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November 11th, 2023

Humbert Wins Metz Title Over Shevchenko, Breaks Top 20

Ugo Humbert will crack the Top 20 for a first time after his fourth career title.

Posted by Staff @ 5:52 pm in Fall Season | No Comments »

November 1st, 2023

Djokovic Cruises In Opener, Medvedev Goes Down To Dimitrov; Tsitsipas v Zverev

Novak Djokovic has won his last 14 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 pm in Paris | No Comments »

October 31st, 2023

Alcaraz Goes Down To Safiullin At Paris Masters; Djokovic, Medvedev Wednesday

Carlos Alcaraz chance at finishing No. 1 could end this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 pm in Paris | 1 Comment »

October 28th, 2023

Rune Upset By Auger-Aliassime, Opens Door For Hurkacz In Basel

Felix Auger-Aliassime is back in a final for the first time since his 2022 Basel title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:10 pm in Basel | No Comments »

October 27th, 2023

Rune, Defending Champion Auger-Aliassime Win 3rd Set Breakers To Reach Basel SFs; Hurkacz Alive

Two players needing big wins, Holger Rune and Felix Auger-Aliassime, collide in the semifinals of Vienna.

Posted by Staff @ 10:50 pm in Basel | No Comments »

October 26th, 2023

Ruud, Fritz Fall In Final Set Breakers In Basel; Rune, Hurkacz In QFs

Holger Rune has won two matches in a row for the first time since Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 11:34 pm in Basel | No Comments »

October 25th, 2023

Ruud, Fritz Wednesday Winners In Basel, Murray Falls In Three

The stars are in Austria, but the ATP Race to Turin is in Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 9:21 pm in Basel | No Comments »

October 13th, 2023

Dimitrov, Rublev Roll On To Shanghai Masters SFs; Korda v Hurkacz

A new Shanghai champion will be crowned this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 5:10 pm in Shanghai | No Comments »

October 12th, 2023

Korda Holds Off Shelton To Reach First Masters SF In Shanghai, Will Meet Hurkacz

Sebastian Korda has now won 10 of his last 12 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 3:16 pm in Shanghai | No Comments »

October 11th, 2023

Dimitrov Rallies Past Alcaraz At Shanghai Masters, Rublev Wins; Shelton v Korda QF

Carlos Alcaraz is titleless is his last five events now.

Posted by Staff @ 2:53 pm in Shanghai | No Comments »

October 9th, 2023

Alcaraz Advances Past Evans; Tsitsipas, Fritz Fall In Shanghai; Sinner v Shelton Tues.

Two more seeds lost Monday at the Shanghai Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 5:48 pm in Shanghai | No Comments »

October 8th, 2023

Sinner Wins, Korda Knocks Out Medvedev, Tiafoe Upset; Alcaraz v Evans Monday

Sebastian Korda upset Daniil Medvedev for his first career Top 5 win.

Posted by Staff @ 3:55 pm in Shanghai | No Comments »

October 6th, 2023

Shanghai Surprises: Zverev, Rune, De Minaur, Musetti, FAA Lose Openers; Alcaraz, Medvedev Sat.

It was a tough day for seeds in Shanghai on Friday as seven lost their opening matches.

Posted by Staff @ 2:41 pm in Shanghai | No Comments »

September 30th, 2023

Zverev Wins Late-Night Decider In Beijing, Rublev Out; Alcaraz v Musetti Sun.

Carlos Alcaraz is back in action Sunday in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 6:29 pm in beijing | No Comments »

September 27th, 2023

Alcaraz, Medvedev, Sinner Lead Stacked Beijing 500 Field

15 of the Top 20 men will be at the 500-level Beijing event.

Posted by Staff @ 2:55 pm in beijing | 1 Comment »