Nishikori makes U.S. Open semis with historic victory

Sep 4, 2014

Nishikori makes U.S. Open semis with historic victory

Kei Nishikori felt like he had jet lag. That will happen after playing more than 8½ hours of tennis in two Grand Slam matches separated by about a day and a half. Nishikori did not mind, because he knew he made history. He became ...

Stan rips fan during match

Aug 28, 2014

Stan rips fan during match

In the heat of the moment, locked in a suddenly tight match after midnight at Flushing Meadows, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka snapped at a rowdy spectator, telling him to “Shut up.” An hour later, his 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-1) victory over 91st-ranked ...

Wawrinka stunned by qualifier in Madrid

May 7, 2014

Wawrinka stunned by qualifier in Madrid

Austrian qualifier Dominic Thiem scored the biggest victory of his young career on Tuesday when he rallied for a 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory over third-ranked Stanislas Wawrinka at the Madrid Open. The 20-year-old Thiem showed composure beyond his years in knocking the Australian Open ...

Back injury knocks out Wawrinka in quarters

Jul 27, 2013

Back injury knocks out Wawrinka in quarters

Local interest ended in dramatic fashion at the Swiss Open on Friday as second seed Stan Wawrinka joined compatriot Roger Federer as a back injury victim and out of the tournament. Wawrinka had to quit after just over two hours as he trailed Spanish ...