Rafael Nadal leads Spain to win over Russia in Davis Cup Finals

Tennis Nov 20, 2019

Rafael Nadal leads Spain to win over Russia in Davis Cup Finals

Rafael Nadal kept Spain's hopes alive, then Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez completed the comeback in the decisive doubles match to give the hosts a 2-1 win over Russia in the inaugural Davis Cup Finals. Granollers and Lopez defeated Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev 6-4, ...

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 ...

Rafael Nadal advances to Paris Masters quarterfinals

Tennis Nov 1, 2019

Rafael Nadal advances to Paris Masters quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka for the 19th time in 22 meetings, winning 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Paris Masters quarterfinals. The two players share 22 Grand Slams, but Nadal has 19 of them and once again established a stranglehold on his Swiss ...

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 ...

Nadal outlasts Medvedev in epic 5-hour final

Tennis Sep 9, 2019

Nadal outlasts Medvedev in epic 5-hour final

Rafael Nadal's 19th Grand Slam trophy went from inevitable to suddenly in doubt in a thrill-a-minute U.S. Open final. What had all the makings of a coronation morphed into a real contest thanks to Nadal's opponent, Daniil Medvedev, a man a decade younger and appearing ...

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup final

Tennis Aug 11, 2019

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup final

Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the Rogers Cup final. Williams, seeded eighth in a tournament she has won three times, will take on local hope Bianca Andreescu in the ...