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October 30th, 2016

Murray Wins Vienna Over Tsonga, Can Take No. 1 from Djokovic in Paris This Week

“The tiebreak was really, really tight,” Murray said. “I think it was a high-level tiebreak. There wasn’t really many mistakes…Jo fought well and started playing a lot better. He was more aggressive and taking some more chances and making the shots.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:12 pm in Fall Season | 20 Comments »

October 29th, 2016

Djokovic, Murray Clash on Horizon Next Week at ATP Paris Masters

World No. 1 Djokovic starts against either Nicolas Almagro or Gilles Muller, then likely facing No. 14 Dimitrov…No. 2 Murray will start against either Fernando Verdasco or a qualifier, then likely No. 13 Lucas Pouille…

Posted by Staff @ 1:55 pm in ATP, Paris, Tennis | 9 Comments »

October 15th, 2016

Djokovic Unravels Against Bautista Agut, Spaniard To Face Murray In Shanghai Final

Novak Djokovic still can’t find the form. Andy Murray will meet Roberta Bautista Agut in the Shanghai final.

Posted by Staff @ 2:27 pm in Shanghai | 42 Comments »

October 15th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Ripped His Shirt Again In A SF Loss Today In Shanghai [Video]

Novak Djokovic smashed and ripped his way out of the Shanghai Masters.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:16 am in Shanghai, Videos | 36 Comments »

October 14th, 2016

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray Favored To Reach Shanghai Final

Will it be Novak Djokovic against Andy Murray in the Shanghai final?

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in Shanghai | 85 Comments »

October 13th, 2016

Djokovic, Murray Roll Into Shanghai QFs; Wawrinka Goes Down

Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic both were upset Thursday in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 2:49 pm in Shanghai | 64 Comments »

October 13th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Still Uncommitted On Future With Coach Boris Becker

Will Boris Becker continue to coach Novak Djokovic in 2017?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:41 pm in Coaching, Shanghai | 19 Comments »

October 12th, 2016

Novak Djokovic On Catching Roger Federer’s 17 Slams: I Don’t Think About It At All, It’s Not A Goal!

Novak Djokovic reiterates his new outlook on tennis and life.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:05 pm in Shanghai | 34 Comments »

October 11th, 2016

Djokovic Cruises In Shanghai Opener, Del Potro Out; Nadal, Murray Wednesday

Novak Djokovic won his first in his return to tennis in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 3:00 pm in Shanghai | 6 Comments »

October 10th, 2016

Tsonga Wins; Djokovic, Del Potro Up Tuesday at ATP Shanghai Masters

It was the 31-year-old Tsonga’s first match since the US Open after knee surgery.

Posted by Staff @ 11:26 pm in Shanghai | 26 Comments »

October 9th, 2016

Djokovic Joins Murray, Stan, Nadal at Blockbuster Shanghai

Potential tough starts for (1) Djokovic vs. the upset specialist Fognini, (14) Gasquet vs. last week’s China Open finalist Dimitrov, (12) Kyrgios vs. Querrey who beat Djokovic earlier this year, (4) Nadal vs. the Troicki/Rosol winner, (10) Ferrer vs. Lopez in an all-Spanish meeting, (11) Goffin vs. Del Potro, and (13) Pouille vs. Hot Sauce…

Posted by Staff @ 10:12 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

October 4th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Tours His Childhood Tennis Club During A Facebook Live Session [Video]

Novak Djokovic takes us on a tour of his bomb-ravaged tennis club.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:39 pm in Videos | 9 Comments »

September 30th, 2016

Novak Djokovic: Winning Grand Slam Titles And The No. 1 Ranking Are No Longer My Priority

Is Novak Djokovic losing motivation?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:49 pm in 2016 Season | 131 Comments »

September 28th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Withdraws From Beijing China Open With Elbow Injury

Novak Djokovic withdraws from a tournament where he’s never lost a match!

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 am in beijing | 29 Comments »

September 23rd, 2016

Novak Djokovic And Rafael Nadal Played Football Tennis During An Exo Match Thursday [Video]

Novak Djokovic finished up his Gala Week in Milan with an exo match against Rafael Nadal which featured football tennis!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:16 pm in Exhibitions, Videos | 49 Comments »