Sunday ATP & WTA Champions

Sunday Murray

It was a Sunday of two significant firsts on the ATP side of things: Andy Murray won his first ATP Tour singles title since his hip surgeries and Denis Shapovalov claimed his first ATP Tour singles title. European Open, Belgium (Antwerp)  [18] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs. [243] Andy Murray (GBR) Murray led their head-to-head 11:8…

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ATP Ranking Changes

ATP

So you want to be a tennis player, great; once you turn professional, you have to continue the hard work to improve your rankings. Most coaches probably advise that you focus on your game rather than your rankings. If you win the titles, your ranking will improve. Yet, once you improve your ranking, the work…

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Rublev Stops Seven-Time Cincy Champ

Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. [70] Andrey Rublev (RUS) It was a Next Gen contender against a well-established top ranked player. In a first meeting that many expected the top ranked player to dominate; yet, Rublev has always been a streaky opponent and when he is hot, he can mix…

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Nadal Defends Rogers Cup Title

Coupe Rogers, Montreal Men’s Championship: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [9] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) It was their first meeting, and Nadal had history on his side; he was 10-0 against first time finalists. Yet, Medvedev could have been different. He started off well, showing no signs of nerves on his serve; while, Nadal needed over…

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Rublev Making A Move In Hamburg

Hamburg European Open, Germany [59] Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) vs. [78] Andrey Rublev (RUS) Despite the discrepancy in their rankings, they were both ranked higher previously. Rublev was ranked as high as thirty-one in 2018 and Carreno Busta as high as number ten in 2017; however, as has happened to numerous athletes in their careers,…

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