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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 3rd, 2019

Djokovic Dominant Again At Wimbledon, Opelka Authors Wawrinka Upset; Nadal v Kyrgios Thurs.

Novak Djokovic played the favorite.

Posted by Staff @ 5:46 pm in Wimbledon | 75 Comments »

March 25th, 2019

Djokovic Advances In Miami; Federer, Ferrer v Tiafoe Monday

Novak Djokovic wasn’t at his top level but got through to the fourth round in Miami with a tough 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 win over Federico Delbonis late Sunday afternoon. The Serb, who is seeking a seventh Miami crown, led by 5-2 in the first set and was also up a break early in the second, […]

Posted by Staff @ 10:28 am in Miami | 13 Comments »

January 14th, 2019

Murray Falls In Thrilling Final Australian Open Match; Federer, Nadal Advance

Andy Murray fittingly gave it his all in his final match at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 am in Australian Open | 12 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 »

October 11th, 2018

Federer Needs 3 Again In Shanghai, Faces Nishikori Next; Del Potro Retires, Djokovic v Anderson Friday

Novak Djokovic upped his win streak to 15 straight after reaching the quarterfinals in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 8:05 pm in Shanghai | 8 Comments »

October 5th, 2018

Del Potro Rolls Into Beijing SFs, Will Face Fognini In Los Cabos Rematch

Juan Martin del Potro is out for revenge on Fabio Fognini for a loss in the Los Cabos final.

Posted by Staff @ 6:23 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Del Potro Rolls Into Beijing SFs, Will Face Fognini In Los Cabos Rematch

September 29th, 2018

Halep Leads All-In China Open Women’s Field, Del Potro Heads Men; Preview

Interesting starts for (17) Keys vs. American countrywoman (LL) Pera, the struggling (9) Stephens vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (3) Kerber vs. the unpredictable Mladenovic, (10) Goerges vs. Konta, (7) Pliskova vs. (WC) Stosur, (12) Ostapenko vs. Rybarikova, (14) Muguruza vs. Makarova, and (2) Wozniacki vs. Bencic…

Posted by Staff @ 7:12 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Halep Leads All-In China Open Women’s Field, Del Potro Heads Men; Preview

August 12th, 2018

Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

(1) Federer vs. (WC) Murray 3rd rd.? (4) Del Potro vs. (15) Kyrgios 3rd rd.?…

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Cincinnati Preview: Federer, Nadal Renew Hardcourt Rivalry in Loaded Field

August 5th, 2018

Preview: Serena Drops Out, Insane Men’s Openers at Rogers Cup Tennis

The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Canadian Open, Montreal, Tennis, Toronto | 1 Comment »

August 2nd, 2018

Murray Edges Edmund In Washington; Del Potro Opens Win Win in Los Cabos; Thiem Tumbles On Clay

Andy Murray had to dig deep to win again.

Posted by Staff @ 9:49 am in Washington | 26 Comments »

August 1st, 2018

Young Ousts Wawrinka In Washington; Murray v Edmund Today; Delpo Opens Play In Los Cabos

Andy Murray returns this afternoon to test countryman Kyle Edmund.

Posted by Staff @ 11:00 am in Washington | 47 Comments »

July 15th, 2018

Edmund Heads Field at ATP Umag; Preview

Wildcards went to Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime and Croats Nino Serdarusic and Franko Skugor…

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Edmund Heads Field at ATP Umag; Preview

July 7th, 2018

Nadal, Djokovic Strong Again At Wimbledon; Zverev, Kyrgios Ousted

The fourth round is set at Wimbledon!

Posted by Staff @ 6:34 pm in Wimbledon | 10 Comments »

June 27th, 2018

Murray Falls In Eastbourne To Edmund, Will Make Wimbledon Decision By Friday

Will Andy Murray play Wimbledon?

Posted by Staff @ 5:17 pm in Grass season | 1 Comment »