Nadal still untroubled atop ATP rankings
Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained his comfortable lead in the latest ATP tennis rankings released on Monday ahead of second-placed Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in third place.
Shapovalov outlasts Wawrinka in Tokyo, Del Potro beats Khachanov in Beijing
Canada’s Denis Shapovalov dropped the first set to veteran Stan Wawrinka but rallied to a 4/6; 6/1; 6/4 victory on Centre Court to set up a quarter-final match with Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff who prevailed over France’s Jeremy Chardy in a marathon that ended 7/6 (3); 6/7 (2); 6/4. The lanky man continued his run after…
Djokovic aims to cut 'gentle giant' Del Potro down to size
Novak Djokovic hailed Juan Martin del Potro as a "gentle giant" but he'll have no hesitation in attempting to cut his close friend down to size in Sunday's US Open final. Djokovic, the 2011 and 2015 champion, will be looking to complete the Wimbledon-US Open double for a third time when he tackles the 2009…
In Semi-final defeat, Nadal still dominates talk
Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro was the first into the finals yet Rafael Nadal dominated attention on account of his tortuous path to the last four. The world number one player bowed out to injury in the second set as the match ended 7/6 (3): 6/2 in just over two hours. Novak Djokovic followed in…
Weary Nadal set for Del Potro barrage as Djokovic eyes Nishikori revenge
World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal will put his weary body on the line against a merciless Juan Martin del Potro on Friday with a place in the US Open final at stake.
Nadal prevails, again, in U.S. Open’s succession battle
Rafael Nadal of Spain yesterday scraped a close 0/6, 6/4, 7/5, 6/7(4), 7/5 (5) win over Austria’s Dominic Thiem in a classic battle that lasted four hours and 48 minutes at the on-going U.S Open in the Arthur Ashe Stadium. How did Thiem lose the match? How did Nadal survive the threat? Thiem bettered his…
Nadal looks within to find way past Thiem
Rafael Nadal, trapped in a nightmare first set against Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals of the US Open, knew where to look for answers.
Nadal speeds through, Wawrinka and del Potro too
World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal steamed into the third round on another scorching day at the US Open on Wednesday with a straight-sets win over Vasek Pospisil.
Nadal reaches Toronto quarters with win over Wawrinka
A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal on Thursday at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarter-finals.
Murray worries remain as Tsitsipas reaches ATP semis
Andy Murray's emotional condition and physical status was the talk of the ATP and WTA Washington Open after reaching Friday's quarter-finals left the three-time Grand Slam champion shattered and weeping.