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US Open Fourth Round Preview Andrey Rublev Vs Matteo Berrettini

TweetThere are many strands of competition on the ATP tour- the first one, in that it is done on the biggest stages in front of the largest audiences, is between the Big 3 and their few competitors. The second is among the next in line, the players who once that strand has dissolved will replace […]

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US Open 2019 Men’s Preview Djokovic on Course for USO Trophy No.4

Australian Open Djokovic

TweetBy the time the U.S. Open comes around each season, everything—right from the Tours to player thinktanks and entourages, businesses of the sport, the partners involved, and of course the devoted followers—is at fever pitch. And why not. One: the host city, New York City. Yes, the other cities to host a grand slam tournament […]

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Wimbledon 2019 Men’s Singles Draw Breakdown

Djokovic Wimbledon

TweetWestward Ho! Wimbledon, here we go! Starting this coming Monday, the immaculately manicured grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club host the oldest tennis major for the 133rd time. The curiously scheduled tennis tour jumps from Melbourne to Roland Garros, a gap of four and a half months for players to […]

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Wimbledon 2019 Men’s Singles The Favorites

TweetNovak Djokovic The defending champion and four time title holder (’11, ’14, ’15, ’18) had a tumultuous end to his Roland Garros ’18 and has not played an ATP Grass warm up tournament, but if he comes to Wimbledon focused and prepared, the trophy is likely his. Djokovic sits on top of the rankings with […]

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Fedal part 39 to take place at Roland Garros 2019

Federer

TweetRoger Federer has had many a fine run at Roland Garros and one truly great one, that 2009 title win. Those fine runs- to the semis in 2005 and 2012, and the finals in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011, have all, bar one (2012, lost to Djokovic), ended at the hands of Rafa Nadal. That pattern is likely […]

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Roland Garros 2019 Men’s Draw Breakdown

Djokovic Rome

TweetTwo days. Two whole days until Roland Garros. With plenty of players breaking through this season and a whole host of different champions on the tour, and some old favorites, players and narratives, at the fore, this Roland Garros has the potential to be one of the most historically significant and downright entertaining for a […]

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Roland Garros 2019 Dark Horses

Goffin

TweetA dark horse has not won Roland Garros in some time- Gaston Gaudio, ranked 44 at the time, was the last man to do so in 2004. That was before the Rafa Nadal reign in Paris began, and with the Spaniard still in slam winning form, it’s hard to see another dark horse making a […]

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Roland Garros 2019 The Long shots

del Potro

TweetThey’re not quite favorites, struggling with form or health or lacking experience, and not quite dark horses, ranked too high or too well established. These are the long-shots, the Roland Garros competitors who could get their hands on the trophy if talent, hard work and a few strokes of luck collide. Juan Martin del Potro […]

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Roland Garros 2019 The Favorites The Next in Line

Roland Garros Thiem

TweetRafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic may be the heavy favorites to win Roland Garros this season, but there is still a slam to be played and there are a few other players who could grab the title should their opportunities arise. First up is Dominic Thiem. The Austrian made the final last year and a […]

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Roland Garros 2019 The Favorites A tale of two champions

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TweetWhen it comes to the Roland Garros 2019 men’s singles title, ask most tennis fans who the favorites are and they will give you two well deserved names: Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic. The Rome final will have only cemented these names on the tips of tennis fan’s tongues. Rafa Nadal, going into Rome, had […]

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