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May 10th, 2021

Djokovic Opens Play Tues. In Rome; Young Italians Sinner, Musetti Advance

Young Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti starred on the first full day of men’s play at the Rome Masters on Monday. Sinner rolled past the tricky Ugo Humber 6-2, 6-4 to earn his 20th win of 2021. The win also sets him up for a big second meeting Wednesday against 9-time champion Rafael Nadal. […]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:51 pm in Rome | No 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 | No Comments »

April 4th, 2021

Hurkacz Too Strong For Sinner In Miami Final, Earns Biggest Title of Career

There’s a new Miami and Masters champion.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Miami | 2 Comments »

April 2nd, 2021

Sinner, Hurkacz To Meet In Improbable Miami Masters Final

One of the most surprising finals in recent Masters history is set in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Miami | 1 Comment »

April 2nd, 2021

Tsitsipas Upset, Leaves Rublev The Favorite To Win Miami? Friday SFs

Three players are in their first Masters semifinal today.

Posted by Staff @ 11:03 am in Miami | No Comments »

March 31st, 2021

Medvedev, Rublev Advance To Miami QFs; Korda Keeps Winning

20-year-old Sebastian Korda is the lone American left in Miami singles.

Posted by Staff @ 12:43 am in Miami | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

March 5th, 2021

Tsitsipas Sees Off Hurkacz In Rotterdam, Collides With Khachanov On Fri.

Stefanos Tsitsipas is the only Top 20 player left in Rotterdam this week.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Rotterdam | No Comments »

January 30th, 2021

ATP Adelaide Begins Monday In Melbourne; Goffin, Sinner, Hurkacz Star

ATP Adelaide is happening in Melbourne.

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January 13th, 2021

Hurkacz Claims Delray Beach Title Over Korda

Hubert Hurkacz doesn’t drop a set en route to his second career ATP title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:31 pm in 2021 Season | Comments Off on Hurkacz Claims Delray Beach Title Over Korda

September 17th, 2020

Seeds Roughed Up In Rome; Nadal, Djokovic Return Fri.

Four Italians made the last 16 at the Rome Masters, two of them teens.

Posted by Staff @ 11:25 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Seeds Roughed Up In Rome; Nadal, Djokovic Return Fri.

January 19th, 2020

Nadal, Djokovic Closing In On Federer; Australian Open Picks And Pans

Sean Randall picks the Australian Open men’s champion.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:00 am in Australian Open | 19 Comments »

October 8th, 2019

Murray Gets Into It With Fognini In Shanghai, Federer Wins; Djokovic Wed.

Controversy continues to follow Fabio Fognini.

Posted by Staff @ 4:16 pm in Shanghai | 6 Comments »

August 6th, 2019

Big Men Cilic, Isner, Zverev Advance In Montreal, Kyrgios Goes Down; Raonic v Auger-Aliassime Wed.

Rafael Nadal opens hard court play Wednesday against Dan Evans.

Posted by Staff @ 11:43 pm in Canadian Open, Montreal | Comments Off on Big Men Cilic, Isner, Zverev Advance In Montreal, Kyrgios Goes Down; Raonic v Auger-Aliassime Wed.

July 5th, 2019

Djokovic Drops A Set At Wimbledon, Anderson Fizzles; Federer, Nadal On Centre Sat.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal return Saturday against Frenchmen.

Posted by Staff @ 7:11 pm in Wimbledon | 81 Comments »