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July 7th, 2021

Federer Hammered By Hurkacz In Wimbledon Stunner; Djokovic 2 Wins from 20

Roger Federer’s last set at Wimbledon may be a bagel.

Posted by Staff @ 5:55 pm in Wimbledon | 12 Comments »

July 6th, 2021

Djokovic, Federer Heading Back To Final? Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews and picks the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:25 pm in Wimbledon | 34 Comments »

July 5th, 2021

Djokovic, Federer Storm Into Wimbledon QFs While Zverev, Rublev Fall

The quarterfinals are almost set at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:16 pm in Wimbledon | 8 Comments »

July 2nd, 2021

Djokovic Streaks Into Wimbledon Week 2, Korda Climbing, Murray Falls; Federer Back Sat.

Andy Murray’s comeback at Wimbledon is over.

Posted by Staff @ 6:40 pm in Wimbledon | 4 Comments »

May 12th, 2021

Nadal Rallies Past Sinner At Rome Masters; Medvedev’s Clay Troubles Continue

Rafael Nadal was down a break three times to the teen prodigy Jannik Sinner but rallied to win it 7-5, 6-4 at the Rome Masters on Wednesday. Sinner, who played Nadal tough at the French Open last fall, came out connecting on his flat, heavy shots but the 19-year-old came up short in crunch time. […]

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Rome | No Comments »

March 18th, 2021

Rublev Wins 23rd Straight At 500 Level In Dubai, Karatsev Sacks Sinner

Andrey Rublev keeps rolling at the 500 level.

Posted by Staff @ 6:07 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Rublev Wins 23rd Straight At 500 Level In Dubai, Karatsev Sacks Sinner

March 10th, 2021

Federer Strong In First Match In 405 Days, Beats Evans In Doha; Thiem Goes 3

Roger Federer hit 13 aces and zero double faults in his first match 405 days. Not bad for a 39 year old.

Posted by Staff @ 7:16 pm in Doha | 1 Comment »

March 7th, 2021

Rublev Stays Hot, Extends Run Winning Rotterdam Title Over Fucsovics

Andrey Rublev has now won his last seven ATP tournament finals.

Posted by Staff @ 3:25 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Rublev Stays Hot, Extends Run Winning Rotterdam Title Over Fucsovics

March 6th, 2021

Rublev Rocks Tsitsipas, Gets Fucsovics In Rotterdam Final

Call him Mr. 500. Andrey Rublev has won his last 19 at the ATP 500 level.

Posted by Staff @ 7:35 pm in Rotterdam | Comments Off on Rublev Rocks Tsitsipas, Gets Fucsovics In Rotterdam Final

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

February 10th, 2021

Kyrgios Comeback Highlights Day 3 At The Australian Open, Djokovic Tough; Nadal Tests Back Again

Mr. Excitement Nick Kyrgios does it again in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 3:24 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Kyrgios Comeback Highlights Day 3 At The Australian Open, Djokovic Tough; Nadal Tests Back Again

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 »

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.

August 24th, 2020

Djokovic Overcomes Neck, Berankis In ATP Return; Thiem Tamed, Murray Zaps Zverev

Novak Djokovic has a bad neck which could force him out of Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 10:42 pm in Cincinnati | 4 Comments »

January 22nd, 2020

Djokovic, Federer Cruise At Australian Open, Dimitrov Gags; Nadal Resumes Quest For 20

Grigor Dimitrov was upset by an American for a second straight year at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:11 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »