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January 8th, 2020

Nadal, Djokovic, Kyrgios Lead Final 8 At ATP Cup

The ATP Cup final eight is underway.

Posted by Staff @ 9:11 pm in ATP Cup | No Comments »

November 21st, 2019

Nadal, Djokovic Lead Their Countries In Davis Cup QFs

Canada is already into the semifinals, who will them?

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 pm in Davis Cup | 5 Comments »

October 27th, 2019

Thiem Overcomes Schwartzman For Home Vienna Title

Dominic Thiem now leads the ATP in 2019 titles with five.

Posted by Staff @ 7:07 pm in Fall Season | No Comments »

October 26th, 2019

Thiem, Schwartzman To Meet In Vienna Final

Dominic Thiem is 8-0 in Austria this year.

Posted by Staff @ 4:43 pm in Fall Season | No Comments »

September 5th, 2019

Berrettini Grinds Out Win Over Monfils, Nadal Is Next On Friday At US Open

Rafael Nadal continues to look ruthless at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:58 am in US Open | 5 Comments »

September 2nd, 2019

Nadal Chops Up Cilic, Zverev Upset By Schwartzman At US Open; Federer, Wawrinka Tues.

The men’s quarterfinals are set at the US Open. All roads lead to a Federer-Nadal final!

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 pm in US Open | 56 Comments »

June 20th, 2019

Murray Wins In Doubles, Tsitsipas Takes Two, Cilic Out

Andy Murray is finding his form in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 pm in Queens | 4 Comments »

May 18th, 2019

Nadal Avenges Tsitsipas Loss In Rome, Will Battle Djokovic For Title; Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the 49th meeting between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:23 pm in Rome | 40 Comments »

May 17th, 2019

Djokovic Saves 2 MPs v Del Potro; Nadal Gets Rematch With Tsitsipas In Rome SF

We could see a rematch of the Madrid final Sunday in Rome, weather permitting.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in Rome | 43 Comments »

March 12th, 2019

Big 3 Federer, Nadal, Djokovic On Today At Indian Wells; Zverev Out

The Big 3 could be playing together for two straight days at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:47 am in Indian Wells | 21 Comments »

February 17th, 2019

Cecchinato Blasts Schwartzman In Buenos Aires Final

Italian Marco Cecchinato won his third career title.

Posted by Staff @ 11:10 pm in 2019 Season | Comments Off on Cecchinato Blasts Schwartzman In Buenos Aires Final

February 17th, 2019

Former Champions Thiem, Schwartzman Headline ATP Rio

The last three champions are in the Rio this field this week.

Posted by Staff @ 12:53 pm in Rio | Comments Off on Former Champions Thiem, Schwartzman Headline ATP Rio

October 28th, 2018

Ridiculous 1st Rd Tests for Nadal, Federer, Seeds at ATP Paris Masters

Did You Know? Only Novak Djokovic has been able to successfully defend the long-standing Paris Masters title, winning three years in a row (2015-13). Winning then losing in the following year’s final were six players: Stan Smith (1972-73), Boris Becker (1989-90), Guy Forget (1991-92), Pete Sampras (1997-98), David Nalbandian (2007-08), and David Ferrer (2012-13).

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in Paris, Tennis | 11 Comments »

September 29th, 2018

Cilic Leads, but Unseeded Kyrgios, Wawrinka Add Sriracha to Japan Open Field; Preview

A mine field of unseeded floaters as (7) Chung starts against Shapovalov (winner to meet the Wawrinka-Taylor Fritz winner), Simon vs. De Minaur with the winner to meet (3) Tsitsipas, and (8) Gasquet vs. Kyrgios 2nd rd…

Posted by Staff @ 2:09 pm in Tennis | 13 Comments »

August 12th, 2018

Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

(1) Federer vs. (WC) Murray 3rd rd.? (4) Del Potro vs. (15) Kyrgios 3rd rd.?…

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field