Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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It’s a Bouchard kind of Summer

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In my latest article for Tennis Canada, I discuss Eugenie Bouchard's stellar result at Wimbledon and what the future holds in store for the young Canadian. Here's an excerpt below. "How can you not like Genie? She tells it like...

Steve Johnson wins first career title in Nottingham

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AEGON OPEN NOTTINGHAM—NOTTINGHAM, GREAT BRITAIN No. 6 seed Steve Johnson captured his maiden ATP World Tour title in Nottingham, England on Saturday, defeating No. 2 seed Pablo Cuevas 7-6(5), 7-5. In a match that featured strong serving throughout, it was...

Murray wins Paris Masters 1000 over Isner

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BNP PARIBAS MASTERS—PARIS, FRANCE New World No. 1 Andy Murray capped off a tremendous week of tennis at the Paris Masters in France, defeating hard-hitting American John Isner 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4 for the title on Sunday. Overcoming 18 aces, Murray managed...

US Open 2016: Three to see on Day 8: Delpo, Murray and Nishikori

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by: Nima Naderi The crowd in Ashe Stadium tried their best, but it wasn't enough to push Rafael Nadal past the finish line against super-fit Frenchmen Lucas Pouille. In case you've lost count, there are three Frenchmen in the quarterfinals of...

Murray Wins Gold Medal at Olympic Games

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Rio de Janerio Olympic Games Top seed Andy Murray won his second career Olympic Gold Medal in Rio on Sunday, defeating fan-favourite Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5. Needing over four hours to complete his victory, Murray overcame...

Wimbledon 2012: Men’s draw preview and analysis

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by: Nima Naderi Locked in a race to finish No. 1 in the world by the end of the tournament, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer all have a little extra incentive to play for during the upcoming fortnight...

Djokovic and Halep win Rogers Cup titles

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Rogers Cup World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 5 seed Simona Halep won titles in Toronto and Montreal at the Rogers Cup on Sunday, respectively. For Djokovic, his fourth title in Canada saw him break his Japanese opponent Kei...

Djokovic destroys Nadal to win first Qatar Open title

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QATAR EXXONMOBIL OPEN—DOHA, QATAR World No. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his ruthless domination of the ATP World Tour on Saturday at the Qatar Open, dismissing No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal 6-1, 6-2 in 1:13 minutes. Djokovic, who controlled the match from...

Murray wins fifth Queen’s Club over Raonic; Mayer upsets Zverev to capture Halle title

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AEGON CHAMPIONSHIPS—LONDON, GREAT BRITAIN Andy Murray notched his fifth title at the Aegon Championships on Sunday in London, England, defeating Milos Raonic 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3. Trailing by a set and 3-0, Murray reeled off four straight games and never looked...

Projected 2012 top 10 ATP World Tour Rankings

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by: Nima Naderi Is it really that hard to predict who will finish in the world's top 10 a year from now, or does tennis's current crop of competitive players make it impossible to foresee which position they will fill...

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Badosa, Norrie Wins BNP Paribas Open Titles

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BNP Paribas Open—Indian Wells, California Paula Badosa won the biggest title of her young career on Sunday in Indian Wells, California, defeating two-time former champion...