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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 | 104 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 »

August 8th, 2016

Del Potro Stuns Djokovic At Rio Olympics; Nadal, Murray Sharp In Wins

Novak Djokovic will have to wait another four years to win something that Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have.

Posted by Staff @ 12:05 am in Olympics | 75 Comments »

August 7th, 2016

Frenchmen Tsonga, Monfils, Simon Advance in Rio; Djokovic, Nadal And Murray Sunday

Novak Dokovic will collide with Juan Martin del Potro Sunday night in Rio.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Olympics | 127 Comments »

August 4th, 2016

Rio Olympics Men’s Draw: Djokovic-Del Potro First Round, Murray Tries To Make History

Sean Randall previews the Olympic men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:19 pm in Olympics | 74 Comments »

August 3rd, 2016

7 Things I Think I Once Thought About Tennis At The Olympics And Novak Djokovic

Thoughts on the Olympics which begin on Saturday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:41 pm in Canadian Open, Cincinnati | 76 Comments »

August 3rd, 2016

Rafael Nadal Confirms He Will Play Singles At The Rio Olympics

Rafael Nadal will play in singles and doubles at the Olympics, and maybe even mixed!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:09 am in Olympics | 15 Comments »