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February 24th, 2011

Federer, Djokovic Near Rematch in Dubai; Del Potro Getting Scary

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic appear to be on another collision course.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:02 pm in Dubai | 148 Comments »

February 13th, 2011

Soderling Repeats in Rotterdam; Verdasco Bids to do Same in San Jose

Fernando Verdasco will try to match Robin Soderling’s effort and win his second straight San Jose title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:32 pm in San Jose | 65 Comments »

October 23rd, 2010

Muster Playing ATP Vienna; WTA Champs This Week: Previews

Former No. 1 Tommy Muster returns at 43 years old!; interesting opening-round matches include (1) Melzer after a bye potentially facing (WC) Blake, and (5) Gulbis vs. Muster…

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

August 1st, 2010

Querrey, Ferrero, Almagro, Azarenka, Pavlyuchenkova Capture Titles

No. 2 seed Sam Querrey won his fourth title of the year in LA Sunday, beating Andy Murray for the first time in five meetings 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-3 for the Farmers Classic title. Querrey successfully defended his title from 2010, improving to 4-1 in finals this year.

Posted by Staff @ 10:37 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

July 18th, 2010

Almagro, Montanes, Kanepi, Szavay Win Titles: Weekend Wrap

“I was very tired, mainly in the second set but also in the third. I was also nervous,” Szavay said. “But I fought with myself and broke it. It’s very nice to have a second title in a row. I’ve been working very hard and this is the reward.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:01 pm in Tennis | 30 Comments »

July 17th, 2010

Roddick, Davydenko Headline Atlanta, Hamburg this Week on ATP

Notes: Pro tennis returns to Atlanta; wildcards went to (1) Roddick, Brit James Ward and American tragedy Donald Young; openers of interest include Blake vs. Dent, (5) Tipsarevic vs. Kevin “Mr.” Anderson, and (8) Becker vs. Iron Mike; seeds Malisse and Becker get left off the ATP tournament web page’s featured players, ouch; Friday, Saturday and Sunday coverage live on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel.

Posted by Staff @ 11:01 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

June 2nd, 2010

Melzer Stuns Djokovic in Five; Nadal Edges Almagro at French Open

Jurgen Melzer will player Rafael Nadal in the semifinals at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:36 pm in French Open | 115 Comments »

May 31st, 2010

Nadal Marches into the French Open Quarters, Federer v. Soderling Rematch Tuesday

Roger Federer and Robin Soderling meet again at the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:49 pm in French Open | 479 Comments »

May 15th, 2010

It’s On: Roger Federer v. Rafael Nadal in the Madrid Tennis Masters Final

Finally, another showdown between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:15 pm in Madrid | 476 Comments »

May 14th, 2010

Federer Playing Better-er, Gets Revenge on Gulbis to Join Spanish Armada in Madrid SFs

Sean Randall breaks down the Madrid semifinals which feature Federer v. Ferrer, Nadal v. Almagro.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:52 pm in Madrid | 294 Comments »

May 13th, 2010

Sharp Federer Sets Up Gulbis Rematch Friday in Madrid; Nadal Gets Monfils

Roger Federer gets a rematch against Ernests Gulbis.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:45 pm in Tennis | 247 Comments »

April 25th, 2010

Federer, Nadal in Rome; Loaded Stuttgart WTA Field; Previews

Wow, two unseeded former No. 1s in Henin and Ivanovic; lots o’ first-round meetings of interest…

Posted by Staff @ 1:52 pm in Tennis | 70 Comments »

April 19th, 2010

Nadal Goes for 6 in a Row at ATP Barcelona

Seeds: Rafael Nadal, Robin Soderling, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Fernando Gonzalez, Fernando Verdasco, Tomas Berdych, Juan Carlos Ferrero, David Ferrer, Tommy Robredo, Juan Monaco, Jurgen Melzer, Lleyton Hewitt, Thomaz Bellucci, Al Montanes, Nicolas Almagro, Feliciano Lopez

Posted by Staff @ 1:15 am in Tennis | 51 Comments »

April 13th, 2010

Cilic, Berdych v. Gasquet Highlight Monte Carlo on Tuesday

The second round begins at the Monte Carlo tennis masters.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in Monte Carlo | 39 Comments »

January 24th, 2010

Australian Open: Mid-Tournament Assessment

I wasn’t sure when to make a mid-tournament assessment.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 3:07 pm in 2010 Season, Australian Open, Grand Slams, Tennis | 86 Comments »

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