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Federer upset by qualifier Donskoy in Dubai

/ Mar 2, 2017

Federer upset by qualifier Donskoy in Dubai

Roger Federer squandered three match points in a shock 3-6, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-5) second-round loss to Russian qualifier Evgeny Donskoy at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday. Federer, who has just won his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, failed to ...

/ Mar 1, 2017

Djokovic returns with win in Mexico

Novak Djokovic beat Slovakia’s Martin Klizan 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in the opening round of the Mexican Open on Tuesday. The win was Djokovic’s first since his shocking loss in the second round of the Australian Open. “It’s always tough to win the first match ...

/ Feb 28, 2017

Dzumhur upsets Wawrinka in opening round

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka was upset by Damir Dzumhur 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. This was No. 3-ranked Wawrinka’s first match since his Australian Open semifinal loss to Swiss countryman Roger Federer. He left Melbourne ...

Nishikori begins Argentina Open with win

/ Feb 16, 2017

Nishikori begins Argentina Open with win

Kei Nishikori opened his Argentina Open campaign with a win over local favorite Diego Schwartzman in the second round on Wednesday. Nishikori, the top seed and world No. 5, dropped the first set but came roaring back to post a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win ...

/ Feb 15, 2017

Becker: Sharapova deserves second chance

Boris Becker believes Maria Sharapova has paid her dues and deserves a second chance when she returns to tennis in April at the end of her 15-month doping ban. Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam champion, failed a dope test for the drug meldonium at ...

Uchiyama wins to help Japan avoid 5-0 sweep

/ Feb 5, 2017

Uchiyama wins to help Japan avoid 5-0 sweep

Yasutaka Uchiyama scored a consolation win against Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the final reverse singles on Sunday to prevent a whitewash for Japan in its Davis Cup World Group first-round tie against France. The Japanese team had only pride to play for after France built ...

France clinches Davis Cup tie with Japan in doubles

/ Feb 4, 2017

France clinches Davis Cup tie with Japan in doubles

France wrapped up victory in its Davis Cup World Group first-round tie against Japan after Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won Saturday’s doubles to take an unassailable 3-0 lead at Ariake Colosseum. The Wimbledon champions routed Yuichi Sugita and Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 ...