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March 22nd, 2017

Rafael Nadal: Winning Miami Is Not An Obession

Rafael Nadal hopes to win Miami one day.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:16 am in Miami | 11 Comments »

March 20th, 2017

Miami Draw Men’s Preview: Federer Leads Way But Del Potro Awaits In 3rd RD, Nadal Seeks First Title

Sean Randall previews the Miami Open. Can Roger Federer keep it going?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:38 pm in Miami | 48 Comments »

March 16th, 2017

Federer Beats Down Nadal, Djokovic Falls To Kyrgios; Wawrinka vs. Thiem Thursday at Indian Wells

“But most importantly, I won Australia. That was big for me. On the comeback, I look back at that and think that was one of the coolest things I ever experienced in my career.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:21 am in Indian Wells | 50 Comments »

March 14th, 2017

Federer Sets Up Nadal Wed. At Indian Wells, Djokovic Denies Del Potro, Kyrgios Next

All eight men’s fourth round matches are scheduled for Wednesday including Federer-Nadal and Djokovic-Kyrgios.

Posted by Staff @ 11:54 pm in Indian Wells | 21 Comments »

March 14th, 2017

Poll: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal At Indian Wells Wednesday, Who’s The Pick?

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet for the 36th time Wednesday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 11:27 pm in Indian Wells, Polls | 75 Comments »

March 14th, 2017

Djokovic v Del Potro, Nadal v Verdasco; Tuesday Indian Wells Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews a big day at Indian Wells.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:30 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 13th, 2017

A Higher Net? Rafael Nadal Hints Tennis Might Need To Make Changes In The Future

Could the net on a tennis court be raised in the near future?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:42 pm in Indian Wells | 12 Comments »

March 13th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Roll, Djokovic Escapes At Indian Wells; Isner-Monfils Tonight

The top players all advanced in the Quarter of Death at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 8:52 am in Indian Wells | 7 Comments »

March 11th, 2017

Murray Opens Bid For First Indian Wells Title Tonight; Djokovic, Sick Nadal Win Doubles

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray were all winners Friday at Indian Wells…in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:58 am in Indian Wells | 5 Comments »

March 10th, 2017

Americans Harrison, Opelka, Tiafoe Fall At Indian Wells; Nadal-Tomic Doubles, Fritz Friday

It was a slow start for American men at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:16 am in Indian Wells | 8 Comments »

March 8th, 2017

Indian Wells Men’s Preview: Can Murray Finally Win? Who’ll Emerge From The Quarter Of Death?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the Quarter of Death and the entire Indian Wells field.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:38 pm in Indian Wells | 16 Comments »

March 7th, 2017

Defending Champ Djokovic With Federer, Nadal, Del Potro And Kyrgios In Same Indian Wells Quarter

A loaded men’s singles draw gets underway on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:07 pm in Indian Wells | 28 Comments »

March 7th, 2017

March Madness! Who Had The Worst Loss Last Week: Federer, Nadal Or Djokovic?

Last week was full of shockers, but which was the most shocking?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:03 am in 2017 Season, Polls | 22 Comments »

March 5th, 2017

Querrey Beats Confident Kyrgios, Then Nadal for ATP Acapulco Title

Querrey beat Kyrgios in the semifinals, then topped former No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-3, 7-6(6) in the Sunday final in Acapulco to become the first American champion in the tournament’s 25-year history to raise the trophy at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel.

Posted by Staff @ 11:10 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

March 4th, 2017

Nadal Continues To Dominate In Acapulco, Will Face Surprising Querrey In Final

Rafael Nadal seeks a first hard court title in over three years Saturday in Acapulco.

Posted by Staff @ 9:43 am in Acapulco | 32 Comments »