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May 22nd, 2016

Novak Djokovic And Gustavo Kuerten Star In This New Spot For Peugeot [Video]

Want to see what Novak Djokovic would look like with Gustavo Kuerten’s hair?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:43 pm in French Open, Videos | 5 Comments »

May 22nd, 2016

Novak Djokovic Celebrated His 29th Birthday Sunday At The French Open [Video]

Novak Djokovic turned 29 on Sunday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:22 pm in French Open, Videos | 15 Comments »

May 21st, 2016

Novak Djokovic: I Feel Excited About The French Open, The Expectations Are Big!

Novak Djokovic turns 29 on Sunday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:12 pm in French Open | 192 Comments »

May 20th, 2016

French Open Men’s Draw: Are Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Heading Toward The Final?

Sean Randall previews the French Open. Did he really pick Andy Murray to win it?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:04 am in French Open | 94 Comments »

May 19th, 2016

My Early French Open Favorites: Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Are The Guys To Beat

Who are your favorites to win at the French Open?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:46 am in French Open | 28 Comments »

May 17th, 2016

What Is Wrong With Novak Djokovic?

Can Novak Djokovic get back on track?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:25 pm in French Open, Madrid, Rome | 308 Comments »

May 16th, 2016

French Open Men’s Seedings: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray The Top 2; Rafael Nadal No. 5

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal could meet again in the French Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:59 am in French Open | 95 Comments »

May 16th, 2016

Andy Murray Wins Rome, Beats No. 1 Novak Djokovic On Clay For 1st Time

“I had a long couple of weeks, especially the last couple of days,” said Djokovic. “I knew it’s going to be very hard for me, an uphill ride against Andy today, who was playing throughout the week at a very high level. To compete with him in long exchanges and rallies that we do have in our encounters, they require a lot more energy and better performance from my side which didn’t happen.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:51 am in Rome | 64 Comments »

May 14th, 2016

Is Birthday Boy Andy Murray Finally Ready To End Novak Djokovic’s Run In Rome? Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks the Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray Rome final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:31 pm in Rome | 366 Comments »

May 13th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Beats Rafael Nadal In Thriller While Andy Murray Impresses; Rome SF Picks And Pans

Are we headed to another Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:11 pm in Rome | 225 Comments »

May 13th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Won The First Set From Rafael Nadal In Rome With This Incredible Point [Video]

Novak Djokovic continued his mastery over rival Rafael Nadal thanks in part to this incredible point which gave him the first set.

Posted by Staff @ 4:10 pm in Best Shots, Rome, Videos | 15 Comments »

May 13th, 2016

Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal Friday at Rome; Federer Falls, Berdych Double Bageled

“After the first set I had to change,” Djokovic said. “First set was a complete Bellucci storm, and I was blown away from the court. Fortunately the matches are played in best of three, so I had another opportunity to come back and to restart, which I did.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 12:44 am in Madrid | 240 Comments »

May 12th, 2016

Poll: Novak Djokovic Or Rafael Nadal, Who Wins Their 49th Meeting Friday In Rome?

Novak Djokovic has won the last six meetings against Rafael Nadal and 13 straight sets (10 of last 11 matches, 22-4 sets).

Posted by Staff @ 9:10 pm in Rome | 15 Comments »

May 11th, 2016

Roger Federer ‘Expected to Lose’ but Wins in ATP Rome Debut; Thurs Blockbuster Big 4 Line-up

“I was expecting to lose in straight sets today. That was the mind-set going in, so to win in straights is actually a really big surprise to me. I played cautious, and I only decided after the warm-up that I was actually going to play. So for me it was a big match on many levels.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 4:45 pm in Rome | 198 Comments »

May 10th, 2016

Roger Federer v Alexander Zverev Wed In Rome; Djokovic, Murray, Nadal Also In Action

A blockbuster Wednesday is headlined by the Big 4!

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Rome | 81 Comments »