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Preview and Predictions for ATP Finals

November 11, 2017

The ATP Finals begin Sunday, ostensibly featuring the eight best men players in the world. There are however some illusions with the premise that the best eight are gathering at the O2 Arena in London for the prestigious year-ending tournament. Injuries have riddled the ATP Tour in 2017 like no season in recent memory and […]

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Verdasco Edges Rublev to Reach Second Round at Paris Masters

October 31, 2017

Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco edged 20-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6) in the opening round of the Rolex Paris Masters Tuesday afternoon. It was a battle of two baseline bashers and the only real difference was Verdasco’s acumen and skill in the tie-breaks. The win propels the 33-year-old Verdasco into a second-round clash […]

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Del Potro Topples Dimitrov to Win Stockholm Open

October 22, 2017

Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro whipped top seed Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the Stockholm Open earlier this afternoon. The title was the fourth-seeded Argentine’s first of the year and 20th of his career, and will launch the Tower of Tandil into contention in the ATP Race to London. Del Potro […]

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Dolgopolov Stops Dzumhur Run at Shenzhen Open

September 30, 2017

Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov defeated Damir Dzumhur 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open Saturday night, ending the red-hot Bosnian’s 8-match winning streak while advancing to his third final of the year. Dolgopolov, the fifth seed, will play Belgian David Goffin, seeded No. 2, in tomorrow’s final. Goffin leads the 28-year-old Dolgopolov 1-0 head-to-head, […]

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Zverev Upsets Federer to Win Coupe Rogers in Montreal

August 14, 2017

Alexander Zverev is #NextGen no more. For Sascha, the future is now. The 20-year-old German dealt elder statesman Roger Federer a thorough 6-3, 6-4 beatdown in the final of the Coupe Rogers in Montreal yesterday afternoon. Zverev, who evened his record against Federer at 2-2, has now won two Masters titles and five tournaments overall […]

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Rublev Captures Maiden Title at Croatia Open Umag

July 24, 2017

Lucky loser Andrey Rublev won his first ATP Tour title last night, defeating No. 4 seed Italian Paolo Lorenzi 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the Croatia Open Umag. The 19-year-old Rublev had lost in the final round of qualifying, but earned a spot in the main draw when Borna Coric was forced to withdraw. […]

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Altmaier Beats Estrella Burgos at Antalya Open

June 27, 2017

#NextGen rising star German Daniel Altmaier, 18, won his first ATP Tour main draw match earlier today, defeating veteran Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 7-5, 6-7 (8), 7-6 (5) in the opening round of the Antalya Open. The young German lost in the final round of the qualies, but advanced to the main […]

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Groth Beats Klein at Nottingham Challenger

June 15, 2017

Sam Groth is back on the grass and it sure shows. Groth, ranked No. 240 in the world, defeated Brydan Klein 6-3, 6-4 on his favorite surface this afternoon, while advancing to the quarterfinals of the Nottingham Challenger. The win was just the second main draw victory for the big-serving Australian since early January at […]

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Zverev Surprises Djokovic to Win Italian Open

May 21, 2017

NextGen tennis star Alexander Zverev powered his way into the NowGen elite of men’s tennis Sunday afternoon. The 20-year-old German upset second seed Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the Italian Open, winning his first Masters title and becoming the only player born in the 1990s to accomplish the feat so far. With […]

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Nadal Thrashes Djokovic in Madrid Open Semifinals

May 13, 2017

Rafael Nadal captured his first win over Novak Djokovic since the 2014 French Open final, beating the second-seeded Serb 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Mutua Madrid Open earlier today. Nadal played with ruthless aggression and purpose on the red clay at the Caja Magica, particularly in the first set, ending a string of […]

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