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May 6th, 2016

Rome Draw: Roger Federer Returns, Faces Brutal Road; Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal QF?

Roger Federer won’t have an easy return off of injury in Rome.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:02 pm in Rome | 29 Comments »

May 6th, 2016

Novak Djokovic: Bernard Tomic Is A Good Guy But He Needs To Be More Committed To Tennis

Bernard Tomic got a lecture from Novak Djokovic…in the press.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:10 pm in Madrid | 2 Comments »

May 5th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Overcomes Slow Start In Madrid; Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic Dominate

Three former champions reached the quarterfinals at the Madrid Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:09 pm in Madrid | 157 Comments »

May 5th, 2016

Rod Laver: Novak Djokovic And Roger Federer Are Equals In The GOAT Debate

Rod Laver puts Novak Djokovic on the same level as Roger Federer in the all-time greatest debate.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:19 am in GOAT | 168 Comments »

May 4th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Back In Win Column In Madrid, Joins Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray In Thursday Sweet 16

It’s a big day Thursday at Madrid with Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori and Tomas Berdych all on court.

Posted by Staff @ 7:42 pm in Madrid | 60 Comments »

May 3rd, 2016

Del Potro Joins Nadal as ‘Back’ in Madrid; Wed. Preview With Djokovic, Wawrinka-Kyrgios

“I have just played my best match since I came back to tennis after my surgeries,” Del Potro said. “I’ve had a great test against a very high-level player.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:56 pm in Madrid | 99 Comments »

May 3rd, 2016

Novak Djokovic Tabs Rafael Nadal As The Player To Beat On Clay

Novak Djokovic talks Rafael Nadal in Madrid.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:04 am in Clay Season, French Open | 26 Comments »

May 3rd, 2016

Novak Djokovic Says He’s Already Forgotten About Losing In Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic had to be reminded he lost his last match.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:54 am in Madrid, Monte Carlo | 12 Comments »

April 30th, 2016

Is Rafael Nadal For Real? Novak Djokovic Leads Big 4 At Madrid Masters

Sean Randall previews the Madrid men’s draw. Will we see a Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:53 am in Madrid | 83 Comments »

April 20th, 2016

Novak Djokovic: If There’s No Proof Tennis Is Not Clean, Then Tennis Is Clean!

Novak Djokovic says tennis is a clean sport.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:02 am in Drug Testing | 230 Comments »

April 19th, 2016

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Win Laureus Awards Monday [Video]

World No. 1s Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams took home top honors Monday night at the Laureus Awards.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in 2016 Season | 14 Comments »

April 14th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Rode The Bicycle Home After Losing In Monte Carlo Tuesday

After his shock loss yesterday, here’s Novak Djokovic riding the bike home!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:40 am in Monte Carlo | 14 Comments »

April 13th, 2016

Down Goes Novak Djokovic! Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem Thursday In Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic proved again his not invincible. And who’ll take advantage now that the Serb’s out?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:38 pm in Monte Carlo | 120 Comments »

April 12th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Opens Clay Season In Monte Carlo; Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka Also Wednesday

Three former champions – Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka – open play Wednesday in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 4:01 pm in Monte Carlo | 138 Comments »

April 9th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Leads Way In Monte Carlo; Roger Federer Returns, Does Rafael Nadal Have Anything Left?

Sean Randall previews the Monte Carlo draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:09 pm in Monte Carlo | 144 Comments »