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October 31st, 2021

Zverev Topples Tiafoe, Adds Vienna To List Of Titles

No one born in the 90s has more titles than Alexander Zverev.

Posted by Staff @ 6:52 pm in 2021 Season | No Comments »

October 29th, 2021

Tiafoe Comes Up Big Again, Upsets Schwartzman; Zverev v Alcaraz

Frances Tiafoe is into his first ATP semifinal of 2021.

Posted by Staff @ 11:18 pm in 2021 Season | 3 Comments »

October 31st, 2020

Rublev Seeks 5th Title Of 2020 Against Sonego In Vienna

Andrey Rublev could have the most ATP titles on the season Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:46 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Rublev Seeks 5th Title Of 2020 Against Sonego In Vienna

October 29th, 2020

Thiem, Rublev Advance To Vienna QF Showdown; Dimitrov Ousts Tsitsipas

Who can hit it harder, Dominic Thiem or Andrey Rublev? Find out Friday in Vienna.

Posted by Staff @ 8:33 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Thiem, Rublev Advance To Vienna QF Showdown; Dimitrov Ousts Tsitsipas

October 25th, 2020

Djokovic Set For Return In Loaded Vienna Field; Thiem Bids To Defend Title

37-2 on the season, Novak Djokovic returns to Vienna for the first time in 13 years.

Posted by Staff @ 8:45 pm in Fall Season | 1 Comment »

October 27th, 2019

Thiem Overcomes Schwartzman For Home Vienna Title

Dominic Thiem now leads the ATP in 2019 titles with five.

Posted by Staff @ 7:07 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Thiem Overcomes Schwartzman For Home Vienna Title

October 26th, 2019

Thiem, Schwartzman To Meet In Vienna Final

Dominic Thiem is 8-0 in Austria this year.

Posted by Staff @ 4:43 pm in Fall Season | Comments Off on Thiem, Schwartzman To Meet In Vienna Final

October 27th, 2018

Federer Rolls Into Basel Final, Seeks 99th Career Title Against Qualifier Copil

Roger Federer will seek his 99th career ATP title, 9th in Basel Sunday. While Marius Copil bids for a first title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:13 pm in Fall Season | 23 Comments »

October 25th, 2018

Federer Flies Into Basel QFs, Faces Simon Friday; Thiem-Nishikori In Vienna

Roger Federer has won his last 17 matches in Basel.

Posted by Staff @ 8:21 pm in Fall Season | 37 Comments »

October 27th, 2017

Federer Rallies In Basel, Cilic v Del Potro SF; Tsonga Sacks Zverev In Vienna

The top 4 seeds led by Roger Federer reach the Basel semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:37 pm in Fall Season | 43 Comments »

October 24th, 2017

Federer Dominates Tiafoe In Basel, Del Potro Wed.; Thiem Wins In Vienna

Unlike the US Open, Roger Federer had no issues today with Frances Tiafoe.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 pm in Fall Season | 17 Comments »

October 30th, 2016

Murray Wins Vienna Over Tsonga, Can Take No. 1 from Djokovic in Paris This Week

“The tiebreak was really, really tight,” Murray said. “I think it was a high-level tiebreak. There wasn’t really many mistakes…Jo fought well and started playing a lot better. He was more aggressive and taking some more chances and making the shots.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:12 pm in Fall Season | 20 Comments »

October 17th, 2014

Want To Watch Andy Murray Eat Cake? Of Course You Do [Video]

Andy Murray ate cake in Vienna.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:12 pm in Videos | 21 Comments »

October 21st, 2012

Del Potro, Berdych Win Titles, Close In On London Berths; Venus, Wozniacki Champions Again

After Sunday titles, Tomas Berdych and Juan Martin Del Potro moved closer to London berths. Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki ended lengthy title droughts.

Posted by Staff @ 11:30 pm in ATP Finals, Stockholm | 6 Comments »

October 19th, 2012

Haas Wins 500th, Joins Del Potro in Vienna QFs; Tsonga, Berdych Advance In Stockholm; Venus Alive In Luxembourg

Tommy Haas and Sam Stosur reached match win milestones Thursday. Haas won his 500th career match, Stosur her 400th.

Posted by Staff @ 1:38 am in Stockholm | 10 Comments »