Author: sampaolo

Belgium takes a commanding 2-0 win over Italy in Fed Cup Play-off in Genoa

sampaolo- 22/04/2018

Elise Mertens and Alison Van Uytvanck scored two wins over Jasmine Paolini and Sara Errani to give a commanding 2-0 lead over Italy at Valletta ...

Mike and Bob Bryan set up doubles final with Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 21/04/2018

US twin brothers Mike and Bob Bryan came back from one set down to beat Italians Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli 4-6 6-3 10-7 in ...

Kristina Mladenovic fights back to draw France level to 1-1 against the USA

sampaolo- 21/04/2018

Last year’s US Open champion Sloane Stephens battled past world number 122 Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 in the Arena du Pays d’Aix in Aix ...

Kei Nishikori is bidding to become the first Japanese player to win a Masters 1000 title

sampaolo- 21/04/2018

Kei Nishikori came back from one set down to beat number 3 seed Alexander Zverev 3-6 6-3 6-4 in 2 hours and 13 minutes in ...

Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova give a commanding 2-0 lead over Germany in Fed Cup semifinal

sampaolo- 21/04/2018

Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova scored two straight-set wins over Julia Goerges and Angelique Kerber to give Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Germany in ...

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini to face US legends Mike and Bob Bryan in the doubles semifinal in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 20/04/2018

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini reach the doubles semifinals at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters with a 7-6 (10-8) 6-3 win over Raven Klaasen and Michael ...

Alexander Zverev celebrates his 21st birthday with a quarter final win over Richard Gasquet in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 20/04/2018

Alexander Zverev celebrated his 21st birthday with a three-set win over Richard Gasquet to reach his first semifinals in Monte-Carlo. The young German will face ...

Petra Kvitova: “Fed Cup has been part of my career”

sampaolo- 20/04/2018

Czech Republic starts as the favourite against Germany in the BNP Paribas semifinal at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, which will also host the Porsche ...

Alexander Zverev comes through a tough battle to beat Jan Lennard Struff in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 19/04/2018

Alexander Zverev came through a three-set battle with his compatriot Jan Lennard Struff to set up a possible quarter final against his elder brother Misha. ...

Marin Cilic sets up third round clash against Milos Raonic

sampaolo- 19/04/2018

Second seed Marin Cilic beat 2010 finalist Fernando Verdasco 6-3 7-6 (7-4) on Court Rainier III to set up a third round match against Milos ...

Kei Nishikori recovers from a slow start to beat Danil Medvedev in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 18/04/2018

Former world number 4 Kei Nishikori recovered from 1-3 down in the opening set to beat Danil Medvedev 7-5 6-2 after 1 hour and 41 ...

Grigor Dimitrov comes back from one set down to beat Pierre Hugues Herbert in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 17/04/2018

Grigor Dimitrov came from behind to beat French qualifier Pierre Hugues Herbert 3-6 6-2 6-4 in one hour and 50 minutes reaching the third round ...

Dominic Thiem saves one match point to battle past Andrey Rublev in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 17/04/2018

Dominic Thiem saved one match point to battle past Andrey Rublev 5-7 7-5 7-5 to reach the third round in as many years on the ...

Stefanos Tsitsipas wins Next Gen clash against Denis Shapovalov in Monte-Carlo

sampaolo- 16/04/2018

Greek qualifier Stefanos Tsitsipas beat his fellow Canadian Next Gen player Denis Shapovalov 6-3 6-4 in 71 minutes to set up a second round match ...

Kei Nishikori comes from behind to beat Tomas Berdych in Monte-Carlo first round

sampaolo- 16/04/2018

Kei Nishikori came back from one set down to beat Monaco resident Tomas Berdych in three sets 4-6 6-2 6-1 reaching the second round at ...

Karen Khachanov reaches the second round in Monte-Carlo for the second year in a row

sampaolo- 15/04/2018

Karen Khachanov beat Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-5 6-4 in one hour and 50 minutes in overcast weather conditions in their first head-to-head match to reach the ...

Elise Mertens lifts her third career title in Lugano

sampaolo- 15/04/2018

Number 2 seed Elise Mertens beat Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 6-2 at the Samsung Open in Lugano to lift the third title of her career and ...

Kyle Edmund reaches his maiden ATP final in Marrakesh

sampaolo- 14/04/2018

Kyle Edmund followed up his 6-2 6-1 win over Malek Jaziri with another straight set victory against Richard Gasquet in the semifinal by the scoreline ...

Elise Mertens takes two three-set wins in one day to reach the final in Lugano

sampaolo- 14/04/2018

Rain delays during the week forced players to play both quarter finals and semifinals on the same day on a very busy Saturday at the ...

Rafael Nadal: “It’s been a love story between me and the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters”

sampaolo- 14/04/2018

Rafael Nadal is bidding to win a record 11th title at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, which starts on Monday on the clay courts of the ...