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September 23rd, 2022

Teary Federer Wraps Up Career In Doubles With Nadal In Laver Cup Loss

Roger Federer finished his career Friday night in London alongside good friend Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Staff @ 10:02 pm in Laver Cup | 24 Comments »

July 2nd, 2022

“Bully” Kyrgios Survives Tsitsipas In Feisty Wimbledon Affair, Nadal Overcomes Grunting Sonego; Sinner v Alcaraz

Nick Kyrgios won another high-drama match in a Grand Slam.

Posted by Staff @ 6:29 pm in Wimbledon | 14 Comments »

March 13th, 2022

Korda Can’t Close Out Nadal In Indian Wells Collapse, Medvedev Rolls; Murray, Zverev Today

Rafael Nadal authors yet another incredible comeback!

Posted by Staff @ 11:29 am in Indian Wells | 1 Comment »

October 8th, 2021

Brit Stars Murray, Raducanu Open Play Friday At Indian Wells; Clijsters Falls Short

It’s a big night for the Brits at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Brit Stars Murray, Raducanu Open Play Friday At Indian Wells; Clijsters Falls Short

September 5th, 2021

Djokovic, Zverev Advance At US Open; Medvedev Leads Bottom Half Sun.

Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev both had to rally from a set down at the US Open on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:30 am in US Open | 5 Comments »

August 5th, 2021

Nadal Needs Final Set Breaker To Sack Sock In Washington Debut, But Foot Is A Concern

Will Rafael Nadal continue in Washington?

Posted by Staff @ 9:53 am in Washington | Comments Off on Nadal Needs Final Set Breaker To Sack Sock In Washington Debut, But Foot Is A Concern

August 1st, 2021

Rafael Nadal Makes Debut In Washington D.C.; Kyrgios Looks To Defend Title

Rafael Nadal makes a first non-Masters appearance in the U.S.A. this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:02 am in Washington | 1 Comment »

February 9th, 2020

Big Men Reign At New York Open, Kyrgios Withdraws, Sock Returns

Some of the biggest men in tennis will be in New York this week.

Posted by Staff @ 8:19 pm in 2020 Season | Comments Off on Big Men Reign At New York Open, Kyrgios Withdraws, Sock Returns

September 20th, 2019

Thiem, Tsitsipas Help Europe To 3-1 Lead In Laver Cup; Federer v Kyrgios Saturday

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are in singles action tomorrow.

Posted by Staff @ 10:22 pm in Laver Cup | Comments Off on Thiem, Tsitsipas Help Europe To 3-1 Lead In Laver Cup; Federer v Kyrgios Saturday

September 19th, 2019

Stars Federer, Nadal Assemble In Geneva For 3rd Laver Cup

Can Team World finally get a win?

Posted by Staff @ 9:38 pm in Laver Cup | 20 Comments »

July 21st, 2019

Isner Seeks Sixth Atlanta Title, Sock Is Back, Dimitrov Unseeded

John Isner will be for another Newport-Atlanta double.

Posted by Staff @ 9:22 pm in Atlanta | Comments Off on Isner Seeks Sixth Atlanta Title, Sock Is Back, Dimitrov Unseeded

February 13th, 2019

Jack Sock Out Two Months After Snowboarding Accident

Snowboarding costs Jack Sock two months of the season.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:53 pm in Injuries | 1 Comment »

November 2nd, 2018

Federer v Djokovic Saturday In Paris SFs; Khachanov Crushes Zverev

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 47th time Saturday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 10:01 pm in Paris | 76 Comments »

November 1st, 2018

Federer Foils Fognini At Paris Masters, Zverev Wins; Djokovic v Cilic Friday

Novak Djokovic has won his last 30 sets.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in Paris | 33 Comments »

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 »