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May 19th, 2019

Nadal Pounds Away At Djokovic For Rome Title, Goes Into Paris As Clear French Favorite

Rafael Nadal wins his first title of the year and he does in dominating fashion.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:30 pm in Rome | 6 Comments »

May 18th, 2019

Nadal Avenges Tsitsipas Loss In Rome, Will Battle Djokovic For Title; Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the 49th meeting between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:23 pm in Rome | 38 Comments »

May 17th, 2019

Djokovic Saves 2 MPs v Del Potro; Nadal Gets Rematch With Tsitsipas In Rome SF

We could see a rematch of the Madrid final Sunday in Rome, weather permitting.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in Rome | 43 Comments »

May 16th, 2019

Federer Saves 2 MPs v Coric In Rome, Gets Tsitsipas Fri.; Nadal, Djokovic Roll In 2 Wins

The Rome champion will have to win five matches in four days.

Posted by Staff @ 9:50 pm in Rome | 31 Comments »

May 14th, 2019

Former Champ Zverev Ousted In Rome; Big 3 – Federer, Nadal, Djokovic – On Big Wednesday

Alexander Zverev’s slump deepens after an opening round exit in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 7:03 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

May 13th, 2019

Big 3 Of Djokovic, Nadal, Federer Headline Rome Field

Sean Randall previews the Rome draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:10 am in Rome | 19 Comments »

May 12th, 2019

Djokovic Back On Top After Madrid Title Over Tsitsipas

Novak Djokovic says his confidence is back after a third Madrid title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:42 pm in Madrid | 3 Comments »

May 11th, 2019

Tsitsipas Tshocks Nadal, Will Meet Djokovic For Madrid Masters Title

Novak Djokovic will try to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas for the first time in the Madrid final Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 pm in Madrid | 32 Comments »

May 10th, 2019

Thiem Saves 2 MPs To Beat Federer, Will Face Djokovic In Madrid SF; Nadal to Meet Tstisipas

Dominic Thiem beat Roger Federer again.

Posted by Staff @ 10:37 pm in Madrid | 35 Comments »

May 9th, 2019

Federer Saves 2 MPs v Monfils In Madrid, Faces Thiem Fri; Nadal v Wawrinka

Seven of the Top 10 are in the Madrid quarterfinals…Plus Stan Wawrinka!

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 pm in Madrid | 47 Comments »

May 8th, 2019

Nadal Strong In Madrid Debut, Ferrer Says Farewell; Federer v Monfils Thursday

The Big 3 will be back on clay together tomorrow in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 8:28 pm in Madrid | 35 Comments »

May 7th, 2019

Federer Finds Form In First Clay Match In 3 Years, Djokovic Wins; Nadal, Del Potro Wed. In Madrid

Roger Federer makes a successful return to clay!

Posted by Staff @ 5:47 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

May 7th, 2019

Novak Djokovic Supported Gimelstob’s Resignation Because Of The Pressure It Was Putting On Players

So it wasn’t the Justin Gimelstob’s violent act that was a problem for Novak Djokovic, it was all the pressure that was being placed on players for having to answer for it?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:06 am in ATP | No Comments »

May 6th, 2019

Cilic Saves MP In Madrid, Americans Advance; Federer Makes Clay Debut Tues.

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic headline play Tuesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:11 pm in Madrid | 13 Comments »

May 4th, 2019

Federer Returns To Clay, Faces Formidable Madrid Field With Nadal, Djokovic

Sean Randall previews the Madrid Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:40 pm in Madrid | 12 Comments »