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July 6th, 2023

Murray In Limbo After Injury(?) At Wimbledon, Ruud Upset; Djokovic, Alcaraz Fri.

Is Andy Murray ok?

Posted by Staff @ 7:14 pm in Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

May 15th, 2023

Marozsan Stuns Alcaraz At Rome Masters; Russians Advance; Djokovic v Norrie Tues.

The rains returned to Rome but not before another shocker hit the draw. Today, it was world No. 1 suffering one of the biggest upsets in recent memory going down to the 135th-ranked qualifier Fabian Marozsan 6-3, 7-6(7-4). “It’s not easy to say something, I’m very, very happy,” said Marozsan to the ATP. “I couldn’t […]

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Marozsan Stuns Alcaraz At Rome Masters; Russians Advance; Djokovic v Norrie Tues.

May 11th, 2023

Djokovic, Sinner In Action Friday At Rome Masters

Novak Djokovic is back on court Friday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 9:40 pm in Rome | 8 Comments »

April 29th, 2023

Tsitsipas Tops Thiem In Madrid Masters Thriller, Americans Advance; Alcaraz v Dimitrov Sun.

Not a good day for lower seeds at the Madrid Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 6:17 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

April 8th, 2023

Ruud Survives Halys, Will Face Kecmanovic For Estoril Title

Casper Ruud is in his first final of the year.

Posted by Staff @ 11:44 pm in Estoril | Comments Off on Ruud Survives Halys, Will Face Kecmanovic For Estoril Title

April 7th, 2023

Ruud Takes Out Defending Champ Baez To Make Estoril SFs; Thiem Falls

Casper Ruud reaches his first semifinal of the season.

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in Estoril | 1 Comment »

May 30th, 2021

Korda Collects First ATP Title In Parma, Joins Father In Winner’s Cirlce

Sebastian Korda becomes the first American man to win a European clay title in 11 years.

Posted by Staff @ 1:41 am in Clay Season | Comments Off on Korda Collects First ATP Title In Parma, Joins Father In Winner’s Cirlce

October 18th, 2020

Djere Checks Out Cecchinato For Sardinia Title

The 2020 clay season is officially over.

Posted by Staff @ 4:07 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Djere Checks Out Cecchinato For Sardinia Title

May 13th, 2019

Fognini, Coric, Shapovalov Rome Winners; Cilic, Wawrinka Tues

Italian men headline today and tomorrow in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 8:06 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Fognini, Coric, Shapovalov Rome Winners; Cilic, Wawrinka Tues

April 21st, 2019

Croats Cilic, Coric Lead Way In Budapest; Lajovic Looks To Keep Momentum

The third year of the Budapest Open features

Posted by Staff @ 7:32 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Croats Cilic, Coric Lead Way In Budapest; Lajovic Looks To Keep Momentum

February 17th, 2019

Cecchinato Blasts Schwartzman In Buenos Aires Final

Italian Marco Cecchinato won his third career title.

Posted by Staff @ 11:10 pm in 2019 Season | Comments Off on Cecchinato Blasts Schwartzman In Buenos Aires Final

January 3rd, 2019

Djokovic Goes The Distance Again In Doha Win Over Basilashvili, Wawrinka Ousted

Novak Djokovic has now won 38 of his last 41 matches, and 13 straight in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 6:58 pm in Doha | 12 Comments »

October 10th, 2018

Federer Opens Shanghai Title Defense With 3 Set Win; Del Potro, Zverev Also Winners

Roger Federer opened his Shanghai title defense with a 3-set win over Tokyo champion Daniil Medvedev.

Posted by Staff @ 7:58 pm in Shanghai | 10 Comments »

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

September 16th, 2018

Thiem Headlines, Wawrinka Spices-Up St. Pete Open; ATP Preview

Stan Wawrinka takes a wildcard into St. Pete where as an unseeded player he is looking at a meeting with No. 4 Karen Khachanov in the second round.

Posted by Staff @ 3:02 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »