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January 25th, 2016

After Losing To Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka Said He’s Been Sick The Last 10 Days

Stan Wawrinka revealed he’s been sick the last 10 days.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:29 am in Australian Open | 53 Comments »

January 22nd, 2016

Azarenka Meets Happy Osaka Saturday At Australian Open; Murray, Wawrinka Continue On Semifinal Path

Former champions Victoria Azarenka and Stan Wawrinka headline action Saturday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:05 am in Australian Open | 17 Comments »

January 21st, 2016

Ferrer Sends Hewitt Into Retirement At Australian Open; Murray, Monfils Impress; Verdasco Out

Lleyton Hewitt played his last singles match Thursday night at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:13 am in Australian Open | 10 Comments »

January 15th, 2016

Stan Wawrinka Was The Only Player To Beat Novak Djokovic In A Slam Last Year

Stan Wawrinka says he’s ready and confident for the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:45 pm in Australian Open | 6 Comments »

January 8th, 2016

Old Man Roger Federer Leads The Way In Brisbane Semifinals; Stan Wawrinka Strong In Chennai

Roger Federer will try to teach the young kids a lesson in Brisbane.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:51 pm in Brisbane | 37 Comments »

January 6th, 2016

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Ease Into Doha QFs; Stan Wawrinka A Winner In Chennai

Top stars won easily on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:38 pm in Doha | 36 Comments »

January 2nd, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal Lead Loaded Doha; ATP/WTA Week 1 Previews

Federer has won the most singles titles of any player in Doha, and is a perfect 3-0 in finals…Ferrer beat Berdych in last year’s final…Nadal, who is playing doubles with Verdasco, has won the most doubles titles of anyone at the event with four (2005,’09,’11,’15)…Former singles champs in the field are Ferrer (2015), Nadal (2014), and Federer (2011,’06-05).

Posted by Staff @ 8:56 pm in Tennis | 52 Comments »

December 28th, 2015

Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka Lead Abu Dhabi Exo Which Begins Thursday

The Abu Dhabi exo begins on Thursday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:41 am in 2016 Season, Exhibitions | 25 Comments »

December 14th, 2015

Stan Wawrinka And Not Roger Federer Took Home The Swiss Sportsman Of The Year Honor Last Night

Stan Wawrinka beat out Roger Federer to win the Swiss Sportsman of the Year award.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:34 am in 2015 Season | 59 Comments »

November 21st, 2015

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer For The 2015 ATP Finals, Who’s The Pick?

Who’ll win the ATP Finals between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer? Sean Randall makes his pick.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:55 pm in ATP Finals | 113 Comments »

November 20th, 2015

Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer v Stan Wawrinka; 2015 ATP Finals SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall handicaps the London semifinals: Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer v Stan Wawrinka.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:37 pm in ATP Finals | 330 Comments »

November 19th, 2015

Novak Djokovic Sets Rafael Nadal SF At ATP Finals, Will Roger Federer Play Andy Murray Or Stan Wawrinka?

Three of the Big 4 have made the SFs, will Andy Murray join?

Posted by Staff @ 7:37 pm in ATP Finals | 228 Comments »

November 17th, 2015

Roger Federer Proves Novak Djokovic Is Beatable; Andy Murray Meets Rafael Nadal Wednesday At ATP Finals

Roger Federer turned back the clock once again, beating Novak Djokovic to secure an ATP Finals semifinal spot. Tomorrow Rafael Nadal collides with Andy Murray.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:49 pm in ATP Finals | 107 Comments »

November 7th, 2015

Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Will Battle For The Final Masters Event Of The Season In Paris

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray meet in the Paris final, who’ll be the winner?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:12 pm in Paris | 257 Comments »

November 3rd, 2015

Djokovic Advances In Paris Title Defense Opener, Streak At 18; Federer, Nadal, Murray In Action Wednesday

Novak Djokovic won his 18th straight match, taking the opening of his Paris title defense on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:23 pm in Paris | 44 Comments »