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January 21st, 2022

Berrettini Survives 5-Set Battle With Alcaraz, Nadal Advances At Australian Open; Medvedev Tonight

Rafael Nadal gets his biggest win since the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:07 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 17th, 2022

Nadal Dominates In Slam Return, Zverev, Berrettini Win; Medvedev, Murray Tues at Australian Open

Get ready for Nick at Night!

Posted by Staff @ 2:06 pm in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 15th, 2022

Karatsev Stops Murray’s Title Bid In Sydney

Aslan Karatsev continues to back-up his 2021 Australian semifinal run.

Posted by Staff @ 6:49 pm in Sydney | 1 Comment »

January 9th, 2022

Karatsev, Murray, Kyrgios v Fognini In ATP Sydney; Monfils, Isner In Adelaide 2

The last week of prep for the men is underway in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 8:23 pm in Australian Summer Series, Sydney | No Comments »

November 2nd, 2021

Murray Blows 7 MPs In Stunning Loss To Koepfer At Paris Masters; Djokovic Opens Tues.

Andy Murray couldn’t convert any of his SEVEN match points today.

Posted by Staff @ 12:17 am in Paris | 1 Comment »

October 24th, 2021

Karatsev Collects Moscow Title Topping Cilic

For unknown to having a chance at the ATP Finals, that’s Aslan Karatsev.

Posted by Staff @ 11:18 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

October 23rd, 2021

Karatsev Knocks Out Khachanov, Meets Cilic For Moscow Title

Marin Cilic will seek a third Moscow title after winning back-to-back in Russia in 2014-2015.

Posted by Staff @ 11:58 pm in Moscow | 12 Comments »

October 22nd, 2021

Karatsev To Meet Khachanov In Moscow SFs

A Russian will be in the Moscow final.

Posted by Staff @ 9:26 pm in Moscow | Comments Off on Karatsev To Meet Khachanov In Moscow SFs

October 12th, 2021

Medvedev Rolls On At Indian Wells; Zverev Looks For First Win Over Murray Today

The servebots are out of Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Medvedev Rolls On At Indian Wells; Zverev Looks For First Win Over Murray Today

September 26th, 2021

Rublev, Canadians Lead New ATP San Diego Field; Murray Meets Nishikori

The ATP debuts in San Diego on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:04 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Rublev, Canadians Lead New ATP San Diego Field; Murray Meets Nishikori

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 | Comments Off on Aslan Karatsev Is The Man in Kazakhstan

July 27th, 2021

Tsitsipas Turns Table On Tiafoe At Tokyo Olympics; Dokovic, Medvedev Return For 3R

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev are back on Wednesday in Tokyo.

Posted by Staff @ 5:30 pm in Olympics | 2 Comments »

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 16th, 2021

Tsitsipas, Thiem, Sinner Star In Lyon

Dominic Thiem is the top seed and former champion in Lyon, but Stefanos Tsitsipas is arguably the favorite to win the title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:17 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Tsitsipas, Thiem, Sinner Star In Lyon

May 12th, 2021

Nadal Rallies Past Sinner At Rome Masters; Medvedev’s Clay Troubles Continue

Rafael Nadal was down a break three times to the teen prodigy Jannik Sinner but rallied to win it 7-5, 6-4 at the Rome Masters on Wednesday. Sinner, who played Nadal tough at the French Open last fall, came out connecting on his flat, heavy shots but the 19-year-old came up short in crunch time. […]

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Nadal Rallies Past Sinner At Rome Masters; Medvedev’s Clay Troubles Continue