Shelby Rogers Regaining Her Form

MOTW: Shelby Rogers The mover of the week (MOTW) honors goes to American Shelby Rogers.  Great to see the American playing well again.  This was her second quarterfinal showing at a major and she will be eager to keep building on this. After left knee surgery in 2018, she is happy her form is improving. …

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Will Thiem Be Third Time Lucky?

Dominic Thiem

This is the third consecutive year that [5] Dominic Thiem (AUT) has made it to a major final. In 2018 and 2019, he made it to the final of the French Open. Hard court has traditionally not been his favorite surface; however, like Rafael Nadal, he is learning to navigate it with success. Of his…

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Federer Wins Ten In Basel

Basel doubt

Swiss Indoors, Basel (Switzerland) [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. [28] Alex de Minaur (AUS) It was their first meeting and there was no competition. It was another dominant performance from Federer, who never gave his opponent any opportunity to get into the match. Federer broke de Minaur four times to claim the 6-2, 6-2 victory….

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ATP & WTA Weekend Champions

Beijing Open Men’s Championship Match: It was a great weekend for [5] Dominic Thiem (AUT), who defeated [7] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Thiem led their head-to-head 3:2 going into this match. Tsitsipas had an opportunity to even their head-to-head and looked to be well on his way to doing so after he secured…

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Nadal Wins Twelfth French Open

twelfth french open

ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE Championship Match: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [4] Dominic Thiem (AUT) Nadal did not go into this year’s Roland Garros with his usual dominance. In a year when he has been plagued by numerous injuries and ailments, Nadal was lacking in clay court titles. Today’s opponent got the best of Nadal in…

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Heir Apparent: Dominic Thiem

Heir

Mutua Madrid Open, Spain [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. [5] Dominic Thiem (AUT) Thiem led their head-to-head 3:2 coming into this match, with the added advantage of winning their only previous encounter on clay; thus, he was favored to win this match. However, Federer came out focused; he served well and never gave his opponent…

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