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May 29th, 2024

2024 French Open Day 5: Monfils v Musetti, Djokovic, Sabalenka Headline

Let’s hope for better weather Thursday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:18 pm in French Open | No Comments »

May 28th, 2024

2024 French Open Day 4: Swiatek v Osaka, Sinner v Gasquet; Gauff, Alcaraz Also On Court

The second round begins Wednesday at a wet French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 8th, 2023

Sinner Wins, Korda Knocks Out Medvedev, Tiafoe Upset; Alcaraz v Evans Monday

Sebastian Korda upset Daniil Medvedev for his first career Top 5 win.

Posted by Staff @ 3:55 pm in Shanghai | Comments Off on Sinner Wins, Korda Knocks Out Medvedev, Tiafoe Upset; Alcaraz v Evans Monday

October 7th, 2023

Alcaraz, Medvedev, Sinner Advance As Seeds Back On Track in Rainy Shanghai;

Rains hit the Shanghai Masters hard on Saturday, but the top seeds got through.

Posted by Staff @ 1:43 pm in Shanghai | Comments Off on Alcaraz, Medvedev, Sinner Advance As Seeds Back On Track in Rainy Shanghai;

October 6th, 2023

Shanghai Surprises: Zverev, Rune, De Minaur, Musetti, FAA Lose Openers; Alcaraz, Medvedev Sat.

It was a tough day for seeds in Shanghai on Friday as seven lost their opening matches.

Posted by Staff @ 2:41 pm in Shanghai | Comments Off on Shanghai Surprises: Zverev, Rune, De Minaur, Musetti, FAA Lose Openers; Alcaraz, Medvedev Sat.

October 4th, 2023

Former Champ Murray Goes Down To Safiullin In Shanghai, Lajovic Defeats Wawrinka

Andy Murray finishes Asia on a 3-match losing skid.

Posted by Staff @ 3:11 pm in Shanghai | Comments Off on Former Champ Murray Goes Down To Safiullin In Shanghai, Lajovic Defeats Wawrinka

August 7th, 2023

Raonic Rolls Back The Clock In Toronto, Stuns Tiafoe; Former Champs Murray, Zverev Tues.

Blacked-out Milos Raonic cracked 37 aces in a solid win over Frances Tiafoe. Will he be healthy for Wednesday?

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 pm in Canadian Open | 1 Comment »

August 3rd, 2023

Fritz, Murray Set Third Round Date In Washington D.C.; Eubanks, Monfils Advance

Felix Auger-Aliassime has now lost his last four matches, and 7 of his last 8.

Posted by Staff @ 9:38 am in Washington | Comments Off on Fritz, Murray Set Third Round Date In Washington D.C.; Eubanks, Monfils Advance

August 2nd, 2023

Tiafoe, Mmoh Winners Tuesday In Washington As Korda, Shelton Fall; Murray, Fritz Wed.

It was a mixed day for the American men in Washington. Wednesday it’s Taylor Fritz and Andy Murray.

Posted by Staff @ 1:15 am in Washington | Comments Off on Tiafoe, Mmoh Winners Tuesday In Washington As Korda, Shelton Fall; Murray, Fritz Wed.

July 24th, 2023

Fritz Top Seed In Atlanta, But Eyes On Eubanks And Return Of Nishikori

Many familiar names are in Atlanta this week.

Posted by Staff @ 12:06 am in Atlanta | Comments Off on Fritz Top Seed In Atlanta, But Eyes On Eubanks And Return Of Nishikori

June 21st, 2023

Tsitsipas Sent Out Of Halle, Medvedev Wins; Sinner, Rublev Thursday

Stefanos Tsitsipas has lost three of his last four matches.

Posted by Staff @ 6:43 pm in Halle | Comments Off on Tsitsipas Sent Out Of Halle, Medvedev Wins; Sinner, Rublev Thursday

June 13th, 2023

Home Hope Griekspoor Wins In Den Bosch; Sinner Opens Grass Season Tomorrow

Jannik Sinner makes his grass debut tomorrow in Den Bosch.

Posted by Staff @ 7:15 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Home Hope Griekspoor Wins In Den Bosch; Sinner Opens Grass Season Tomorrow

May 29th, 2023

Favorites Djokovic, Alcaraz Open With 3 Set Wins; Rune, Ruud Medvedev Tues At French Open

Novak Djokovic had no elbow issues today, he looks good but can he win 6 more?

Posted by Staff @ 5:50 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Favorites Djokovic, Alcaraz Open With 3 Set Wins; Rune, Ruud Medvedev Tues At French Open

May 21st, 2023

Defending Champion Norrie, Finalists Auger-Aliassime, Monfils In Lyon This Week

The top three seeds in Lyon hope to find their footing on clay in Lyon.

Posted by Staff @ 8:57 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Defending Champion Norrie, Finalists Auger-Aliassime, Monfils In Lyon This Week

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 | Comments Off on Djokovic, Alcaraz Together Again For First Time All Year At ATP Rome Masters