Federer Eases into the US Open Fourth Round

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Roger Federer is into the fourth round at the U.S. Open with a convincing 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over the German Philipp Kohlschreiber Saturday afternoon. The match wasn’t as straightforward as Federer’s first and second round wins earlier in the week, but still Kohlschreiber was not close to getting the surprise upset over the 17-time […] READ MORE


Are Top Seeds Losing Early Good For Women’s tennis?

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The third round is not even completed and already seven of the top ten women’s seeds at this year’s US Open are out. Aside from the #2 seed Maria Sharapova withdrawing due to injury a day before the tournament began, six others have all faltered on court. Only the #1 seed Serena Williams, #2 Simona Halep, […] READ MORE


Watch Out for Madison Keys at the US Open

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All the attention and focus will be on Serena Williams and her quest for the calendar Slam at the US Open next week, but there’s another American lady who hopes she can spoil the party with a Grand Slam win of her own. 20-year-old Madison Keys is the future of American women’s tennis and has […] READ MORE


Djokovic survives scare in Cincinnati

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Novak Djokovic survived in Cincinnati holding off a serious charge from David Goffin 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. The Belgian looked as though he was going to win when he was up a double break in the third set, but Djokovic showed us once again why he is the world #1 as he battled back to win the set […] READ MORE


Gavrilova’s Rise is in Bencic’s Shadow

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Belinda Bencic stormed onto the scene at last week’s Rogers Cup to capture her second career title and first Premier 5 title, but in the shadow of all she accomplished last week stands another promising young player who took more strides in the right direction. 21-year-old Daria Gavrilova reached the round-of-16 before bowing out to […] READ MORE


What’s Wrong with Filip Peliwo?

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Filip Peliwo has struggled since turning pro back in 2013. The 21-year-old Canadian was thought to be one of the next great stars of the game, but somewhere along the way it has all gone wrong for him. Or has it? Before turning pro, Peliwo’s career was going in only one direction and that was up. […] READ MORE


American Men’s Tennis has Lost its Character

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It is almost three years since Juan Martin del Potro sent Andy Roddick into retirement at the 2012 US. Open. Now, Roddick is back on the tennis court in Atlanta where he played and won an exhibition match in straight sets against the 17-year-old American Frances Tiafoe. Roddick is also playing doubles with his friend […] READ MORE


Williams Survives a Huge Scare

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On centre court at Wimbledon, Serena Williams reminded us once again why she is the greatest female tennis player of all time. Williams defeated the home crowd favourite Heather Watson 62 46 75 after being down not only a double break in the third set, but also down a break at 45. Williams pulled off one of the […] READ MORE


Raonic vs. Kyrgios Won’t Disappoint

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For the second straight year Milos Raonic and Nick Kyrgios are set to square off at Wimbledon. Last year the two met in the quarterfinals which Raonic won in four sets 67(4) 62 64 76(4). This year the two meet in the third round to determine who makes it to Manic Monday and the round-of-16. This […] READ MORE


Can the Swiss sweep at Wimbledon?

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Can the Swiss sweep at Wimbledon? In the past this question wouldn’t be asked because there never was a good chance of a Swiss man and a Swiss woman winning Wimbledon in the same year. In the late 1990’s and early 2000’s Martina Hingis was the dominant Swiss player. She challenged for Wimbledon titles and […] READ MORE