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Roger Federer marks 100th match in Laver Arena with victory

More Sports / Tennis Jan 18, 2019

Roger Federer marks 100th match in Laver Arena with victory

Roger Federer has played in Rod Laver Arena a hundred times and has six Australian Open crowns in his collection of 20 Grand Slam titles. The 37-year-old tennis statesman has developed a loyal following over 20 consecutive visits for the season-opening major. After beating 21-year-old American ...

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 dealt crushing defeat against Anderson

More Sports / Tennis Nov 14, 2018

Nishikori dealt crushing defeat against Anderson

Following a straight-sets upset over six-time champion Roger Federer in his opening match, Kei Nishikori came crashing back to earth with a 6-0, 6-1 loss against South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals on Tuesday. After beating Anderson earlier this month at the ATP ...

Kei Nishikori upsets Roger Federer in ATP Finals opener

More Sports / Tennis Nov 12, 2018

Kei Nishikori upsets Roger Federer in ATP Finals opener

Kei Nishikori produced a big upset against six-time ATP Finals champion Roger Federer, defeating the Swiss great in straight sets 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 in their first-round group match at the season-ending tournament on Sunday. Nishikori, currently No. 9 in the world rankings, had not beaten ...

'Lucky' Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

More Sports / Tennis Nov 10, 2018

'Lucky' Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

Kei Nishikori said Friday he was "lucky" to be at the ATP Finals after clawing his way up the rankings to reach the elite-eight man event after a lengthy injury layoff. Nishikori qualified for the tournament, which starts at O2 Arena on Sunday, when Juan ...