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July 26th, 2017

Novak Djokovic’s 2017 Season Is Over Due To An Elbow Injury

Novak Djokovic’s 2017 season is over.

Posted by Staff @ 9:36 am in 2017 Season, Injuries | 40 Comments »

July 24th, 2017

Novak Djokovic Might Not Play The US Open, Might Be Out 3 Months

Novak Djokovic might be out as long a 3 months.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:15 pm in Injuries | 29 Comments »

July 13th, 2017

Novak Djokovic’s Bad Elbow Might Force Him To Take A Break, Even Have Surgery

Novak Djokovic talks about his bad elbow.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:21 pm in Wimbledon | 9 Comments »

July 12th, 2017

Murray Upset, Djokovic Retirement Causes Chaos; Federer Cruising at Wimbledon

“The whole tournament I’ve been a little bit sore,” Murray told reporters. “But I tried my best right to the end, gave everything I had. I’m proud about that.”

Posted by Staff @ 3:03 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 104 Comments »

July 11th, 2017

Federer Raonic, Djokovic v Berdych; Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews and picks the Wimbledon men’s quarters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:56 pm in Wimbledon | 166 Comments »

July 11th, 2017

Novak Djokovic Unhappy With Wimbledon Moving His Match To Tuesday

Novak Djokovic was upset he didn’t get to play on Monday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:49 pm in Wimbledon | 5 Comments »

July 10th, 2017

Nadal Shocked, Djokovic Delayed in Monday Wimbledon R16 Matches

“I feel like I’m rested enough,” Federer said. “I can look at this quarterfinal in a totally relaxed fashion.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:53 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 57 Comments »

July 9th, 2017

Federer v Dimitrov, Raonic v Zverev; Azarenka v Halep; Wimbledon Monday Picks And Pans

The so-called “Best Day in Tennis” takes place Monday at Wimbledon. While the schedule is loaded with all 32 players left in the men’s and women’s draws, it can be the most “Annoying Day in Tennis” because you can’t possibly watch everything! And there’s a lot to see. And instead of just men, I’ll just [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:08 pm in Wimbledon | 209 Comments »

July 9th, 2017

Led By Federer, Nadal And Djokovic, Big 4 Dominate Week One At Wimbledon

Sean Randall recaps week one at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:41 pm in Wimbledon | No Comments »

July 8th, 2017

Favorites Federer, Amped Djokovic Advance Into Round of 16 at Wimbledon

“Every time I play against him he’s stronger than the time before,” the Swiss said of his almost mirror-image rival Dimitrov. “I’m ready for a tough one but sure again, another exciting match because he’s a great shotmaker.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:49 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 50 Comments »

July 7th, 2017

Rafa Wins, But In for Wet Monday?; Djokovic, Federer on Saturday at Wimbledon

Rain is in the forecast for Sunday, and Monday when Rafa plays next.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:21 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 44 Comments »

July 6th, 2017

Federer Conquers Nerves; Murray, Nadal Up Friday at Wimbledon

“I struggled early on,” Federer said. “I couldn’t get rid of the nerves.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:03 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 50 Comments »

July 4th, 2017

Retirements to Djokovic, Federer Have Wimbledon Up in Arms

“There’s got to be a rule for guys who come out clearly not giving or able to give 100 percent,” said BBC commentator John McEnroe on the two straight retirements stunning fans on center court. “It’s no good for anyone.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:23 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 67 Comments »

July 3rd, 2017

Novak Djokovic Confirms He’s Added Mario Ancic To His Wimbledon Coaching Team

Novak Djokovic will have Andre Agassi and Mario Ancic in his coaching box tomorrow against Martin Klizan.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:36 pm in Coaching, Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

July 1st, 2017

Djokovic Handles Monfils for 2nd 2017 Title at ATP Eastbourne

At this point last year the Serb had won six titles, including the first two slams of the year and three Masters 1000 events. Djokovic is now 68-30 in career finals, and Monfils 6-20 after his first final of the year.

Posted by Staff @ 2:16 pm in Tennis | 16 Comments »