Friday, April 26, 2019

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Tomic Wins Chengdu Title; Nishioka Captures Shenzhen Crown

Chengdu Open—Chengdu, China Qualifier Bernard Tomic stuns the tennis world on Sunday in Chengdu, China, defeating top seed Fabio Fognini 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(7) to win the fourth title of his career. Saving four match points en-route to the title, Tomic hit...

Thiem Wins St. Petersburg Title; Simon Captures Metz Crown

St. Petersburg Open—St. Petersburg, Russia Top seed Dominic Thiem captured his 11th career ATP World Tour title and third of the season on Sunday in St. Petersburg, Russia, defeating Martin Klizan 6-3, 6-1. Thiem, who most recently lost an epic five-set...

Djokovic Defeats del Potro for Third US Open Title

US Open—New York, New York No. 6 seed Novak Djokovic stormed to his third US Open title on Sunday in Flushing Meadows, New York, defeating No. 3 seed Juan Martin del Potro, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-3. In a match that lasted three...

Naomi Osaka Defeats Serena Williams for US Open Title

US Open—New York, New York No. 20 seed Naomi Osaka defeated No. 17 seed Serena Williams at the US Open on Saturday, claiming her first Grand Slam title by a 6-2, 6-4 scoreline. The match, which was largely played under dramatic...

Medvedev Captures Winston-Salem Open

Winston-Salem Open—N.C., U.S.A. Unseeded Russian Daniil Medvedev captured his second title of the year at the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday, defeating American Steve Johnson, 6-4, 6-4. Using his potent serve to deliver eight aces, Medvedev won 88 percent of his first...

Djokovic, Bertens Win Cincinnati Titles

Western & Southern Open—Cincinnati, Ohio No. 10 seed Novak Djokovic become the first man ever to capture all nine Masters 1000 titles when he defeated seven-time former winner Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday to capture the Western & Southern...

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...

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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...