Monthly Archives: September 2014

Beijing Open: Questions the event will answer for the tennis world.

Beijing

TweetThe ATP 500 China Open event in Beijing next week is one much anticipated by tennis fans and will answer some important questions about the tennis world when it comes to players of the likes of Nadal, Djokovic, Murray and Cilic. It’s over. The wait is over. Since the U.S Open ended three weeks ago, […]

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David Goffin: What next for the Belgian?

Goffin

TweetDavid Goffin has been tearing up something of a storm on the ATP tour since Wimbledon. In SW19, he faced Andy Murray in the second round, and though he was overwhelmed in the first couple of sets, he showed what he was capable of in the third, losing it 7-5. Since then, Goffin has won […]

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Marin Cilic’s Pleasantly (un)Surprising Journey to the U.S Open Title

Cilic

TweetMarin Cilic’s U.S Open surprised the tennis world, Cilic himself, and announced to the world not only a new slam champion but the fact slams were there for whoever had it in them to step up and take them. The tennis world was pretty divided about whether or not Cilic was the man for the […]

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Marin Cilic is the 2014 U.S Open Champion

U.S Open

TweetMarin Cilic is the 2014 U.S Open Men’s Champion. It sounds strange doesn’t it? But it did not look strange as he dominated his final opponent Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in the Men’s final on Sunday. It looked like Cilic had been contesting slam finals for years. But he had not. He had not […]

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U.S Open Quarter-Final Reviews: Federer Comes Back to Beat Monfils, Cilic Slaughters Berdych

U.S Open

TweetThe story of the U.S Open quarter-finals was Roger Federer’s 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 win over Gael Monfils. The Frenchman took an error-ridden first set 6-4, which inspired him as he played some of his best tennis (10 winners to 4 errors) to win the second set 6-3. Federer, who made 26 errors in the […]

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U.S Open Day 9 Review: Federer Flies into Quarters to Face Dimitrov-Slayer Monfils

U.S Open

TweetRoger Federer, the second seed, has set up a last eight meeting at the U.S Open against Gael Monfils. Federer’s 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over 17th seed Roberto Bautista-Agut was expected, but Monfils’ (20) 7-5, 7-6(6), 7-5 win over Grigor Dimitrov (7) was a shock. Monfils has beaten Dimitrov before at the U.S Open, back […]

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U.S Open Day 8 Review: Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic to Renew Rivalry in Last Eight

U.S Open

TweetAndy Murray beat Jo-Wilfriend Tsonga 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 in the last sixteen of the U.S Open to set up a rematch of the 2012 final with Novak Djokovic. The Serbian made it into the last eight with a 6-1, 7-5, 6-4 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber. Murray had to navigate the tougher draw into the quarters. […]

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