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October 14th, 2018

Unstoppable Djokovic Wins Shanghai, Eyes Year-End No. 1 Ranking

Djokovic through the first half of the year didn’t reach a semifinal until Rome in May, and lost first round in Indian Wells and Miami, and prior to the quarterfinals at Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid. After breaking through for his first title of the year at Wimbledon, the Serb hasn’t looked back, and is now in the race to dethrone Rafael Nadal for the year-end No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 12:40 pm in Shanghai | 39 Comments »

October 13th, 2018

Coric Stops Federer, Will Meet Djokovic For Shanghai Title

Borna Coric dashed the hopes or a Federer-Djokovic Shanghai final.

Posted by Staff @ 11:11 pm in Shanghai | 22 Comments »

October 12th, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Edge Closer To Shanghai Final; Zverev Secures ATP Finals Berth

Former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both cruised into the Shanghai semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 9:04 pm in Shanghai | 29 Comments »

October 11th, 2018

Federer Needs 3 Again In Shanghai, Faces Nishikori Next; Del Potro Retires, Djokovic v Anderson Friday

Novak Djokovic upped his win streak to 15 straight after reaching the quarterfinals in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 8:05 pm in Shanghai | 8 Comments »

October 10th, 2018

Novak Djokovic: I’m Glad To Be In Contention For No. 1

If he wins Shanghai, Novak Djokovic would be in a virtual tie with Rafael Nadal for the ATP Race lead.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:07 am in Shanghai | No Comments »

October 9th, 2018

Djokovic Wins, Cilic Out; Defending Camp Federer v Medvedev Wed.

Novak Djokovic improved to 12-0 against Jeremy Chardy.

Posted by Staff @ 2:45 pm in Shanghai | 19 Comments »

October 7th, 2018

Federer, Djokovic, Del Potro Lead Shanghai Field; Wawrinka-Coric Monday

The Big 4 have won the last 8 Shanghai Masters titles.

Posted by Staff @ 9:54 pm in Shanghai | 2 Comments »

September 21st, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Lead Heavily Favored European Team Laver Cup This Weekend

The second Laver Cup exo gets underway today in Chicago. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will team in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:03 am in Laver Cup | 39 Comments »

September 19th, 2018

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From China Events, Novak Djokovic In Prime Position For No. 1

Rafael Nadal won’t play in Asia this year, leaving the door open for Novak Djokovic grab No .1 in the Race.

Posted by Staff @ 11:08 am in Asia | 27 Comments »

September 10th, 2018

Novak Djokovic Is The New All-Time Prize Money Leader In Tennis

Novak Djokovic is back ahead of Roger Federer on the all-time prize money leaderboard.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:36 am in US Open | 11 Comments »

September 10th, 2018

Novak Djokovic Is Closing In On Rafael Nadal For The No. 1 Ranking

Is Novak Djokovic the favorite to finish 2018 No. 1?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:26 am in US Open | 19 Comments »

September 10th, 2018

Novak Djokovic: Winning The US Open, Tying Pete Sampras, It’s A Dream Come True

Even Novak Djokovic finds it hard to believe that he’s won the last two Grand Slam tournaments.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:02 am in US Open | 1 Comment »

September 10th, 2018

Djokovic Dumps Del Potro For 3rd US Open Title, 14th Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic is your 2018 US Open champion.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:50 am in US Open | 22 Comments »

September 9th, 2018

Novak Djokovic v Juan Martin Del Potro For The US Open Title, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks the US Open men’s final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:49 am in US Open | 174 Comments »

September 7th, 2018

Nadal Retires Due To Knee Putting Del Potro Into US Open Final Against Djokovic

The US Open final is set, it’s Novak Djokovic against Juan Martin del Potro.

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 pm in US Open | 44 Comments »