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May 7th, 2024

Old Dogs Djokovic, Nadal Lead Rome Masters Draw; No Sinner, No Alcaraz

37 of the Top 40 men are playing this week at the Rome Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 4:06 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 3rd, 2024

Rublev To Face Auger-Aliassime In Madrid Masters Final Sunday

A surprise final in set for Sunday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:47 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

May 2nd, 2024

Medvedev Retires To Lehecka In Madrid Masters QF; Rublev v Fritz

It was one of the worst quarterfinal days in men’s Masters history.

Posted by Staff @ 9:02 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 1st, 2024

Rublev Rises To Alcaraz Challenge With Stunner, Fritz Wins; Sinner Withdraws From Madrid Masters

There will be a new men’s Madrid Masters champion.

Posted by Staff @ 6:38 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 30th, 2024

Nadal Goes Down To Lehecka While Alcaraz, Sinner Win In 3; Wed. QFs At Madrid Masters

Rafael Nadal may have just played his last match in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 11:13 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 29th, 2024

Nadal Powers Past Cachin In 3, No Rest With Lehecka 4R Tues At Madrid Masters; Alcaraz v Struff

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz will play on the same day Tuesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 7:36 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

January 13th, 2024

Australian Open Men’s Preview: Can Anyone Stop Novak Djokovic?

The first Grand Slam of 2023 opens Sunday in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 6:44 pm in Australian Open | 19 Comments »

October 30th, 2023

Thiem Wins Morning Thriller Over Wawrinka, Paul Saves 3 MPs At Paris Masters; Alcaraz Tues.

Three players saved match points to win on opening day at the Paris Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 11:02 pm in Paris | Comments Off on Thiem Wins Morning Thriller Over Wawrinka, Paul Saves 3 MPs At Paris Masters; Alcaraz Tues.

October 25th, 2023

Sinner Gets Revenge On Shelton; Medvedev, Zverev Advance In Vienna

The last two champions advanced in Vienna on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:07 pm in Vienna | Comments Off on Sinner Gets Revenge On Shelton; Medvedev, Zverev Advance In Vienna

October 6th, 2023

Shanghai Surprises: Zverev, Rune, De Minaur, Musetti, FAA Lose Openers; Alcaraz, Medvedev Sat.

It was a tough day for seeds in Shanghai on Friday as seven lost their opening matches.

Posted by Staff @ 2:41 pm in Shanghai | Comments Off on Shanghai Surprises: Zverev, Rune, De Minaur, Musetti, FAA Lose Openers; Alcaraz, Medvedev Sat.

August 8th, 2023

Murray Sound vs Sonego, Shelton Sets Alcaraz Showdown In Toronto; Auger-Aliassime Out

Some good matches Wednesday in Canada with Carlos Alcaraz v Ben Shelton and Jannik Sinner v Matteo Berrettini.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in Canadian Open | Comments Off on Murray Sound vs Sonego, Shelton Sets Alcaraz Showdown In Toronto; Auger-Aliassime Out

August 7th, 2023

Raonic Rolls Back The Clock In Toronto, Stuns Tiafoe; Former Champs Murray, Zverev Tues.

Blacked-out Milos Raonic cracked 37 aces in a solid win over Frances Tiafoe. Will he be healthy for Wednesday?

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 pm in Canadian Open | 1 Comment »

July 10th, 2023

Djokovic Finishes Off Hurkacz At Wimbledon, Rublev Next, Alcaraz Ousts Berrettini

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz dropped sets today at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 7:00 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Djokovic Finishes Off Hurkacz At Wimbledon, Rublev Next, Alcaraz Ousts Berrettini

July 9th, 2023

Djokovic – Hurkacz Suspended At Wimbledon, Rublev Wins in 5; Alcaraz v Berrettini

The curfew once again came into play at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 pm in Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

July 8th, 2023

Alcaraz Escapes Jarry In 4 At Wimbledon, Davidovich Fokina F’s Up; Djokovic v Hurkacz

Novak Djokovic will have to break the Hubert Hurkacz’s serving run.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »