Kyrgios to defend Atlanta title, Sock also announces return

March 7, 2017 0

Atlanta may be the U.S. capital of postseason collapses by its sports franchises, but it is also–arguably–the capital of tennis. In keeping with that distinction, its annual ATP tournament got a boost to its eighth year when Nick Kyrgios announced on Monday that he is making a return trip to defend his 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open title. […]

Federer, Murray headline loaded Dubai draw

February 25, 2017 48

Roger Federer will be taking the court for the first time since triumphing at last month’s Australian Open when he returns for the upcoming Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Federer is the third seed behind world No. 1 Andy Murray and third-ranked Stan Wawrinka. […]

Djokovic takes wild card to join Nadal next week in Acapulco

February 24, 2017 19

Novak Djokovic is making an unexpected appearance in between the Australian Open and the Indian Wells Masters, and it will come at next week’s Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco. Djokovic announced on Thursday that he has accepted a late wild card into the 500-point event. […]

Federer signs on to play Basel tournament through 2019

February 21, 2017 34

Get ready for at least three more years of Roger Federer. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Federer will be on tour through at least the 2019 season. That much became clear when the 35-year-old Swiss announced on Tuesday that he has signed a new three-year contract to play the Swiss Indoors Basel. […]

Nadal, Wawrinka still need time off after grueling Australian Open

February 9, 2017 16

Scheduled to be the top two seeds at next week’s ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal have withdrawn in the aftermath of grueling Australian Open campaigns. Wawrinka is out with a knee injury, while Nadal announced on Thursday that he needs more rest. […]

Djokovic headlines first round of Davis Cup action

February 3, 2017 1

World No. 1 Andy Murray is on the sidelines this week, but second-ranked Novak Djokovic will be a part of the first-round Davis Cup festivities when Serbia hosts Russia. Djokovic is looking to bounce back from an early loss at the Australian Open to Denis Istomin. […]

Federer, Nadal avoid early disaster as Australian Open draw revealed

January 13, 2017 33

The Australian Open draw ceremony took place on Friday afternoon in Melbourne, where Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal avoided serious early danger despite being saddled with unusually low seeds. Federer is in Andy Murray’s quarter, while Nadal is on the other side of the bracket in a section with Milos Raonic. […]

Nadal, Federer could meet as early as third round at Australian Open

January 12, 2017 5

One spot in the rankings for either player–that’s how close Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal came to giving themselves no chance of facing each other in round three of the upcoming Australian Open. Federer finds himself on the outside looking in for a top 16 seed at No. 17 in the world, while Nadal is No. 9. […]

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