WIMBLEDON, England - For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final.In the end, it ...
Jul 14, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - After going more than 1½ years without playing each other anywhere, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be meeting at a second consecutive Grand Slam tournament when they face off in Wimbledon's semifinals.Last month, Nadal got his ...
Jul 11, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Even though she is short on matches this year, Serena Williams is still big on grass.The seven-time Wimbledon champion reached the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the 14th time, beating Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6- ...
Jul 8, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Mom and racket-holding Dad joined two coaches and a hitting partner at Coco Gauff's practice session on a cloudy Sunday afternoon at the All England Club as the 15-year-old American prepared for what could be ...
Jul 8, 2019
PRAGUE - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she will decide later this week if she's ready to play at the All England Club.The 29-year-old Czech player injured her left forearm during training in Paris ahead of ...
Jun 26, 2019
HALLE, Germany - Roger Federer will play David Goffin in the final as he bids for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title on Sunday.Federer defeated the 43rd-ranked Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France 6-3, 6-3 and Goffin brought an ...
Jun 23, 2019
PARIS - Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on Friday in strong wind to reach his 12th final at Roland Garros.Nadal has never ...
Jun 7, 2019
TWO-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament on Tuesday because of her surgically repaired right shoulder.Sharapova announced her withdrawal on Instagram."Sometimes the right decisions aren't always the ...
May 16, 2019
TALK about matchmaking: 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens and soccer player Jozy Altidore are engaged.Both tweeted the news on Tuesday, posting a photo and brief message.Hers said: "Forever yes." His said: "Forever starts now."In addition to winning ...
Apr 30, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer's bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to ...
Jan 20, 2019
PERTH, Australia - Angelique Kerber and Alexandar Zverev sent Germany into the Hopman Cup final with straight-sets victories over Ash Barty and Matt Ebden of Australia on Friday.Kerber defeated Barty, 6-4, 6-4, to give Germany the lead and Zverev ...
Jan 5, 2019
HOME bets Alex Eala and Amanda Gabrielle Zoleta reached the second round of the girls singles on Wednesday in the Phinma-PSC International Juniors Championships Week 1 at Manila Polo Club in Makati.Eala, 14, spearheaded the local girls' campaign with an ...
Nov 15, 2018
BASEL, Switzerland - Roger Federer made it 17 wins in a row at the Swiss Indoors when he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to march into the quarterfinals.The top-seeded Swiss, who ...
Oct 26, 2018
PERTH, Australia - Serena Williams and Roger Federer have committed to play the Hopman Cup mixed teams event in late December while former Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev will represent Germany.Frances Tiafoe will be Williams' partner for the ...
Oct 3, 2018
CHICAGO - Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic looked quite comfortable while playing together for the first time Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Except for one particular point.Djokovic drilled Federer in the lower back with a forehand in the third game of their ...
Sep 23, 2018
CHICAGO - Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have played against each other 46 times. From Monaco to Shanghai and everywhere in between. Regular, run-of-the-mill tournaments and major finals.On Friday night (Saturday, Manila time), they play on the same side ...
Sep 21, 2018
MASON, Ohio - Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him throughout his career.Djokovic overcame an upset stomach and a sluggish ...
Aug 16, 2018
TORONTO - Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the Rogers Cup.The 19-year-old Tsitsipas broke the ninth-seeded Serb's serve early in the ...
Aug 10, 2018
WASHINGTON - Andy Murray is showing signs of returning to his old form, right down to the return winner he delivered on the last point of his first victory over a top-20 player in more than a year.Murray took a more ...
Aug 2, 2018
LONDON - Nick Kyrgios has served his way into the second round at Wimbledon.The 15th-seeded Australian hit 42 aces and saved all five break points he faced to beat Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 6-7 ( ...
Jul 3, 2018
Sorry, no results found for