Roger Federer's face to be minted on Swiss coin

Tennis Dec 2, 2019

Roger Federer's face to be minted on Swiss coin

The Swiss government says it will produce a 20 franc silver coin with Roger Federer's image on it. The government says it's the first time it has dedicated a commemorative coin to a living person. A 50 franc gold coin with Federer's image on it will ...

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 ...

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem set up title match at ATP Finals

Tennis Nov 17, 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem set up title match at ATP Finals

The first time Dominic Thiem played at the ATP Finals, he was handed an unknown Greek teenager as a hitting partner in training. Three years later, Thiem is facing that same player in the final of the season-ending tournament. Thiem beat defending champion Alexander Zverev in ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...