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March 22nd, 2018

Serena Slammed By Osaka In Miami, Fritz Falls; Azarenka v Keys Thursday

Noami Osaka beat up on 8-time Miami winner Serena Williams.

Posted by Staff @ 10:09 am in Miami | 17 Comments »

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 »

March 13th, 2018

Federer Flies Into Indian Wells 4th RD, Fritz Wins Again; Del Potro v Ferrer Today

Roger Federer rolled to his 14th straight match win of 2018.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 am in Indian Wells | 8 Comments »

March 11th, 2018

Federer Stopped By Rain At Indian Wells, Dimitrov Upset; Djokovic Returns Sunday

A pair of 5-time Indian Wells champions are on court today.

Posted by Staff @ 10:19 am in Indian Wells | 29 Comments »

March 22nd, 2017

Hungry Iguana Hassles Haas; Unseeded Americans Have Day at Miami Open

“This day is very special for me,” said the 20-year-old No. 108-ranked qualifier Escobedo, of Mexican-American descent and getting plenty of support in Miami. “I qualified for my first Masters 1000 here in Miami and I played a tricky opponent who serves pretty well.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 9:34 pm in Miami, Tennis | Comments Off

March 13th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Roll, Djokovic Escapes At Indian Wells; Isner-Monfils Tonight

The top players all advanced in the Quarter of Death at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 8:52 am in Indian Wells | 7 Comments »

March 12th, 2017

Taylor Fritz: Nothing’s Changed Since I Became A Father

Taylor Fritz says his wife takes care of just about everything with their new baby.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:35 pm in Indian Wells | 5 Comments »

March 11th, 2017

Murray Opens Bid For First Indian Wells Title Tonight; Djokovic, Sick Nadal Win Doubles

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray were all winners Friday at Indian Wells…in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:58 am in Indian Wells | 5 Comments »

February 11th, 2017

4-Time Defending Champ Nishikori Abandons Memphis for ATP Buenos Aires; Previews

The 20th anniversary of the tournament sees Kei Nishikori collecting the appearance fee as the top seed instead of seeking a fifth consecutive title at Memphis…

Posted by Staff @ 7:29 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

November 10th, 2016

Federer Wins ATP Fans’ Favorite, Sportsmanship Award; Del Potro Named Comeback Player Of Year

For the sixth straight year Roger Federer won the ATP’s Sportsmanship award.

Posted by Staff @ 1:51 pm in ATP | 12 Comments »

October 10th, 2016

Tsonga Wins; Djokovic, Del Potro Up Tuesday at ATP Shanghai Masters

It was the 31-year-old Tsonga’s first match since the US Open after knee surgery.

Posted by Staff @ 11:26 pm in Shanghai | 26 Comments »

October 1st, 2016

Nishikori, 3 of Top 10, Cilic, Kyrgios at ATP Tokyo; Preview

The field features three of the Top 10, in addition to US Open winner Marin Cilic and the enigmatic Nick Kyrgios…Tough start for (1) Nishikori against Almagro, who beat him a few years ago in Tokyo…

Posted by Staff @ 2:46 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

August 30th, 2016

Flat Djokovic Wins In 4 At US Open; Nadal, Cilic Strong; Murray, Del Potro Open Play Tuesday

Novak Djokovic still doesn’t look himself out on court.

Posted by Staff @ 12:47 am in US Open | 31 Comments »

August 15th, 2016

Cincinnati Men’s Draw Preview: Who’s Playing? Andy Murray? Rafael Nadal? Kei Nishikori?

Sean Randall previews the Cincinnati draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:02 am in Cincinnati | 11 Comments »

July 31st, 2016

Preview: Isner Skips Olympics, Headlines ATP BB&T Atlanta Open

Among the interesting opening-round matches are (8) Fritz against fellow American and wildcard Austin Smith, (7) Young vs. Rajeev “Rampras” Ram, and (2) Kyrgios after a bye starting against the winner of American wildcard Jared Donaldson and giant-serving Aussie Sam Groth.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:42 am in Atlanta, Tennis | Comments Off