Djokovic beats Thiem in five-set thriller to win eighth Australian Open
Novak Djokovic battled through intense pressure from Dominic Thiem to reassert his dominance at the Australian Open Sunday, claiming a record eighth title and returning to world number one in the process.
Australian open: Thiem battles Djokovic for title
Dominic Thiem of Austria defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev 3/6; 6/4; 7/6(3); 7/6(4) to set up a title match with Serbia’s Novak Djokovic who had won a one-sided battle against injured Roger Federer of Switzerland.
Australian Open: Thiem ends Nadal’s journey
• Meets Zverev in semifinals Dominic Thiem defeated Rafael Nadal 7/6(2); 7/6(4); 4/6; 7/6(6) while Alexander Zverev defeated Stan Wawrinka to set up their encounter in the semi-finals. Thiem won the first set first set in a tie breaker by 7points to 3. Nadal broke in the fifth game of the second set and held…
Federer, Nadal lead stars swinging racquets for bushfire relief
Tennis superstars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal jointly donated Aus$250,000 (US$172,000) for Australian bushfire relief at a charity fundraiser in smoggy Melbourne
A battle of generations but Nadal sure to top year-end rankings
When the top eight ranked men gathered in London for the last encounter of the year, the major stake was the number one position at year-end, between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
Djokovic sets up Tsitsipas clash as Dimitrov beats Thiem
Novak Djokovic saw off Britain's Kyle Edmund on Thursday to reach his eighth Paris Masters quarter-final, while Grigor Dimitrov knocked out fifth seed Dominic Thiem. Top seed Djokovic, battling Rafael Nadal for the year-end world number one spot, needed seven set points in the first set before winning 7-6 (9/7), 6-1.
Federer, Kyrgios, advance, Querrey stuns Thiem
Roger Federer overcame a first set loss to defeat South Africa’s Lloyd Harris 3/6, 6/1, 6/2, 6/2 on a Wimbledon day in which American Sam Querrey stunned the fourth seed, Dominic Thiem of Austria....
Stormy Nadal stormed to twelve and eighteen
He is universally known as the King of Clay in the circus and world of tennis. The reason is simple. He has dominated the clay court...
Roland Garros men's final -- who's saying what
The best reaction to Rafael Nadal clinching a record-extending 12th French Open title with victory over Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final: "Merci @rolandgarros for this amazing experience. 12!! Still can't believe it." -- Nadal quickly takes to Twitter after becoming the first player, male or female, to win 12 titles at a single major tournament.…
Nadal tells Thiem: 'You'll win it one day'
Rafael Nadal told Dominic Thiem that he will win Roland Garros one day after seeing off the Austrian in four sets to win a 12th French Open and 18th major on Sunday. The 33-year-old Spaniard claimed a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over thee fourth seed, becoming the first player, man or woman, to win…