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November 11th, 2017

ATP Finals Preview: Nadal Seeks First London Title, Federer An 8th

Who’ll win the 2017 ATP Finals?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:44 pm in ATP Finals | 65 Comments »

November 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: I Played Roger This Year On Surfaces He Likes

Rafael Nadal won’t get to play Roger Federer on clay this year.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:41 pm in ATP Finals | 19 Comments »

November 8th, 2017

ATP Finals Groups: Lone Former Champion Federer Opens Play Sunday

The ATP Finals groups were announced today.

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 am in ATP Finals | 58 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 »

November 3rd, 2017

Rafael Nadal Pulls Out Of Paris Due To Right Knee Issue, Won’t Commit To ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal’s right knee is bad.

Posted by Staff @ 10:08 am in Paris | 52 Comments »

November 2nd, 2017

Nadal Gets No. 1; Del Potro Makes London Push, Goffin A Win From Qualifying

Rafael Nadal wrapped up No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 12:54 am in Paris | 120 Comments »

November 1st, 2017

Rafael Nadal Clinches 2017 ATP Year-End No. 1 Ranking

The ATP No. 1 race is over, it’s Rafael Nadal’s.

Posted by Staff @ 1:45 pm in Paris | 36 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 »

October 29th, 2017

Roger Federer Withdraws From Paris, Leaves No. 1 To Rafael Nadal

Unless something extraordinary happens, Rafael Nadal will finish the year No. 1 for a fourth time.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:28 pm in Year-End No. 1 | 13 Comments »

October 29th, 2017

Nadal, Federer Headline Year-end ATP Regular Season at Paris Masters

(2) Federer the Basel champion as of Sunday with a likely start against his long-time lefty nemesis F-Lo, then (16) Sock….

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 1:09 pm in Tennis | 19 Comments »

October 17th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Out Of Basel Due To His Left Knee

Rafael Nadal officially withdraws from Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 10:16 pm in Year-End No. 1 | 4 Comments »

October 15th, 2017

Federer Closes In On Nadal’s No. 1 Ranking, Can He Catch Him?

Will Roger Federer try to catch Rafael Nadal in the No. 1 race.

Posted by Staff @ 3:13 pm in Year-End No. 1 | 18 Comments »

October 15th, 2017

Why Is Federer Beating Nadal Now? He’s Not Scarred Anymore

Why is Roger Federer beating Rafael Nadal?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:58 pm in Fedal | 76 Comments »

October 15th, 2017

Federer’s Ownership Of Nadal In 2017 Continues With Shanghai Trophy

“It was a very difficult match for me,” Nadal said. “He played very fast and he played well.

Posted by Staff @ 11:52 am in Shanghai | 50 Comments »

October 14th, 2017

Federer Rallies To Beat Del Potro, To Meet Nadal In Shanghai Final

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet for the 4th time this year, 38th time overall.

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 pm in Shanghai | 168 Comments »