Ruud Defeats Ramos-Vinolas

Casper Ruud fire

Chile Open, Santiago [38] Casper Ruud (NOR) vs. [45] Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) Twenty-one-year-old Ruud finally found the recipe to defeat Ramos-Vinolas. In four previous meetings, the Norwegian came up short. Although, he managed to win two sets previously, he could never seal the deal. Today was a completely different story as Ruud is finally putting…

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Sinner Gets Big Win In Rotterdam

Jannik Sinner

ATP TENNIS: ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament [10] David Goffin (BEL) vs. [79] Jannik Sinner (ITA) The eighteen-year-old Italian, with the interesting last name, continues to impress in the 2020 season. The youngest male player in the top hundred, who won his biggest title last year at the Next Gen Finals got off to a…

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Canadians Doing Damage In Rotterdam

Canadians

ATP TENNIS: ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament Rotterdam, Netherlands [5] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) vs. [104] Vasek Pospisil (CAN) Medvedev won their only prior meeting in straight sets, but it was not that straightforward a victory. The Canadian pushed him in the first set to a tiebreaker and 7-5 in the second set; thus, Medvedev knew…

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Cool Felix Versus Fiery Andrey

Felix Auger-Aliassime

Adelaide International, Australia [18] Andrey Rublev (RUS) vs. [22] Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) Any second, I expected Rublev to explode; yet, he stayed calm the entire match. Instead he vented his pent-up emotions on ball making life very uncomfortable for his opponent. He was relentless in his attack and that perhaps was what won him the…

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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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