January 18th, 2019
The young gen players continue to make inroads, but Roger and Rafa still rule.
January 12th, 2019
Shades of his mentor Lleyton Hewitt, Alex de Minaur wins first title at 19 in Sydney.
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June 11th, 2018
(8) Sabalenka starts against last year’s teenage Wimbledon quarterfinalist Vondrousova, and (3) Bertens against last year’s runner-up Vikhlyantseva…
April 28th, 2018
Cilic is the lone former champion in the field, in last year’s final defeating Milos Raonic.
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April 21st, 2018
No Top 10 players and only one Top 30 player at the 2nd edition of the Hungarian Open…
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January 20th, 2018
Rafael Nadal and a match between uber-talents Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios open the fourth round at the Australian Open.
January 19th, 2018
Rafael Nadal looks really, really good right now.
January 18th, 2017
“Obviously it’s not the greatest thing to hear,” Kyrgios said of the jeers. “I didn’t have the best preparation coming into the Australian Open. Pretty banged up, my body. I don’t even know what the score was in the end. Was it 10-8? 10-8 in the fifth, getting booed off, definitely not the best feeling.”
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…
June 18th, 2016
Four Top 10 seeds and a former Wimbledon champ round out the stout draw…The 16 seeds all receive opening-round byes…Floaters galore, with tough opening matches for…
June 5th, 2016
Wozniacki returns from a foot injury…Wildcards were awarded to Pliskova and Brits Robson and Freya Christie…The slew of tournament withdrawals included former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, Madison Keys, Petra Cetkovska, Irina Falconi, Monica Niculescu and Lesia Tsurenko…
May 16th, 2016
Tough starts for (9) Stephens vs. Vekic and (9) Cornet vs. Kudryavtseva…The storm of players pulling from the field included Daria Gavrilova, Camila Giorgi, Yanina Wickmayer and Caroline Wozniacki…
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January 9th, 2016
Tough starts for (5) Pliskova vs. Ivanovic, (3) Kvitova vs. Lisicki, and (2) Radwanska after a bye vs. the Stosur-Vinci winner…
January 2nd, 2016
Federer has won the most singles titles of any player in Doha, and is a perfect 3-0 in finals…Ferrer beat Berdych in last year’s final…Nadal, who is playing doubles with Verdasco, has won the most doubles titles of anyone at the event with four (2005,’09,’11,’15)…Former singles champs in the field are Ferrer (2015), Nadal (2014), and Federer (2011,’06-05).
August 29th, 2015
Contrary to what commentator Chris Evert says, Serena Williams is the GOAT. She, the Martinas, everyone else is out. But having said that, the odds are against Serena that she is going to win the US Open and complete the calendar year Grand Slam. The pressure build up is too great.