Friday, April 26, 2019

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Zverev Wins Madrid Open Title

Mutua Madrid Open—Madrid, Spain No. 2 seed Alexander Zverev won his third Masters 1000 title on Sunday in Madrid, Spain, defeating No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-4. In a match that lasted one hour and 18 minutes, Zverev won...

Serena Williams captures 22nd career Major title at Wimbledon over Kerber

Wimbledon 2016—London, England Top seed Serena Williams poured in a memorable effort on Saturday at the All England Club in London, England, defeating No. 4 seed Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 to take the Championship. Needing one hour and 21 minutes...

It’s a Bouchard kind of Summer

In my latest article for Tennis Canada, I discuss Eugenie Bouchard's stellar result at Wimbledon and what the future holds in store for the young Canadian. Here's an excerpt below. "How can you not like Genie? She tells it like...

Fognini Wins Rolex Monte Carlo Masters over Lajovic

Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco Italian Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career on Sunday in Monte Carlo, Monaco, defeating inform Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 to capture the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters. Using his off-the-rise groundstrokes to great...

Paire Wins Marrakech Title; Garin Hoists Houston Crown

Grand Prix Hassan II—Marrakech, Morocco Talented Frenchman Benoit Paire won the second title of his career on Sunday in Marrakech, Morocco, defeating Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 in one hour and six minutes. Using his potent backhand and great touch throughout the...

Kvitova Wins Third Madrid Open

Mutua Madrid Open—Madrid, Spain No. 10 seed Petra Kvitova won her third career title at the Mutua Madrid Open on Sunday, defeating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, 7-6(6), 4-6, 6-3. In a titanic encounter that lasted two hours and 52...

Q&A with #NextGen ATP World Tour Star Alexander Bublik

by: Nima Naderi Young #NextGen ATP World Tour star Alexander Bublik is ready to make a name for himself on the circuit. After upending World No. 15 Lucas Pouille at the Australian Open in January, winning a Challenger event in...

Federer, Barty Win Miami Open Titles

Miami Open presented by Itau—Miami, FL, U.S.A. Roger Federer claimed his 101st career title at the Miami Open on Sunday, comprehensively defeating John Isner 6-1, 6-4. Using his chip return and serve to great effect, Federer locked up the first...

Wozniacki, Basilashvili Win China Open Titles; Medvedev Defeats Nishikori for Japan Open Crown

China Open—Beijing, China No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki defeated Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to claim the China Open title in Beijing. Winning 70 percent of her first serve points, Wozniacki also broke her opponent on four occasions to...

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...

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Fognini Wins Rolex Monte Carlo Masters over Lajovic

Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco Italian Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career on Sunday in Monte Carlo, Monaco, defeating inform Serbian Dusan...