April 29th, 2018
Interesting starts include (1) Anderson vs. the Barcelona finalist Tsitsipas if the Greek isn’t too gassed, (8) Medvedev vs. the veteran Sousa, and (4) Muller on his worst surface (although he reached the final last year) vs. the American Sandgren-Tiafoe match winner…
April 8th, 2018
Interesting starts for (1) Ramos-Vinolas 2nd rd. vs. Troicki, (5) Haase 2nd rd. vs. Sousa, (6) Paire opening against French countryman Simon, (8) Zverev net-rushing on clay vs. the home-country favorite Lorenzo, and (2) Edmund vs. the veteran Vesely…
February 3rd, 2018
“I and my team had to take one of the most difficult decisions to skip this year’s edition of the tournament in Sofia,” said Dimitrov in a statement. “I will not be at 100 percent ready.”
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December 31st, 2017
.(3) Bautista Agut after a bye likely has a tough start against Simon…Wildcards were awarded to France’s Paire and Indians Arjun Kadhe and Ramkumar Ramanathan…
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August 13th, 2017
It’s Roger Federer against Alexander Zverev in the Canadian Open final.
August 11th, 2017
“I think it pays off playing aggressive here in Montreal,” Federer said. “Plus I feel comfortable at the net so why not spend some time up there instead of slugging it out from the baseline?”
August 11th, 2017
Rafael Nadal lost to an 18-year-old at the Canadian Open.
July 29th, 2017
(6) Struff starts against Haas in an all-German meeting…
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July 22nd, 2017
Apparently no appearance money to attract Swiss legends Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka, so the best local fans get is No. 100-ranked Finn-turned-Swiss Henri Laaksonen…
June 11th, 2017
(1) Roger Federer could start against (WC) Haas? What is it with these two and grass each year?
March 3rd, 2017
World No. 1 Andy Murray saved 7 match points during an epic 20-18 second tiebreak win over Philipp Kohlschreiber.
July 24th, 2016
“Three years ago, I received a goat [named Antonia] for reaching the final,” Haase said. “So this year, I was dreaming about winning a cow and the trophy.
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July 27th, 2014
Notes: Solid field with four Top 10ers and two unseeded Slam champs…The Top 4 seeds receive opening round byes, with tough starts for (5) Ivanovic vs. Lisicki, (4) Azarenka after a bye likely vs. (WC) Venus, (3) Kerber likely vs. Vandeweghe, (7) Suarez Navarro vs. Puig, and (2) Radwanska likely vs. Garcia…Wildcards went to Americans Kristie Ahn and Venus, and Azarenka…Pulling from the tournament were Sara Errani and Petra Kvitova…Cibulkova beat Radwanska in last year’s final…Venus is 2-4 in Stanford finals…Martina Navratilova (5-4) has reached the most Stanford finals in the tournament’s history…Returning champs in the field are Cibulkova (2013), Serena Williams (2012-11), Azarenka (2010), and Venus Williams (2002,’00).
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July 20th, 2014
Wimbledon winners Sock and Vasek Pospisil are the top seeds in the doubles with no Bryan brothers in the draw…Other notable pulls from the event were Richard Gasquet, Lleyton Hewitt, Ivo Karlovic, American Bradley Klahn and Dmitry Tursunov…Isner (2013) is the lone returning former champ in the field.
April 7th, 2014
Notes: (7) Hewitt likely to meet Querrey 2nd rd., and (8) Karlovic opens against Sock…Wildcards went to Marcos Baghdatis and Americans Steve Johnson and Rhyne Williams…Pulling from the event were Pablo Cuevas, Alejandro Falla, Bradley Klahn, and Janko Tipsarevic…Isner beat Almagro in last year’s final…The Bryan brothers are the top seeds in doubles…Returning champs in the field are Isner (2013), Monaco (2012), Hewitt (2009) and Karlovic (2007).