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ATP Cup Day 10 Final Notes

TweetFinals are often the least impressive days of tournaments and so it was on the final day of the ATP Cup. The highlight, for many singles fans, was a single set played between Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal. There was much hype for this match, but those who knew that Djokovic had won their last […]

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ATP Cup Day 9 Notes

TweetNovak Djokovic has not had the best of times versus the tour’s Next Gen the last few years with losses to Khachanov in Paris-Bercy ’18, Sascha Zverev at Rome ’17 and WTF ’18, Tsitsipas at Canada ’18, and to Daniil Medvedev at Monte Carlo and Cincy ’19. Against Medvedev at the ATP Cup, Djokovic looked […]

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ATP Cup Day 8 Notes

TweetTo keep Belgium in the quarters, after the Spaniards won the first match, David Goffin had to beat world No.1 Rafa Nadal. It was a tall order- Nadal led the head to head 4-1. If there was a glimmer of hope, those four defeats had all come on Clay, and Goffin’s sole win had come […]

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

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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 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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Roland Garros 2019 Men’s Draw Breakdown

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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 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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Australian Open Semi-final Men’s Preview Rafa Nadal Vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

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TweetAustralian Open Men’s Semi final preview Rafa Nadal (2) Vs Stefanos Tsitsipas (14). Rafa Nadal has returned from his post 2018 US Open injury lay-off with a fine-tuned hard court friendly game and his usual determination and focus, a lethal mix, as his five opponents so far have found out. The Spaniard, who had to […]

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Australian Open Bottom Half 4th round Preview

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TweetAustralian Open fourth round, Bottom half, preview, Roger Federer (3) Vs Stefanos Tsitsipas (14) Tennis fans and pundits are slow to annoint Stefanos Tsitsipas as Baby Fed after the name seemingly cursed Grigor Dimitrov and Richard Gasquet. Federer has rarely been given any sleepless nights by his tennis heirs, but Tsitsipas is catching Federer at a […]

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Australian Open Preview 3r Rafael Nadal vs Alex de Minaur

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TweetAustralian Open 3rd round Preview- Rafa Nadal (2) Vs Alex de Minaur, Rod Laver Arena, from 7pm. Rafa Nadal will have to defeat his third Australian hope in a row to progress to the fourth round, and the draw has saved the best of the Aussies for last in the shape of Alex de Minaur. […]

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