Djokovic gets support on relief fund plan for lower-ranked players
Jan-Lennard Struff backed Novak Djokovic’s idea to start a fund to support lower-ranked players amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Zverev’s first major casualty at Italian Open
Alexander Zverev’s dismal clay season continued yesterday when he suffered an upset 7/5, 7/5 loss to Italy’s Matteo Berrettini, who was supported by a partisan home crowd that made the Grand Stand seem like a football stadium. In other matches on courts in the Foro Italico, David Goffin, Jeremy Chardy, Taylor Fritz, Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman,…
'We're all grateful to him': Nadal salutes retiring Ferrer in Barcelona
Rafael Nadal showed no mercy towards an emotional David Ferrer as he eased into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, describing his compatriot who is winding down his career as a "pleasure to watch". Ferrer is set to retire after the Madrid Open next month and made a tearful exit on what was…