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March 14th, 2018

Big Men Del Potro, Querrey, Raonic Advance At Indian Wells, Cilic Out; Federer Leads 4th RD Wed.

Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro are in fourth round action today at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 am in Indian Wells | 15 Comments »

February 24th, 2018

Nadal, Stephens Headline Fields at Joint Acapulco; Previews

Potential tough starts for (1) Nadal vs. his free-swinging Spanish countryman F-Lo (winner to possibly meet (WC) Thanasi Kokkinakis), (4) Sock 2nd rd. vs. the Aussie Open semifinalist Chung, (6) Del Potro vs. the elder net-rushing Zverev, (3) Thiem 2nd rd. vs. the Nishikori-Shapovalov winner, and (8) Isner vs. his countryman Harrison…

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Tennis | 15 Comments »

February 19th, 2018

Anderson Outserves Querrey for ATP New York Open TItle

“Tennis is a tough sport,” Anderson said afterwards. “You play three, four, five matches sometimes to get to the final and if it doesn’t go your way, it’s pretty tough to deal with even though you’ve had a great week. I’ve been to quite a few finals. It really means a lot to me to get through today.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:48 am in Tennis | 49 Comments »

February 18th, 2018

Sock v Raonic 1st Round at ATP Delray Beach; Preview

Tough starts for (1) Sock vs. Raonic, (6) Isner vs. last week’s hot New York Open semifinalist Albot, and (2) Del Potro vs. Chardy who he has lost to on hardcourt…

Posted by Staff @ 2:11 am in Tennis | Comments Off

February 17th, 2018

New No. 1 Federer To Face Dimitrov For Rotterdam Title

Roger Federer will seek a 97th title on Sunday in Rotterdam.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 pm in Rotterdam | 34 Comments »

February 10th, 2018

Black Tennis Courts, Querrey, Isner Headline New ATP New York Open

It is the first edition of the event in New York after it relocated from Memphis, taking place at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale; the tournament reportedly will be the first on the ATP World Tour to use black tennis courts…

Posted by Staff @ 10:04 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

January 17th, 2018

Djokovic v Monfils, Sharapova v Sevastova Thursday At Australian Open; Federer, Halep Also

The second round concludes with a loaded Thursday schedule feating Federer, Djokovic, Halep, Kerber and Sharapova.

Posted by Staff @ 5:18 pm in Australian Open | 185 Comments »

January 16th, 2018

Nadal, Tsonga v Shapovalov Wednesday At Australian Open; Svitolina, Wozniacki Headline Women

It’s a big day 3 at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:07 pm in Australian Open | 41 Comments »

January 16th, 2018

Djokovic Dominates In First Match In Six Months At Australian Open; Federer, Wawrinka Winners

The men’s favorites were strong on Day 2 at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:24 am in Australian Open | 157 Comments »

January 14th, 2018

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic! Who’s Going To Win The Australian Open?

Sean Randall picks his winner for the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:30 am in Australian Open | 56 Comments »

January 11th, 2018

Good Draw For Nadal At Australian Open; Federer In Djokovic, Del Potro, Zverev, Wawrinka Half

Rafael Nadal should get to the quarterfinals without losing a set!

Posted by Staff @ 6:51 am in Australian Open | 127 Comments »

January 7th, 2018

Sock, Del Potro, Shapovalov in the Mix at ATP Auckland; Preview

(2) Del Potro to start against the Shapovalov/qualifier winner…(5) Bautista Agut looking at a 2nd rd. American meeting with either last week’s Brisbane finalist Ryan Harrison or Steve Johnson…Wildcards went to Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas, New Zealand’s Michael Venus and China’s Wu Yibing…

Posted by Staff @ 12:16 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

October 31st, 2017

London Hopefuls Querrey, PCB Fall In Paris; Nadal Can Wrap Up No. 1 Wednesday

Sam Querrey is out of the London ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 pm in Paris | 49 Comments »

October 23rd, 2017

Goffin, PCB, Querrey, Anderson Continue Bid For ATP Finals Spots

Four players, two spots in the ATP Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 4:49 pm in ATP Finals | 4 Comments »

October 22nd, 2017

Zverev, Thiem Lead Next Gen Surge at ATP Vienna; Preview

A field of floating mine traps for the top players includes (1) Zverev vs. the resurgent Troicki (winner to meet the Simon-Gulbis winner), (8) Tsonga vs. Khachanov, (4) Carreno Busta vs. a qualifier then the Fognini-Schwartzman winner, and (2) Thiem vs. the riser Rublev, then the Gasquet-Lopez winner…

Posted by Staff @ 12:39 pm in Tennis | Comments Off