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 battles into quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Jul 10, 2018

Nishikori battles into quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori clinched victory in the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time in his career on Monday after surviving a tough test against Ernests Gulbis, beating the Latvian 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (12-10), 6-1. Later in the day, three-time champion Novak Djokovic cruised ...

Kei Nishikori falls in Rome quarters

More Sports / Tennis May 19, 2018

Kei Nishikori falls in Rome quarters

Kei Nishikori fell to former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals of the clay-court Italian Open on Friday, going down 2-6, 6-1, 6-3. Nishikori, currently ranked 24th in the world, got off to a strong start against the 11th-seeded Serbian, nabbing unanswered breaks ...