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September 15th, 2016

Davis Cup SFs: Andy Murray v Juan Martin Del Potro Friday; Rafael Nadal Travels To India

The Davis Cup semifinals get underway this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 6:32 pm in Davis Cup | 46 Comments »

September 12th, 2016

10 Things I Think I Thought About Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic And The US Open

Recapping the US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:40 pm in US Open | 121 Comments »

September 5th, 2016

Pouille Powers Past Nadal In US Open Epic; Djokovic Romps, Murray, Del Potro Monday

Half of the quarterfinals are set.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in US Open | 95 Comments »

September 4th, 2016

Rafael Nadal: I Should Have Won That Match Before I Missed That Forehand

Rafael Nadal talks about the tough loss to Lucas Pouille Sunday night at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 10:16 pm in US Open | 18 Comments »

September 3rd, 2016

Rafael Nadal Hit This Fantastic Tweener At The US Open Friday Night [Video]

It’s rare for Rafael Nadal to hit a tweener, but he did last night.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:58 am in US Open, Videos | No Comments »

September 3rd, 2016

Nadal Impresses At US Open, Another Easy Day For Djokovic; Murray, Del Potro Saturday

Rafael Nadal finished off the first week of the US Open in style routing Russian Andrey Kuznetsov 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 in the third round Friday night. “I think I played well tonight,” Nadal said. ‘Very happy about the way I played. First set especially was very high level.” The win lifted Nadal into his first [...]

Posted by Staff @ 1:31 am in US Open | 98 Comments »

September 1st, 2016

Rafael Nadal Became The First Player To Win A Match Under The New Arthur Ashe Roof [Video]

Watch Rafael Nadal try to hit the Arthur Ashe Stadium roof with a ball.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:07 pm in US Open, Videos | No Comments »

September 1st, 2016

Some Players Are Finding The New Arthur Ashe Stadium Too Noisy

Is the new enclosed Arthur Ashe too noisy?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:40 pm in US Open | 2 Comments »

August 30th, 2016

Flat Djokovic Wins In 4 At US Open; Nadal, Cilic Strong; Murray, Del Potro Open Play Tuesday

Novak Djokovic still doesn’t look himself out on court.

Posted by Staff @ 12:47 am in US Open | 31 Comments »

August 28th, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal, Kerber Kick Things Off On Day 1 At The US Open

Former champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal headline opening at the US Open Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:27 pm in US Open | 84 Comments »

August 27th, 2016

Rafael Nadal: The Big 4 Won’t Be Here Forever!

Ahead of the US Open, Rafael Nadal is still working on getting wrist fixed.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:23 am in US Open | 3 Comments »

August 26th, 2016

US Open Draw Preview: Can Anyone Stop A Novak Djokovic v Andy Murray Final?

Sean Randall previews the men’s US Open draw. Will we see another Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:21 pm in US Open | 70 Comments »

August 25th, 2016

Andy Murray Leads My List Of US Open Favorites Over Novak Djokovic

An early look at the US Open favorites.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:40 pm in US Open | 61 Comments »

August 24th, 2016

Tennis Announces Ryder Cup-Clone Laver Cup With Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

A new tennis exhibition copies the popular Ryder Cup in golf.

Posted by Staff @ 5:51 pm in Exhibitions, Laver Cup | 44 Comments »

August 23rd, 2016

After A Busy Few Weeks, Rafael Nadal Was On Court Monday At The US Open

Rafael Nadal got his first look at the new Arthur Ashe stadium court.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:23 am in Cincinnati, US Open | 22 Comments »