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2017 ATP Antalya Tennis Preview

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The Antalya Open is a new event on the ATP World Tour, increasing the number of tournaments played on grass-court surfaces to seven. This event will be played a week before Wimbledon, in the same week as the Grand Slam’s qualifying tournament. For a small tourney, the field is more than decent, with an established member of the top 10 Dominic …

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2017 ATP Eastbourne Tournament Preview

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The Eastbourne tournament has never been blessed with top ATP stars before. This year Devonshire Park will witness the presence of 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic; super athlete and out and out entertainer Gael Monfils; and graceful player Richard Gasquet. They may be big-name players but it doesn’t guarantee them the title. The draw is also loaded with big …

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2017 ATP Gerry Weber Open Preview

The 2017 edition of the Gerry Weber Open contains the drama of seeing Roger Federer make the push toward Wimbledon. Federer won’t be in a state of crisis if he loses early in Halle, but he probably needs to get a few matches under his belt in order to feel reasonably confident. The competition in the 32-player main draw began …

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ATP: What We Learned From The French Open

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The French Open ended the way it often has over the past 12 years, but over the previous two years, it had not ended this way: with Rafael Nadal lifting the trophy. Rafa failed to win in 2015 because he wasn’t confident about his game. He didn’t win in 2016 because of an injury. This year, Nadal rebounded to win …

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2017 ATP Ricoh Open Preview

ricoh open

The 2017 Ricoh Open is the ATP Tour stop in Rosmalen in The Netherlands. This has also been known as ‘s-Hertogenbosch or Den Bosch. This is a regular and established event on the grass-court circuit. A solid field will convene in the attempt to begin to get needed practice for Wimbledon in three weeks. If you’re unfamiliar with tennis betting, …

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2017 ATP Mercedes Cup Preview

Mercedes Cup

The 2017 Mercedes Cup is the ATP Tour stop in Stuttgart. Whereas the WTA visits Stuttgart in April on indoor clay, this is an outdoor grass tournament, a relatively new part of the ATP Tour rotation under a new calendar created by the addition of a third week between the French Open and Wimbledon in 2015. The highlight of this …

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2017 ATP French Open Wednesday Picks

French Open

The French Open tournament continues with the quarterfinals. Two quarterfinals scheduled on Tuesday were pushed back by weather, so the four quarterfinals in total could finish on the same day, though that’s subject to change. Of interest in the two holdover matches is the fact that Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are playing. Djokovic will have a tough test against …

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2017 ATP French Open Quarterfinals Picks

French Open

The French Open tournament now heads into the quarterfinals. The matchup everyone is waiting for is just two wins away. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic cannot play in Sunday’s upcoming final, but they can play in Friday’s semifinals. The two men played several times at the French Open, including four straight years from 2012 through 2015. After not playing last …

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2017 ATP French Open Friday Picks

French Open

The French Open tournament now heads into the third round. This is the half of the draw for the ATP in which chaos is not supposed to be part of the equation. Will order be maintained, or will some upsets emerge from especially surprising sources? Top players have to remain vigilant, or this tournament could get away from them. Here …

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2017 ATP French Open Thursday Picks

French Open

The French Open tournament now advances into the second day of play for the second round. Taking a look back to Wednesday, we had a winning day as we cashed in with all three of our tennis picks. We had Roberto Bautista Agut, who took care of Mikhail Kukushkin, we had Lucas Pouille to advance past Thomaz Bellucci and he …

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