips Past Kyrgios, Sharapova-Azarenka Monday

With six former champions in action it truly is a big Monday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in Indian Wells | 36 Comments »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Andy Murray3 Simona Halep
4 Tomas Berdych4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Caroline Wozniacki
6 Milos Raonic6 Eugenie Bouchard
7 Rafael Nadal7 Ana Ivanovic
8 David Ferrer8
9 Stan Wawrinka9 Ekaterina Makarova
10 Marin Cilic10 Andrea Petkovic
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