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May 8th, 2021

Zverev Gets Revenge On Thiem, Will Face Berrettini For Madrid Masters Title

There will be a fifth different champion in the last five Masters events.

Posted by Staff @ 8:19 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 7th, 2021

Zverev Beats Nadal For Third Straight Time, Thiem Rallies Past Isner At Madrid Masters

Since the restart, Casper Ruud has made all 3 clay Masters semifinals while Nadal has made zero!

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 6th, 2021

Nadal Moves Into Madrid Masters QFs, Will Face Zverev; Tsitsipas Shocked By Ruud, Rublev Ousted

Russians went 0-4 on Thursday in Madrid across both draws.

Posted by Staff @ 5:53 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

May 4th, 2021

Thiem Terrific In Return At Madrid Masters; Nadal v Alcaraz Wed.

All eyes in Spain will be on Rafael Nadal taking on the new sensation Carlos Alcaraz on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:23 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

April 25th, 2021

German Favorite Zverev Bids For 3rd Munich Title

Alexander Zverev will be the big favorite for a third Munich title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:50 pm in Munich | No Comments »

April 17th, 2021

Tsitsipas, Rublev To Meet In Monte Carlo For First Masters Title

Monte Carlo will crown a new Masters champion on Sunday, the second one already in 2021.

Posted by Staff @ 2:47 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

April 16th, 2021

Rublev Upsets Error-Prone Nadal In Monte Carlo Shocker; New Masters Champ Assured

Both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic failed to make the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals. For a second straight event, there will be a new Masters champion.

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

April 15th, 2021

Djokovic Stunned By Evans At Masters Carlo Masters; Nadal Rolls, Rublev Next

Novak Djokovic is out of Monte Carlo. It’s been a tough week for the players who live there.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 pm in Monte Carlo | 10 Comments »

April 14th, 2021

Djokovic, Nadal Start Strong In Clay Openers In Monte Carlo

After 2 months off tour, no rust apparent for either Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in their clay openers.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

March 18th, 2021

Tsitsipas Sees Off Isner At Acapulco, Auger-Aliassime Too Good For Korda

Youth is being served in Acapulco.

Posted by Staff @ 6:25 pm in Acapulco | 1 Comment »

February 15th, 2021

Nadal Breezes Into Australian QFs, Russians Advance; Djokovic v Zverev Tues.

What back injury? Rafael Nadal is into the Australian Open quarterfinals without losing a set.

Posted by Staff @ 9:54 am in Australian Open | 6 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 2nd, 2020

Nadal, Thiem Win Blowouts At French Open, Wawrinka Stunned

A former men’s champion fell Friday at the French Open (it wasn’t Rafa).

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in French Open | 2 Comments »

September 30th, 2020

Favorites Nadal, Thiem Ease Into French Open 3R; Djokovic Back Thurs.

Rafael Nadal won his 95th match at the French Open on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 pm in French Open | 3 Comments »

September 20th, 2020

Djokovic To Face Schwartzman For Rome Masters Title

Novak Djokovic will go for a record 36th career Masters title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:52 pm in Rome | 8 Comments »