Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Contact Point

Tsonga captures Rotterdam title; Dolgopolov claims Argentina Open; Harrison wins maiden title in Memphis

ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament—Rotterdam, Netherlands No. 6 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga turned back the clock in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Sunday to capture his 13th career title over third seeded David Goffin, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. After losing the first set, Tsonga...

Dimitrov Wins Sofia title; Zverev Claims Montpellier crown; Estrella Burgos Three Peats in Quito

GARANTI KOZA SOFIA OPEN—SOFIA, BULGARIA No. 3 seed Grigor Dimitrov improved to 14-1 in the 2017 season after he defeated No. 2 seed David Goffin 7-5, 6-4 in the Sofia Open final in Bulgaria. Needing one hour and 39 minutes to...

Q&A with Patrick Mouratoglou: On Serena’s Future, Academy Life and His Passion for Tennis

by: Nima Naderi Fresh off of coaching Serena Williams to her record 23rd career Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, we recently sat down with world-renowned tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou to gain some insight into what goes into working...

Federer defeats Nadal for 18th Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Australian Open—Melbourne, Australia No. 17 seed Roger Federer capped off a memorable fortnight at the Australian Open on Sunday, defeating long-time rival Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to win his 18th Major title. Needing three hours and 37...

Sock captures Auckland title; Muller claims maiden crown in Sydney

ASB CLASSIC—AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND No. 4 seed Jack Sock captured his second career title by defeating Joao Sousa 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday. Needing nearly two hours to claim his victory, Sock hit 13 aces and...

Dimitrov wins Brisbane title; Bautista Agut captures Chennai crown

BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL PRESENTED BY SUNCORP—BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov won his fifth career title on the ATP World Tour on Sunday in Brisbane, Australia, defeating No. 3 seed Kei Nishikori 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. In a topsy-turvy match that took one...

Djokovic defeats Murray for Doha title

Qatar ExxonMobil Open—Doha, Qatar No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic dismissed top seed Andy Murray 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 on Saturday to defend his Qatar Open title in Doha. Needing every bit of two hours and 54 minutes to claim the crown,...

Projected Year-End ATP World Tour Rankings for 2017

by: Nima Naderi In a year that saw a monumental effort by Andy Murray to overtake Novak Djokovic as the top ranked player in the ATP World Tour rankings, the same could not be said for likes of Roger Federer...

Murray Captures ATP World Tour Finals over Djokovic; Ends 2016 Ranked No. 1

BARCLAYS ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS—LONDON, GREAT BRITAIN Top seed Andy Murray captured his first-ever ATP World Tour Finals title in London, England on Sunday, defeating No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4. In a match that lasted one hour and...

Murray wins Paris Masters 1000 over Isner

BNP PARIBAS MASTERS—PARIS, FRANCE New World No. 1 Andy Murray capped off a tremendous week of tennis at the Paris Masters in France, defeating hard-hitting American John Isner 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4 for the title on Sunday. Overcoming 18 aces, Murray managed...

Contact Point

Tsonga captures Rotterdam title; Dolgopolov claims Argentina Open; Harrison wins maiden...

ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament—Rotterdam, Netherlands No. 6 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga turned back the clock in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Sunday to capture his 13th career...