Category Archive: Cincinnati Masters

Dimitrov slices way to Cincy Masters 1000 title

      “Tennis is a simple game for intelligent people.”  Grigor Dimitrov says that’s what his father taught him.  After beating Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5 to win the Western and Southern Open… Continue reading

Muguruza wallops Halep to win Cincy

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The Nick Kyrgios we wanted

This is the Nick Kyrgios we wanted. Mature, courageous, respectful and brilliant. He’s playing with heart and soul to go with his explosive talent and unorthodox creativity. He beat Rafa Nadal with intrepid… Continue reading

How Murray owns Raonic — and the world

  With Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer out with injuries, and Novak Djokovic slumping, Andy Murray owns the world right now, not only Milos Raonic. But he definitely has owned Raonic this year,… Continue reading

Pliskova, Cilic chilling in Cincy — win WS Open

  With many players recovering from the Rio Olympics, Karolina Pliskova and Marin Cilic survived the rain of Mason, Ohio to beat the world’s top players and capture their first crowns at the… Continue reading

Steve Johnson afire in Cincy heat

  One of the greatest college tennis players ever, USC’s Steve Johnson had to learn about losing on the ATP tour. He’s also figuring out to win, and he electrified the American crowd… Continue reading

Rising stars shine in Cincinnati

  Borna Coric, Nick Kyrgios, Reilly Opelka and Sasha Zverev are among an exciting new generation of players with bright futures. They are talented, dynamic and fun to photograph at the Western and… Continue reading

The Stunning Beauty of Serena Williams, Player of the Year 2015

— by Christopher Johnson — I can’t understand why some folks don’t love or cherish Serena Williams. She’s truly inspiring. She transcends age, gender and race. She’s the greatest tennis player of all… Continue reading

Federer number one — in Cincinnati

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Djokovic and Wawrinka exposed in morning light

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