Author: Michael Dickens

Win Or Lose, It’s Been A Great Week For Nikles In Geneva

GENEVA/WASHINGTON, May 18, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) With No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev eliminated from the ATP 250 Gonet Geneva Open in his first match back on Tour in six weeks, the focus Wednesday shifted to the remaining top seeds, such […]

Gasquet Stuns Medvedev At Geneva Open

GENEVA/WASHINGTON, May 17, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev returned to competition for the first time in six weeks at the Gonet Geneva Open in southwestern Switzerland Tuesday evening. His 2022 debut on clay, before a packed Center […]

WTA Announces 2022 Schedule Updates

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The Hologic WTA Tour announced updates to its 2022 schedule on Monday, which includes a combination of established WTA tournaments as well as new events. The six-week fall schedule, which begins after the […]

Djokovic Caps Perfect Rome Week, Wins Sixth Title

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 15, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) With the No. 1 ranking, a career 1,000th victory and the top seed at Roland Garros all secured – what he later labeled as a perfect week – Novak Djokovic entered his fourth […]

Zverev Continues Roman Conquest In Seach Of First 2022 Title

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 13, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 3 and second seed Alexander Zverev struck 24 winners and broke Cristian Garin‘s service four times – and, arguably, his spirit, too – to win 7-5, 6-2 in Rome Friday. The […]

Djokovic A Win Away From Retaining World No. 1 Ranking In Rome

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 12, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Top seed Novak Djokovic played at a high level and gave an impressive performance worthy of his World No. 1 ranking. It  lasted 74 minutes – and could have gone longer if needed […]

Nadal Begins Chase For 11th Italian Crown With Win Over Isner

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 11, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal has never experienced a losing streak on his beloved clay. He’s garnered a 44-0 win-loss record in his next match on clay after a defeat. The 35-year-old Spaniard, five days removed […]

Djokovic Starts Roman Run With Impressive Win

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Five-time Internazionali BNL d’Italia champion Novak Djokovic has never lost before the quarterfinals in Rome. He’s in his record-extending 369th week as World No. 1. Tuesday afternoon on Court Centrale, Djokovic played like […]