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James Blake On New Venue, Ferrer & Felix

On Monday, Miami Open presented by Itau Tournament Director James Blake exclusively spoke to ATPTour.com about the event’s new venue, Hard Rock Stadium, the most interesting feedback he’s gotten, David Ferrer and Felix Auger-Aliassime. What’s been the best part of the venue change for you thus far?For me it’s the optimism. The fact that any…

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Barrere Retains Lille Crown; Polmans Takes Second Title

A LOOK BACK Play In Challenger Lille (Lille, France): It has been home cooking for Gregoire Barrere in the two editions of the ATP Challenger Tour event in Lille. The Frenchman once again took advantage of the home support at the Tennis Club Lillois Lille Metropole, successfully defending his title on Sunday. Barrere overcame Yannick…

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Nick At Night: Kyrgios Cruises To Round Of 16

Nick Kyrgios pulled out all the tricks in his bag on Sunday at the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Aussie was entertaining and efficient in securing a 6-3, 6-1 win over Dusan Lajovic under the lights on Stadium court. Kyrgios gave the Miami faithful their money’s worth, producing underarm serves, no-look volleys, scorching forehands…

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Koolhof/Tsitsipas Stun Second Seeds In Miami

© Mike Lawrence/ATP Tour Wesley Koolhof and Stefanos Tsitsipas advance to the doubles quarter-finals in Miami. Dutch-Greek duo advance to quarter-finals Wesley Koolhof and Stefanos Tsitsipas produced the upset of the doubles tournament at the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Dutch-Greek tandem stunned second seeds Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 6-3,…

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Roberto Bautista Agut's Secret Weapon: Seven Horses

Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut is as solid as they come. On the court, he puts pressure on players with his flat groundstrokes and a knack for avoiding mistakes. But off the court, he has a secret weapon: horses. In fact, Bautista Agut owns seven of them back home in Spain. And while he spends most…

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Andrey Rublev's Road Back From Depression On The Sofa

Last February, Russian Andrey Rublev reached his career-high ATP Ranking of No. 31. Two months later, he was at home on his sofa… literally. The 2017 Umag champion and two-time Next Gen ATP Finals qualifier missed three months last year due to a lower back stress fracture. He would spend three hours per day at…

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Federer Ferrer Headline 2019 Miami Open Monday Schedule

After surviving a stern opening test against Radu Albot at the Miami Open presented by Itau, Roger Federer will look to find his top form as third-round action continues on Monday. The fourth seed squares off against Filip Krajinovic of Serbia. Federer leads their FedEx ATP Head2Head series 2-0, but Krajinovic pushed the Swiss to…

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Novak Denies Delbonis Upset In Miami

New stadium, same Novak Djokovic in Miami. The World No. 1 battled back to survive and advance at the Miami Open presented by Itau, fighting for a 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 victory over Federico Delbonis on Sunday. Djokovic, who lifted the trophy on six occasions at the former tournament site in Crandon Park, found his form…

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