Unseeded Istomin stuns No. 2 Djokovic

Jan 19, 2017

Unseeded Istomin stuns No. 2 Djokovic

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic was upset in a shocking second-round loss to Uzbekistan wild card Denis Istomin. Djokovic was aiming to be the first man to win the Australian title seven times, and had won all his previous six head-to-head meetings against ...

Murray looks to capture first Australian Open title

Jan 14, 2017

Murray looks to capture first Australian Open title

Having snatched Novak Djokovic’s world No. 1 ranking in a thrilling late-season raid, Andy Murray will bid to storm the Serb’s Melbourne Park fortress and capture an elusive Australian Open title after five agonizing near misses. Murray enters the year’s first Grand Slam in ...

Djokovic gets best of Murray in Qatar Open final

Jan 8, 2017

Djokovic gets best of Murray in Qatar Open final

Novak Djokovic successfully defended his Qatar Open title by beating top-seeded Andy Murray 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in the final on Saturday. The dramatic match showcased the best of men’s tennis for 2 hours, 54 minutes. Djokovic needed four match points — three in the ...

Federer beaten by unheralded Zverev in Hopman Cup

Jan 5, 2017

Federer beaten by unheralded Zverev in Hopman Cup

Roger Federer found himself overmatched — just — by a younger and stronger-serving opponent on Wednesday, losing 7-6 (7-1), 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-4) to 19-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany at the Hopman Cup. The 35-year-old Federer was playing his second match since returning from ...

Becker says Djokovic needs to work harder to be No. 1 again

Dec 8, 2016

Becker says Djokovic needs to work harder to be No. 1 again

Novak Djokovic lost his momentum in the second half of last season and was toppled as the world No. 1 by Andy Murray because his work rate dropped, the Serbian’s former coach Boris Becker said on Wednesday. Speaking a day after the two terminated ...

Djokovic ends Nishikori's season with semifinal rout

Nov 20, 2016

Djokovic ends Nishikori's season with semifinal rout

A great season for Kei Nishikori came to a disappointing finish on Saturday, when he was knocked out of the ATP World Tour Finals by world No. 2 Novak Djokovic. Nishikori, ranked fifth in the world, lost their semifinal match 6-1, 6-1 in 1 ...

Nishikori advances despite loss

Nov 19, 2016

Nishikori advances despite loss

Kei Nishikori suffered a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 defeat against Croatia’s Marin Cilic on Friday but still advanced to the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Nishikori finished with a 1-2 record in Group A. Prior to the match, the world No. ...

Djokovic stays undefeated

Nov 18, 2016

Djokovic stays undefeated

Novak Djokovic is playing for a lot more than just a record-tying sixth title at the ATP World Tour Finals. The second-ranked Serb is also looking to reclaim the No. 1 ranking. Djokovic won his third straight match at the season-ending tournament on Thursday, ...

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

Nov 15, 2016

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori hurt Stan Wawrinka’s chances of finishing the season as the World No. 3 player, beating the Swiss 6-2, 6-3 in his opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals Monday. Nishikori, who is making his third straight appearance in ...

Murray celebrates rise to No. 1 by winning Paris Masters

Nov 7, 2016

Murray celebrates rise to No. 1 by winning Paris Masters

Celebrating the best season of his career, Andy Murray cemented his rise to No. 1 by beating John Isner 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 Sunday to win the Paris Masters for the first time. It was Murray’s eighth title this year and 14th in Masters ...

Oct 15, 2016

Bautista Agut upsets Djokovic in Shanghai Masters semifinals

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic suffered a shock 6-4, 6-4 loss to Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Saturday. Serbian Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam champion, made 29 unforced errors against the 15th seed and converted just two of nine ...