Indian Wells, USA. Rafael Nadal launches his Indian Wells ATP Masters title defense still feeling the sting of his loss to Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open final. “It was one of the toughest moments of my career,” said the world number one from Spain, who was hindered by a sore back in that four-set more »
Dubai. Roger Federer followed his best win in 18 months by taking his first title in nine months with a revenge victory over Tomas Berdych in Saturday’s final of the Dubai Open. Federer came from behind to beat world number two Novak Djokovic on Friday. Now he did the same against Berdych, the man who more »
Dubai. Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer earned another showdown with defending champion Novak Djokovic by outplaying Lukas Rosol 6-2, 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the Dubai Open on Thursday. The mood of Federer’s success against the Czech, who famously ousted Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2012, was in sharp contrast with his desperate recovery more »
San Diego. Andy Murray beat Sam Querrey in four sets Sunday to send Great Britain into the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup for the first time since 1986. Wimbledon champion Murray posted his second singles victory of the tie, downing Querrey 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (3/7), 6-1, 6-3 to capture the needed third point in the more »
Melbourne. Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka claimed his first Grand Slam title in dramatic fashion on Sunday when he upset injury-troubled world number one Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final. The eighth seed roared through the first two sets and overcame the distraction of a back injury to Nadal, and then the loss of the third more »
Melbourne. China’s Li Na battled past Dominika Cibulkova at the Australian Open Saturday to storm to her second Grand Slam title, giving another huge boost to Asian tennis and earning glowing praise in her home country. The 31-year-old fourth seed’s 7-6 (7/3), 6-0 win crowned her the champion on her third attempt after losing the more »
Pete Sampras has tipped Rafa Nadal to beat Roger Federer's 17 grand slam titles, saying he has never seen anything like the powerhouse Spaniard.
Television viewers are used to seeing a snappily-dressed Boris Becker offering his thoughts on the day's big matches from the safety of a comfortable sofa at Wimbledon.
Melbourne. Andy Murray smashed a racket in a rare display of frustration after being taken to a fourth set before reaching the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-1 6-2 6-7 (6) 6-2 victory over lucky loser Stephane Robert on Monday. After racing through the first two sets in just over an hour, Wimbledon more »