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September 17th, 2016

US Open Champ Wawrinka in Russia, French in Metz; ATP Previews

The St. Petersburg Open in Russia welcomes US Open champion Stan Wawrinka and three of the Top 10, while the Moselle Open in France features Dominic Thiem and a strong French contingent this week on the ATP World Tour

Posted by Staff @ 7:59 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

August 21st, 2016

Due To Appendicitis Tomas Berdych Will Miss His First US Open

Tomas Berdych is the first big name on the men’s side to pull out of the US Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:53 am in Injuries, US Open | 3 Comments »

August 19th, 2016

Murray Slogs Through Anderson To Win 600th, Nadal Ousted By Coric, Nishikori Falls In Cincinnati

The quarterfinals are set in Cincinnati and Andy Murray is the only former champion left.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Cincinnati | 48 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 »

August 8th, 2016

Tomas Berdych Has Hired Goran Ivanisevic As His New Coach

Tomas Berdych has a new man in his camp.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:41 pm in Coaching | Comments Off

July 29th, 2016

Djokovic-Berdych, Raonic-Monfils Friday In Canadian Open Toronto QFs; Americans Go 0-4

The Top 5 seeds all made it to the Toronto quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in Canadian Open | 55 Comments »

July 27th, 2016

Milos Raonic Left Alone; Novak Djokovic Djanky; Loaded Thursday In Toronto

“Those are the only, let’s say, downsides to the match…the overall performance was very pleasing considering it was the first hard court match for a long time.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:05 pm in Canadian Open | 24 Comments »

July 26th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Opens Play Wednesday In Toronto; Wawrinka, Berdych, Monfils Tuesday Winners

Novak Djokovic will try to get back on the winning track Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in Canadian Open | 26 Comments »

July 23rd, 2016

Toronto Preview: Lone Big 4 Entrant Novak Djokovic Returns As Heavy Favorite

Novak Djokovic is the only Top 4 player in Toronto, is he over whatever was bothering him in London?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:00 pm in Canadian Open | 107 Comments »

July 8th, 2016

Roger Federer Tumbles Out Of Wimbledon, Milos Raonic Moves Into Final Against Andy Murray

It will be Andy Murray and Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon men’s final on Sunday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:22 pm in Wimbledon | 93 Comments »

July 7th, 2016

Roger Federer v Milos Raonic, Andy Murray v Tomas Berdych; Wimbledon SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews the Wimbledon men’s semifinals. Will it be a dream Roger Federer-Andy Murray final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:32 pm in Wimbledon | 402 Comments »

July 6th, 2016

Andy Murray, Roger Federer Make ‘Big 2 and Friends’ in Wimbledon Semifinals

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is out. Rafael Nadal is sidelined. But two of the former fabled “Big Four,” and two perennial Top 10ers looking to step it up, moved into the Wimbledon semifinals on Wednesday.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:15 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 11 Comments »

July 5th, 2016

Roger Federer, Andy Murray On Wimbledon Collision Course? QF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:42 pm in Wimbledon | 457 Comments »

June 24th, 2016

Wimbledon Men’s Draw Preview: Djokovic With Federer, Raonic, Nishikori; Murray Looks Good

Sean Randall previews the men’s Wimbledon event.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:35 am in Wimbledon | 88 Comments »

June 14th, 2016

Roger Federer Returns Wednesday In Halle; Tomas Berdych Bounced

Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem and Kei Nishikori are in action Wednesday in Halle.

Posted by Staff @ 7:25 pm in Halle | 43 Comments »