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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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

April 24th, 2021

Djokovic Dumped By Karatsev In Belgrade Stunner; Berrettini Makes Final

Novak Djokovic comes up short to win his own event.

Posted by Staff @ 8:32 pm in Clay Season | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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.

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

April 12th, 2021

Karatsev Knocks Out Musetti, Meets Tsitsipas Tues At Monte Carlo Masters; Fognini Opens Defense

The weather is going to be a factor this week in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 6:18 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

March 30th, 2021

Tsitsipas Gets Past Nishikori, Korda Crushes Karatsev In Miami; Medvedev, Rublev Star Mon.

All the remaining men in Miami are on court Tuesday, including Daniil Medvedev.

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March 29th, 2021

Medvedev Survives Popyrin’s Upset Bid In Miami, Americans Win; Tsitsipas v Nishikori Today

Daniil Medvedev was made to battle Sunday in the Miami heat.

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March 28th, 2021

Tsitsipas, Rublev Advance At Miami Masters; Isner v Auger-Aliassime Sun.

Russians in form early in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:09 am in Miami | 2 Comments »

March 20th, 2021

Karatsev Claims First Title In Dubai, Beats Harris

Aslan Karatsev becomes the first Russian man to win Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 8:01 pm in Dubai | No Comments »