• September 23, 2021

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Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer in same half of French Open field

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer in same half of French Open field

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer all ended up in the same half of the French Open men’s field in the draw Thursday, meaning no more than one of them can reach the final. The Big Three top…

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U.S. Open to use electronic line-calling technology on all tennis courts

U.S. Open to use electronic line-calling technology on all tennis courts

Novak Djokovic does not need to worry about accidentally hitting a U.S. Open line judge with a tennis ball between points this year because there won’t be any line judges — chair umpires will be…

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2021 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells rescheduled for October

2021 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells rescheduled for October

The 2021 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, frequently referred to as tennis’ “fifth major,” has been rearranged for October. Initially slated for March 8-21 in California, the tournament was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. It…

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Tsitsipas dominates Monte Carlo Masters final for his 1st title of 2021

Tsitsipas dominates Monte Carlo Masters final for his 1st title of 2021

Stefanos Tsitsipas won the Monte Carlo Masters without dropping a set, defeating Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday for his first title this year and sixth overall. Fourth-seeded Tsitsipas was in dominant form as he…

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Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Aslan Karatsev set up a second-round match with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte Carlo Masters by beating Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-4 on Monday as rain played havoc with the clay-court tournament’s agenda. Karatsev, who rose…

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Canada’s Raonic upset at Mexican Open while Fernandez, Auger-Aliassime move on

Canada’s Raonic upset at Mexican Open while Fernandez, Auger-Aliassime move on

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez had successful outings Wednesday in Mexico. Fellow Canadian Milos Raonic did not. The 20-year-old Aliassime defeated another 20-year-old, American Sebastian Korda 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the quarter-finals at…

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Andy Murray withdraws from Delray Beach citing desire to minimize Covid-19 risks before Australian Open

Andy Murray withdraws from Delray Beach citing desire to minimize Covid-19 risks before Australian Open

Andy Murray has confirmed that coronavirus-related concerns prompted his withdrawal from January’s ATP event at Delray Beach. The former world no1 had looked set to start his 2021 season at the tournament in Florida after receiving a wildcard, with…

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Australian Open to start on February 8

Australian Open to start on February 8

Men’s tennis’s governing body has revealed the Australian Open will start on February 8, three weeks later than planned. While Tennis Australia and the Victorian and Australian governments are yet to confirm, the ATP on…

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Milos Raonic, 2014 Paris Masters finalist, breezes to 1st-round win in 63 minutes

Milos Raonic, 2014 Paris Masters finalist, breezes to 1st-round win in 63 minutes

Big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic beat Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday in first-round action at the Paris Masters. Raonic, the 10th seed in Paris, never faced break point and needed just one hour and three…

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Canada’s Pospisil slams Kyrgios for ‘zero due diligence’ in opposing tour merger

Canada’s Pospisil slams Kyrgios for ‘zero due diligence’ in opposing tour merger

Canada’s Vasek Pospisil has hit back at Nick Kyrgios for opposing the proposal to merge the men’s ATP and women’s WTA tennis tours, stating the Australian did not have enough information to comment on the…

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Dominic Thiem advances at Rio Open

Dominic Thiem advances at Rio Open

Top seed Dominic Thiem held off an inspired effort from Brazilian wild card Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves at the Rio Open presented by Claro, finishing strongly in his 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 victory to reach the second round on Tuesday. The…

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Canada upends Germany with doubles win at ATP cup

Canada upends Germany with doubles win at ATP cup

Denis Shapovalov went 2-0 for Canada on Tuesday, earning his second Top 10 victory of the season in singles and teaming up with countryman Felix Auger-Aliassime in doubles to clinch a 2-1 ATP Cup tie victory versus Germany. Auger-Aliassime/Shapovalov defeat…

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Tsitsipas defeats Thiem in 3 sets to win ATP Finals

Tsitsipas defeats Thiem in 3 sets to win ATP Finals

Three years after coming to the ATP Finals as a hitting partner to the top pros, Stefanos Tsitsipas is leaving the tournament as champion. Tsitsipas rallied to defeat Dominic Thiem 6-7 (6), 6-2, 7-6 (4)…