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August 19th, 2018

Full-flight Resurgent Djokovic too Much for Federer in ATP Cincinnati Final

“Obviously it’s a very special moment to stand here for the first time with the winning trophy here in Cincinnati,” said Djokovic, who will rise to No. 6 on the ATP rankings. “The hard times I went through, it’s been a rollercoaster ride in my career with injury, taking time off and having a surgery earlier this year. This seems a bit unreal to be back at this level.”

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

August 19th, 2018

Djokovic Cruises Past Federer To Win Cincinnati Title And Become First Man To Win All 9 Masters

Novak Djokovic finally wins Cincinnati with a convincing win over rival Roger Federer who had never lost in the final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:26 pm in Cincinnati | 8 Comments »

August 19th, 2018

Roger Federer v Novak Djokovic Meet In The Cincinnati Final; Who’s The Pick?

The dream final in Cincinnati is set between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:33 am in Cincinnati | 33 Comments »

August 18th, 2018

Federer Weathers Warwinka; Djokovic Stays Alive In Cincinnati Title Hunt

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are one win from another Cincinnati final showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 1:56 am in Cincinnati | 149 Comments »

August 16th, 2018

Rain Wreaks Havoc In Cincinnati; Federer Scheduled Twice Fri, Djokovic-Dimitrov To Finish

Roger Federer will have to win four matches in three days to win an 8th Cincinnati title.

Posted by Staff @ 11:42 pm in Cincinnati | 110 Comments »

August 16th, 2018

Djokovic Overcomes Slow Start In Rainy Cincy, Zverev Stays Winless; Federer Returns Thurs

Rains returned to Cincinnati Wednesday, and more is expected on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:09 am in Cincinnati | 28 Comments »

August 15th, 2018

Federer Wins In Summer Debut; Djokovic, Delpo, Wawrinka v Nishikori Wed.

Roger Federer’s win streak at Cincinnati climbs to 11.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Cincinnati | 25 Comments »

August 13th, 2018

Djokovic, Wawrinka Monday Winners In Cincinnati, Murray Out; Federer Set For Summer Debut

Seven-time champion Roger Federer makes his summer debut Tuesday at Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in Cincinnati | 16 Comments »

August 12th, 2018

Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

(1) Federer vs. (WC) Murray 3rd rd.? (4) Del Potro vs. (15) Kyrgios 3rd rd.?…

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

August 10th, 2018

Tsitsipas Sinks Djokovic In Toronto; Nadal, Zverev Advance

Novak Djokovic suffered just his second early exit from Canada in his career losing to teen Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 am in Canadian Open | 77 Comments »

August 9th, 2018

Nadal Wins In Toronto, Wawrinka Next; Auger-Aliassime Can’t Close Out Medvedev

Rafael Nadal returned to hard courts Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 2:06 am in Canadian Open | 35 Comments »

August 8th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In Toronto, Young Canadians Impress; Nadal, Del Potro Today

Rafael Nadal returns to the hard courts today in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 9:49 am in Canadian Open | 4 Comments »

August 6th, 2018

Djokovic v Chung, Wawrinka v Kyrgios Tuesday At Toronto Masters

Big names take the court Tuesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 11:18 pm in Canadian Open | 17 Comments »

August 6th, 2018

Former Champions Nadal, Djokovic, Zverev Lead Canadian Open; Raonic Opens Monday

The Canadian Open Masters begins Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in Canadian Open | 31 Comments »

August 5th, 2018

Preview: Serena Drops Out, Insane Men’s Openers at Rogers Cup Tennis

The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Canadian Open, Montreal, Tennis, Toronto | 1 Comment »