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July 25th, 2021

Ruud Wins 3rd Title Of 2021, Rolls Gaston In Gstaad Final

Casper Ruud has now won seven straight matches.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in 2021 Season | No Comments »

July 18th, 2021

Ruud Cruises Past Coria For Bastad Title

Casper Ruud is a force on clay.

Posted by Staff @ 3:35 pm in Clay Season | No Comments »

June 4th, 2021

Tsitispas, Medvedev Survive Tall Tests At French Open; Federer, Nadal Face Former College Stars

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both face lefties on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:25 pm in French Open | No Comments »

May 27th, 2021

French Open Men’s Preview: Nadal, Federer, Djokovic Land In Same Half; Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks the 2021 French Open men’s champion.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:45 pm in French Open | 9 Comments »

May 22nd, 2021

Ruud Downs Shapovalov For Geneva Crown

Is Casper Ruud now among the favorites at the French Open?

Posted by Staff @ 3:27 pm in Clay Season | No Comments »

May 16th, 2021

Roger Federer Makes Clay Debut On Home Soil In Geneva

Roger Federer returns to the clay later this week in Geneva.

Posted by Staff @ 9:04 pm in Clay Season | 5 Comments »

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 | Comments Off on German Favorite Zverev Bids For 3rd Munich Title

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 | Comments Off on Tsitsipas, Rublev To Meet In Monte Carlo For First Masters Title

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 | Comments Off on Rublev Upsets Error-Prone Nadal In Monte Carlo Shocker; New Masters Champ Assured

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 | Comments Off on Djokovic, Nadal Start Strong In Clay Openers In Monte Carlo