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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 | 16 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 | 42 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 »

August 19th, 2016

Murray Slogs Through Anderson To Win 600th, Nadal Ousted By Coric, Nishikori Falls In Cincinnati

The quarterfinals are set in Cincinnati and Andy Murray is the only former champion left.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Cincinnati | 48 Comments »

August 17th, 2016

Wawrinka Escapes, Nadal Strong, Loaded Schedule Thursday at ATP Cincinnati Including Murray

“I think I played well,” said Nadal, who lost to Cuevas in their last meeting. “I think I played a good match against a tough opponent in the first round for me for sure. After coming from Rio and after the marathon that I had, it’s a very important victory for me. So I’m very happy.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:00 pm in Cincinnati | 37 Comments »

August 17th, 2016

Rafael Nadal’s Wrist Isn’t 100%, He’s Tired, But He’s Playing Cincinnati And He’s Staying Positive

How will Rafael Nadal’s wrist hold up this week in Cincinnati?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:21 am in Olympics | 2 Comments »

August 14th, 2016

Did Kei Nishikori Use A 10-Minute Shower Break To Help Him Win Bronze Over Rafael Nadal In Rio?

Kei Nishikori won his first Olympic medal handing Rafael Nadal his second loss in singles in as many days.

Posted by Staff @ 7:30 pm in Olympics | 79 Comments »

August 13th, 2016

Del Potro Outlasts Nadal In Rio Epic, Will Face Fresh Murray For Olympic Gold; Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the men’s gold medal singles match from Rio.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:05 pm in Olympics | 95 Comments »

August 13th, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro v Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori v Andy Murray; Rio Olympics Men’s SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall makes his picks for the semifinals a the Rio Olympics.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:00 am in Olympics | 103 Comments »

August 13th, 2016

Rafael Nadal And Marc Lopez Win Doubles Gold At The Rio Olympics

Rafael Nadal won his second gold medal at the Olympics!

Posted by Staff @ 1:00 am in Olympics | 4 Comments »

August 12th, 2016

Murray, Del Potro Author Comebacks At Rio Olympics; Nadal Says No To Mixed, Stays Perfect In Singles

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal have each won 9 straight singles matches at the Olympics.

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 am in Olympics | 53 Comments »

August 10th, 2016

Rain Washes Out Play At Rio Olympics; Rafael Nadal Faced With Winning 10 Matches In Four Days!

Rafael Nadal will now have to win 10 matches in four days to win 4 gold medals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:14 pm in Olympics | 50 Comments »

August 9th, 2016

Andy Murray Continues Gold Medal March In Rio; Rafael Nadal Plays Three Matches Wednesday!

Rafael Nadal will have to play three matches Wednesday in three different events.

Posted by Staff @ 11:59 pm in Olympics | 27 Comments »

August 8th, 2016

Del Potro Wins Again In Rio, Tsonga Upset, Djokovic Loses In Doubles; Murray, Nadal Return Tuesday

Juan Martin del Potro backed up his Sunday night shocker over Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Staff @ 9:56 pm in Olympics | 63 Comments »

August 8th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Wasn’t Happy With The Court Yesterday In Rio, And His Wrist Still Isn’t Right

Rafael Nadal is having some issues at the Olympics.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:02 pm in Olympics | 11 Comments »