The USTA has announced its 32 seeds for the U.S. Open, so we now know certain matchups that could potentially take place along the way. “Potentially,” of course, is the key word here. After all, who knows how many seeded players could be bounced out of Flushing Meadows before they are even scheduled to go up against a fellow seed? […]
A quarterfinal spot in Winston-Salem will be at stake when Roberto Bautista Agut faces Marcos Baghdatis on Wednesday. Another all-seeded affair in the third round pits Sam Querrey against Viktor Troicki. […]
Fernando Verdasco will kick off his Winston-Salem campaign when he takes the court against Taylor Fritz on Tuesday. In addition to Fritz, fellow American Steve Johnson is also in action and he will face former champion Lukas Rosol. […]
Marin Cilic lifted the first Masters 1000 winner’s trophy of his career on Sunday, when he upset Andy Murray 6-4, 7-5 in the Western & Southern Open title match. Cilic seized control right from the start and ended up sealing the deal in one hour and 35 minutes. […]
With the 2016 Rio Olympics over and the Cincinnati Masters having come and gone, the tennis world is now set for one of those infamous weeks that immediately precede a Grand Slam. As always, just about anything could happen in Winston-Salem because a lot of participants will already be more interested in the upcoming U.S. Open. […]
It will be a showdown between two U.S. Open champions when Andy Murray and Marin Cilic make their final preparations for 2016’s last Grand Slam while battling for the Western & Southern Open title on Sunday afternoon. Murray has won 22 straight matches and three consecutive titles.
Andy Murray improved his winning streak to 22 matches when he beat Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-3 in the Cincinnati semifinals on Saturday. The world No. 2, who recently triumphed at Wimbledon and the Rio Olympics, fought off all three of the break points he faced to get the job done in only one hour and 30 minutes. […]