April 28th, 2018
Cilic is the lone former champion in the field, in last year’s final defeating Milos Raonic.
February 3rd, 2018
“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.”
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October 11th, 2017
The top seeds advanced Wednesday in Shanghai.
September 24th, 2017
(1) Thiem could start against Coric and (6) Edmund will start against Tomic…
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September 16th, 2017
Tough starts for (8) Struff vs. Coric, then the winner likely facing the streaking Medvedev…
August 19th, 2017
Wildcards were awarded to Gulbis, Cyprus’ Petros Chrysochos, Coric, and American Taylor Fritz…
June 25th, 2017
Potential tough openers for (6) Troicki vs. Berlocq and (7) Coric vs. Mannarino…
June 11th, 2017
(1) Roger Federer could start against (WC) Haas? What is it with these two and grass each year?
April 29th, 2017
Two Top 10ers make Istanbul the top event this week…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Matches to watch for in the 1st rd. include (5) Troicki vs. the big-match Baghdatis, and (8) Darcis vs. Sela to see who can hit their way out of that paper bag…
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April 24th, 2017
Potential tough starts for (16) Lopez vs. G-Lo, and (9) Gasquet vs. (WC) Robredo…Wildcards were awarded to Murray, Robredo, Zverev, Albert Montanes, and Mikael Ymer…
February 11th, 2017
Tops 10ers Cilic and Thiem lead the field…The match of the tournament could be the first-round blockbuster (2) Thiem vs. the young riser Alexander Zverev…Other openers of the interest include (1) Cilic coming off an early loss last week vs. the mercurial Paire, (4) Berdych after opening against a qualifier vs. the Gasquet-Troicki winner, (8) Pouille vs. the veteran Kohlschreiber, and (5) Dimitrov challenged by the older net-rushing Zverev…
January 7th, 2017
(8) Granollers starts against Hot Sauce, (5) Kohlschreiber vs. Fognini, and (6) Muller vs. Dolgopolov…(2) Cuevas looking at a tough encounter with Mahut 2nd rd…
December 30th, 2016
Who were the best and brightest from 2016?
October 15th, 2016
No Maria Sharapova in Russia as the former No. 1 remains sidelined for doping until April 2017, but Russian fans still get defending champion and former world No. 2 Svetlana Kuznetsova, and on the men’s side Roberto Bautusta-Agut who upset world No. 1 Novak Djokovic today in the semifinals at Shanghai.
October 1st, 2016
Nine of the Top 10 players, sans Serena Williams, in the field…Potential tough starts for (3) Radwasnka second round vs. the powerful Makarova, (13) Vinci second round vs. the resurgent Wozniacki, (5) Pliskova vs. Safarova, (15) Pavlyuchenkova vs. (Q) Riske (winner to meet Stosur), (8) Keys second round vs. the winner of Jelena Jankovic and Kristina Mladenovic, and the shaky-of-late (2) Muguruza vs. Begu…