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Nishikori ousted in 3rd round

/ Jul 8, 2017

Nishikori ousted in 3rd round

Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the seventh time in his last nine attempts with a shock victory over ninth seed Kei Nishikori on Friday.The 29-year-old proved too solid for a listless Nishikori, winning 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) ...

Federer, Djokovic win in three sets

/ Jul 7, 2017

Federer, Djokovic win in three sets

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic had to play all three sets at Wimbledon this time.The former champions both advanced to the third round on Thursday, two days after their opening matches ended early when their opponents retired with an injury. Federer was broken early ...

Nishikori into third round with win over Stakhovsky

/ Jul 6, 2017

Nishikori into third round with win over Stakhovsky

Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round at Wimbledon for the second straight year, beating Ukraine’s Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-4, 6-7(7-9), 6-1, 7-6 (8-6) on Wednesday.In the women’s action, 19-year-old Wimbledon debutant Naomi Osaka also booked a spot in the third round after defeating 22nd ...

Nishikori routs Cecchinato, aims to win title

/ Jul 4, 2017

Nishikori routs Cecchinato, aims to win title

Kei Nishikori believes he can win Wimbledon this year after breezing through his first-round clash with Italy’s Marco Cecchinato 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 on Monday.The ninth seed did not disappoint the legion of Japanese fans who gave him a hero’s welcome as he walked on ...

Red-hot Sugita gears up for Wimbledon

/ Jul 3, 2017

Red-hot Sugita gears up for Wimbledon

Fresh from claiming his first career ATP title at the Antalya Open in southern Turkey, Yuichi Sugita arrived in London on Sunday and said he could not hope to start Wimbledon on a better note.Sugita moved up from 66th to a career-best 44th in ...

Sugita captures first ATP tour title

/ Jul 2, 2017

Sugita captures first ATP tour title

Yuichi Sugita captured his maiden victory on the ATP World Tour with a straight-sets victory over Adrian Mannarino in the final of the Antalya Open on Saturday.The 28-year-old Sugita, ranked 66th in the world, took just under 90 minutes to beat his 62nd-ranked French ...

Djokovic into Eastbourne final

/ Jul 1, 2017

Djokovic into Eastbourne final

Novak Djokovic advanced to his third final of 2017 by beating Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 on Friday at the Eastbourne International, an event that is proving the ideal preparation for Wimbledon for the former No. 1.The top-seeded Djokovic, who will take on second-seeded Gael ...

Venus sued by estate of man fatally hurt in crash

/ Jul 1, 2017

Venus sued by estate of man fatally hurt in crash

Tennis star Venus Williams is being sued by the estate of a Florida man who died after a car crash police say she caused.An attorney representing the family of Jerome Barson, 78, filed the lawsuit Friday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, seeking unspecified ...