Sam Querrey

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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Querrey Shocks Nadal to Win Mexican Open

March 5, 2017

Sam Querrey stunned No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the final of the Mexican Open at Acapulco last night in a brilliant display of heavy-hitting tennis. The 29-year-old American’s first win in five tries against Nadal ended the Spaniard’s 14-match win streak at Acapulco, where he had won the title in 2005 […]

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Djokovic Beats Nishikori for Fourth Rogers Cup Crown

July 31, 2016

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic defeated third seed Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-5 in Toronto this afternoon to win his fourth Rogers Cup title and his record 30th Masters Series crown. Djokovic also won the Rogers Cup, also known as the Canadian Masters, in 2007 and 2011-12, and improved to 10-2 against Nishikori with his ninth straight win […]

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First Round Upset Picks at Wimbledon 2016

June 26, 2016

It’s that time of year again. The day before the start of Wimbledon. Requests have already started to come in for my annual top five first round upset picks at SW19. After two successive years of 1-4 records in the prognosticating business I thought I’d give it a rest. Popular demand dictates that I can’t. […]

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30-Somethings Reap Success on ATP Tour in 2013

December 27, 2013

2013 was a great year for graybeards on the ATP Tour. Eleven players 30 and over won 16 tournaments during the year, the most since 1975 when that season’s geezer brigade won 19. Five of the 30-and-over gang won twice in 2013, and two were first-time winners at an age when most would consider players […]

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Djokovic Looking for Three-Peat at Australian Open

January 13, 2013

  It’s already mid-summer Down Under and two weeks into the new year. For anyone who follows tennis, that means the Australian Open is about to begin. The Aussie kicks off its two-week run tomorrow at Melbourne Park, where the fans are often raucous and a party atmosphere generally prevails. This year’s men’s tournament features […]

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Tomic Stuns Verdasco in Aussie Thriller

January 16, 2012

Aussie young gun Bernard Tomic stole the show on opening day of the Australian Open Monday, staging an epic comeback in sweltering afternoon heat to defeat Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 in four hours and 11 minutes at Rod Laver Arena. The 19-year-old Tomic — Australia’s top-ranked men’s player at No. […]

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Marathon Man Isner Squeaks by Muller at Atlanta

July 22, 2010

John Isner, competing in his first tournament since Wimbledon, defeated Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 4-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (7) last night at the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Isner became a household tennis name after winning a three-day marathon over Frenchman Nicolas Mahut at the All England Club last month, prevailing 70-68 in the fifth set in […]

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Cilic the Favorite at Indian Wells

March 11, 2010

Not sure if the Red Hot Cilic Peppers will be making the trek from Australia to the California desert, but if they do it’s a good bet they’ll have plenty to cheer about over the next 11 days. The BNP Paribas Open, the first of 2010’s nine Masters Series events, starts today at Indian Wells […]

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