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July 30th, 2012

Querrey, Jovanovski Highlight Wacky Non-Olympic Tennis Weekend

“My nerves were playing me in the first set, that’s for sure,” Berankis said after the damage. “I didn’t play as I would like to play. But in the second set, a couple games here and there, I loosened up a little bit.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:54 am in Tennis | 3 Comments »

July 23rd, 2012

Querrey, Blake Head Rock-bottom ATP L.A. Field

Notes: A former playground for former No. 1s, this year the L.A. event hits rock bottom, headlined by No. 47-ranked Frenchman Benoit Paire, with no stars available due to the Olympics and injuries…

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 am in Tennis | 3 Comments »

June 29th, 2012

Federer Escapes Again As Benneteau Fades At Wimbledon; Murray Begins Finals Push In Nadal-Less Bottom Half

Roger Federer escapes the clutches of Julien Benneteau at Wimbledon on Friday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:00 pm in Wimbledon | 216 Comments »

June 25th, 2012

Why I’m Picking Rafael Nadal To Win Wimbledon; Venus, Berdych, Isner Upset On Day One

I’m Picking Rafael Nadal to win Wimbledon!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:32 pm in Wimbledon | 184 Comments »

June 15th, 2012

Federer Outlasts Raonic, Nadal Upset In Halle; Teary Dimitrov Reaches First ATP SF At Queen’s

Roger Federer avoided upset by edging Milos Raonic in Halle, where Rafael Nadal was earlier toppled.

Posted by Staff @ 10:00 pm in Halle, Queens | 97 Comments »

May 25th, 2012

Federer Lands In Djokovic’s Half (Again) As Nadal Enjoys Comfy Path To Seventh French Open Final

Rafael Nadal is looking good for a seventh French Open title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:27 am in French Open | 167 Comments »

April 8th, 2012

Isner, Fish in Houston, Woz in Copenhagen; ATP and WTA Previews

Seeds: Mardy Fish, John Isner, Feliciano “F-Lo” Lopez, Juan Monaco, Kevin “Mr.” Anderson, Carlos Berlocq, Alex Bogomolov Jr., “Dr.” Ivo Karlovic

Posted by Staff @ 1:22 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

March 6th, 2012

Indian Wells Draw: Federer Lands With Nadal, Murray Gets Djokovic Again

The Indian Wells draw is out, here’s a quick preview.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:26 pm in Indian Wells | 194 Comments »

February 21st, 2012

Americans Isner, Querrey, Harrison, Blake Highlight Memphis Tuesday

Top seed John Isner headlines an American-centric Tuesday in Memphis.

Posted by Staff @ 10:08 am in Memphis | 1 Comment »

January 17th, 2012

Djokovic Dominates While Murray Drops A Set; Federer, Nadal Return At Australian Open

Novak Djokovic impressed in his 2012 season opener at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:58 pm in Australian Open | 121 Comments »

January 12th, 2012

Australian Open Men’s Draw: Djokovic Gets Murray, Federer Falls With Nadal In SFs

The Australian Open men’s draw is out and it’s Djokovic-Murray in one semifinal, Federer-Nadal in the other.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:56 pm in Australian Open | 104 Comments »

November 4th, 2011

Roddick Tries To Foil Federer In Basel; Querrey Upsets Tsonga, Faces Del Potro In Valencia

Andy Roddick won Thursday to set up a 23rd meeting tomorrow with Roger Federer in Basel.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:55 am in Tennis | 46 Comments »

August 23rd, 2011

Hewitt, Roanic Withdraw from US Open

Lleyton Hewitt and Milos Raonic have withdrawn from the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 am in Injuries, US Open | 8 Comments »

June 15th, 2011

Kim Clijsters, Sam Querrey Withdraw From Wimbledon

Kim Clijsters has withdrawn from Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 11:25 am in Wimbledon | 9 Comments »

May 24th, 2011

Nadal, Soderling Survive American Assault; Djokovic, Federer Return Wednesday

Rafael Nadal and Robin Soderling survive American upset bids.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:41 pm in French Open | 252 Comments »