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May 9th, 2022

Wawrinka Wins, Fognini Foils Thiem At Rome Masters; Djokovic v Karatsev Tues.

Novak Djokovic has made the finals the last three years in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 5:48 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

April 11th, 2022

Sinner Hangs On, Wawrinka Falls In Monte Carlo; Djokovic Tuesday

Two-time champion Novak Djokovic opens play Tuesday in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 10:18 pm in Monte Carlo | 3 Comments »

April 10th, 2022

Djokovic Returns In Monte Carlo, Could Face Alcaraz In Quarters

The red clay is here!

Posted by Staff @ 11:14 pm in Monte Carlo | 3 Comments »

March 6th, 2021

Rublev Rocks Tsitsipas, Gets Fucsovics In Rotterdam Final

Call him Mr. 500. Andrey Rublev has won his last 19 at the ATP 500 level.

Posted by Staff @ 7:35 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Rublev Rocks Tsitsipas, Gets Fucsovics In Rotterdam Final

March 5th, 2021

Tsitsipas, Rublev Advance To Rotterdam SF Showdown

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev meet for a fourth time in the re-start.

Posted by Staff @ 11:55 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Tsitsipas, Rublev Advance To Rotterdam SF Showdown

March 5th, 2021

Tsitsipas Sees Off Hurkacz In Rotterdam, Collides With Khachanov On Fri.

Stefanos Tsitsipas is the only Top 20 player left in Rotterdam this week.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Tsitsipas Sees Off Hurkacz In Rotterdam, Collides With Khachanov On Fri.

February 27th, 2021

Medvedev Within Reach Of No. 2 Ranking In Rotterdam

We could have a new World No. 2 for the first time in over 11 years.

Posted by Staff @ 12:13 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Medvedev Within Reach Of No. 2 Ranking In Rotterdam

November 2nd, 2020

Croats Cilic, Coric Opening Day Paris Indoor Winners; Former Champ Khachanov Out

Karen Khachanov will likely finish 2020 in the Top 20 without having even made a SF on the year.

Posted by Staff @ 7:59 pm in Paris | Comments Off on Croats Cilic, Coric Opening Day Paris Indoor Winners; Former Champ Khachanov Out

October 28th, 2020

Djokovic Wins In Vienna, Closes In On Year-End No. 1; Sinner v Rublev Thurs.

Novak Djokovic all but locked up his sixth year-end No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Staff @ 9:11 pm in Fall Season | 11 Comments »

October 27th, 2020

Djokovic, Thiem Open With Vienna Wins; Wawrinka Ousted

Vienna indoors was in full swing Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:35 pm in Fall Season | 4 Comments »

October 18th, 2020

Rublev Stays Hot, Overcomes Coric For St. Petersburg Title

Andrey Rublev won his second career title in Russia.

Posted by Staff @ 3:55 pm in 2020 Season, Fall Season | Comments Off on Rublev Stays Hot, Overcomes Coric For St. Petersburg Title

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 »