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April 28th, 2024

Alcaraz Cruises, Set Struff Rematch At Madrid Masters; Nadal, Medvedev v Korda Mon.

Rafael Nadal returns Monday at the Madrid Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 7:11 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

January 13th, 2024

Australian Open Men’s Preview: Can Anyone Stop Novak Djokovic?

The first Grand Slam of 2023 opens Sunday in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 6:44 pm in Australian Open | 19 Comments »

October 31st, 2023

Alcaraz Goes Down To Safiullin At Paris Masters; Djokovic, Medvedev Wednesday

Carlos Alcaraz chance at finishing No. 1 could end this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 pm in Paris | 1 Comment »

October 30th, 2023

Thiem Wins Morning Thriller Over Wawrinka, Paul Saves 3 MPs At Paris Masters; Alcaraz Tues.

Three players saved match points to win on opening day at the Paris Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 11:02 pm in Paris | Comments Off on Thiem Wins Morning Thriller Over Wawrinka, Paul Saves 3 MPs At Paris Masters; Alcaraz Tues.

October 30th, 2023

Djokovic, Alcaraz Race For No. 1 Resumes At Paris Masters; Last Turin Spots At Stake

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz are back together for the first time since the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Paris | Comments Off on Djokovic, Alcaraz Race For No. 1 Resumes At Paris Masters; Last Turin Spots At Stake

October 6th, 2023

Shanghai Surprises: Zverev, Rune, De Minaur, Musetti, FAA Lose Openers; Alcaraz, Medvedev Sat.

It was a tough day for seeds in Shanghai on Friday as seven lost their opening matches.

Posted by Staff @ 2:41 pm in Shanghai | Comments Off on Shanghai Surprises: Zverev, Rune, De Minaur, Musetti, FAA Lose Openers; Alcaraz, Medvedev Sat.

September 30th, 2023

Zverev Wins Late-Night Decider In Beijing, Rublev Out; Alcaraz v Musetti Sun.

Carlos Alcaraz is back in action Sunday in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 6:29 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Zverev Wins Late-Night Decider In Beijing, Rublev Out; Alcaraz v Musetti Sun.

September 28th, 2023

Murray Misses 3 MPs v De Minaur In Beijing; Medvedev v Paul, Alcaraz Friday

The Top 4 seeds hit the court Friday in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 3:48 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Murray Misses 3 MPs v De Minaur In Beijing; Medvedev v Paul, Alcaraz Friday

August 10th, 2023

Alcaraz Holds Off Hurkacz, Murray Withdraws; QFs Fri In Toronto

Do all roads lead to a Carlos Alcaraz-Jannik Sinner semifinal with the winner to face Daniil Medvedev for the title?

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 pm in Canadian Open | 1 Comment »

August 10th, 2023

Alcaraz Slays Shelton, Will Face Hurkacz In Toronto; Murray v Sinner, Medvedev v Musetti

Seeds 1-3 won today but seeds 4-6 all lost. Go figure.

Posted by Staff @ 12:40 am in Canadian Open | Comments Off on Alcaraz Slays Shelton, Will Face Hurkacz In Toronto; Murray v Sinner, Medvedev v Musetti

August 7th, 2023

Raonic Rolls Back The Clock In Toronto, Stuns Tiafoe; Former Champs Murray, Zverev Tues.

Blacked-out Milos Raonic cracked 37 aces in a solid win over Frances Tiafoe. Will he be healthy for Wednesday?

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 pm in Canadian Open | 1 Comment »

July 24th, 2023

Rublev, Ruud, Zverev Lead On Clay In Hamburg

Alexander Zverev has never been past the semifinals at the Hamburg clay event.

Posted by Staff @ 12:29 am in Hamburg | Comments Off on Rublev, Ruud, Zverev Lead On Clay In Hamburg

July 8th, 2023

Alcaraz Escapes Jarry In 4 At Wimbledon, Davidovich Fokina F’s Up; Djokovic v Hurkacz

Novak Djokovic will have to break the Hubert Hurkacz’s serving run.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

July 7th, 2023

Tsitsipas Stops Murray, Brits Out While Djokovic, Alcaraz Advance; Zverev-Berrettini, Alcaraz Sat.

Novak Djokovic is the lone former man left in the draw to have won Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Tsitsipas Stops Murray, Brits Out While Djokovic, Alcaraz Advance; Zverev-Berrettini, Alcaraz Sat.

June 25th, 2023

Defending Champion Tsitsipas Hopes To Get Off The Schneid In Mallorca

Stefanos Tsitsipas returns to Mallorca to defend his 2022 title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:40 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Defending Champion Tsitsipas Hopes To Get Off The Schneid In Mallorca