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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 »

October 6th, 2017

Nadal v Dimitrov, Zverev v Kyrgios Saturday In Beijing; Cilic The Favorite In Tokyo

In No. 8 Grigor Dimitrov, Rafael Nadal on Saturday faces his first Top 10 player since the French Open!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:58 pm in beijing | 5 Comments »

October 5th, 2017

Nadal Cruises Into Beijing QFs, Will Face Isner Friday; Rublev To Meet Zverev

Rafael Nadal upped his win streak to 10 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:38 pm in beijing | 12 Comments »

October 4th, 2017

Dimitrov Downs Del Potro, Kyrgios Wins; Nadal, Zverev On Court Thurs. In Beijing

Rafael Nadal returns tomorrow in Beijing.

Posted by Special @ 11:25 pm in beijing | 5 Comments »

October 3rd, 2017

Nadal Saves Matchpoints v Pouille In Beijing; Del Potro-Dimitrov Wednesday

Rafael Nadal ups win streak to 8 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 10:13 pm in beijing | 7 Comments »

October 1st, 2017

Nadal Goes for 12 Years Between Titles at ATP China Open in Beijing

Tough starts for (1) Nadal vs. Pouille who he is 1-1 career against, (3) Dimitrov vs. the streaking Dzumhur (winner to likely meet Del Potro), and (7) Berdych vs. the streaking Donaldson (winner to likely meet Sock)…

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 pm in Tennis | 12 Comments »

September 24th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Leads Team World To 9-3 Lead In Laver Cup

Team Europe needs two wins Sunday to clinch the inaugural Laver Cup.

Posted by Staff @ 1:13 am in Exhibitions, Laver Cup | 53 Comments »

September 22nd, 2017

Laver Cup Opens Play Friday With Zverev v Shapovalov; Nadal In Doubles

The Laver Cup exo opens play on Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:44 am in Laver Cup | 61 Comments »

September 10th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Rolls Over Kevin Anderson 16th Grand Slam Title, 3rd US Open

Rafael Nadal closed to within three of Roger Federer’s 19 Grand Slam titles.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:14 pm in US Open | 247 Comments »

September 10th, 2017

Rafael Nadal v Kevin Anderson In The US Open Final, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the men’s US Open final between Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:36 pm in US Open | 103 Comments »

September 9th, 2017

Nadal Wears Out Del Potro, to Meet Anderson in US Open Final

“After a couple of years of tough moments, it has been an emotional year,” said Nadal after reaching his fourth US Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 2:19 am in US Open | 85 Comments »

September 8th, 2017

Nadal v Del Potro, Carreno Busta v Anderson; US Open SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall breaks down the men’s semifinals today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:50 pm in US Open | 128 Comments »

September 7th, 2017

Del Potro Ruins Federer-Nadal SF Party at US Open

“I think it’s my home court,” Del Potro said of the New York Argentine-heavy crowd. “You make me so happy every time I play here. I love to see the crowd chanting for me.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:44 am in US Open | 57 Comments »