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May 12th, 2018

Nadal, Thiem on Early Collision Course in Rome; ATP Preview

(1) Nadal looking at a quarterfinal rematch with (6) Thiem from last week in Madrid…

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

May 3rd, 2018

Stan Wawrinka Out Of Madrid

Stan Wawrinka will miss his eighth straight Masters event.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:56 am in Coaching, Madrid | 10 Comments »

March 1st, 2018

Stan Wawrinka Pulls Out Of Indian Wells, Miami

Stan Wawrinka will miss the first two Masters events of the year, and will likely fall out of the Top 20.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:52 am in Indian Wells, Miami | 6 Comments »

February 22nd, 2018

Wawrinka Retires In Marseille, Knee Remains An Issue

Stan Wawrinka’s still battling his left knee.

Posted by Staff @ 8:08 pm in Injuries | 1 Comment »

February 18th, 2018

Wawrinka Looks to Find Form Again at ATP Marseilles; Preview

It’s anybody’s title this week in Marseille where the spotty Stan Wawrinka heads the field after the late withdrawal of David Goffin.

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 am in Tennis | Comments Off

February 10th, 2018

Federer Can Regain No. 1 Next Week at ATP Rotterdam; Tournament Preview

Federer to become No. 1 will likely have to beat a qualifier, then the Philipp Kohlschreiber-Karen Khachanov winner, then Stan Wawrinka…

Posted by Staff @ 10:36 pm in Tennis | 166 Comments »

February 3rd, 2018

Dimitrov Pulls But Wawrinka Leads at ATP Sofia Open; Preview

“I and my team had to take one of the most difficult decisions to skip this year’s edition of the tournament in Sofia,” said Dimitrov in a statement. “I will not be at 100 percent ready.”

Posted by Staff @ 3:38 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

January 18th, 2018

Djokovic Masters Monfils In Australian Open Heat; Big Men Del Potro, Berdych, Zverev Advance

Who survived the heat Thursday at the Australian Open?

Posted by Staff @ 7:44 am in Australian Open | 92 Comments »

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

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 15th, 2018

Former Champions Djokovic, Sharapova, Kerber, Federer, Wawrinka On Court Tuesday At Australian Open

Novak Djokovic makes his long-awaited return to tennis today.

Posted by Staff @ 4:00 pm in Australian Open | 91 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 13th, 2018

Stan Wawrinka Made The Decision To Play The Australian Open Only Yesterday

Stan Wawrinka is just happy to be back playing tennis.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:57 pm in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 9th, 2018

It’s 2018 And Roger Federer Is Still The Favorite To Win The Australian Open

Sean Randall previews the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:29 pm in Australian Open | 91 Comments »

December 20th, 2017

Wawrinka, Raonic Withdraw From The Abu Dhabi Exo; Nadal, Djokovic Still Entered

Stan Wawrinka isn’t ready for the 2018 season. Not yet.

Posted by Staff @ 10:27 am in Exhibitions | 6 Comments »