O Canada: Day 2 and Day 3

Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime were the biggest winners on Day 2 in Toronto. Sure Stan came back to beat Kyrgios after looking dead in the first set and to make me taste crow, but Kyrgios' injury and tanking history had probably as much to do with that win as anything. Is Stan finding form? We'll see. …

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Hamburg, Gstaad and Atlanta

The German Tennis Championships are underway with some boys taking their final swings on clay. Here's hoping for a Thiem v Schwartzman final on the weekend, but the Monfils and Gasquets of the draw might have something to say about that; it's clay, so anything is possible even though Dominic and Diego know that we …

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Tiafyrgios and Felix Auger-Aliassime!

Strike two, Mcshow. Tiafoe and Kyrgios are out. The first subject is vastly unproven, but I said let's see the young American consolidate Delray Beach. That was a tremendous run highlighted, for me, by his man-handle of Shapovalov. I didn't get to write-up more of that tournament win, but a few qualities emerged in watching …

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