Friday, December 14, 2018

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Garbine Muguruza Wins Wimbledon Title over Venus Williams

Wimbledon—London, Great Britain No. 14 seed Garbine Muguruza won her first Wimbledon title on Saturday in London, England, defeating No. 10 seed Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0. In a match that lasted one hour and 17 minutes, Muguruza converted on a...

Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title Over Wawrinka

Roland Garros—Paris, France No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal completed a memorable fortnight in Paris, France on Sunday, defeating former winner Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to win his 10th Roland Garros title. Having not won a Grand Slam event for...

Elina Svitolina, Alexander Zverev Win Italian Open Titles

Internazionali BNL d’Italia—Rome, Italy Elina Svitolina and Alexander Zverev won respective Italian Open titles on Sunday in Rome, Italy. First up, Svitolina continued her great season by capturing her biggest title to date over recent Madrid Open winner Simona Halep, 4-6....

Chung Wins ATP Next Gen Final over Rublev

Next Gen ATP Finals—Milan, Italy No. 6 seed Hyeon Chung captured the inaugural ATP Next Gen Final in Milan, Italy on Saturday, defeating top seed Andrey Rublev 3-4(5), 4-3(2), 4-2, 4-2. In a match that lasted one hour and 55...

US Open 2016: Three to see on Day 3 (Raonic, Bencic and Baghdatis)

by: Nima Naderi After a day which featured Steve Johnson fighting off seven match points to advance to round two, Juan Martin del Potro lighting up Armstrong in his volt outfit and Serena Williams using compression sleeves to motor past...

Wawrinka Defends Geneva Crown; Tsonga Wins Lyon Title

BANQUE ERIC STURDZA GENEVA OPEN—GENEVA, SWITZERLAND Top seed Stan Wawrinka defended his Geneva Open title on Saturday in Geneva, Switzerland, dismissing Mischa Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. Overcoming the loss of the first set, Wawrinka began to use his net game...

Goffin Wins Shenzhen Title; Istomin Captures Chengdu Crown

Shenzhen Open—Shenzhen, China No. 2 seed David Goffin took home his first title of 2017 at the Shenzhen Open on Sunday, defeating No. 5 seed Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-7, 6-3. In a match that lasted two hours and three...

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...

What the Rogers Cup means to the US Open

In my latest article for TennisCanada.com, I discuss the vital importance of the Rogers Cup in both Toronto and Montreal toward the outcome of US Open later this month. Here's an excerpt from the article below. "How could we ever...

Halep Wins Maiden Grand Slam Title at French Open

Roland Garros—Paris, France Top seed Simona Halep captured her first Grand Slam title on Saturday in Paris, France, defeating No. 10 seed and reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. In a match that saw Stephens dominate the...

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Projected Year-End ATP Tour Rankings for 2019

It's that time of year again where most of the top pros are either in the Maldives enjoying some sun and the beach, or...