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May 28th, 2019

Zverev Made To Fight At French Open, Del Potro Wins; Nadal, Federer Return

Who will lose more games against German opposition Wednesday, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer?

Posted by Staff @ 5:13 pm in French Open | 17 Comments »

May 6th, 2019

Cilic Saves MP In Madrid, Americans Advance; Federer Makes Clay Debut Tues.

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic headline play Tuesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:11 pm in Madrid | 13 Comments »

April 17th, 2019

Nadal Dominates In Monte Carlo Clay Debut, Dimitrov Next; Djokovic Returns Thurs.

Rafael Nadal was ruthless in his clay opener.

Posted by Staff @ 4:46 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

January 16th, 2019

Federer, Nadal Post Australian Open Wins, Americans Score Upsets; Djokovic v Tsonga Thurs.

Tournament favorite Novak Djokovic returns Thursday in Melbourne to take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a rematch of their 2008 final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:09 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

July 5th, 2018

Cilic Crashes Out At Wimbledon, Nadal, Djokovic Roll, Zverev In Trouble; Federer Friday

Guido Pella knocked Marin Cilic out of Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:57 pm in Wimbledon | 48 Comments »

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

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

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 »