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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 7th, 2017

Roger Federer: Del Potro Has A Better Chance Of Beating Rafa Than Me In SFs Anyway

Roger Federer wasn’t even thinking about facing Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:59 am in US Open | 17 Comments »

September 7th, 2017

Roger Federer Says He’s Still Stick To His Fall Schedule Which Includes 5 Events

Roger Federer outlines his fall schedule.

Posted by Staff @ 1:50 am in US Open | 11 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 »

September 6th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: I Don’t Want To Look Like I’m Going To Be Roger Federer’s Boyfriend

Rafael Nadal does not like Roger Federer like that.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:03 pm in US Open | 8 Comments »

September 6th, 2017

Anderson, C-Busta Into Unlikely US Open Semifinals; Rafa, Federer-Del Potro Wednesday

“It is something that I always dreamed,” Carreno Busta said upon reaching his first Grand Slam final.

Posted by Staff @ 2:35 am in Tennis, US Open | 243 Comments »

September 5th, 2017

Roger Federer: What I Like About Del Potro’s Forehand Is He Doesn’t Hold Back!

Roger Federer says juniors should be taught Del Potro ‘s forehand.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:18 pm in US Open | 8 Comments »

September 5th, 2017

Juan Martin Del Potro Says It Will Be A Pleasure To Play The GOAT Roger Federer Wednesday

The rematch is on and both guys can’t wait.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:08 pm in US Open | 6 Comments »

September 4th, 2017

Del Potro Wins Thriller Over Thiem, Sets Up Federer Showdown At US Open; Nadal Rolls

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are now just one win from a first US Open meeting.

Posted by Staff @ 11:25 pm in US Open | 90 Comments »

September 3rd, 2017

Querrey Coasts, Shapovalov’s US Open Run Ends; Former Champs Federer, Nadal, Del Potro Monday

Who will emerge as a first-time Grand Slam finalist from the bottom half of the US Open men’s draw? We are closer to a determination.

Posted by Staff @ 11:59 pm in US Open | 12 Comments »

September 3rd, 2017

Roger Federer Says He’s Feeling Better: My Mind Is There, My Serve Is There, I Trust My Movement

Roger Federer sounds ready to rock week 2 at the US Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:22 am in US Open | 1 Comment »

September 3rd, 2017

Federer Better, Rafa Rallies At US Open; Shapovalov Sunday

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are getting closer to a semifinal showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 1:14 am in US Open | 30 Comments »

September 2nd, 2017

Roger Federer Lights Up Twitter After Ballboy Gets Lit Up On Court

Roger Federer showed off his social media talents.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:48 am in US Open | No Comments »

September 1st, 2017

Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday

“He won the first set. He was playing good tennis,” Shapovalov said. “He was playing me the right way. Yeah, I picked it up in the second. Stayed calm after the first. I knew I would have my chances. I converted in the second set when I had the chance. So I was happy with that — it’s unfortunate what happened.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Tennis, US Open | 285 Comments »

September 1st, 2017

Third Round US Open Thoughts; Federer, Nadal And What The Heck Is Going On!

What is going on at the US Open?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:35 pm in US Open | 27 Comments »