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Kei Nishikori parts ways with longtime coach Dante Bottini

Tennis Oct 15, 2019

Kei Nishikori parts ways with longtime coach Dante Bottini

Kei Nishikori announced Tuesday on Twitter that he will part with longtime coach Dante Bottini, who has guided him since 2011. "After nine years of working together literally day in and day out, I have decided it is time for a new voice," wrote Nishikori, ...

Roger Federer says he plans to play at Tokyo Olympics

Tennis Oct 14, 2019

Roger Federer says he plans to play at Tokyo Olympics

Roger Federer says he plans to play at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Swiss great, a four-time Olympian, says "at the end of the day my heart decided I would love to play at the Olympic Games again." Federer made the announcement in Tokyo during at ...

Tennis Oct 9, 2019

Maria Sharapova commits to 2020 return despite injury struggles

Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday that she could make a comeback at Luxembourg next week after her troublesome shoulder forced her to withdraw injured from the WTA indoor event in Linz. The five-time Grand Slam winner dropped out of the Austrian tournament last week but ...

Novak Djokovic takes Japan Open with eye on Tokyo Olympics

Tennis Oct 6, 2019

Novak Djokovic takes Japan Open with eye on Tokyo Olympics

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic clinched the Japan Open on Sunday, dispelling concerns about the shoulder injury that forced him out of the U.S. Open. The Serbian star crushed Australian qualifier John Millman 6-3, 6-2 to mark his 10th win in a tournament main draw ...

Novak Djokovic powers through to Rakuten Japan Open final

Tennis Oct 5, 2019

Novak Djokovic powers through to Rakuten Japan Open final

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Saturday cruised into the Rakuten Japan Open final, thrashing David Goffin 6-3, 6-4. In the final, Djokovic will face Australian qualifier John Millman, who squeezed past American opponent Reilly Opelka 6-3, 7-6 (7-4). The Serbian star dominated his semifinal, starting ...

Unstoppable Novak Djokovic rolls on at Rakuten Japan Open

Tennis Oct 4, 2019

Unstoppable Novak Djokovic rolls on at Rakuten Japan Open

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Friday put on a stunning show of supremacy at the Rakuten Japan Open with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Lucas Pouille of France. The Serb more than overwhelmed his opponent in the quarterfinal match, showering Pouille with a barrage ...