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May 12th, 2018

Nadal, Thiem on Early Collision Course in Rome; ATP Preview

(1) Nadal looking at a quarterfinal rematch with (6) Thiem from last week in Madrid…

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

April 29th, 2018

Anderson Top Seed, Hewitt Returns at ATP Estoril; Preview

Interesting starts include (1) Anderson vs. the Barcelona finalist Tsitsipas if the Greek isn’t too gassed, (8) Medvedev vs. the veteran Sousa, and (4) Muller on his worst surface (although he reached the final last year) vs. the American Sandgren-Tiafoe match winner…

Posted by Staff @ 11:59 am in Tennis | 14 Comments »

April 27th, 2018

Nadal Finally Tested In Barcelona, But Still Wins In Straights; Tsitsipas Tstuns Thiem

Rafael Nadal’s clay win streak is up to 17.

Posted by Staff @ 10:56 pm in Barcelona | 29 Comments »

April 26th, 2018

Another Easy Win For Nadal In Barcelona, Dimitrov Saves MPs v Jaziri

Rafael Nadal’s clay win streak is at 16. Set streak at 40.

Posted by Staff @ 11:54 pm in Barcelona | 78 Comments »

April 21st, 2018

Nadal Goes for 11 at ATP Barcelona Open; Preview

(1) Nadal looking at the wrist-addled (14) Nishikori 3rd rd. then (6) Djokovic then (4) Goffin…

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in Tennis | 5 Comments »

March 31st, 2018

Isner Stops Del Potro Streak, Will Face Zverev For Miami Masters Title

It will be John Isner and Alexander Zverev for the Miami title on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in Miami | 50 Comments »

March 29th, 2018

Zverev Rolls Coric To Reach Miami SF, Will Face Carreno Busta Who Saves MP v Anderson

The men’s final four is set at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 pm in Miami | 32 Comments »

March 29th, 2018

Del Potro Outlasts Raonic In Miami QF Thriller, Win Streak At 15; Zverev v Coric Thurs

The first men’s semifinal is set, it’s Juan Martin del Potro against John Isner.

Posted by Staff @ 1:21 am in Miami | 88 Comments »

March 28th, 2018

Zverev Dominates Kyrgios, Big Men Roll In Miami; QFs Up Wed With Del Potro, Chung

The big men are ruling Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 am in Miami | 63 Comments »

February 18th, 2018

Cilic, Thiem, Carreno Busta Favorites at ATP Rio; Preview

Tough start for (1) Cilic vs. a qualifier then Monfils…

Posted by Staff @ 12:48 am in Tennis | 1 Comment »

February 10th, 2018

Top 10ers Thiem, Carreno Busta at ATP Argentina Open in Buenos Aires; Preview

Tough starts for (7) Cuevas vs. Monfils and (2) Carreno Busta vs. G-Lo in an all-Spanish meeting…

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

December 31st, 2017

Djokovic Withdrawal Leaves Thiem in Charge at ATP Doha; Preview

Tough starts for (8) Lopez vs. Spanish countryman G-Lo, and (2) Carreno Busta vs. Coric…Wildcards went to Qatar’s Jabor Al-Mutawa, Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri and France’s Gael Monfils…Withdrawing from the field were Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga…

Posted by Staff @ 1:59 pm in Tennis | 11 Comments »

November 15th, 2017

Dimitrov Dominates Goffin To Reach ATP SFs; Zverev v Sock Thurs

Two of the four SFs spots in the ATP Finals at London are filled, one more will be placed on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:38 pm in ATP Finals | 7 Comments »

November 3rd, 2017

Nadal Out Of Paris, New Masters Champ Confirmed Sunday; Americans Isner, Sock Bid For Last London Spot

A new Masters champion will be crowned on Sunday

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 pm in Paris | 19 Comments »

October 31st, 2017

London Hopefuls Querrey, PCB Fall In Paris; Nadal Can Wrap Up No. 1 Wednesday

Sam Querrey is out of the London ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 pm in Paris | 49 Comments »