Masters 1000 Cincinnati

Coric Always Believed In Himself, Now He’s Back In The Top 30

WASHINGTON, August 24, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Shortly after Borna Coric won his first ATP Masters 1000 singles title, after defeating World No. 5 and fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, 7-6 (0), 6-2, to win the Western & Southern Open Sunday evening […]

Coric Conquers Cincy, Wins First Masters 1000 Crown

MASON, OHIO/WASHINGTON, August 22, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Less than a week ago, Borna Coric thought he was going to lose in the first round of the Western & Southern Open. After all, he was entered in the main draw […]

What A Memorable Week In Cincy For Coric

MASON, OHIO/WASHINGTON, August 21, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) What a memorable week it’s been for Borna Coric – and it’s not over quite yet. It’s been four years since the 25-year-old native of Zagreb, Croatia has reached an ATP Masters […]

To Play Or Not To Play, Osaka Did Both And Won Twice

WASHINGTON, August 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Friday was supposed to have been finals day at the Western & Southern Open in its temporary New York home at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. That was before Naomi […]

Milos Raonic: ‘We … Need To Look At What Is Our Next Step’

WASHINGTON, August 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Wednesday night, Canadian No. 3 Milos Raonic fought off one match point on serve, then broke his Serbian opponent, Filip Krajinovic, and served out his quarterfinal match that earned him a hard-fought 4-6, […]

Western & Southern Open Set To Resume With Osaka

WASHINGTON, August 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Throughout Thursday morning, accolades came pouring in via social media for Naomi Osaka, following her bold stand Wednesday night to sit out playing her Western & Southern Open semifinal round match to protest […]

USTA Pauses All W&S Open Matches Thursday

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Naomi Osaka has spent the past five months finding her voice and stepping out of her protective shell and taking a stand in the Black Lives Matter movement. She came to New York […]

The Philosophical Mind Of Novak Djokovic

WASHINGTON, August 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Attending a Novak Djokovic virtual press conference via Zoom is a little bit like theater. Sure, we know what the World No. 1 can do on a tennis court where his racquet does […]

Many Big Names Remain Alive In Western & Southern Open

WASHINGTON, August 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) While this year’s Western & Southern Open in New York has been characterized by an abundance of unbelievable upsets thanks to the fast courts, still, there are a lot of familiar big names remaining […]