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October 14th, 2021

Dimitrov Dumps Medvedev At Indian Wells; Tsitsipas, Zverev Advance

Neither US Open champion made the QFs at Indian Wells. No one from the semifinals in New York is still alive in New York in either draw.

Posted by Staff @ 10:27 am in Indian Wells | 3 Comments »

September 26th, 2021

Defending Champion Sinner, Monfils The Favorites In Bulgaria

Jannik Sinner opens his first title defense this week in Sofia.

Posted by Staff @ 10:19 pm in Fall Season | No Comments »

June 29th, 2021

Federer Survives Mannarino At Wimbledon, Medvedev Gets Revenge; Djokovic, Murray Return

Roger Federer needed some luck to stay alive at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

June 26th, 2021

De Minaur Outlasts Sonego For Eastbourne Crown, First Grass Title

Alex De Minaur is a grass champion.

Posted by Staff @ 6:22 pm in Eastbourne | Comments Off on De Minaur Outlasts Sonego For Eastbourne Crown, First Grass Title

June 19th, 2021

Berrettini To Battle Norrie For Queen’s Title

A Brit is in the final of Queen’s, and it’s not Andy Murray.

Posted by Staff @ 3:35 pm in Queens | Comments Off on Berrettini To Battle Norrie For Queen’s Title

June 18th, 2021

Rublev, Auger-Aliassime March Toward Halle Final; Cilic Falls At Queen’s

Andrey Rublev and Matteo Berrettini will be in action Saturday on the grass.

Posted by Staff @ 11:42 pm in Halle | Comments Off on Rublev, Auger-Aliassime March Toward Halle Final; Cilic Falls At Queen’s

May 2nd, 2021

Shapovalov Sharp In Opening Day Win At Madrid Masters

Denis Shapovalov snapped a 2-match losing streak Sunday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 6:04 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Shapovalov Sharp In Opening Day Win At Madrid Masters

April 21st, 2021

Nadal Struggles In Barcelona Opener, Will Face Nishikori In Match Of Former Champs; Fognini Defaulted

The Top 5 seeds in action Wednesday in Barcelona all advanced.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 pm in Barcelona | 1 Comment »

January 13th, 2021

Di Minaur Crowned First Men’s Champion Of 2021 With Antalya Win

The first men’s title of 2021 goes to…Alex de Minaur.

Posted by Staff @ 10:22 pm in 2021 Season | Comments Off on Di Minaur Crowned First Men’s Champion Of 2021 With Antalya Win

November 5th, 2020

Wawrinka Stops Rublev At Paris Indoors, Zverev Next; Nadal Wins Again

Rafael Nadal moved closer to his first Paris Indoors title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 pm in Paris | Comments Off on Wawrinka Stops Rublev At Paris Indoors, Zverev Next; Nadal Wins Again

October 25th, 2020

Humbert Wins Second ATP Title, Tops De Minaur In Antwerp

Add Ugo Humbert’s name to the list of multi-champions in 2020.

Posted by Staff @ 8:59 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Humbert Wins Second ATP Title, Tops De Minaur In Antwerp

September 10th, 2020

Medvedev Back In US Open SFs, Tough Thiem Next

Daniil Medvedev still hasn’t dropped a set at the US Open, but Dominic Thiem is next.

Posted by Staff @ 12:34 am in US Open | 3 Comments »

September 9th, 2020

Zverev Rallies To Beat Coric; Russians Medvedev, Rublev Set To Clash

Alexander Zverev did it again. Like in Australia where he reached his first Grand Slam semifinal after dropping the opening set to Stan Wawrinka 6-1. the German quickly and listlessly fell behind 6-1 to Borna Coric before rallying to win in four 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(1), 6-3. Coric actually led in the second set with a […]

Posted by Staff @ 1:08 am in US Open | 2 Comments »

September 7th, 2020

Thiem Halts Auger-Aliassime, Russians Advance At US Open; Zverev v Coric In QF

A Russian man will be in the US Open semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 11:06 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

September 6th, 2020

Medvedev, Rublev, Berrettini Roll Into US Open 4R; Djokovic Goes For 30 Straight

Canadians are playing well at the US Open. Just not Milos Raonic.

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 am in US Open | 3 Comments »