Final four now set for ATP Finals

More Sports / Tennis Nov 17, 2018

Final four now set for ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev set up a semifinal with six-time champion Roger Federer by defeating John Isner 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 on Friday. Zverev is the youngest player at 21 to reach the semifinals since 2009 and the first from Germany since 2003. The 37-year-old Federer holds a 3-2 ...

Kei Nishikori loses in Citi Open quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Aug 4, 2018

Kei Nishikori loses in Citi Open quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori suffered a quarterfinal loss against Germany's Alexander Zverev on Friday and crashed out of the Citi Open. Nishikori, the seventh seed and 2015 champion, was handed a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 loss by the world No. 3 Zverev at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, ...

Isner, Zverev reach Miami Open final

More Sports / Tennis Mar 31, 2018

Isner, Zverev reach Miami Open final

John Isner most prestigious title of his 14-year career by beating a weary Juan Martin del Potro 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) in Friday's Miami Open semifinals. Dominating with his serve and aggressive baseline strokes, the 208-cm Isner ended a 15-match winning streak for del Potro, who ...

Rising teen star Zverev beats Federer

More Sports / Tennis Jun 19, 2016

Rising teen star Zverev beats Federer

Roger Federer's bid for a ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open came to an end Saturday when he was beaten in the semifinals by Alexander Zverev, a rising German prospect who notched the biggest win of his young career. Zverev's 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-3 ...

Federer tops Zverev at Italian Open

More Sports / Tennis May 12, 2016

Federer tops Zverev at Italian Open

Roger Federer put his full array of shots on display in a 6-3, 7-5 win over Alexander Zverev on Wednesday in the second round of the Italian Open, an encouraging performance considering he only decided to play moments before stepping onto the court. "I was ...