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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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 »

September 22nd, 2019

Zverev Wins Laver Cup For Team Europe Again

The Laver Cup will stay with Europe for a third straight year.

Posted by Staff @ 5:17 pm in Laver Cup | 1 Comment »

September 20th, 2019

Thiem, Tsitsipas Help Europe To 3-1 Lead In Laver Cup; Federer v Kyrgios Saturday

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are in singles action tomorrow.

Posted by Staff @ 10:22 pm in Laver Cup | Comments Off on Thiem, Tsitsipas Help Europe To 3-1 Lead In Laver Cup; Federer v Kyrgios Saturday