Feb 4, 2016

Federer sidelined after knee surgery

Roger Federer has had knee surgery and will miss tournaments in Rotterdam and Dubai this month. “Roger Federer underwent successful arthroscopic knee surgery today in Switzerland to repair a torn meniscus,” a statement on his official website said Wednesday. It is a rare injury ...

Djokovic overpowers Nishikori in quarterfinals

Jan 26, 2016

Djokovic overpowers Nishikori in quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori lost to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in just over two hours in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday. The top-seeded Serb, who wound up celebrating Australia Day in style, looked vulnerable early with numerous mistakes and ...

Match-fixing allegations overshadow first day of Australian Open

Jan 18, 2016

Match-fixing allegations overshadow first day of Australian Open

Novak Djokovic recalled his own brush with match-fixing, as the start of the year’s first Grand Slam tournament was overshadowed by corruption allegations. Djokovic started his bid for a sixth Australian Open title with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over Chung Hyeon of South ...

Raonic takes revenge on Federer in Brisbane final

Jan 10, 2016

Raonic takes revenge on Federer in Brisbane final

An inspired Milos Raonic toppled Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 to win the Brisbane International on Sunday and avenge his defeat to the Swiss master in last year’s final. Raonic unleashed his usual serving blitz but it was the rangy Canadian’s groundstrokes that impressed the ...

Dec 17, 2015

Nishikori shot picked as year's best

Kei Nishikori’s unbelievable tweener lob at August’s Rogers Cup in Montreal was named the best play of the year on Tuesday in a fan poll on the ATP World Tour website. With Nishikori at the net, David Goffin reached the Japanese star’s drop shot ...

Dec 12, 2015

Federer, Hingis to team up in Rio

Roger Federer says he’ll be teaming up with Martina Hingis for Switzerland in mixed doubles at next year’s Rio Olympics. Federer wrote Friday on Twitter that he is “really excited” about the pairing, and posted a photo of the two tennis stars from what ...

Dec 9, 2015

Federer, coach Edberg part ways

Roger Federer says his coaching relationship with his “childhood idol” Stefan Edberg has ended, and the six-time Grand Slam singles champion will not travel with him next year. In a statement to the ATP website, Edberg said: “Roger and I had a wonderful two ...

Djokovic beats Federer to win ATP World Tour Finals

Nov 23, 2015

Djokovic beats Federer to win ATP World Tour Finals

As usual this season, Novak Djokovic was the best player on the court. The top-ranked Serb won his fourth straight title at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday by beating six-time champion Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4. Djokovic, who won three Grand Slam ...

Djokovic, Federer set to clash in final

Nov 22, 2015

Djokovic, Federer set to clash in final

Already having the best season of his life and with only one more match to play this year, Novak Djokovic still has a chance to make some history. The top-ranked Serb defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3 Saturday in the semifinals of the ATP World ...

Federer battles past Nishikori, reaches Tour Finals

Nov 20, 2015

Federer battles past Nishikori, reaches Tour Finals

Kei Nishikori staged a heroic comeback effort against Roger Federer in his last round-robin match at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday, but ultimately fell to a three-set defeat that eliminated him from the prestigious season-ending event. Nishikori, who was 1-1 in the ...

Nishikori edges Berdych; Federer downs Djokovic

Nov 18, 2015

Nishikori edges Berdych; Federer downs Djokovic

In a three-set victory, it all came down to one point. Kei Nishikori won it, and the match. The eighth-seeded Japanese player beat Tomas Berdych 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 Tuesday at the ATP Finals for his first win at this week’s tournament. Later in the ...