Fabio Fognini wins Monte Carlo Masters

Tennis Apr 22, 2019

Fabio Fognini wins Monte Carlo Masters

On the clay courts where he once practiced as a youth with big dreams, Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his erratic career by beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. The local lad from nearby San Remo, a ...

Fabio Fognini stuns Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semifinals

Tennis Apr 21, 2019

Fabio Fognini stuns Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semifinals

Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal's winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters, stunning the defending champion 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final for the first time and hand Nadal his first defeat here since a loss to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 semifinals. Fognini ...

Kei Nishikori bounced from Monte Carlo Masters in second round

Tennis Apr 17, 2019

Kei Nishikori bounced from Monte Carlo Masters in second round

Kei Nishikori had no answer for some magical shot making by world No. 49 Pierre Hugues Herbert, who won their second-round match at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday. Nishikori, ranked sixth in the world and seeded fifth at the clay-court event, lost 7-5, 6-4 ...

Nadal advances as Djokovic ousted at Monte Carlo Masters

More Sports / Tennis Apr 20, 2018

Nadal advances as Djokovic ousted at Monte Carlo Masters

Rafael Nadal remains on course to retain his Monte Carlo Masters title and won't have Novak Djokovic standing in his way. The top-ranked Nadal beat big-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-2 on Friday to reach the quarterfinals, clinching victory with a clinical smash at the ...

Yuichi Sugita loses in first round at Monte Carlo

More Sports / Tennis Apr 18, 2018

Yuichi Sugita loses in first round at Monte Carlo

Yuichi Sugita bowed out in the opening round of the Monte-Carlo Masters on Tuesday with a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany. World No. 43 Sugita had won the only previous meeting between the pair on tour, but could only convert a single ...

Goffin nabs first win over Djokovic

More Sports / Tennis Apr 22, 2017

Goffin nabs first win over Djokovic

David Goffin beat Novak Djokovic for the first time in his career on his fifth match point, winning 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Friday. Goffin denied Djokovic a possible 50th career match against defending champion Rafael Nadal, who was ...

More Sports / Tennis Apr 16, 2016

Federer ousted in quarterfinals

  Roger Federer was knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters when he slumped to a 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 defeat by local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals on Friday. The Swiss third seed was back in action this week after a 10-week layoff during which ...

More Sports / Tennis Apr 12, 2016

Gasquet, Raonic advance in Monaco

Richard Gasquet converted all six of his break points as he beat Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-0 on Monday, and Milos Raonic had 13 aces in a 6-3, 7-5 win against wild card Marco Cecchinato in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters. Raonic broke ...