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September 27th, 2010

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Paintball Self-Portraits [Video]

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal painted self-portraits using pain-covered tennis balls. Watch it happen.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:46 pm in London, Tennis Masters Cup, Videos | 1 Comment »

November 7th, 2009

Federer, Djokovic, Murray Bid For Weekend ATP Titles

In promises to be a strong weekend of tennis with three of the top four ranked players all in action.

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in 2009 Season, Tennis Masters Cup, Year-End No. 1 | 160 Comments »

November 17th, 2008

Djokovic Captures Masters Cup, Then Suffers Injury While Celebrating

Just when I thought Novak Djokovic had turned the corner, he goes back to his usual ways.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:14 pm in ATP, Injuries, Schedule, Tennis Masters Cup, Tennis on TV, Year-End No. 1 | 139 Comments »

November 15th, 2008

Davydenko Derails Murray, Meets Djokovic in Shanghai Masters Cup Final

Raise your hands if you had Novak Djokovic and Nikolay Davydenko in the final of the Tennis Masters Cup at the start of the week.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:03 pm in Tennis Masters Cup | 113 Comments »

November 14th, 2008

Murray Outguns and Eliminates Federer from Masters Cup

Roger Federer’s hope of a fifth Tennis Masters Cup title is over after falling to Andy Murray 4-6, 7-6, 7-5 in the final Red Group round-robin match. But Fed’s dream didn’t end without a fight.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:26 am in Tennis Masters Cup | 132 Comments »

November 13th, 2008

Davydenko Secures Shanghai SF; Federer Must Beat Murray Friday

Play in the Gold Group at the Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai is now complete, and Novak Djokovic is the winner and in second is Nikolay Davydenko who clinched his semifinal place earlier today with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Juan Martin Del Potro.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:26 pm in Tennis Masters Cup | 50 Comments »

November 12th, 2008

Federer Stays Alive in Shanghai, Beats Radek Not Roddick

Nothing spells Tennis Masters Cup competition more than seeing the 27th-ranked Radek Stepanek grace the court.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:11 pm in ATP, Injuries, Tennis Masters Cup | 61 Comments »

November 10th, 2008

Federer Bumped by Simon at Masters Cup; Murray Ousts Roddick

It wasn’t quite the start Roger Federer was hoping for in his opener at the Shanghai Tennis Masters Cup. The four-time year-end champion fell earlier today to the rising Gilles Simon 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in Red Group round-robin play.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:25 am in Tennis Masters Cup | 57 Comments »

November 8th, 2008

Tsonga, Del Potro Make Shanghai Masters Cup Debut Sunday

Rising stars Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Juan Martin Del Potro are scheduled to be in action Sunday as the Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai opens for business.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:42 pm in Tennis Masters Cup | 43 Comments »

November 5th, 2008

Favorites Federer, Murray Land on Red at Tennis Masters Cup

The groupings for the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai have been finalized, and even with the withdrawal of Rafael Nadal the field is very, very loaded.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:36 am in Tennis Masters Cup | 67 Comments »

November 3rd, 2008

Jankovic, Ivanovic, Williams Sisters Headline Doha WTA Championships; Nadal Out of Shanghai

Does anybody actually care about the Doha WTA Championships? I’m sure are there some pockets of people that do, but overall there just doesn’t seem to be a lot of buzz about the event.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:39 pm in ATP, Injuries, Tennis Masters Cup, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 45 Comments »

November 3rd, 2008

Nadal Withdraws from Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai, Simon Named Replacement

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal will forgo the season-ending Shanghai Tennis Masters Cup to recuperate from a right knee injury. Nadal, who is assured of finishing 2008 as the No. 1 player for a first time, hurt his knee during his match against Nikolay Davydenko in the quarterfinals at Paris last Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 4:07 pm in Tennis Masters Cup | 29 Comments »

November 2nd, 2008

Nalbandian, Tsonga Fight for Shanghai in Final Match of ATP Regular Season in Paris

The lengthy ATP season comes to an end in just an hour or so when David Nalbandian and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga battle in the final of the Paris Tennis Masters, the last event of the 2008 regular tour calendar.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:58 am in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 49 Comments »

October 31st, 2008

Tsonga, Roddick Serve Up a Treat; Nadal, Federer Opt for Tricks in Paris

What a strange day with the top three remaining seeds heading for the exits this afternoon in Paris, the last regular season stop on the ATP calendar.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:50 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 70 Comments »

October 30th, 2008

Nadal, Federer, Roddick Remain Scary-Good in Paris

The hits just keep on coming from Paris. Former/Future year-end No. 1s Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick all enjoyed easy wins today setting up for some great matches Friday in the quarterfinals at the Tennis Masters Series Paris, the final stop of the 2008 ATP regular season.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:11 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup | 100 Comments »