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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 | No Comments »

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 »

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 »