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June 19th, 2021

Berrettini To Battle Norrie For Queen’s Title

A Brit is in the final of Queen’s, and it’s not Andy Murray.

Posted by Staff @ 3:35 pm in Queens | Comments Off on Berrettini To Battle Norrie For Queen’s Title

June 17th, 2021

Murray Bounced Out Of Queen’s By Berrettini, Admits He Needs To Improve By Wimbledon

Andy Murray was no match for Matteo Berrettini.

Posted by Staff @ 8:41 pm in Queens | Comments Off on Murray Bounced Out Of Queen’s By Berrettini, Admits He Needs To Improve By Wimbledon

May 23rd, 2021

Denis Shapovalov Withdraws From The French Open, But Why?

Why has Denis Shapovalov withdrawn from the French Open?

Posted by Staff @ 5:26 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Denis Shapovalov Withdraws From The French Open, But Why?

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 | Comments Off on Ruud Downs Shapovalov For Geneva Crown

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 13th, 2021

Nadal Survives Shapovalov Epic At Rome Masters; Djokovic Rolls, Thiem Upset

More men’s marathons at Thursday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 7:05 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Nadal Survives Shapovalov Epic At Rome Masters; Djokovic Rolls, Thiem Upset

May 12th, 2021

Nadal Rallies Past Sinner At Rome Masters; Medvedev’s Clay Troubles Continue

Rafael Nadal was down a break three times to the teen prodigy Jannik Sinner but rallied to win it 7-5, 6-4 at the Rome Masters on Wednesday. Sinner, who played Nadal tough at the French Open last fall, came out connecting on his flat, heavy shots but the 19-year-old came up short in crunch time. […]

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Nadal Rallies Past Sinner At Rome Masters; Medvedev’s Clay Troubles Continue

May 11th, 2021

Djokovic Overcomes Rain, Fritz At Rome Masters; Nadal v Sinner Wed.

It’s a rematch between Rafael Nadal and Jannik Sinner Wednesday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 5:45 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Djokovic Overcomes Rain, Fritz At Rome Masters; Nadal v Sinner Wed.

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 »

May 2nd, 2021

Shapovalov Sharp In Opening Day Win At Madrid Masters

Denis Shapovalov snapped a 2-match losing streak Sunday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 6:04 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Shapovalov Sharp In Opening Day Win At Madrid Masters

April 25th, 2021

Shapovalov, Nishikori, Garin, Cilic Lead Way In Estoril

Top seed Denis Shapovalov hopes to get on track in Estoril this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:22 pm in Estoril | Comments Off on Shapovalov, Nishikori, Garin, Cilic Lead Way In Estoril

April 21st, 2021

Nadal Struggles In Barcelona Opener, Will Face Nishikori In Match Of Former Champs; Fognini Defaulted

The Top 5 seeds in action Wednesday in Barcelona all advanced.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 pm in Barcelona | 1 Comment »

April 18th, 2021

Nadal Hopes To Rebound In Barcelona; Tsitsipas, Rublev Could Meet In SF

Rafael Nadal bids for a 12th Barcelona title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:52 pm in Barcelona | Comments Off on Nadal Hopes To Rebound In Barcelona; Tsitsipas, Rublev Could Meet In SF

March 30th, 2021

Tsitsipas Gets Past Nishikori, Korda Crushes Karatsev In Miami; Medvedev, Rublev Star Mon.

All the remaining men in Miami are on court Tuesday, including Daniil Medvedev.

Posted by Staff @ 10:34 am in Miami | Comments Off on Tsitsipas Gets Past Nishikori, Korda Crushes Karatsev In Miami; Medvedev, Rublev Star Mon.

March 23rd, 2021

Miami Draw Preview: Medvedev, Zverev, Rublev Lead Big 4-Less Masters Field

Sean Randall previews the depleted Miami men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:27 pm in Miami | 4 Comments »