Dzumhur Emerges From Historic Moscow Semi-final - 2時間前  ATP World Tour

It was a historic day at the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow, with two Bosnians playing in the semi-final of an ATP World Tour event for the first time. But it was sixth seed Damir Dzumhur who continued his good play with a 6-0, 7-6(9) victory over qualifier Mirza Basic, his best friend, who had not reached a tour-level quarter-final before this week. “It means a lot for us. It means a lot for Bosnian tennis. It means a lot for Bosnian people,” Dzumhur said. “I think back home in Bosnia everyone was watching us today. Some people were probably for cheering for him, some for me, but...more
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Dimitrov Moves Up In London Race, Reaches Stockholm Final - 4時間前  ATP World Tour

Grigor Dimitrov continued his march toward a maiden Nitto ATP Finals appearance with a 6-3, 7-6(2) victory over sixth seed Fabio Fognini on Saturday to advance to the Intrum Stockholm Open final. Dimitrov moved into fifth place in the Emirates ATP Race To London with 3,560 points, climbing past Marin Cilic, who is now in sixth with 3,535 points. The Bulgarian extended his FedEx ATP Head2Head series advantage over the Italian to 4-2, winning for the fourth time in their past five matches. The 26-year-old will face the winner in the day’s second semi-final between defending champion Juan ...more
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With Dad's Shoelaces, Tsitsipas Upsets Goffin - 20時間前  ATP World Tour

Who needs shoelaces to win an ATP World Tour quarter-final? Greek #NextGenATP star Stefanos Tsitsipas was up against a motivated World No. 10 David Goffin in Antwerp, with the in-form top seed battling for a spot in the Nitto ATP Finals in November. Tsitsipas’ shoelaces on his left sneaker broke from sliding, and by the end of the second set his replacement set did as well. It was no problem for the 19 year old, who had never been in an ATP World Tour quarter-final, and has qualified at his past five tour-level events. He borrowed his father’s laces and went on to defeat Goffin, 2...more
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Dimitrov Moves Closer To London Bid, Advances To Semis - 1日前  ATP World Tour

The sixth time was the charm for Nitto ATP Finals contender Grigor Dimitrov, who took six match points to defeat veteran left-hander Mischa Zverev, 6-3, 6-4 at the Intrum Stockholm Open on Friday, moving closer to securing his spot at The O2 in London. “Very happy with it. It’s nice to get through that match in straight sets,” Dimitrov said. “I knew it was not going to be easy but at the same time I thought I kept a very good intensity throughout the whole match.” Dimitrov, still No. 6 in the Emirates ATP Race To London, now has 3,500 points, moving to within 35 p...more
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Rublev Qualifies For Next Gen ATP Finals 2017 - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Russian Andrey Rublev has become the second player to qualify for the Next Gen ATP Finals, to be held in Milan from 7-11 November.
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Kyrgios Ends 2017 Season Due To Injury - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Nick Kyrgios announced on Twitter Thursday that he would skip the rest of the season to help aid his recovery from injury and best prepare for the 2018 season on the ATP World Tour. Here's an update guys. #SeeYouIn2018 ❤️
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Herbert/Mahut Qualify For Nitto ATP Finals - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut will attempt to earn their first Nitto ATP Finals trophy when they arrive at The O2 for the third time this November. The Frenchmen join Lukasz Kubot/Marcelo Melo, defending champions Henri Kontinen/John Peers, 2015 winners Jean-Julien Rojer/Horia Tecau, Jamie Murray/Bruno Soares, four-time season finale champions Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan and Roland Garros winners Ryan Harrison/Michael Venus in the 2017 field. Herbert and Mahut qualified for the event, to be held from 12-19 November, for the third year in a row, and are seeking their first appearance in the ...more
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Nadal, Federer Among Nominees In 2017 ATP World Tour Awards Presented By Moët & Chandon - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Welcome to the 2017 ATP World Tour Awards Presented by Moët & Chandon, where we recognise outstanding players and tournaments. View the nominees for the player-voted categories and cast your votes now for ATPWorldTour.com Fans' Favourite presented by Moët & Chandon. World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Roger Federer are both up for two player-voted categories: the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award and Comeback Player of the Year. Federer has won the Sportsmanship award every year since 2004, with the exception of 2010, when the honours went to Nadal. Marin Cilic and Juan Martin...more
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Former Champions Win Stockholm Openers - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov moved closer to securing his first appearance in the Nitto ATP Finals with a tightly contested victory over qualifier Jerzy Janowicz, 7-5, 7-6(5) in the second round of the Intrum Stockholm Open on Thursday. The 2013 champion struck nine aces and dropped just five points on his first serve to triumph and begin his campaign toward another title in Sweden. “I knew it was going to come down to a few points in the first or the second set,” said Dimitrov, who entered the match holding a 2-2 record in his FedEx ATP Head2Head series against Janowicz. “He&r...more
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Finals Contender Anderson Into Stockholm QFs - 2日前  ATP World Tour

South African Kevin Anderson stepped up his bid on Thursday for one of the four remaining places at the Nitto ATP Finals when he knocked out #NextGenATP South Korean Hyeon Chung 6-3, 6-2 for a place in the Intrum Stockholm Open quarter-finals. The second seed struck 18 aces and won 28 of his 32 first-service points to improve to a 32-18 mark on the season. “In the beginning I felt I was hitting the ball great and I was creating opportunities,” said Anderson. “He was hanging in there and it took me quite a few attempts to break serve. He defends so well and is a great athlete, so for me to come...more
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Tsonga Surges to Fourth Final of '17 - 3時間前  ATP World Tour

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will play in his fourth ATP World Tour final of the season at the European Open in Antwerp. The Frenchman ended the run of home favourite Ruben Bemelmans on Saturday 6-3, 6-3 in 73 minutes. Tsonga broke twice in both sets, converting all four break points, and erased two of three break points to roll past the Belgian, who was playing in his first ATP World Tour semi-final. Sunday will mark Tsonga's first title match since May, when he won the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon (d. Berdych). [ALSO LIKE] The 32-year-old Tsonga is 3-0 in finals this season, and two of his thre...more
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Del Potro Moves Closer To Stockholm Defence - 19時間前  ATP World Tour

Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro continued his late charge in the Emirates ATP Race To London with a 6-2, 7-6(6) win against seventh seed Yuichi Sugita at the Intrum Stockholm Open on Friday evening. “I just played good tennis in the tie-break,” del Potro said. “I found a way in the last point of the match and I got through in an important match and I’m glad to be in the semi-finals.” The Shanghai Rolex Masters semi-finalist is now No. 16 in the Race with 1,975 points. Should he go on to advance to his first final since his last visit to Stockholm, he will...more
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Bosnia's Basic & Dzumhur Continue Dream Week - 22時間前  ATP World Tour

While #NextGenATP Daniil Medvedev did well in Moscow to move into the final qualifying position in the Emirates ATP Race To Milan, the story of the week took over at the VTB Kremlin Cup, a tournament Bosnian tennis fans will not soon forget. With two Bosnians in an ATP World Tour quarter-final at the same tournament for the first time, the nation’s duo went one better, with qualifier Mirza Basic and sixth seed Damir Dzumhur both advancing to the semi-finals. Basic, playing in his first ATP World Tour quarter-final, beat 21-year-old Russian Medvedev, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to advance to his first ...more
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Khachanov Qualifies For Next Gen ATP Finals 2017 - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Russian Karen Khachanov has become the third player to qualify for the Next Gen ATP Finals, to be held in Milan from 7-11 November.
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Get Ready For Next Gen ATP Finals 2017 - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Take a closer look at the Next Gen ATP Finals, to be held in Milan from 7-11 November 2017, with insight from former stars John McEnroe, Lleyton Hewitt, Fabrice Santoro and Goran Ivanisevic.
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The Emirates ATP Race To Milan Is Heating Up - 1日前  ATP World Tour

The ATP World Tour's #NextGenATP stars discuss what it would mean to qualify for the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan.
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Japanese Teen Watanuki On The Rise Under Bob Brett - 1日前  ATP World Tour

The future of Japanese tennis, Yosuke Watanuki, is plotting his ascent on the ATP Challenger Tour under the tutelage of legendary coach Bob Brett.
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Hot Shot: Brown Backhand Brilliance At Ismaning Challenger 2017 - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Watch as Hot Shot king Dustin Brown is at it again, at the inaugural ATP Challenger Tour event in Ismaning, Germany.
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Becker Visits Inaugural Challenger In Ismaning - 2日前  ATP World Tour

Germany not only welcomed a new ATP Challenger Tour event this week in Ismaning, but an all-time great paid a visit to the tournament, too. Boris Becker, the new Head of Men's Tennis for the German Federation, visited Ismaning for a press conference earlier this week to discuss the future of tennis in his native Germany, and the importance of a Challenger event like the inaugural Wolffkran Open in developing talent. “We now have eight players among the Top 100 and players who are also capable of reaching the second round of Grand Slams,” said Becker, who was joined by German Davis ...more
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BNP Paribas Open Economic Impact Tops $406 Million - 2日前  ATP World Tour

The 2017 BNP Paribas Open, the largest ATP World Tour and WTA combined two-week event in the world, held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden this past March, generated an estimated total gross economic impact on the Coachella Valley regional economy of $406,602,107. This represents an increase of more than $32 million since 2014, when the last BNP Paribas Open economic impact study was conducted and the estimated total gross economic impact was $373 million. Since a 2006 study, there has been an increase of more than $187 million in economic impact. “The positive impact of the BNP Paribas ...more
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