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June 17th, 2018

Djokovic, Wawrinka, Murray Unseeded at Queen’s Club/Fever-Tree Championships

Are you kidding? Unseeded Murray, Djokovic, Wawrinka, Raonic, Kyrgios and more…

Posted by Staff @ 7:43 pm in Tennis | 34 Comments »

June 11th, 2018

Federer is Back on Grass with No. 1 in Sight This Week; Stuttgart Preview

“I think that’s a bit of extra motivation,” Federer said of the No. 1 ranking perch. “But then again, having lost here last year in the first round, for me, it resets the goals as well, and just take it one at a time and don’t think too far ahead. Not that I did that last year, but on grass, margins are very slim. It’s not so simple, especially when you haven’t played in three months.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:23 pm in Tennis | 175 Comments »

May 28th, 2018

Djokovic Advances In Rainy Roland Garros, Wawrinka Ousted; Nadal To Finish Tues.

Rains stopped Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Staff @ 5:21 pm in French Open | 26 Comments »

May 24th, 2018

French Open Men’s Draw Preview: Nadal Should Breeze; Djokovic, Zverev, Thiem On Other Half

Sean Randall previews the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:13 pm in French Open | 58 Comments »

May 15th, 2018

Nadal, Del Potro Open Play Wed. In Rome, Djokovic Returns On Court 3; Shapovalov Wins Thriller

The King of Clay is back on court Wednesday in Rome,

Posted by Staff @ 9:52 pm in Rome | 38 Comments »

May 14th, 2018

Djokovic Downs Dolgopolov In Rome; Berdych v Shapovalov Tues.

Novak Djokovic got back on track Monday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:27 pm in Rome | 10 Comments »

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 4th, 2018

2-Time Champ Djokovic To Meet Nishikori In Madrid Opener; Nadal Seeks 6th Title

Novak Djokovic will try to avoid a third straight loss.

Posted by Staff @ 10:16 pm in Madrid | 65 Comments »

March 25th, 2018

Del Potro Ups Win Streak To 13 In Miami, Dimitrov Dumped; Kyrgios v Fognini Tomorrow

Juan Martin del Potro has now won 13 straight matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 pm in Miami | 37 Comments »

March 24th, 2018

Federer KO’d By Kokkinakis In Miami Shocker, Will Lose No. 1; Del Potro v Nishikori Sunday

Roger Federer is on a 2-match losing streak.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Miami | 68 Comments »

March 21st, 2018

Miami Draw Preview: Federer, Del Potro, Djokovic Lead Way

Sean Randall previews the Miami Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:05 pm in Miami | 62 Comments »

March 6th, 2018

Indian Wells Draw: Djokovic Makes Return, But Can He Stop Defending Champ Federer?

Sean Randall previews Indian Wells.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:44 pm in Indian Wells | 27 Comments »

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 »

January 24th, 2018

Federer Beats Berdych Again At Australian Open, Chung Stops Sandgren

The semifinals are set, and Roger Federer is back in them for a 14th time in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 7:56 am in Australian Open | 81 Comments »