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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 | No Comments »

September 16th, 2020

Nadal, Djokovic Win Easy Clay Openers; Tsitsipas Tossed In Sin Bin

Rafael Nadal dropped two games in his clay court opener.

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 pm in Rome | No Comments »

September 14th, 2020

Nadal, Djokovic Lead Rome Masters; King Of Clay Seeks 10th Title

Rafael Nadal is back on tour this week.

Posted by Staff @ 10:45 am in Rome | No Comments »

September 12th, 2020

Thiem Masters Medvedev At US Open, Zverev Overcomes 0-2 Deficit To Reach First Slam Final

A new Grand Slam champion will be crowned on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 am in US Open | 10 Comments »

September 11th, 2020

Zverev v Carreno Busta, Thiem v Medvedev; US Open SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall makes his semifinal picks.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:13 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

September 9th, 2020

Zverev Rallies To Beat Coric; Russians Medvedev, Rublev Set To Clash

Alexander Zverev did it again. Like in Australia where he reached his first Grand Slam semifinal after dropping the opening set to Stan Wawrinka 6-1. the German quickly and listlessly fell behind 6-1 to Borna Coric before rallying to win in four 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(1), 6-3. Coric actually led in the second set with a […]

Posted by Staff @ 1:08 am in US Open | 2 Comments »

September 6th, 2020

Djokovic Default Opens Door For A New Grand Slam Champion At US Open

A historic day for the men at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 pm in US Open | 2 Comments »

September 5th, 2020

Djokovic Flawless, Zverev Wins Delayed Match v Mannarino; Russians Back Sat.

Novak Djokovic tried to get the governor of New York involved.

Posted by Staff @ 1:16 am in US Open | 15 Comments »

January 11th, 2020

Djokovic, Nadal Win 3-Setters At ATP Cup, Square Off For 55th Time Sunday

The top two in the world will battle Sunday at the ATP Cup.

Posted by Staff @ 5:03 pm in ATP Cup | 22 Comments »

September 29th, 2019

Carreno Busta Beats Bublik In Thriller For Chengdu Crown

Pablo Carreno Busta wins his first title in 2.5 years.

Posted by Staff @ 7:29 pm in Asia | Comments Off on Carreno Busta Beats Bublik In Thriller For Chengdu Crown

August 15th, 2019

Federer Flames Out To Rublev; Djokovic Eyes Easy Cincinnati Title Defense

The only Top 8 seed to make the Cincinnati quarterfinals is Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Staff @ 11:05 pm in Cincinnati | 15 Comments »

July 27th, 2019

Zverev Can’t Hold Lead On Basilashvili In Hamburg

Nikolaz Basilashvili will bid for a second straight Hamburg title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:34 pm in Hamburg | Comments Off on Zverev Can’t Hold Lead On Basilashvili In Hamburg

July 26th, 2019

Zverev Makes Comeback On Krajinovic At Hamburg, Thiem Ousted

Filip Krajinovic failed to serve out a straight set win over Alexander Zverev in Hamburg.

Posted by Staff @ 11:52 pm in Hamburg | Comments Off on Zverev Makes Comeback On Krajinovic At Hamburg, Thiem Ousted

January 21st, 2019

Zverev Gets Rocked By Raonic At Australian Open, Djokovic Needs 4; Nadal v Tiafoe In QFs

Will there be more upsets on opening day of the quarterfinals?

Posted by Staff @ 8:49 am in Australian Open | 56 Comments »

January 19th, 2019

Favorites Djokovic, Zverev Cruise Into Australian R16; Nadal, Federer Face Tests

Federer v Tsitsipas, Nadal v Berdych at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 am in Australian Open | 21 Comments »