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June 1st, 2021

Djokovic Dominates French Opener, Nadal Ups Streak, Rublev Out; Medvedev Gets Night Billing

The Big 3 didn’t drop a set in the first round at the French Open.S

Posted by Staff @ 10:19 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 4th, 2021

Thiem Terrific In Return At Madrid Masters; Nadal v Alcaraz Wed.

All eyes in Spain will be on Rafael Nadal taking on the new sensation Carlos Alcaraz on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:23 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

March 29th, 2021

Medvedev Survives Popyrin’s Upset Bid In Miami, Americans Win; Tsitsipas v Nishikori Today

Daniil Medvedev was made to battle Sunday in the Miami heat.

Posted by Staff @ 10:19 am in Miami | Comments Off on Medvedev Survives Popyrin’s Upset Bid In Miami, Americans Win; Tsitsipas v Nishikori Today

March 12th, 2021

Tsitsipas Streak Ends In Marseille While Medvedev Stops Sinner

Daniil Medvedev is lone Top 30 player to make the Marseille semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 11:28 pm in Marseille | Comments Off on Tsitsipas Streak Ends In Marseille While Medvedev Stops Sinner

March 5th, 2021

Tsitsipas, Rublev Advance To Rotterdam SF Showdown

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev meet for a fourth time in the re-start.

Posted by Staff @ 11:55 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Tsitsipas, Rublev Advance To Rotterdam SF Showdown

March 3rd, 2021

Murray Rolled By Rublev In Rotterdam; Medvedev Misses Chance at No. 2

Two of the Top 3 seeds in Rotterdam were ousted in the first round. Daniil Medvedev is on a 5-set losing streak.

Posted by Staff @ 11:57 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Murray Rolled By Rublev In Rotterdam; Medvedev Misses Chance at No. 2

February 11th, 2021

Nadal Finding Form At Australian Open, Tsitsipas Needs 5; Kyrgios v Thiem Tonight

Nick Kyrgios will have the Australian Open rocking again Friday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 2:03 pm in Australian Open | 21 Comments »

February 9th, 2021

Nadal’s Back OK In Australian Opener, Russians Roll; Djokovic v Tiafoe

Rafael Nadal says his back is not great.

Posted by Staff @ 1:29 pm in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 30th, 2021

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

ATP Adelaide is happening in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 2:24 pm in Melbourne Summer Series | Comments Off on ATP Adelaide Begins Monday In Melbourne; Goffin, Sinner, Hurkacz Star

November 2nd, 2020

Croats Cilic, Coric Opening Day Paris Indoor Winners; Former Champ Khachanov Out

Karen Khachanov will likely finish 2020 in the Top 20 without having even made a SF on the year.

Posted by Staff @ 7:59 pm in Paris | Comments Off on Croats Cilic, Coric Opening Day Paris Indoor Winners; Former Champ Khachanov Out

October 27th, 2020

Djokovic, Thiem Open With Vienna Wins; Wawrinka Ousted

Vienna indoors was in full swing Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:35 pm in Fall Season | 4 Comments »

October 5th, 2020

Djokovic, Tsitsipas Cruise Into French QFs; Nadal v Sinner Tues.

Rafael Nadal will get his first look at teen Jannik Sinner Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in French Open | 13 Comments »

October 4th, 2020

Thiem Overcomes Gaston Drop Shot Blitz, Sinner Ousts Sick Zverev; Djokovic-Khachanov At French Open

Rafael Nadal wins his 27th straight match at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in French Open | 17 Comments »

October 3rd, 2020

Djokovic, Tsitsipas Easy French Open Winners, Altmaier Impresses; Zverev v Sinner Sunday

The fourth round begins Sunday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:36 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Djokovic, Tsitsipas Easy French Open Winners, Altmaier Impresses; Zverev v Sinner Sunday

September 28th, 2020

Nadal, Thiem Breeze In French Openers, Medvedev Out; Djokovic Tues.

The tournament lost its first Top 5 seed Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Nadal, Thiem Breeze In French Openers, Medvedev Out; Djokovic Tues.