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August 28th, 2019

Shaky Federer, Pained Djokovic Win Tough Matches Under Roof At Rainy US Open

Roger Federer played his first match under the Ashe roof. It didn’t start out well.

Posted by Staff @ 11:51 pm in US Open | 21 Comments »

August 27th, 2019

Djokovic, Federer Advance At US Open; Nadal Opens On Tuesday

Just like he did at Wimbledon, Roger Federer dropped his opening set of the event Monday night at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:15 am in US Open | 16 Comments »

August 11th, 2019

Murray Returns To Singles Monday In Cincinnati; Sharapova, Venus, Kyrgios Also In Action

After seven months, Andy Murray will be back on the singles court Monday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 pm in Cincinnati | 3 Comments »

July 21st, 2019

Isner Seeks Sixth Atlanta Title, Sock Is Back, Dimitrov Unseeded

John Isner will be for another Newport-Atlanta double.

Posted by Staff @ 9:22 pm in Atlanta | No Comments »

May 6th, 2019

Cilic Saves MP In Madrid, Americans Advance; Federer Makes Clay Debut Tues.

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic headline play Tuesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:11 pm in Madrid | 13 Comments »

April 21st, 2019

Nadal Tries To Win A 12th Barcelona Title Against Tough Field With 9 Of Top 20

Rafael Nadal leads a very strong Barcelona field.

Posted by Staff @ 7:58 pm in Barcelona | 6 Comments »

March 26th, 2019

Djokovic, Federer v Medvedev Today At Miami; Ferrer Out

David Ferrer bids farewell in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 am in Miami | 11 Comments »

February 17th, 2019

American Giant Reilly Opelka Wins First Career Title In New York

Is Reilly Opelka the new John Isner?

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 pm in 2019 Season | Comments Off on American Giant Reilly Opelka Wins First Career Title In New York

February 17th, 2019

Juan Martin Del Potro Makes Return At ATP Delray Beach; Tiafoe Faces First Title Defense

The giants of tennis are in Delray Beach this week.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 pm in 2019 Season | Comments Off on Juan Martin Del Potro Makes Return At ATP Delray Beach; Tiafoe Faces First Title Defense

January 16th, 2019

Federer, Nadal Post Australian Open Wins, Americans Score Upsets; Djokovic v Tsonga Thurs.

Tournament favorite Novak Djokovic returns Thursday in Melbourne to take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a rematch of their 2008 final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:09 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 14th, 2019

Murray Falls In Thrilling Final Australian Open Match; Federer, Nadal Advance

Andy Murray fittingly gave it his all in his final match at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 am in Australian Open | 12 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 »

August 15th, 2016

Ferrer Falls, Young Americans Opelka, Donaldson Advance In Cincinnati; Isner, Wawrinka Tuesday

The next John Isner is here. He’s 6-foot-11 and his name is Reilly Opelka.

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 pm in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Ferrer Falls, Young Americans Opelka, Donaldson Advance In Cincinnati; Isner, Wawrinka Tuesday

August 15th, 2016

Cincinnati Men’s Draw Preview: Who’s Playing? Andy Murray? Rafael Nadal? Kei Nishikori?

Sean Randall previews the Cincinnati draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:02 am in Cincinnati | 11 Comments »

July 16th, 2015

8 Things I Think I Thought About Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams And Wimbledon

Recapping the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:19 am in Wimbledon | 35 Comments »