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May 25th, 2023

French Open Men’s Draw Preview: Djokovic Lands With Alcaraz; Sinner, Rune Bottom Half Picks

There’s a very good chance a first time men’s champion this year at the French Open!

Posted by Staff @ 11:36 am in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 18th, 2023

Tsitsipas, Medvedev Cruise Into Rome Masters SFs

A spicy final four is set in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 7:25 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 17th, 2023

Rune Upsets Djokovic Again, Ruud Back In Rome Masters SF; Medvedev, Tsitsipas Thurs.

Holger Rune proves Paris was no fluke.

Posted by Staff @ 5:51 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 15th, 2023

Marozsan Stuns Alcaraz At Rome Masters; Russians Advance; Djokovic v Norrie Tues.

The rains returned to Rome but not before another shocker hit the draw. Today, it was world No. 1 suffering one of the biggest upsets in recent memory going down to the 135th-ranked qualifier Fabian Marozsan 6-3, 7-6(7-4). “It’s not easy to say something, I’m very, very happy,” said Marozsan to the ATP. “I couldn’t […]

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 8th, 2023

Djokovic, Alcaraz Together Again For First Time All Year At ATP Rome Masters

Are we headed for a second Alcaraz-Djokovic meeting?

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 5th, 2023

Birthday Boy Alcaraz Back In Madrid Masters Final, Lucky Loser Struff Upends Karatsev

Carlos Alcaraz is no longer a teen, but he’s still winning. Though he’s 1-1 against Jan-Lennard Struff, 0-1 on clay!

Posted by Staff @ 5:53 pm in Madrid | 3 Comments »

May 4th, 2023

Tsitsipas Shocked By Struff, Sets Unlikely LL-Q Madrid Masters SF v Karatsev; Alcaraz Clear Favorite

Just like we thought, Aslan Karatsev and Jan-Lennard Struff in the Madrid semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 7:14 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 3rd, 2023

Alcaraz Rallies To Beat Khachanov At Madrid Masters, Coric Next; Tsitsipas Thurs.

Carlos Alcaraz remains on track for a Madrid title defense.

Posted by Staff @ 5:26 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 2nd, 2023

Alcaraz Pounds Zverev At Madrid Masters; Medvedev, Fritz, Rublev Out

Carlos Alcaraz continues to dominate in Spain.

Posted by Staff @ 6:51 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 30th, 2023

Alcaraz Downs Dimitrov, Davidovich Fokina Upsets Rune In Thriller; Medvedev, Tsitsipas Monday

Carlos Alcaraz proves tough to beat in Spain.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 28th, 2023

Alcaraz Rallies Past Ruusuvuori At Madrid Masters, Rune Saves MP; Tsitsipas v Thiem Sat.

Teens Carlos Alcaraz and Holger Rune had to rally in their Madrid Masters openers.

Posted by Staff @ 9:10 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 25th, 2023

ATP Madrid: Alcaraz In Title Defense Against Tsitsipas, Rune, Rublev

Alexander Zverev and Andy Murray are multi-time Madrid champions, but all eyes are on Carlos Alcaraz.

Posted by Staff @ 2:16 pm in Madrid | 4 Comments »

April 19th, 2023

Djokovic Goes 3 To Beat Van Assche In Banja Luka; Rublev Thurs.

Novak Djokovic had to rally to stay alive in Banja Luka.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 pm in Clay Season | 1 Comment »

April 16th, 2023

Novak Djokovic, Andrey Rublev Headline New Banja Luka ATP Event

Novak Djokovic v Stan Wawrinka in the second round?

Posted by Staff @ 8:45 pm in Clay Season | No Comments »

April 9th, 2023

Djokovic Opens Clay Season In Depleted Monte Carlo Masters Field

Stefanos Tsitsipas is out for a third straight Monte Carlo title.

Posted by Staff @ 7:34 pm in Monte Carlo | 5 Comments »