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August 28th, 2018

Former US Open Champs Nadal, Delpo, Murray, Wawrinka Day 1 Winners; Federer, Djokovic Tues.

Three guys played their final match at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:34 am in US Open | 65 Comments »

August 24th, 2018

Monday US Open Schedule: Nadal, Serena, Venus, Wawrinka v Dimitrov Headline

A whole bunch of former champions will be in action on day one at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in US Open | 45 Comments »

August 23rd, 2018

Men’s US Open Preview: Djokovic Lands In Federer Quarter In Draw, Nadal Looks Good

Sean Randall preview the men’s US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:56 pm in US Open | 49 Comments »

August 21st, 2018

2018 US Open Seeds: French Champs Halep, Nadal No. 1s; Serena Gets Bump

Serena Williams was the only player to get a seedings bump from the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:16 pm in US Open | 20 Comments »

August 20th, 2018

Roger Federer: Novak And Rafa Are The US Open Favorites, Not Me!

Roger Federer says Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal should be bigger favorites than him at the US Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:14 pm in US Open | 12 Comments »

August 20th, 2018

Novak Djokovic Up To 6th In ATP Race Rankings And In Position For Run At No. 1

The Race for the 2018 year-end No. 1 is going to heat up next week at the US Open. And Novak Djokovic in now in the hunt.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:42 pm in No. 1 ranking | 4 Comments »

August 12th, 2018

Nadal Hangs On, Beats Tsitsipas To Win 4th Canadian Open, 33rd Masters

Rafael Nadal turns away the birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas to win another Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:43 pm in Canadian Open | 6 Comments »

August 12th, 2018

Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

(1) Federer vs. (WC) Murray 3rd rd.? (4) Del Potro vs. (15) Kyrgios 3rd rd.?…

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

August 12th, 2018

Nadal Toughs Out Khachanov, Will Meet Tsurprising Tsisitpas For Toronto Title; Who’s The Pick?

Can Rafael Nadal stop the phenom that is Stefanos Tsitsipas?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:26 am in Canadian Open | 42 Comments »

August 11th, 2018

Nadal Overcomes Cilic To Reach Toronto SF; Pathetic Zverev Collapses To Tsitsipas

Rafael Nadal will be a huge favorite this weekend to win a 33rd Masters title and 4th in Canada.

Posted by Staff @ 1:13 am in Canadian Open | 77 Comments »

August 10th, 2018

Tsitsipas Sinks Djokovic In Toronto; Nadal, Zverev Advance

Novak Djokovic suffered just his second early exit from Canada in his career losing to teen Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 am in Canadian Open | 77 Comments »

August 9th, 2018

Nadal Wins In Toronto, Wawrinka Next; Auger-Aliassime Can’t Close Out Medvedev

Rafael Nadal returned to hard courts Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 2:06 am in Canadian Open | 35 Comments »

August 8th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In Toronto, Young Canadians Impress; Nadal, Del Potro Today

Rafael Nadal returns to the hard courts today in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 9:49 am in Canadian Open | 4 Comments »

August 7th, 2018

Rafael Nadal Playing First Hard Court Event Since Australia

Will the lack of play on hard courts hurt Rafael Nadal in Canada?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:33 pm in Canadian Open | 1 Comment »

August 6th, 2018

Former Champions Nadal, Djokovic, Zverev Lead Canadian Open; Raonic Opens Monday

The Canadian Open Masters begins Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in Canadian Open | 31 Comments »