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January 20th, 2020

Djokovic, Federer Winners At A Wet Australian Open; Nadal Tuesday

It’s good to be a high seed and play under a roof.

Posted by Staff @ 9:14 am in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 19th, 2020

Blockbuster Opening Day At Australian Open Features Federer, Djokovic, Serena, Venus v Coco

It’s a really good first day schedule at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

October 29th, 2019

Russians Out Of Paris, Zverev Advances; Djokovic, Nadal Set To Debut

It’s the homestretch and Novak Djokovic is chasing Rafael Nadal for the year-end No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 pm in Paris | 1 Comment »

August 15th, 2019

Zverev’s 20 Double Faults Keeps Him Winless In Cincinnati, Clown Kyrgios Out; Djokovic, Federer v Qualifiers Thurs.

Who’ll make their first Cincinnati final from the bottom half?

Posted by Staff @ 12:13 am in Cincinnati | 27 Comments »

August 6th, 2019

Raonic, Shapovalov Monday Montreal Winners; Zverev, Cilic , Kyrgios Tues.

Grigor Dimitrov was ranked No. 5 a year ago, he’ll now drop out of the Top 70 thanks to Stan Wawrinka.

Posted by Staff @ 1:22 am in Canadian Open, Montreal | 15 Comments »

June 1st, 2019

Djokovic, Delpo, Favorites Keep Winning In Men’s Draw At The French Open; Wawrinka-Tsitsipas Sun.

The Top 10 men’s seeds are all in the fourth round at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:00 pm in French Open | 76 Comments »

April 26th, 2019

Nadal To Face Thiem In Saturday Barcelona Semifinal

It’s an all-Top 15 final four in Barcelona on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 pm in Barcelona | 26 Comments »

April 25th, 2019

Nadal Overcomes Ferrer, Rain To Reach Barcelona QFs; Nishikori Tops FAA

David Ferrer bid farewell to Barcelona today.

Posted by Staff @ 11:00 pm in Barcelona | 1 Comment »

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 »

October 23rd, 2018

Federer Needs 3 Sets In Basel Opener Over Krajinovic

8-time champion Roger Federer won his 16th straight match in Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Fall Season | 9 Comments »

October 5th, 2018

Gasquet Ousts Anderson In Tokyo; Shapovalov Saves Match Point, Bids For First ATP Final

An all-Canadian semifinal won’t happen in Tokyo.

Posted by Staff @ 6:31 pm in Tokyo | Comments Off on Gasquet Ousts Anderson In Tokyo; Shapovalov Saves Match Point, Bids For First ATP Final

April 21st, 2018

Frenchmen Pouille, Gasquet Among Top Seeds at ATP Budapest; Preview

No Top 10 players and only one Top 30 player at the 2nd edition of the Hungarian Open…

Posted by Staff @ 12:29 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Frenchmen Pouille, Gasquet Among Top Seeds at ATP Budapest; Preview

September 16th, 2017

Bautista Agut, Tsonga, Popular Fognini Lead ATP St. Petersburg; Preview

Tough starts for (8) Struff vs. Coric, then the winner likely facing the streaking Medvedev…

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 pm in Tennis | 11 Comments »

July 29th, 2017

Lorenzi Defends, Haas Receives Wild Card at ATP Generali Open in Kitzbuhel; Preview

(6) Struff starts against Haas in an all-German meeting…

Posted by Staff @ 6:15 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Lorenzi Defends, Haas Receives Wild Card at ATP Generali Open in Kitzbuhel; Preview

July 18th, 2016

ATP Previews: Thiem Machine in Kitzbuhel; Umag; Gstaad

.(1) Cuevas could have a difficult start against G-Lo, and (6) Carreno Busta “Rhymes” starts against the veteran Seppi…

Posted by Staff @ 1:14 am in Tennis | Comments Off on ATP Previews: Thiem Machine in Kitzbuhel; Umag; Gstaad