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October 11th, 2017

Top Seeds Nadal, Federer Advance In Shanghai; Zverev v Del Potro Thurs.

The top seeds advanced Wednesday in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 5:27 pm in Shanghai | 20 Comments »

October 10th, 2017

Roger Federer: I’ve Got To Sweep Shanghai, Basel, Paris And London To Finish No. 1, And That’s Unlikely

Roger Federer knows the year-end 2017 No. 1 ranking is almost impossible now.

Posted by Staff @ 5:20 pm in Year-End No. 1 | 5 Comments »

October 10th, 2017

Kyrgios Walks Off Court, Isner Saves MP; Federer, Nadal Wed In Shanghai

Nick Kyrgios did it again.

Posted by Staff @ 5:08 pm in Shanghai | 11 Comments »

October 9th, 2017

Roger Federer Visits Kevin Durant And The Golden State Warriors

Sports greats collided in Shanghai.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:40 pm in Shanghai | 2 Comments »

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 »

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 »