Djokovic, Murray Win on Semifinal Day

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The final of Roland Garros is finally set as the men’s semifinal action was completed today in a rain-plagued tournament that left the men and women playing at the same time. Novak Djokovic made his fourth Roland Garros final, while Andy Murray made his first. They’ve played three times this year already, splitting two of […] READ MORE


The Rise of Dominic Thiem

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Take a pulverising single handed backhand and a strong forehand. Add heavy ground strokes along with brilliant defence. Combine it with a powerful kick serve and an aggressive baseline game. Result? A Dominic Thiem is born. His recent run to the Round of 16 at the French Open is commendable. It is quite possible that […] READ MORE




Panelists Predictions for 2016 French Open Men's Day 5 Matches Including Ferrer vs. Monaco

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Our panel of Steen Kirby, Stefano Berlincioni, and Manuel Traquete take a look at the best French Open matches ahead today on the men’s side, and offer their predictions. For predictions of Day 5 women’s matches, click here.  David Ferrer vs. Juan Monaco Embed from Getty Images Steen: I would pick Monaco given how poor Ferrer […] READ MORE



One-Handers Seek Glory in Paris

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In what usually is considered a dead week on the tennis calendar, Dominic Thiem and Stan Wawrinka picked up titles in Nice and Geneva respectively. They will hope to back up their title runs in Paris next week. Both of these players possess one-handed backhands and heavy groundstrokes that have found their home on the […] READ MORE


ATP Madrid 2016 Stock Watch

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After the Monte Carlo and a host of other smaller European clay court tournaments, it’s time for the Madrid Masters in Spain’s capital. The world’s top ten are playing in the tournament, but it should also feature some upsets, along with top favorites making deep runs. Here are a look at those players in and […] READ MORE


ATP Stock Watch: 2016 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters

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The European spring clay court season begins with the Masters 1000 stop in Monte Carlo, it’s not a mandatory event, but with such a beautiful venue, and plenty of prize money and ranking points to offer, most of the big names in men’s tennis have headed to the French Riviera to try their luck. Here […] READ MORE