Nole, Li advance to 4th round

More Sports / Tennis Mar 12, 2014

Nole, Li advance to 4th round

Facing an opponent he had never seen play, Novak Djokovic relied on some old-fashioned word of mouth. Asking around the locker room and getting some intel from his coach, Djokovic went out and beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 on Tuesday, ending the Colombian's surprising ...

Nole on target in heat

More Sports / Tennis Jan 15, 2014

Nole on target in heat

Novak Djokovic stayed on track for a fourth consecutive Australian Open singles title with a 6-0, 6-4, 6-4 win Wednesday over Leonardo Mayer of Argentina. Advancing to the third round with his 26th consecutive match win, Djokovic had a brief scare while serving at 3-0 ...

Stepanek comes through for Czechs

More Sports / Tennis Nov 18, 2013

Stepanek comes through for Czechs

With the Davis Cup on the line, Radek Stepanek delivered again. Stepanek gave the Czech Republic its second straight Davis Cup title Sunday, sweeping past Dusan Lajovic in straight sets in the fifth and decisive match to secure a 3-2 win over Serbia in the ...

Serbians, Czechs tied up in Davis Cup

More Sports / Tennis Nov 16, 2013

Serbians, Czechs tied up in Davis Cup

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Tomas Berdych of defending champion Czech Republic did what was expected of them Friday, winning their matches and leaving the Davis Cup final at 1-1 after the opening day. Djokovic beat Radek Stepanek 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 in the first singles. ...

Ferrer shocks Nadal

More Sports / Tennis Nov 3, 2013

Ferrer shocks Nadal

David Ferrer stunned top-seeded Rafael Nadal 6-3, 7-5 and Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer from a set and break down in the Paris Masters semifinals on Saturday. Djokovic prevailed 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 for his 16th straight match win. Ferrer had lost nine straight times to Nadal, ...