Friday, August 17, 2018

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Nadal, Halep Win Rogers Cup

Rogers Cup—Canada Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep captured respective Rogers Cup titles in Toronto and Montreal on Sunday. For Nadal, his fourth title in Canada came at the expense of up-and-comer Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-2, 7-6(4). Serving for the match...

Zverev Defends Washington Title; Klizan Wins Kitzbuhel Crown; Fognini Captures Los Cabos Title

Citi Open—Washington, DC, U.S.A. Top seed Alexander Zverev stormed to his second-straight title in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, defeating Australian Alex De Minaur 6-2, 6-4. Beginning the encounter by hitting thunderous backhands and serves, Zverev broke out to a 4-1...

Basilashvili Wins Hamburg Title; Isner Captures Atlanta Crown; Berrettini Claims Gstaad Title

German Tennis Championships 2018 presented by Kampmann—Hamburg, Germany Qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili made history on Sunday in Hamburg, Germany, defeating defending champion Leonardo Mayer 6-4, 0-6, 7-5 to capture the German Tennis Championships and become the first player from Georgia to...

Johnson Claims Newport Title; Cecchinato Wins Umag; Fognini Captures Bastad Crown

Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open—Newport, RI, U.S.A. No. 3 seed Steve Johnson picked up his fourth career ATP World Tour title on Sunday in Newport, R.I., dismissing Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-5, 3-6, 6-2. The hard-fought contest featured great grass-court play...

Djokovic Win Fourth Wimbledon Title Over Anderson

Wimbledon—London, England No. 12 seed Novak Djokovic won his fourth career Wimbledon title on Sunday in London, England, defeating No. 8 Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6(3). Needing two hours and 19 minutes to claim his victory, Djokovic breezed through the...

Angelique Kerber Wins Wimbledon Title Over Serena Williams

Wimbledon—London, England World No. 11 Angelique Kerber won her third Major title on Saturday at Wimbledon, defeating 23-time Major winner Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3. In a match that was dominated by the German's angles and lefty spin, Kerber also broke...

Mischa Zverev Wins Maiden Title in Eastbourne; Dzumhur Ousts Mannarino For Antalya Crown

Nature Valley International—Eastbourne, Great Britain German Mischa Zverev won his maiden ATP World Tour title in Eastbourne, Great Britain on Saturday, defeating Lucas Lacko 6-4, 6-4. Using his precise serve-and-volley game to great effect, Zverev struck four aces, won 86...

Coric Wins Halle Title Over Federer; Cilic Claims Queen’s Club Crown

Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany Unseeded Croatian Borna Coric defeated world No. 1 Roger Federer 7-6(6), 3-6, 6-2 on Sunday to capture his first-ever grass-court title at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany. Saving two set points in the first...

Federer Wins Stuttgart Title; Gasquet Crowned Champion in the Netherlands

MercedesCup—Stuttgart, Germany Top seed Roger Federer notched his 98th career title in Stuttgart, Germany on Sunday, defeating No. 7 seed Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6(3). In a match that lasted one hour and 18 minutes, Federer overcame 14 aces by the...

Nadal Wins 11th French Open Title

Roland Garros—Paris, France Top seed Rafael Nadal cemented himself as the greatest clay-court player ever on Sunday in Paris, France, winning his record 11th title at Roland Garros with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over No. 7 seed Dominic Thiem. In...

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Nadal, Halep Win Rogers Cup

Rogers Cup—Canada Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep captured respective Rogers Cup titles in Toronto and Montreal on Sunday. For Nadal, his fourth title in Canada came...