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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 »

August 15th, 2019

Zverev’s 20 Double Faults Keeps Him Winless In Cincinnati, Clown Kyrgios Out; Djokovic, Federer v Qualifiers Thurs.

Who’ll make their first Cincinnati final from the bottom half?

Posted by Staff @ 12:13 am in Cincinnati | 27 Comments »

August 13th, 2019

Murray Ousted In Cincinnati Return; Federer, Djokovic Tuesday

Two former champions lost Monday in Cincinnati, three more play on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Cincinnati | 17 Comments »

August 11th, 2019

Murray Returns To Singles Monday In Cincinnati; Sharapova, Venus, Kyrgios Also In Action

After seven months, Andy Murray will be back on the singles court Monday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 pm in Cincinnati | 3 Comments »

August 10th, 2019

Cincinnati Men’s Preview: Djokovic The Favorite, Murray Returns, Will Nadal Play?

Sean Randall previews the Cincinnati men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:44 pm in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Cincinnati Men’s Preview: Djokovic The Favorite, Murray Returns, Will Nadal Play?

August 8th, 2019

Nadal Gets Past Evans, Tsitsipas Out In Montreal; Raonic Retires To Auger-Aliassime

Milos Raonic’s body broke down again.

Posted by Staff @ 12:06 am in Canadian Open, Montreal | 4 Comments »

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.

August 6th, 2019

Raonic, Shapovalov Monday Montreal Winners; Zverev, Cilic , Kyrgios Tues.

Grigor Dimitrov was ranked No. 5 a year ago, he’ll now drop out of the Top 70 thanks to Stan Wawrinka.

Posted by Staff @ 1:22 am in Canadian Open, Montreal | 15 Comments »

June 28th, 2019

Men’s Preview: Djokovic, Nadal Resume Chase For Federer At Wimbledon

Sean Randall previews the men’s Wimbledon draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:46 pm in Wimbledon | 31 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 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 »

October 29th, 2018

With Eye On No. 1, Novak Djokovic Opens Play Tuesday In Paris

After ranking 22 in June, next Monday Novak Djokovic could be No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 9:53 pm in No. 1 ranking, Paris | 8 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 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 »

October 9th, 2018

Djokovic Wins, Cilic Out; Defending Camp Federer v Medvedev Wed.

Novak Djokovic improved to 12-0 against Jeremy Chardy.

Posted by Staff @ 2:45 pm in Shanghai | 19 Comments »