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April 20th, 2017

Murray Wins, Nadal Struggles at Monte Carlo; Nadal v Zverev Thursday

“I definitely played better as the match went on,” said Murray, who hadn’t played in over a month due to a right elbow injury. “Obviously, the first service game was not ideal. But when you are coming back from not really serving for a few weeks, it’s, I think, normal.

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 am in Monte Carlo | 78 Comments »

April 19th, 2017

Novak Djokovic: I Don’t Fear Anyone!

Novak Djokovic says his win over Gilles Simon marked a new beginning to the season. Did it?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:52 pm in Monte Carlo | 9 Comments »

April 18th, 2017

Djokovic Survives Simon Upset Bid In Monte Carlo; Nadal, Murray Tomorrow

Gilles Simon served for the match against Novak Djokovic, but couldn’t close the deal.

Posted by Staff @ 4:20 pm in Monte Carlo | 62 Comments »

April 17th, 2017

Djokovic Returns Tuesday In Monte Carlo; Seeds 6-0 Led By Zverev Domination, Berdych Comeback

Novak Djokovic is back in action Tuesday in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 6:20 pm in Monte Carlo | 57 Comments »

April 14th, 2017

Monte Carlo Preview: Murray, Djokovic Return To Battle; Nadal Seeks 10th Title

Sean Randall previews the first big clay event of the season.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:29 pm in Monte Carlo | 18 Comments »

April 9th, 2017

Kyrgios Klubs U.S.; Davis Cup Quarterfinal Capsules

“I love to play at home, I love the atmosphere when I’m playing in front of my crowd,” said Goffin, who has won 12 of his last 13 Davis Cup singles matches. In the semifinals Belgium will host Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 11:54 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 2 Comments »

April 7th, 2017

Novak Djokovic Says Skipping Miami Was Refreshing

Was skipping Miami a good thing for Novak Djokovic?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:46 am in Davis Cup, Miami | 9 Comments »

April 6th, 2017

Djokovic, Kyrgios Headline Davis Cup QF This Weekend; Previews

Spain should instead send over their Junior Davis Cup team, the result would probably be the same.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 2:46 am in Davis Cup | 9 Comments »

April 1st, 2017

Boris Becker Urged Novak Djokovic To Get Back To Business During Federer-Kyrgios Last Night

Is Novak even listening?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:41 am in Miami | 3 Comments »

March 30th, 2017

Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Davis Cup, Novak Djokovic Will Play

Novak Djokovic will be the lone Top 10 player in Davis Cup next week.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:13 am in Davis Cup | 3 Comments »

March 19th, 2017

6-Time Champion Novak Djokovic Is Now Officially Out Of Miami With An Elbow Injury

Novak Djokovic won’t be in Miami to defend his title.

Posted by Staff @ 1:32 pm in Miami | 7 Comments »

March 18th, 2017

Defending Champion Novak Djokovic In Doubt For Miami

Rumor is Novak Djokovic won’t play Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 am in Miami | 33 Comments »

March 17th, 2017

Novak Djokovic Not Pleased With The Indian Wells Scheduling

Novak Djokovic should skip the doubles next time.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:33 am in Indian Wells | 7 Comments »

March 14th, 2017

Federer Sets Up Nadal Wed. At Indian Wells, Djokovic Denies Del Potro, Kyrgios Next

All eight men’s fourth round matches are scheduled for Wednesday including Federer-Nadal and Djokovic-Kyrgios.

Posted by Staff @ 11:54 pm in Indian Wells | 21 Comments »

March 14th, 2017

Djokovic v Del Potro, Nadal v Verdasco; Tuesday Indian Wells Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews a big day at Indian Wells.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:30 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »