Dimitrov pushed to the brink by Millman

Dimitrov pushed by Millman

Brisbane International, Australia [3] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs. [128] John Millman (AUS) Millman pushed the defending champion to the brink of elimination and a lack of belief was his undoing. Granted, Dimitrov played some brilliant shots to save one of those match points; however, once Millman lost that set, he lost his way. Was it…

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Fourth Quarter ATP & WTA Champions

4th quarter champions

TOURNAMENTS CHAMPIONS CHENGDU OPEN Denis Istomin def. Marcos Baghdatis   3-2(RET) SHENZHEN OPEN David Goffin def. Alexandr Dolgopolov   6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3 CHINA OPEN Rafael Nadal def. Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 6-1 Caroline Garcia def. Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6(3) RAKUTEN JAPAN OPEN David Goffin def. Adrian Mannarino  6-3, 7-5 SHANGHAI ROLEX MASTERS Roger Federer def. Rafael Nadal 6-4,…

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Nadal Sets Another Dimitrov Showdown

Nadal sets another Dimitrov showdown

Shanghai Rolex Masters, China From the moment the draw came out, Nadal fans quickly realized that he had the toughest half of the draw. He got a break in his first match and easily dispatched of the American, Jared Donaldson; however, his next opponent was the dangerous Italian, Fabio Fognini. Nadal and his team know…

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Nadal Avenges Laver Cup Loss To Isner

Nadal avenges lavercup loss to Isner

China Open, Beijing [1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [17] John Isner (USA) Despite leading their head-to-head 6:0, Nadal knew from bitter experience that Isner is a dangerous opponent. In their recent meeting at the inaugural Laver Cup event  held in Prague last month, Isner defeated the number him 7-5, 7-6(1).  While it does not count…

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