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May 11th, 2021

Djokovic Overcomes Rain, Fritz At Rome Masters; Nadal v Sinner Wed.

It’s a rematch between Rafael Nadal and Jannik Sinner Wednesday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 5:45 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 10th, 2021

Djokovic Opens Play Tues. In Rome; Young Italians Sinner, Musetti Advance

Young Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti starred on the first full day of men’s play at the Rome Masters on Monday. Sinner rolled past the tricky Ugo Humber 6-2, 6-4 to earn his 20th win of 2021. The win also sets him up for a big second meeting Wednesday against 9-time champion Rafael Nadal. […]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:51 pm in Rome | No Comments »

March 14th, 2021

Thiem, Rublev Lead Depleted Dubai Field

None of the Big 4 will be in Dubai this year.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Thiem, Rublev Lead Depleted Dubai Field

March 12th, 2021

Bautista Agut Downs Rublev, Will Meet Basilashvili For Doha Title

2019 champion Roberto Bautista Agut has won his last nine matches in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 11:14 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Bautista Agut Downs Rublev, Will Meet Basilashvili For Doha Title

March 11th, 2021

Federer Comeback Cut Short By Basilashvili In Doha; Thiem Upset

Dominic Thiem is 0-3 vs Top 25 players in 2021.

Posted by Staff @ 11:57 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Federer Comeback Cut Short By Basilashvili In Doha; Thiem Upset

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 »

February 12th, 2021

Djokovic Survives Injury, Fritz; Thiem Tames Kyrgios; Nadal, Russians Return Sat.

Novak Djokovic was nearly knocked out of the Australian Open Friday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 9:57 am in Australian Open | 25 Comments »

February 11th, 2021

Nadal Finding Form At Australian Open, Tsitsipas Needs 5; Kyrgios v Thiem Tonight

Nick Kyrgios will have the Australian Open rocking again Friday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 2:03 pm in Australian Open | 21 Comments »

September 27th, 2020

Murray Manhandled By Wawrinka At French Open; Nadal, Thiem Monday

Rafael Nadal returns Monday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:10 pm in French Open | 3 Comments »

September 2nd, 2020

Djokovic Overcomes Edmund At US Open; Murray v Auger-Aliassime Thurs.

After almost five hours, Andy Murray and his metal hip are back on the court Thursday at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Djokovic Overcomes Edmund At US Open; Murray v Auger-Aliassime Thurs.

March 1st, 2020

Nadal Sweeps Past Fritz For Third Acapulco Title

Rafael Nadal won his 85th career title Saturday night in Acapulco.

Posted by Staff @ 11:43 am in Acapulco | 1 Comment »

February 29th, 2020

Nadal Overpowers Dimitrov, Gets Fritz For Acapulco Title

Rafael Nadal seeks his first title since Acapulco, and 17-year-old Leylah Fernandez shines in the undercard.

Posted by Staff @ 10:33 am in Acapulco | Comments Off on Nadal Overpowers Dimitrov, Gets Fritz For Acapulco Title

February 28th, 2020

Nadal Keeps Cruising In Acapulco, Faces Dimitrov In SFs; Isner v Fritz

Rafael Nadal is closing in on another Acapulco title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 am in Acapulco | Comments Off on Nadal Keeps Cruising In Acapulco, Faces Dimitrov In SFs; Isner v Fritz

October 23rd, 2019

Federer Breezes In Basel Opener; Wawrinka v Tiafoe Thurs.

9-time champion Roger Federer won his 73rd career match in Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 7:41 pm in Fall Season | 2 Comments »

October 13th, 2019

Medvedev, Khachanov Lead Antwerp; Wawrinka, Murray In Antwerp; Dimitrov In Stockholm

The European indoor season gets into gear this week on the ATP.

Posted by Staff @ 9:08 pm in Moscow, Stockholm | 20 Comments »