Monday, March 1, 2021

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Johnson Claims Newport Title; Cecchinato Wins Umag; Fognini Captures Bastad Crown

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Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open—Newport, RI, U.S.A. No. 3 seed Steve Johnson picked up his fourth career ATP World Tour title on Sunday in Newport, R.I., dismissing Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-5, 3-6, 6-2. The hard-fought contest featured great grass-court play...

Djokovic wins first career French Open title over Murray to complete Grand Slam collection

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French Open 2016—Paris, France Top seed Novak Djokovic completed his Grand Slam collection on Sunday in Paris, defeating No. 2 seed Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. In a match that saw Murray beginning in strong form, it was Djokovic...

Zverev Defends Munich Title; Sousa Wins Estoril Crown; Daniel Claims Maiden Title in Istanbul

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BMW Open by FWU—Munich, Germany Top seed Alexander Zverev won his second consecutive title in Munich, Germany on Sunday, defeating countryman Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-3. In a straight-forward encounter which featured 70 minutes of match time, Zverev won 80 percent of...

Murray captures Rome Masters over Djokovic

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INTERNAZIONALI BNL D'ITALIA—ROME, ITALY No. 2 seed Andy Murray stunned top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to capture his first-ever title in Roma, Italy. In a match that lasted one hour and 35 minutes, Murray broke...

Barty Wins Maiden French Open Title over Vondroušová

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Roland Garros—Paris, France Australian Ashleigh Barty won her maiden Grand Slam title in Paris on Saturday, defeating Markéta Vondroušová 6-1, 6-3 at the French Open. Needing one hour and 10 minutes to seal her victory, Barty slammed three aces and won...

Podcast: Looking forward to week two at the 2015 Australian Open

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Welcome the TennisConnected Podcast for 2015! After seven days of action Down Under, Parsa Samii and Nima Naderi are back to discuss the meat and potatoes of the event. With Roger Federer gone and Rafa Nadal back in form, will...

Federer Claims 95th Career Title in Basel; Pouille Wins Vienna Crown

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Swiss Indoors Basel—Basel, Switzerland Top seed Roger Federer won his seventh title of the year and 95th career title overall at the Swiss Indoors in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday, defeating No. 4 seed Juan Martin del Potro 6-7(5), 6-4,...

Serena Williams & Patrick Mouratoglou prepare for March Madness in Indian Wells & Miami

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by: Nima Naderi After her dynamic performance at the Australian Open where she won her 23rd career Major and broke Stephanie Graf's record, world No. 1 Serena Williams returns to action in Indian Wells this week with a sweep of March...

Projected Year-End ATP World Tour Rankings for 2017

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by: Nima Naderi In a year that saw a monumental effort by Andy Murray to overtake Novak Djokovic as the top ranked player in the ATP World Tour rankings, the same could not be said for likes of Roger Federer...

Thiem takes Rio Crown; Tsonga wins third Marseille Title; Sock Claims Delray Beach after...

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RIO OPEN PRESENTED BY CLARO—RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL Second seed Dominic Thiem won his ninth career title on the ATP World Tour on Sunday, defeating Pablo Carreno Busta 7-5, 6-4. Taking control of the match from the onset, Thiem broke...

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Popyrin Captures Maiden Title in Singapore; Goffin Claims Montpelier Crown; ...

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Singapore Tennis Open—Singapore, Singapore Australian Alexei Popyrin captured his maiden ATP Tour title on Sunday in Singapore, defeating No. 4 seed Alexander Bublik 4-6, 6-0,...