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August 31st, 2021

Rusty Djokovic Makes Rune Cramp At US Open, Zverev Looks Strong; Medvedev Faces Koepfer Again

Novak Djokovic got his bid for the Calendar Slam underway Tuesday night in New York.

Posted by Staff @ 11:11 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

March 25th, 2021

Vasek Pospisil Blasts ATP Chairman Gaudenzi During On-Court Meltdown [Video]

Vasek Pospisil gave a mouthful to the chairman Andrea Gaudenzi during a first round loss to Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:39 am in Miami, Videos | 1 Comment »

February 9th, 2021

Nadal’s Back OK In Australian Opener, Russians Roll; Djokovic v Tiafoe

Rafael Nadal says his back is not great.

Posted by Staff @ 1:29 pm in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

September 6th, 2020

Medvedev, Rublev, Berrettini Roll Into US Open 4R; Djokovic Goes For 30 Straight

Canadians are playing well at the US Open. Just not Milos Raonic.

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 am in US Open | 3 Comments »

September 3rd, 2020

Murray Ousted By Auger-Aliassime At US Open; Shapovalov v Fritz

Andy Murray is out of the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:50 pm in US Open | 2 Comments »

February 9th, 2020

Monfils Masters Pospisil For Third Montpellier Title

Gael Monfils won his 9th career title in Montpellier on Sunday,

Posted by Staff @ 7:32 pm in 2020 Season | Comments Off on Monfils Masters Pospisil For Third Montpellier Title

November 23rd, 2019

Nadal Leads Spain Into Davis Cup Final Against Surprising Canada

Canada will try to make history Sunday in Madrid by beating Rafael Nadal and Spain for their first Davis Cup title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:50 pm in Davis Cup | 13 Comments »

November 21st, 2019

Nadal, Djokovic Lead Their Countries In Davis Cup QFs

Canada is already into the semifinals, who will them?

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 pm in Davis Cup | 5 Comments »

August 28th, 2019

Nadal Dominant In US Open Debut, 4 Top 10 Seeds Fall; Djokovic, Federer Back Wed.

Nearly half the Top 10 exited Tuesday at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:37 am in US Open | 16 Comments »

March 12th, 2017

Pospisil Shocks Murray in 2nd Rd. at Indian Wells; Djokovic, Nadal, Federer Today

“It’s crazy to think I had to play pre-qualifying here two years ago,” said the elder Zverev, who will next face Thiem.

Posted by Staff @ 12:47 am in Indian Wells | 29 Comments »

October 10th, 2016

Tsonga Wins; Djokovic, Del Potro Up Tuesday at ATP Shanghai Masters

It was the 31-year-old Tsonga’s first match since the US Open after knee surgery.

Posted by Staff @ 11:26 pm in Shanghai | 26 Comments »

July 10th, 2016

Ferrer Leads Bastad; Johnson on Grass at Newport; ATP Previews

Rafael Nadal (currently injured) beat Fognini in last year’s final…Leo Mayer (2014) is the only former champ in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 3:04 pm in ATP, Tennis | Comments Off on Ferrer Leads Bastad; Johnson on Grass at Newport; ATP Previews

June 18th, 2016

Grass Tennis Preview: Radwanska, WTA Stars in Eastbourne, Not So Much in ATP Nottingham

Four Top 10 seeds and a former Wimbledon champ round out the stout draw…The 16 seeds all receive opening-round byes…Floaters galore, with tough opening matches for…

Posted by Staff @ 4:49 pm in Tennis | 13 Comments »

April 25th, 2016

It Was Snowing At The Munich Tennis Tournament!

A new surface in Munich?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:14 am in Munich | 2 Comments »

April 24th, 2016

Del Potro Returns at Munich; ATP Previews This Week

No Top 20 players, but Istanbul you do have Bernie “The Tank Engine” Tomic! For at least a round…

Posted by Staff @ 10:11 am in Estoril, Istanbul, Munich, Tennis | 8 Comments »