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July 1st, 2012

Djokovic, Federer The Favorites As Week Two At Wimbledon Begins; Sweet 16 Picks And Pans

Will Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer avoid the upset bug on Monday? Or will week two provide more hair-raising drama?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:17 pm in Wimbledon | 245 Comments »

June 15th, 2012

Federer Outlasts Raonic, Nadal Upset In Halle; Teary Dimitrov Reaches First ATP SF At Queen’s

Roger Federer avoided upset by edging Milos Raonic in Halle, where Rafael Nadal was earlier toppled.

Posted by Staff @ 10:00 pm in Halle, Queens | 97 Comments »

June 14th, 2012

Nadal Wins, Federer v Raonic In Halle; Tsonga Injured At Queen’s

Roger Federer faces Milos Raonic in a blockbuster showdown Friday in Halle.

Posted by Staff @ 11:17 pm in Halle, Queens | 211 Comments »

May 6th, 2012

Del Potro, Streaking Errani Among ATP/WTA Winners; Weekend Wrap

Suarez Navarro led a set and 5-3, then blew two match points in the tiebreak, then in the third led 4-2 before running out of chances. “I’ve won a few matches from match points down but I’ve never won a final like this,” Kanepi said. “I’ll remember this final in a good way for a long time.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:05 pm in Tennis | 21 Comments »

June 12th, 2011

Murray and Queen’s Final Pushed to Monday; Tennis-X Notes

I adored Rafa when he came on tour. He was such a breath of fresh air! He was a marvelous guy. I adored his positive energy. After that, he had a period I didn’t like. Negative energy. When he played the intimidation game by jumping all over the place, when it was him against the world…

Posted by Staff @ 5:28 pm in Tennis | 86 Comments »

October 23rd, 2010

Muster Playing ATP Vienna; WTA Champs This Week: Previews

Former No. 1 Tommy Muster returns at 43 years old!; interesting opening-round matches include (1) Melzer after a bye potentially facing (WC) Blake, and (5) Gulbis vs. Muster…

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

October 11th, 2010

Dominant Djokovic Wins Beijing; Wozniacki Takes Women’s Title; Roddick on Deck in Shanghai

Novak Djokovic is again hitting his stride at the end of the tennis calendar.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:35 pm in beijing, Shanghai | 38 Comments »

October 3rd, 2010

Nadal, Big Boys in Action at Beijing, Tokyo: ATP Previews

Lots of dangerous floaters in Beijing, with first-round matches of interest including Fish vs. Tipsarevic (winner to face (1) Djokovic), (6) Verdasco vs. Kohlschreiber (winner to face (WC) Isner), (3) Soderling vs. Robredo, (7) Youzhny vs. Ljubicic, and (2) Murray facing a qualifying-tested Mathieu.

Posted by Staff @ 1:41 pm in Tennis | 35 Comments »

August 13th, 2010

Federer Gets Berdych Rematch, Murray Faces Hot Nalbandian Friday in Toronto

Sean Randall breaks down the men’s quarterfinals in Toronto.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:34 am in Canadian Open | 435 Comments »

July 17th, 2010

Roddick, Davydenko Headline Atlanta, Hamburg this Week on ATP

Notes: Pro tennis returns to Atlanta; wildcards went to (1) Roddick, Brit James Ward and American tragedy Donald Young; openers of interest include Blake vs. Dent, (5) Tipsarevic vs. Kevin “Mr.” Anderson, and (8) Becker vs. Iron Mike; seeds Malisse and Becker get left off the ATP tournament web page’s featured players, ouch; Friday, Saturday and Sunday coverage live on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel.

Posted by Staff @ 11:01 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

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ATP - Apr 20 WTA - Apr 20
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Andy Murray3 Simona Halep
4 Rafael Nadal4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Caroline Wozniacki
6 Milos Raonic6 Ana Ivanovic
7 Tomas Berdych7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 David Ferrer8 Ekaterina Makarova
9 Marin Cilic9 Agnieszka Radwanska
10 Stan Wawrinka10 C. Suarez Navarro
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