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Top Ranked Americans to Play River Oaks

HOUSTON – The top three Americans on the ATP World Tour rankings will play at River Oaks in April during the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. John Isner, the 2013 tournament champion, will be joined by … read more »

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Australian Open: Week One Highlights

1 – Roger (Federer) and out… Those of us who were hoping Roger Federer would win the first Grand Slam of 2015 were in for a surprise when Italian Andreas Seppi defeated the 17-times major champion 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, … read more »

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Australian Open Seeds Announced

Seedings were announced on Wednesday for the Australian Open, starting in Melbourne on January 19: Men: 1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 2. Roger Federer (SUI) 3. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 6. Andy Murray (GBR) … read more »

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2015 Australian Open Wildcards Announced

The wildcard entries for the 2015 Australian Open have been chosen. Here’s how the decisions were made: Due to a due to a reciprocal agreement with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the French Tennis Association, Tennis Australia gives … read more »

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ParcBench’s ATP World Tour Predictions for 2015

The 2015 ATP Tour has officially begun. For American tennis fans, it can’t begin soon enough. After weeks of pretending we care about football, we can finally start staying up all night and watching live-streamed matches around the globe featuring … read more »

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The 2014 US Open: Things We’ll Miss (& Things We Won’t)

Yes, we know that the U.S. Open is still going. But with the women’s final obviously going to Serena, and with the men’s final freeing up our need to watch tennis on Monday night, it’s time to publish this piece … read more »

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ACHING FOR CHANGE IN NEW YORK TIMES’ TENNIS COVERAGE

Here we go again. Just when the tennis world is in New York City, the good old New York Times comes out with tennis coverage that is embarrassing in its attempt to ignore the beauty of the sport while fulfilling … read more »

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At This Point, The US OPEN Semifinalists Just Might Be…

As usual, it’s all about The Big 3: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. And since it’s 2014, we’ll throw Stan Wawrinka in there as the Rafa replacement (who won’t be playing in this year’s US Open, due to … read more »

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The ‘PopSocks’ Tennis Doubles Dream Team Maintains Their Perfect Record

American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil achieved yet another victory as a doubles team on Tuesday. It was their eleventh win, out of eleven matches played, so far. Not a bad percentage, especially for a team that had never … read more »

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BB&T Atlanta Open Final Results: Sock& Pospisil in Doubles, Isner in Singles

American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil, the pair who recently won the Wimbledon doubles title, are 2-for-2 as a team as far as tournaments go, after defeating Steve Johnson (USA) and Sam Querrey (USA) 6-3, 5-7, 10-5 to win … read more »

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