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August 31st, 2019

Nadal Still Dominant At US Open, Krygios Crashes Out; Djokovic v Wawrinka Sunday

Novak Djokovic will try to avenge a 2016 US Open final loss to Stan Wawrinka Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in US Open | No Comments »

August 30th, 2019

Zverev Goes 5 Again, Kyrgios To Meet Rublev; Favorites Federer, Djokovic Fri.

Rafael Nadal got his first walkover ever at a Grand Slam.

Posted by Staff @ 12:05 am in US Open | 10 Comments »

August 28th, 2019

Nadal Dominant In US Open Debut, 4 Top 10 Seeds Fall; Djokovic, Federer Back Wed.

Nearly half the Top 10 exited Tuesday at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:37 am in US Open | 16 Comments »

August 17th, 2019

Djokovic Sets Up Medvedev Cincinnati SF; Gasquet Advances

Novak Djokovic will be out for revenge Saturday against Daniil Medvedev who beat the Serb in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 12:04 am in Cincinnati | 34 Comments »

August 15th, 2019

Federer Flames Out To Rublev; Djokovic Eyes Easy Cincinnati Title Defense

The only Top 8 seed to make the Cincinnati quarterfinals is Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Staff @ 11:05 pm in Cincinnati | 15 Comments »

July 28th, 2019

Basilashvili Takes Down Rublev For Second Straight Hamburg Title

All three of Nikolaz Basilashvili’s career titles have come at the ATP 500 level.

Posted by Staff @ 5:50 pm in Hamburg | No Comments »

July 27th, 2019

Zverev Can’t Hold Lead On Basilashvili In Hamburg

Nikolaz Basilashvili will bid for a second straight Hamburg title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:34 pm in Hamburg | No Comments »

July 26th, 2019

Zverev Makes Comeback On Krajinovic At Hamburg, Thiem Ousted

Filip Krajinovic failed to serve out a straight set win over Alexander Zverev in Hamburg.

Posted by Staff @ 11:52 pm in Hamburg | No Comments »

February 17th, 2019

Tsitsipas Seeded No. 1 For First Time At ATP Marseille

Stefanos Tsitsipas is set to make his debut as a top seed this week in Marseille.

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 pm in Marseille | Comments Off on Tsitsipas Seeded No. 1 For First Time At ATP Marseille

September 16th, 2018

Thiem Headlines, Wawrinka Spices-Up St. Pete Open; ATP Preview

Stan Wawrinka takes a wildcard into St. Pete where as an unseeded player he is looking at a meeting with No. 4 Karen Khachanov in the second round.

Posted by Staff @ 3:02 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

August 5th, 2018

Preview: Serena Drops Out, Insane Men’s Openers at Rogers Cup Tennis

The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Canadian Open, Montreal, Tennis, Toronto | 1 Comment »

August 5th, 2018

Zverev Tries To Defend Washington Title Against Teen De Minaur

Alexander Zverev seeks a second straight Washington title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 am in Washington | Comments Off on Zverev Tries To Defend Washington Title Against Teen De Minaur

July 22nd, 2018

Hot-Handed Fognini to Defend, Face Last Year’s Finalist in Opener at ATP Gstaad

Fognin is the defending champion, in last year’s final defeating surprise German finalist Yannick Hanfmann; Hanfmann qualified and could meet Fognini in his opener.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 am in Tennis | Comments Off on Hot-Handed Fognini to Defend, Face Last Year’s Finalist in Opener at ATP Gstaad

July 15th, 2018

Edmund Heads Field at ATP Umag; Preview

Wildcards went to Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime and Croats Nino Serdarusic and Franko Skugor…

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Edmund Heads Field at ATP Umag; Preview

April 21st, 2018

Nadal Goes for 11 at ATP Barcelona Open; Preview

(1) Nadal looking at the wrist-addled (14) Nishikori 3rd rd. then (6) Djokovic then (4) Goffin…

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in Tennis | 5 Comments »