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June 23rd, 2019

Lopez Sweeps Queen’s, Edges Simon In Singles, Teams With Murray For Doubles Crown

With help from Andy Murray, Feliciano Lopez won both the singles and the doubles titles in Queen’s.

Posted by Staff @ 6:38 pm in Queens | 2 Comments »

June 22nd, 2019

Lopez Stops Auger-Aliassime, Will Face Simon For Queen’s Title Then Join Murray For Doubles Crown

Feliciano Lopez was the busiest man in tennis Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:15 pm in Queens | 5 Comments »

June 21st, 2019

Auger-Aliassime Beats Hapless Tsitsipas Again In Queen’s; Murray Not Done In Doubles

Stefanos Tsitsipas admits he doesn’t know who to beat Felix Auger-Aliassime.

Posted by Staff @ 10:24 pm in Queens | Comments Off on Auger-Aliassime Beats Hapless Tsitsipas Again In Queen’s; Murray Not Done In Doubles

June 16th, 2019

Murray In Queen’s Doubles; Tsitsipas, Del Potro, Wawrinka In Singles

The doubles event headlines the Queen’s tournament.

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 am in Queens | 22 Comments »

March 9th, 2019

Djokovic, Zverev, Tsitsipas v Auger-Aliassime Today At Indian Wells; Wawrinka Prevails

Seeds begin Saturday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 am in Indian Wells | 1 Comment »

July 22nd, 2018

Hot-Handed Fognini to Defend, Face Last Year’s Finalist in Opener at ATP Gstaad

Fognin is the defending champion, in last year’s final defeating surprise German finalist Yannick Hanfmann; Hanfmann qualified and could meet Fognini in his opener.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 am in Tennis | Comments Off on Hot-Handed Fognini to Defend, Face Last Year’s Finalist in Opener at ATP Gstaad

June 11th, 2018

Federer is Back on Grass with No. 1 in Sight This Week; Stuttgart Preview

“I think that’s a bit of extra motivation,” Federer said of the No. 1 ranking perch. “But then again, having lost here last year in the first round, for me, it resets the goals as well, and just take it one at a time and don’t think too far ahead. Not that I did that last year, but on grass, margins are very slim. It’s not so simple, especially when you haven’t played in three months.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:23 pm in Tennis | 175 Comments »

April 21st, 2018

Nadal Goes for 11 at ATP Barcelona Open; Preview

(1) Nadal looking at the wrist-addled (14) Nishikori 3rd rd. then (6) Djokovic then (4) Goffin…

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in Tennis | 5 Comments »

March 14th, 2018

Big Men Del Potro, Querrey, Raonic Advance At Indian Wells, Cilic Out; Federer Leads 4th RD Wed.

Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro are in fourth round action today at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 am in Indian Wells | 15 Comments »

December 31st, 2017

Djokovic Withdrawal Leaves Thiem in Charge at ATP Doha; Preview

Tough starts for (8) Lopez vs. Spanish countryman G-Lo, and (2) Carreno Busta vs. Coric…Wildcards went to Qatar’s Jabor Al-Mutawa, Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri and France’s Gael Monfils…Withdrawing from the field were Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga…

Posted by Staff @ 1:59 pm in Tennis | 11 Comments »

October 8th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Lead Shanghai Masters Field; 2013 Finalist Del Potro Opens Play Mon.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal return to action in Shanghai this week.

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 pm in Shanghai | 22 Comments »

September 3rd, 2017

Federer Better, Rafa Rallies At US Open; Shapovalov Sunday

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are getting closer to a semifinal showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 1:14 am in US Open | 30 Comments »

July 30th, 2017

Berdych, Querrey Headline 2nd-year ATP Event in Los Cabos, Mexico

(8) Tiafoe starts against Kokkinakis in a battle of up-and-comers…

Posted by Staff @ 3:28 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Berdych, Querrey Headline 2nd-year ATP Event in Los Cabos, Mexico

July 22nd, 2017

50th Anniversary of Swiss Open Features No Federer, Wawrinka; ATP Preview

Apparently no appearance money to attract Swiss legends Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka, so the best local fans get is No. 100-ranked Finn-turned-Swiss Henri Laaksonen…

Posted by Staff @ 4:31 pm in Tennis | 10 Comments »

June 30th, 2017

Wimbledon Men’s Draw Preview: Murray-Nadal, Federer-Djokovic SFs Slated

Sean Randall previews the Wimbledon men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:57 am in Wimbledon | 77 Comments »