Nadal defeats Australia’s Kyrgios in epic contest
Spain’s Rafael Nadal booked a quarter-finals clash with Dominic Thiem after the top seed defeated Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 6/3; 3/6; 7/6(6); 7/6(4) in a battle of wits on Rod Laver Arena.
Kyrgios wins marathon, Nadal rolls on, Pliskova out
Australia’s Nick Kyrgios prevailed 6/2; 7/6(5); 6/7(8); 6/7(9); 7/6 (10-8) over Russia’s strongman Karen Khachanov in a marathon on Melbourne Arena. The titanic battle eclipsed Nadal’s 6/1; 6/2; 6/4 dismissal of compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta ....
Battling Djokovic leads Serbia into ATP Cup final
Novak Djokovic was at his battling best to topple gutsy fifth-ranked Daniil Medvedev on an epic Saturday and send Serbia into the inaugural ATP Cup final. The world number two was given the ideal platform by a composed Dusan Lajovic
Federer battles past Isner to save Europe in Laver Cup
Roger Federer saved Europe from defeat in the Laver Cup after beating John Isner in a tight match 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) that takes the tournament down to the final singles match.
ATP should have say over 'unfair' Wimbledon seedings, says Nadal
Rafael Nadal said Saturday that the ATP should have more say over the seedings at Wimbledon with the two-time champion, who was relegated a spot for this year's tournament, describing the system as "unfair." The 33-year-old, who moved to within two of Roger Federer's record 20 Grand Slam triumphs with his 12th French Open earlier…
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,…
Dimitrov defeats Kyrgios to reach quarter-finals of Australian Open
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov ended home hopes of a first men’s champion in 42 years with victory over Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open.
At 2018 Australian Open, Kyrgios defeats Tsonga to raise host’s title hope
Nick Kyrgios raised Australia’s hopes when he defeated French powerhouse Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a battle of power on the Road Laver Arena. Over a period of two hours and thirteen minutes, the two sluggers fired canons at each other but in the end the home-country favourite prevailed in four sets 7/6(4); 4/6; 7/6(8); 7/6(5). In…
Kyrgios wins in Brisbane
Australia's Nick Kyrgios displayed a newly acquired discipline in his title victory in Brisbane, when he defeated a weary Ryan Harrison, 6/4; 6/2. The opportunity for his maiden title on home soil came from his defeat of the defending champion, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, 3/6; 6/1; 6/4. America’s Ryan Harrison reached the final when he…