Adrian Mannarino lost his first-round match at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Tuesday afternoon, but he won the main spot on every highlight reel. Mannarino hit a drop shot that went over the net, bounced, and then spun back over the net onto his own side for a winner. […]
A pair of rematches from last week’s Madrid Masters are headlining Wednesday’s schedule in Rome. Stan Wawrinka and Benoit Paire also faced each other in the Madrid second round, while Dominic Thiem and Pablo Cuevas clashed in the semifinals. […]
Madrid finalists Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have already enjoyed hugely successful clay-court seasons. While they could use some additional rest before the French Open, cooler heads will prevail and both will almost certainly suit up for this week’s Rome Masters. […]
It will be a battle of one-handed backhands when Dominic Thiem and Pablo Cuevas clash in the semifinals of the Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday. Their only previous encounter was an absolute clay-court battle, won by Cuevas 7-6(7), 7-5, 6-7(5), 7-5 in round two of the 2015 French Open.
Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori are back from respective injuries and have played their way into an intriguing semifinal contest that is set for Friday in Madrid. Alexander Zverev and Pablo Cuevas are also aiming for a place in the last four. […]
A pair of showdowns that should feature plenty of extended baseline rallies are part of the Monday schedule at the Madrid Masters. Gael Monfils is facing Gilles Simon and Pablo Cuevas is going up against Thomaz Bellucci. […]
Monte-Carlo semifinalist David Goffin will try to continue his fine form when he takes the court in Barcelona for second-round action against Nikoloz Basilashvili. Pablo Cuevas and Karen Khachanov are also aiming for a spot in the last 16. […]
Either Marin Cilic, Lucas Pouille, Pablo Cuevas, or Albert Ramos-Vinolas will be in this week’s Monte-Carlo final. Such is the surprising quarterfinal lineup in the top half of the draw, with Cuevas facing Pouille and Cilic battling Ramos-Vinolas on Friday. […]
A blockbuster third-round contest in Monte-Carlo will pit Rafael Nadal against Alexander Zverev on Thursday. A place in the quarterfinals will also be at stake when Stan Wawrinka continues his campaign against Pablo Cuevas. […]
In one Indian Wells quarterfinal on Thursday, the two top-eight seeds–Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem–have advanced. The story is by no means the same on the other side of the draw’s top half, where Pablo Carreno Busta and Pablo Cuevas are still alive.