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September 9th, 2020

Zverev Rallies To Beat Coric; Russians Medvedev, Rublev Set To Clash

Alexander Zverev did it again. Like in Australia where he reached his first Grand Slam semifinal after dropping the opening set to Stan Wawrinka 6-1. the German quickly and listlessly fell behind 6-1 to Borna Coric before rallying to win in four 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(1), 6-3. Coric actually led in the second set with a […]

Posted by Staff @ 1:08 am in US Open | 2 Comments »

September 5th, 2020

Djokovic Flawless, Zverev Wins Delayed Match v Mannarino; Russians Back Sat.

Novak Djokovic tried to get the governor of New York involved.

Posted by Staff @ 1:16 am in US Open | 15 Comments »

June 22nd, 2020

Kyrgios Calls Djokovic’s Tour Boneheaded…And He’s Right!

Novak Djokovic is under fire for his Adria Tour.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:35 pm in 2020 Season, Exhibitions | 15 Comments »

January 29th, 2020

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer Australian Open SF, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks Thursday night’s Djokovic-Federer match.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:53 pm in Australian Open | 51 Comments »

January 20th, 2020

Djokovic, Federer Winners At A Wet Australian Open; Nadal Tuesday

It’s good to be a high seed and play under a roof.

Posted by Staff @ 9:14 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Djokovic, Federer Winners At A Wet Australian Open; Nadal Tuesday

January 19th, 2020

Nadal, Djokovic Closing In On Federer; Australian Open Picks And Pans

Sean Randall picks the Australian Open men’s champion.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:00 am in Australian Open | 19 Comments »

January 6th, 2020

Djokovic Leads Serbia Into ATP Cup QFs, Nadal Wins Again; Zverev-Shapovalov Tues.

Just two more days of round robin play at the ATP Cup. Six QF spots remain.

Posted by Staff @ 6:36 pm in ATP Cup | Comments Off on Djokovic Leads Serbia Into ATP Cup QFs, Nadal Wins Again; Zverev-Shapovalov Tues.

September 30th, 2019

Djokovic To Face Popyrin Tuesday In Tokyo, Says Shoulder Is “Fine”

After a loss in the doubles Monday, Novak Djokovic will be back on the singles court on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:24 pm in Tokyo | 12 Comments »

September 29th, 2019

Djokovic Leads Weak Tokyo Field, Is The Shoulder OK?

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will test that shoulder this week in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 8:46 pm in Tokyo | Comments Off on Djokovic Leads Weak Tokyo Field, Is The Shoulder OK?

September 22nd, 2019

Medvedev Keeps Winning, Takes St. Petersburg Title Over Coric

Daniil Medvedev has made five straight finals, winning three of them.

Posted by Staff @ 5:33 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Medvedev Keeps Winning, Takes St. Petersburg Title Over Coric

June 28th, 2019

Men’s Preview: Djokovic, Nadal Resume Chase For Federer At Wimbledon

Sean Randall previews the men’s Wimbledon draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:46 pm in Wimbledon | 31 Comments »

May 14th, 2019

Former Champ Zverev Ousted In Rome; Big 3 – Federer, Nadal, Djokovic – On Big Wednesday

Alexander Zverev’s slump deepens after an opening round exit in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 7:03 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

May 13th, 2019

Fognini, Coric, Shapovalov Rome Winners; Cilic, Wawrinka Tues

Italian men headline today and tomorrow in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 8:06 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Fognini, Coric, Shapovalov Rome Winners; Cilic, Wawrinka Tues

May 13th, 2019

Big 3 Of Djokovic, Nadal, Federer Headline Rome Field

Sean Randall previews the Rome draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:10 am in Rome | 19 Comments »

May 4th, 2019

Federer Returns To Clay, Faces Formidable Madrid Field With Nadal, Djokovic

Sean Randall previews the Madrid Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:40 pm in Madrid | 12 Comments »