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Federer falls in Madrid quarters; Nadal into semis

Tennis May 11, 2019

Federer falls in Madrid quarters; Nadal into semis

Roger Federer's return to clay lasted only three matches. A day after saving two match points at the Madrid Open, Federer squandered two match points himself in the quarterfinals against Dominic Thiem on Friday, losing 3-6, 7-6 (13-11), 6-4. It may have ended his first appearance ...

Kei Nishikori falls in semifinals in Barcelona

Tennis Apr 28, 2019

Kei Nishikori falls in semifinals in Barcelona

Kei Nishikori failed in his bid to reach the Barcelona Open final for the first time in four years, falling a step short in a semifinal loss on Saturday. A two-time champion and three-time finalist in Barcelona, world No. 7 Nishikori lost 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 ...

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 ...

Nick Kyrgios shaking up tennis world

Tennis Mar 4, 2019

Nick Kyrgios shaking up tennis world

by Martyn Herman

A few hours after Roger Federer collected the 100th ATP title of his career in Dubai, Nick Kyrgios was preparing for his Mexican Open final against Alexander Zverev — on a jet ski. The Four Tops once sung about "Going Loco Down in Acapulco" and ...

Djokovic sets sights on Federer after latest title

More Sports / Tennis Jan 28, 2019

Djokovic sets sights on Federer after latest title

Novak Djokovic has designs on matching Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles after completing a record-breaking Australian Open victory. In a breathtakingly mistake-free performance that yielded a remarkably lopsided result, the No. 1-ranked Djokovic overwhelmed Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday night ...

Djokovic, Nadal renew rivalry

More Sports / Tennis Jan 26, 2019

Djokovic, Nadal renew rivalry

If Rafael Nadal's Australian Open semifinal win over Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas was one-sided, Novak Djokovic showed he could be even more brutal in his victory against Lucas Pouille on Friday. Nadal only needed 1 hour and 46 minutes to wrap up his victory on ...