Naomi Osaka aims for third Grand Slam win

Tennis Jan 18, 2020

Naomi Osaka aims for third Grand Slam win

Naomi Osaka has learned to appreciate her victories more after enduring the "toughest" year of her fledging career and the Japanese world No. 3 says mentally she is in a better place to launch her Australian Open title defense. Osaka started 2019 by winning her ...

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 ...

Roger Federer, John McEnroe push for Laver Cup's place in team tennis

Tennis Sep 20, 2019

Roger Federer, John McEnroe push for Laver Cup's place in team tennis

Team events are having quite the resurgence on the men's tennis circuit, with three different competitions scheduled in the next four months. What's still unclear, though, is whether they can all co-exist in the long term. "Something's got to shake out," John McEnroe acknowledged Thursday, ...

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 ...

Nishioka succumbs to Federer at U.S. Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 29, 2018

Nishioka succumbs to Federer at U.S. Open

Roger Federer made light of energy-sapping conditions to brush past Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in his opening match at the U.S. Open on Tuesday. Where other players had slogged through long rallies as the temperature hit 32 degrees Celsius, Federer kept his time on ...