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, Becker set to part ways

Dec 7, 2016

Djokovic, Becker set to part ways

Novak Djokovic and coach Boris Becker are splitting up after three seasons — and a half-dozen Grand Slam titles — as a pair. Djokovic posted a statement on Facebook on Tuesday, saying the duo “jointly decided to end our cooperation.” “The goals we set ...

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, ...

Djokovic tops Raonic to reach semis

Nov 16, 2016

Djokovic tops Raonic to reach semis

Novak Djokovic edged a bit closer to the year-end No. 1 ranking. The second-ranked Serb beat Milos Raonic 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-5) Tuesday to qualify for the semifinals of the ATP finals and improve his record against the Canadian to 8-0. Djokovic is 2-0 ...

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 ...

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

Oct 12, 2016

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

Kei Nishikori will make a third straight appearance at the ATP Tour finals next month after becoming the fifth player to qualify for the season-ending tournament, organizers said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old world No. 4 will join the top three players — Novak Djokovic, ...