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 ...

Nishikori dealt crushing defeat against Anderson

More Sports / Tennis Nov 14, 2018

Nishikori dealt crushing defeat against Anderson

Following a straight-sets upset over six-time champion Roger Federer in his opening match, Kei Nishikori came crashing back to earth with a 6-0, 6-1 loss against South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals on Tuesday. After beating Anderson earlier this month at the ATP ...

'Lucky' Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

More Sports / Tennis Nov 10, 2018

'Lucky' Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

Kei Nishikori said Friday he was "lucky" to be at the ATP Finals after clawing his way up the rankings to reach the elite-eight man event after a lengthy injury layoff. Nishikori qualified for the tournament, which starts at O2 Arena on Sunday, when Juan ...

Roger Federer wins opening match at ATP Finals

More Sports / Tennis Nov 13, 2017

Roger Federer wins opening match at ATP Finals

One break of serve, and a mini-break, was all Roger Federer needed to win his opening match at the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday. The 19-time Grand Slam champion broke Jack Sock at the start of his 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) victory at the O2 Arena. ...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

More Sports / Tennis Nov 4, 2017

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters on Friday because of a right knee injury, putting in doubt his participation in the ATP finals. The top-ranked Spaniard, who had his knee taped during the third set of his third-round win over Pablo Cuevas, said ...

Nishikori edges Berdych; Federer downs Djokovic

More Sports / Tennis 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 day, Roger Federer ...