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October 16th, 2014

Nikolay Davydenko Has Announced His Retirement From Tennis

Russian Nikolay Davydenko has retired from tennis.

Posted by Staff @ 10:51 am in 2014 Season | 36 Comments »

March 17th, 2014

Miami Men’s Draw: Djokovic, Federer Could Meet In SFs; Nadal Heavily Favored In Top Half

The Miami draw is out and this time the bottom half is loaded.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:32 pm in Miami | 55 Comments »

February 2nd, 2014

Haas Leads Zagreb; ATP Previews This Week

Returning champs in the field are Gasquet (2013, ’06), Monfils (2010), and Mathieu (2002)…Gasquet trying to match Pete Sampras (1992-93) as the only back-to-back winner in Montpellier.

Posted by Staff @ 5:01 pm in Tennis | 7 Comments »

September 22nd, 2013

Previews: Azarenka vs. Venus at Tokyo; ATP Events

Tough openers for (4) Simon after a bye vs. the winner of Karlovic-Tomic, and (7) Nieminen vs. the Dutch riser Sijsling…Wildcards went to three dudes whose names you can’t pronounce…Pulling from the event were Ivan Dodig, Andy Murray (back surgery), and Tommy Robredo…Gasquet beat Simon in last year’s final…Returning champs in the field are Gasquet (2012) and Simon (2009).

Posted by Staff @ 8:02 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

July 27th, 2013

Del Potro Heads Washington; ATP/WTA Previews

Notes: Three former No. 1s among the seeds…No Williams sisters but plenty of Top 10ers and floaters…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Tough openers for (1) Azarenka after a bye against Pennetta or Schiavone, (4) Vinci after a bye likely against the veteran Mattek-Sands, (7) Ivanovic vs. Cibulkova, (5) Stosur vs. the rolling Lepchenko, and (2) Radwanska after a bye likely vs. the veteran Hantuchova…Wildcards went to American Allie Kiick, France’s Virginie Razzano, and Stosur…Pulling from the event were Marion Bartoli, Kirsten Flipkens, Bojana Jovanovski, Kristina Mladenovic and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova…Martina Hingis and Hantuchova received a wildcard in doubles…Cibulkova beat Bartoli in the final last year…Returning champions in the field are Cibulkova (2012), Radwanska (2011), and Kuznetsova (2010).

Posted by Staff @ 8:54 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

May 11th, 2013

Rome Preview: Djokovic, Federer Look To Get Back On Track On Rafa’s Turf

Can Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer right the ship in Rome or will Rafael Nadal defend his 2012 title?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:58 pm in Tennis | 43 Comments »

April 16th, 2013

Del Potro Survives, Isner Out; Djokovic, Nadal, Murray On Court Wednesday

The big guns Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray open their 2013 European clay season on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:31 pm in Monte Carlo | 151 Comments »

April 15th, 2013

Tsonga, Del Potro In Action Tuesday At Monte Carclo; Houston Champ Isner Gets Gulbis

Big men Juan Martin Del Potro and John Isner are in action Tuesday in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 11:21 pm in Monte Carlo | 24 Comments »

February 28th, 2013

Djokovic, Federer, Del Potro Dominate In Dubai; Nadal Stays On Course In Mexico

The Big Three of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal all had it easy on Wednesday with straight set wins.

Posted by Staff @ 12:56 am in Dubai, Latin Swing | 17 Comments »

February 27th, 2013

Now Removed From The Top 10, Nikolay Davydenko Doesn’t Feel The Same Pressure, So He Just Feeds The Media B.S.

Nikolay Davydenko says he feels less pressure from the media now that he’s out of the top 10.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:29 pm in Dubai | 8 Comments »

January 17th, 2013

Top Seeds Federer, Serena, Murray, Del Potro Dominate At Australian Open; Sharapova v. Venus Friday

The top seeds continue to have their way at the Australian Open as Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Andy Murray enter the third round without a blemish.

Posted by Staff @ 8:40 am in Australian Open | 80 Comments »

January 15th, 2013

Serena Rolls… Her Ankle; Federer, Murray, Tomic Cruise At The Australian Open

Serena rolled not just her opponent but also her ankle in a scary injury at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:02 am in Australian Open | 65 Comments »

January 10th, 2013

Australian Open Preview: Federer Was Right, Djokovic Is The Clear Favorite Thanks To A Cush Draw

The draw is out for the first Grand Slam of the tennis season and defending champion Novak Djokovic should breeze to the final weekend.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:00 pm in Australian Open | 161 Comments »

January 5th, 2013

Murray Eyes Brisbane Repeat Against Baby Federer Dimitrov; Gasquet Opens Season With Doha Title

Only Baby Federer Grigor Dimitrov stands in the way of an Andy Murray repeat in Brisbane while another Baby Federer won the Doha title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:18 pm in Brisbane, Doha | 37 Comments »

January 4th, 2013

Azarenka (Smartly?) Withdraws Ahead Of Inevitable Serena Loss In Brisbane; Tsonga Already Injured

Just 30 minutes before her clash with Serena Williams in the Brisbane semifinals, Victoria Azarenka withdraw because of a bad pedicure!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:04 am in Brisbane, Doha | 85 Comments »

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2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
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6 Tomas Berdych6 Ana Ivanovic
7 David Ferrer7 Agnieszka Radwanska
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