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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 »

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. […]

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May 10th, 2021

Djokovic Opens Play Tues. In Rome; Young Italians Sinner, Musetti Advance

Young Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti starred on the first full day of men’s play at the Rome Masters on Monday. Sinner rolled past the tricky Ugo Humber 6-2, 6-4 to earn his 20th win of 2021. The win also sets him up for a big second meeting Wednesday against 9-time champion Rafael Nadal. […]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:51 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Djokovic Opens Play Tues. In Rome; Young Italians Sinner, Musetti Advance

May 5th, 2021

Nadal Overwhelms Teen Alcaraz At Madrid Masters; Medvedev, Tsitsipas Advance

All 16 remaining men in Madrid will be in action on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:51 pm in Madrid | 2 Comments »

May 3rd, 2021

Dimitrov Out, Alcaraz Sets Meeting With Nadal At Madrid Masters; Fognini Faces Berrettini

The hype will be real come Wednesday in Madrid.

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May 2nd, 2021

Shapovalov Sharp In Opening Day Win At Madrid Masters

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

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April 25th, 2021

German Favorite Zverev Bids For 3rd Munich Title

Alexander Zverev will be the big favorite for a third Munich title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:50 pm in Munich | Comments Off on German Favorite Zverev Bids For 3rd Munich Title

April 25th, 2021

Berrettini Outlasts Karatsev For Belgrade Crown

Matteo Berrettini held off Aslan Karatsev for his fourth career title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:11 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Berrettini Outlasts Karatsev For Belgrade Crown

April 24th, 2021

Djokovic Dumped By Karatsev In Belgrade Stunner; Berrettini Makes Final

Novak Djokovic comes up short to win his own event.

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April 23rd, 2021

Djokovic Dismantles Kecmanovic To Reach Belgrade SFs, Karatsev Rematch Ahead

Novak Djokovic has lost just eight games in four sets at Belgrade.

Posted by Staff @ 3:59 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Djokovic Dismantles Kecmanovic To Reach Belgrade SFs, Karatsev Rematch Ahead

April 18th, 2021

Home Favorite Djokovic Leads New Belgrade Tournament; Berrettini, Karatsev In Draw

Having your brother as tournament should help Novak Djokovic get a good schedule.

Posted by Staff @ 7:11 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Home Favorite Djokovic Leads New Belgrade Tournament; Berrettini, Karatsev In Draw

April 13th, 2021

Tsitsipas Tops Karatsev In Monte Carlo; Nadal, Djokovic v Sinner Wed.

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic play their first matches since Melbourne Wednesday in Monte Carlo.

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