Steady Rafael Nadal beats animated Nick Kyrgios at Australian Open

Tennis Jan 27, 2020

Steady Rafael Nadal beats animated Nick Kyrgios at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal left the muttering and the preening, the underarm serving and the 'tweening, to his younger, flashier opponent, Nick Kyrgios. Surely, Nadal was content to collect the win in the latest installment of their rivalry. The No. 1-ranked Nadal kept his thoughts to himself and ...

Novak Djokovic's goals extend far beyond just wins

Tennis Dec 22, 2019

Novak Djokovic's goals extend far beyond just wins

Novak Djokovic says the main source of his motivation at this stage of his career is securing a lasting legacy rather than simply trying to win tennis matches and trophies. For nearly two years, from mid-2016 until mid-2018, the 32-year-old Serb had admittedly struggled with ...

Rafael Nadal ends year as No. 1 for fifth time

Tennis Nov 19, 2019

Rafael Nadal ends year as No. 1 for fifth time

Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the year-end world No. 1 for the fifth time after the ATP released its season-closing rankings on Monday. The Spaniard did not make it beyond the group stage of last week's ATP Finals in London, but Novak Djokovic's failure to ...

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to Paris Masters third round

Tennis Oct 31, 2019

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to Paris Masters third round

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic overcame a first-set wobble against unheralded Corentin Moutet, beating the 97th-ranked Frenchman 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 to reach the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. The top-ranked Djokovic lost his serve in game seven and needed to save two set ...