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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 »

March 18th, 2021

Rublev Wins 23rd Straight At 500 Level In Dubai, Karatsev Sacks Sinner

Andrey Rublev keeps rolling at the 500 level.

Posted by Staff @ 6:07 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Rublev Wins 23rd Straight At 500 Level In Dubai, Karatsev Sacks Sinner

March 14th, 2021

Thiem, Rublev Lead Depleted Dubai Field

None of the Big 4 will be in Dubai this year.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Thiem, Rublev Lead Depleted Dubai Field

March 11th, 2021

Federer Comeback Cut Short By Basilashvili In Doha; Thiem Upset

Dominic Thiem is 0-3 vs Top 25 players in 2021.

Posted by Staff @ 11:57 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Federer Comeback Cut Short By Basilashvili In Doha; Thiem Upset

February 12th, 2021

Djokovic Survives Injury, Fritz; Thiem Tames Kyrgios; Nadal, Russians Return Sat.

Novak Djokovic was nearly knocked out of the Australian Open Friday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 9:57 am in Australian Open | 25 Comments »

February 11th, 2021

Nadal Finding Form At Australian Open, Tsitsipas Needs 5; Kyrgios v Thiem Tonight

Nick Kyrgios will have the Australian Open rocking again Friday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 2:03 pm in Australian Open | 21 Comments »

February 10th, 2021

Kyrgios Comeback Highlights Day 3 At The Australian Open, Djokovic Tough; Nadal Tests Back Again

Mr. Excitement Nick Kyrgios does it again in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 3:24 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Kyrgios Comeback Highlights Day 3 At The Australian Open, Djokovic Tough; Nadal Tests Back Again

February 8th, 2021

Djokovic Dominant Start At Australian Open, Shapovalov Outlasts Sinner; Nadal Tests Back

The Denis Shapovalov-Jannik Sinner first round match live up to the hype.

Posted by Staff @ 2:06 pm in Australian Open | 5 Comments »