Roger Federer backs Naomi Osaka to shine after rough patch

Tennis Jun 22, 2019

Roger Federer backs Naomi Osaka to shine after rough patch

Roger Federer insisted Friday that Naomi Osaka will bounce back from a string of setbacks and thrive in the spotlight of being world No. 1 and a double Grand Slam winner. Osaka, 21, won a second consecutive major at the Australian Open in January, but ...

Kei Nishikori breezes into second round of French Open

Tennis May 27, 2019

Kei Nishikori breezes into second round of French Open

Kei Nishikori weathered a third-set rally from France's Quentin Halys on Sunday to reach the second round of the French Open for the fifth year in a row. The seventh-seeded Nishikori defeated the wildcard 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 in just under two hours at Roland Garros ...

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 ...

Roger Federer two wins away from 100th title

Tennis Mar 1, 2019

Roger Federer two wins away from 100th title

Roger Federer moved to within two wins of a 100th career title on Thursday after coming through a tough test in difficult conditions against Marton Fucsovics to reach the Dubai Championships semifinals. The seven-time champion beat his Hungarian opponent 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in conditions that ...