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February 26th, 2018

Schwartzman Beats Verdasco for ATP Rio Title; Next Meeting in Acapulco 1st Round

“Everything was perfect — every match, every set was perfect for me, playing my best tennis,” Schwartzman said afterwards. “I think he was a little bit tired in the [end] of the second set and for me it was important because I was fresh.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:11 am in Tennis | 3 Comments »

February 24th, 2018

Shapovalov Beats Fritz, Tiafoe-Chung Suspended In Delray; Thiem Tamed In Rio

Youngsters Frances Tiafoe, Denis Shapovalov and Karen Khachanov are all in semifinal play Saturday on the ATP tour.

Posted by Staff @ 1:07 am in Marseille | 13 Comments »

February 18th, 2018

Cilic, Thiem, Carreno Busta Favorites at ATP Rio; Preview

Tough start for (1) Cilic vs. a qualifier then Monfils…

Posted by Staff @ 12:48 am in Tennis | 1 Comment »

June 30th, 2016

ITF Announces Olympic Players and Doubles Teams: Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Serena Named

Some of the top names in tennis will be at the Olympics.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:52 pm in Olympics | 2 Comments »

January 15th, 2016

Rio Cancels Olympic Tennis Center Contract — But Venue Isn’t Finished

The tennis center is reportedly 90 percent complete, but Rio City Hall, which is responsible for the construction, had no comment as to how the center would be completed.

Posted by Staff @ 12:56 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

February 16th, 2014

Rafael Nadal Visits Rio De Janeiro’s Christ The Redeemer Statue [Video]

Rafael Nadal visits one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:34 am in Latin Swing, Videos | 7 Comments »