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ATP Upgrades Queen’s and Halle to ATP500 Events

The ATP World Tour announced, this morning, that there will be an increase of prize money in all ATP500 events starting next year. The plan, spread over the next five years, will boost those tournaments' overall prize money from...

Rafael Nadal: a Justified Year-End Number One

It was only a matter of time until it became official and the spectacular win, today, in his second Round Robin match against Stanislas Wawrinka, only confirmed the nearly ineluctable: Rafael Nadal will finish the year on top of...
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A Very Open Roger Federer

Roger Federer gave a very open interview to Justin Gimelstob, which was shown during the afternoon Holding Court segment. In this interview, he talks, of course, about his 12th consecutive appearance in the year-end tournament, but he also comes back on...

Djokovic: “I Cannot Be Held Responsible for my Dad’s Words.”

On Saturday, Novak Djokovic met with the press for the first time in Montreal, and he was quick to distance himself from the words his father's had regarding Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It was the first time that...

Viktor Troicki Suspended 18 Months by the ITF

Photo: Getty Images The ITF has announced today, via press release, that Serbian player Viktor Troicki, 27, has been suspended for 18 months, following his refusal, during the Monte Carlo tournament, to provide a blood sample along with the urine...

Roger Federer Has Arrived in Gstaad and Still Burns to Play

After nine years, Roger Federer has returned to the mountains of Gstaad, the tournament that has given him his first wild card as a professional, back in 1998, and which he hasn't played since 2004.   After losing to Federico Delbonis...

The Best News of All for Ross Hutchins

It all started with a tweet from Andy Murray, one that prompted quite a few guesses: Just got some of the best news I've heard in a long long time... Great start to the day! Back training properly today on...

Goals, Coming Closer, and a Match That Will Mark Him Always

After his memorable semifinal match against Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon, Juan Martín del Potro returned to Argentina last Saturday to rest and get ready for the North American hard-court swing, which will lead to the last Grand Slam of...