Federer, Djokovic through to Shanghai Open’s quarterfinals, Del Potro retires
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic moved a step closer to a possible face off in the final of the on-going Shanghai Open tennis tournament when the top seeded Federer outlasted Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut 6/2; 2/6; 6/4 and Djokovic....
Federer is top seed as Asian tennis circuit moves to Shanghai
The Asian tennis circuit moves to Shanghai, China, where the men have gathered for the Rolex Masters with winners due 1000 points. It is in this category that players garner huge points for rankings, for which the Grand Slams offer the golden 2000 points.
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…
Team Europe defeats Team World to win Laver Cup
Team Europe defeated the team from the rest of the world 13 to 8 to win the Laver Cup for the second year, following its 15 to 9 victory in the maiden edition in 2017. The idea of Laver Cup competition was generated by Roger Federer and promoted by his company TEAM8. It was to…
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…
Federer crashes out of US Open, Millman to meet Djokovic
Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open on Monday, stunned by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman who booked a quarter-final clash with Serbian star Novak Djokovic.
Federer dominates Nishioka to reach US Open 2nd round
Five-time champion Roger Federer eased into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday, beating Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 6-2, 6-4.
Federer to clash with Djokovic in Cincy tennis final
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will be fighting for records when the all-star pair clash in Sunday's final at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters. Federer, a seven-time champion here, will be bidding to increase his tournament leading total, while Djokovic is keen to win the only Masters 1000 tournament missing from his trophy collection. Second seed…
Federer strikes down fellow Swiss to reach Cincy semis
World number two Roger Federer posted his second win of the day, amid a lightning fear interruption, to reach the semi-finals of the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters on Friday.
Federer opens with win over Gojowczyk, Kvitova ousts Williams
Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a quick 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in his first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015.
Anderson in upset victory over Federer
Kevin Anderson of South Africa made history by defeating the top seed and defending champion, Roger Federer in a thriller that was fought for 4 hours and 14 minutes. At the handshake, the 33-year old lanky man won the greatest victory of his career, by the score of 2/6; 6/7 (5); 7/5; 6/4; 11/13. The…