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January 20th, 2017

Andy Murray, Roger Federer React To Novak Djokovic’s Shock Loss

What did Roger Federer and Andy Murray think of the upset of Novak Djokovic?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:47 am in Australian Open | 27 Comments »

January 19th, 2017

Djokovic Stunned; Raonic Sick; Sick Friday Line-Up at Aussie Open

“There was intensity, of course,” Djokovic said. “We played four-and-a-half hours.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:54 am in Australian Open | 69 Comments »

January 19th, 2017

Denis Istomin: It’s Unreal To Beat Novak Djokovic In 5 Sets

Denis Istomin won the match of his life.

Posted by Staff @ 6:15 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 19th, 2017

Novak Djokovic: I Was Not Pleased With My Performance, But Istomin Deserved To Win

Novak Djokovic met the press after his stunning loss to Denis Istomin at the Australian Open Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 am in Australian Open | 28 Comments »

January 17th, 2017

Nadal Says Body is Good; Murray, Federer On Deck Wednesday at Aussie Open

“The body is good,” Nadal said of his wrist, knees, hair, etc. “And that’s the key. If the body is not good, everything is more difficult. After Roland Garros everything was more difficult, but that’s in the past.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 8:02 am in Australian Open | 82 Comments »

January 16th, 2017

Wawrinka, Nishikori, Cilic Escape with Wins on Day 1 at Australian Open

Murray kept the Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko at arm’s length with a 7-5, 7-6(5), 6-2 win. The Brit has not been a fan of the weather in Melbourne to start the week.

Posted by Staff @ 9:07 am in Australian Open | 27 Comments »

January 13th, 2017

Novak Djokovic: It’s a Huge Challenge To Face Verdasco, I Hope I Won’t Have To Defend Match Points Again

Novak Djokovic meets the media at the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:58 pm in Australian Open | 3 Comments »

January 12th, 2017

Australian Open Men’s Draw Preview: Djokovic Opens With Verdasco, Federer Lands With Murray

Sean Randall previews the Australian Open draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:03 pm in Australian Open | 104 Comments »

January 8th, 2017

Novak Djokovic Defends Doha Title, Beats Rival Andy Murray In 3 Set Thriller

Novak Djokovic avenged a loss in the London ATP Finals to beat Andy Murray in a 3 set thriller in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 1:00 am in Doha | 51 Comments »

January 7th, 2017

Novak Djokovic Can’t Wait To Get Back Into His Hyperbaric Chamber Egg!

An egg is waiting for Novak Djokovic in Melbourne!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:09 pm in Australian Open | 71 Comments »

January 7th, 2017

Novak Djokovic: Beating Murray To Win Doha Is The Best Scenario I Could Have Asked For

Novak Djokovic couldn’t have asked for a better start to 2017.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:55 pm in Australian Open, Doha | 68 Comments »

January 6th, 2017

My 2017 Top 10: Is It Novak Djokovic Or Andy Murray, And Can They Hold Off The Next Wave?

Who’ll finish No. 1 in 2017? Sean Randall breaks it down.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:54 pm in 2017 Season | 6 Comments »

January 6th, 2017

Djokovic Saves 5 MPs Against Verdasco, Will Meet Murray In Doha Final; Who’s The Pick?

Who’ll win the Doha final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:56 pm in Doha | 79 Comments »

January 5th, 2017

Murray Wins 27th Straight, Will Meet Berdych In Doha SF; Djokovic Rolls

One match away from an Andy Murray-Novak Djokovic final in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 6:02 pm in Doha | 28 Comments »

January 2nd, 2017

Novak Djokovic Begins 2017 With A Shaky Win In Doha; Andy Murray In Action Tuesday

Novak Djokovic opened 2017 with a win, Andy Murray is on deck Tuesday in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 3:50 pm in Doha | 19 Comments »