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September 19th, 2021

Aslan Karatsev Is The Man in Kazakhstan

The ATP event in Nur-Sultan kicks of this week.

Posted by Staff @ 9:55 pm in Fall Season | No Comments »

August 11th, 2021

Medvedev, Tsitsipas Need 3 In Toronto; Canadians Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime Wed.

Canadian’s debut in Toronto today.

Posted by Staff @ 7:23 am in Canadian Open | Comments Off on Medvedev, Tsitsipas Need 3 In Toronto; Canadians Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime Wed.

July 24th, 2021

Djokovic Dominates In Olympic Opener, Medvedev Wins; Murray v Auger-Aliassime Today

Novak Djokovic is now 10 sets from Olympic singles gold.

Posted by Staff @ 6:50 pm in Olympics | 1 Comment »

May 7th, 2021

Zverev Beats Nadal For Third Straight Time, Thiem Rallies Past Isner At Madrid Masters

Since the restart, Casper Ruud has made all 3 clay Masters semifinals while Nadal has made zero!

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Zverev Beats Nadal For Third Straight Time, Thiem Rallies Past Isner At Madrid Masters

May 6th, 2021

Nadal Moves Into Madrid Masters QFs, Will Face Zverev; Tsitsipas Shocked By Ruud, Rublev Ousted

Russians went 0-4 on Thursday in Madrid across both draws.

Posted by Staff @ 5:53 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

May 4th, 2021

Thiem Terrific In Return At Madrid Masters; Nadal v Alcaraz Wed.

All eyes in Spain will be on Rafael Nadal taking on the new sensation Carlos Alcaraz on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:23 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

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 1st, 2021

Medvedev Mastered By Bautista Agut In Miami, Faces Sinner In SF; Rublev v Korda Thurs.

Someone will win their first career Masters title on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:55 am in Miami | Comments Off on Medvedev Mastered By Bautista Agut In Miami, Faces Sinner In SF; Rublev v Korda Thurs.

March 31st, 2021

Medvedev, Rublev Advance To Miami QFs; Korda Keeps Winning

20-year-old Sebastian Korda is the lone American left in Miami singles.

Posted by Staff @ 12:43 am in Miami | Comments Off on Medvedev, Rublev Advance To Miami QFs; Korda Keeps Winning

March 5th, 2021

Tsitsipas Sees Off Hurkacz In Rotterdam, Collides With Khachanov On Fri.

Stefanos Tsitsipas is the only Top 20 player left in Rotterdam this week.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Tsitsipas Sees Off Hurkacz In Rotterdam, Collides With Khachanov On Fri.

March 3rd, 2021

Murray Rolled By Rublev In Rotterdam; Medvedev Misses Chance at No. 2

Two of the Top 3 seeds in Rotterdam were ousted in the first round. Daniil Medvedev is on a 5-set losing streak.

Posted by Staff @ 11:57 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Murray Rolled By Rublev In Rotterdam; Medvedev Misses Chance at No. 2

February 28th, 2021

Popyrin Wins First ATP Title In Singapore, Bests Bublik

Just 21, Alexei Popyrin beats Cilic and then Bublik to win his first ATP title.

Posted by Staff @ 2:09 pm in 2021 Season | Comments Off on Popyrin Wins First ATP Title In Singapore, Bests Bublik

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

September 28th, 2020

Nadal, Thiem Breeze In French Openers, Medvedev Out; Djokovic Tues.

The tournament lost its first Top 5 seed Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Nadal, Thiem Breeze In French Openers, Medvedev Out; Djokovic Tues.

September 29th, 2019

Carreno Busta Beats Bublik In Thriller For Chengdu Crown

Pablo Carreno Busta wins his first title in 2.5 years.

Posted by Staff @ 7:29 pm in Asia | Comments Off on Carreno Busta Beats Bublik In Thriller For Chengdu Crown