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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 »

October 14th, 2017

Poll: Will Rafael Nadal End His Losing Streak To Roger Federer In The Shanghai Final?

Rafael Nadal hasn’t beaten Roger Federer in almost four years!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:36 pm in Fedal, Polls, Shanghai | 3 Comments »

October 13th, 2017

Federer v Del Potro, Nadal v Cilic In US Open Champions Shanghai SF

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are just one win from a Sunday meeting in China.

Posted by Staff @ 7:35 pm in Shanghai | 174 Comments »

October 12th, 2017

Del Potro Tops Zverev In Shanghai; Nadal v Dimitrov, Federer v Gasquet Friday

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rolled on in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Shanghai | 77 Comments »

October 11th, 2017

Top Seeds Nadal, Federer Advance In Shanghai; Zverev v Del Potro Thurs.

The top seeds advanced Wednesday in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 5:27 pm in Shanghai | 20 Comments »

October 10th, 2017

Kyrgios Walks Off Court, Isner Saves MP; Federer, Nadal Wed In Shanghai

Nick Kyrgios did it again.

Posted by Staff @ 5:08 pm in Shanghai | 11 Comments »

October 9th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: When Nick Kyrgios Tries, He’s One Of The Toughest Players On The Tour

Rafael Nadal is high on Nick Kyrgios.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:52 pm in beijing | 17 Comments »

October 8th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Lead Shanghai Masters Field; 2013 Finalist Del Potro Opens Play Mon.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal return to action in Shanghai this week.

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 pm in Shanghai | 22 Comments »

October 8th, 2017

Nadal Crushes Kyrgios For 75th Career Title, Win Streak At 12

Rafael Nadal dominated Nick Kyrgios in the Beijing final Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:43 pm in beijing | 6 Comments »

October 7th, 2017

Rafael Nadal To Face Nick Kyrgios For Beijing Title

Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios will meet for a fifth time on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:15 pm in beijing, Tokyo | 27 Comments »