PARIS - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Rafael Nadal remain on course to face off in the Paris Masters final, a 55th match in their intense rivalry, after winning their quarterfinals in straight sets on Friday.Djokovic demolished seventh-seeded Stefanos ...
Nov 2, 2019
MASON, Ohio - Andy Murray smiled as he walked off the court after a brisk practice session, pain-free and moving better all the time. Retirement? Out of mind for now.Instead, the three-time major champion is back to playing singles at ...
Aug 12, 2019
MONTREAL - Top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied to reach the Rogers Cup semifinals on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time), beating No. 7 Fabio Fognini of Italy 2-6, 6-1, 6-2.The winner last year in Toronto for his fourth title in ...
Aug 10, 2019
BARCELONA, Spain - Dominic Thiem upset top-ranked Andy Murray, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, to advance to the final against defending champion Rafael Nadal at the Barcelona Open on Saturday.Nadal beat Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 6-3, 6-4 after ...
Apr 30, 2017
BARCELONA, Spain - Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray advanced together again, reaching the Barcelona Open semifinals on Friday in the same manner they have won all week: Nadal cruised and Murray labored.Defending champion Nadal eased past Hyeon Chung of South Korea, 7- ...
Apr 29, 2017
MONACO - David Goffin beat Novak Djokovic for the first time in his career on his fifth match point, winning, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Friday.Goffin denied Djokovic a possible 50th career match ...
Apr 22, 2017
MONACO - Defending champion Rafael Nadal withstood a determined comeback from Britain's Kyle Edmund to win, 6-0, 5-7, 6-3, in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.He was joined in the third round by ...
Apr 20, 2017
INDIAN WELLS, California - Forget the comeback talk. Roger Federer is back.He defeated Stan Wawrinka, 6-4, 7-5, to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in an all-Swiss final on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) to go with ...
Mar 20, 2017
MASON, Ohio - By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the US Open.Might as well rename it the Federer ...
Aug 18, 2014
MASON, Ohio - Roger Federer still has his touch in Cincinnati.The Swiss star beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) to advance to the semifinals in the Western & Southern Open, a tournament he has won an ...
Aug 16, 2014
TORONTO - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), beating second-seeded Roger Federer, 7-5, 7-6 (3), for his fourth straight victory over a higher-seeded opponent.The 13th-seeded Frenchman won his first ATP Tour ...
Aug 11, 2014
NEW YORK - Roger Federer is seeded No. 7 for the US Open, his first slot outside the top three at any Grand Slam tournament since he was 13th at Flushing Meadows in 2002.Federer's ranking dropped two slots to seventh ...
Aug 20, 2013
CINCINNATI - Rafael Nadal extended his sizzling summer with a first-time title. One set away from her own breakthrough, No. 1 Serena Williams wilted.Nadal took advantage of the few openings he got against John Isner on Sunday, grinding out a 7- ...
Aug 19, 2013
MASON, Ohio - John Isner's absence from the ATP top 20 will be brief.The 6-foot-10 American made sure of that Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), rallying to beat seventh-seeded Juan Martin del Potro, 6-7 (4), 7-6 ( ...
Aug 18, 2013
MASON, Ohio - The vintage rematch ended with Rafael Nadal pumping his arms after a perfect forehand. He was a little bit better than old nemesis Roger Federer once again.Nadal advanced to the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open with a 5- ...
Aug 17, 2013
MASON, Ohio - Roger Federer's rough summer finally got a warm moment at one of his favorite tournaments, providing a little encouragement with the US Open just ahead.Federer overcome a tough start and emerged from his string of subpar showings ...
Aug 16, 2013
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