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September 21st, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Lead Heavily Favored European Team Laver Cup This Weekend

The second Laver Cup exo gets underway today in Chicago. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will team in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:03 am in Laver Cup | 22 Comments »

September 10th, 2018

Novak Djokovic Is The New All-Time Prize Money Leader In Tennis

Novak Djokovic is back ahead of Roger Federer on the all-time prize money leaderboard.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:36 am in US Open | 11 Comments »

September 4th, 2018

Overheated Roger Federer Explains Shock Loss To John Millman

Roger Federer couldn’t handle to midnight heat and humidity of New York.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:57 pm in US Open | 21 Comments »

September 4th, 2018

Federer Stunned By Millman At US Open, Djokovic Through; Nadal v Thiem Tues.

A sweaty Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 1:45 am in US Open | 176 Comments »

September 2nd, 2018

Roger Federer’s Incredible Around The Net Post Shot At The US Open [Video]

Roger Federer made magic once again.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:00 pm in US Open, Videos | 4 Comments »

September 1st, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Move Closer To US Open QF, Zverev Out; Nadal, Delpo Sun.

Can either John Millman or Joao Sousa spoil a Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic Wednesday night quarterfinal?

Posted by Staff @ 11:59 pm in US Open | 80 Comments »

August 31st, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Reach US Open Third Round, Kyrgios Controversy; Nadal, Delpo Back

Novak Djokovic won his 9th straight Grand Slam match Thursday at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:38 am in US Open | 122 Comments »

August 29th, 2018

Verdasco Too Hot For Murray At US Open, Rafa Rolls; Federer, Djokovc Set To Return

While Andy Murray lost, Rafael Nadal rolled into his 12th US Open third round

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in US Open | 66 Comments »

August 28th, 2018

Djokovic Survives Heat, Fucsovics At US Open, Federer Happy; Murray v Verdasco Wed

The US Open was hot on Tuesday, and will stay hot on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:59 pm in US Open | 49 Comments »

August 24th, 2018

Roger Federer: Winning The US Open Is A Big Priority For Me This Year

Roger Federer wants to atone for his US Open quarterfinal loss last year and for his loss to Novak Djokovic in Cincinnati.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:45 pm in US Open | 17 Comments »

August 23rd, 2018

Men’s US Open Preview: Djokovic Lands In Federer Quarter In Draw, Nadal Looks Good

Sean Randall preview the men’s US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:56 pm in US Open | 49 Comments »

August 20th, 2018

Roger Federer: Novak And Rafa Are The US Open Favorites, Not Me!

Roger Federer says Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal should be bigger favorites than him at the US Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:14 pm in US Open | 12 Comments »

August 20th, 2018

Novak Djokovic Up To 6th In ATP Race Rankings And In Position For Run At No. 1

The Race for the 2018 year-end No. 1 is going to heat up next week at the US Open. And Novak Djokovic in now in the hunt.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:42 pm in No. 1 ranking | 4 Comments »

August 19th, 2018

Full-flight Resurgent Djokovic too Much for Federer in ATP Cincinnati Final

“Obviously it’s a very special moment to stand here for the first time with the winning trophy here in Cincinnati,” said Djokovic, who will rise to No. 6 on the ATP rankings. “The hard times I went through, it’s been a rollercoaster ride in my career with injury, taking time off and having a surgery earlier this year. This seems a bit unreal to be back at this level.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:02 pm in Tennis | 67 Comments »

August 19th, 2018

Djokovic Cruises Past Federer To Win Cincinnati Title And Become First Man To Win All 9 Masters

Novak Djokovic finally wins Cincinnati with a convincing win over rival Roger Federer who had never lost in the final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:26 pm in Cincinnati | 23 Comments »