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Schwartzman Lifts A Gear To See Off Millman In Rome

Eighth seed Diego Schwartzman kickstarted his Internazionali BNL d’Italia campaign on Thursday with a straight-sets victory over John Millman to reach the third round. The Argentine – a semi-finalist in Rome last year – needed two hours and 19 minutes to hold off the Australian, 6-4, 7-6(1).  Schwartzman saved a

Djokovic Makes Solid Start In Rome

Novak Djokovic opened his bid for a fifth Internazionali BNL d'Italia trophy on Wednesday, beating Salvatore Caruso 6-3, 6-2 to reach the third round. Competing for the first time on clay since his semi-final loss to Dominic Thiem at Roland Garros last year, the World No. 1 improved as the match

Koepfer Saves 1 M.P. To Edge De Minaur In Rome

Qualifier Dominik Koepfer completed a remarkable comeback, which included saving one match point at 4-5 in the third set against Alex de Minaur, on Tuesday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. De Minaur looked set for a routine win, when he led by a set and 3-0, but Koepfer found a

Sets & The City: Domi’s Dramas in NYC

New York City is the theatre capital of the world, so it’s a fitting location for some of the most dramatic moments in Dominic Thiem's career during the US Open. From devastating losses to milestone moments, ATPTour.com looks at the Austrian’s memorable highlights in New York ahead of his championship match

Hanfmann Outlasts Djere To Reach Kitzbühel Final

Hanfmann Outlasts Djere To Reach Kitzbühel Final Yannick Hanfmann advanced to his first ATP Tour final in three years on Saturday, beating Laslo Djere 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) at the Generali Open in Kitzbühel. The 28-year-old held two match points at 5-4 in the third set, before eventually converting his third match

Sampras On Maiden US Open Title: ‘It Was A Little Too Soon’

Pete Sampras captivated tennis fans worldwide when he captured his maiden Grand Slam title at the 1990 US Open. At age 19, the big-serving American became the youngest men’s singles champion in tournament history, a record which still holds today, and found himself thrust into the spotlight. Although Sampras appeared to

ATP Announces Four New Events For 2020

The ATP has announced the addition of four new ATP 250 events to the 2020 provisional schedule, as tennis continues its return following suspension of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The updated schedule introduces two new back-to-back ATP 250 events in Cologne (Germany, Indoor Hard) and new ATP

Steady As He Goes: Carreno Busta Survives In Five Against Shapovalov

Despite 76 winners and relentless fighting spirit from No. 12 seed Denis Shapovalov, Pablo Carreno Busta remained unflappable in their US Open quarter-final on Tuesday. The No. 20 seed was largely stoic throughout their four-hour, nine-minute showdown inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. Tirelessly retrieving balls and blocking back the onslaught of Shapovalov’s

Which Doubles Player Has The World’s Best Backhand Volley?

In the ATP's 'Ultimate Doubles Player' series, the world's best doubles players enjoyed plenty of debate around who has the best backhand volley. Two of the players who emerged in those discussions were 124-time tour-level titlist Mike Bryan, who recently retired, and Jean-Julien Rojer. Rojer and Horia Tecau are into the

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