Monday, January 17, 2022

Tournaments

Wimbledon 2012: Men’s draw preview and analysis

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by: Nima Naderi Locked in a race to finish No. 1 in the world by the end of the tournament, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer all have a little extra incentive to play...

Nadal wins seventh French Open title over Djokovic

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Roland Garros—Paris, France World No. 2 Rafael Nadal won his seventh French Open title on Monday in a rain-delayed final, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5. In a match that lasted two days because of...

Djokovic reaches quarterfinals in China; Murray makes final eight in Tokyo

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China Open, Beijing, China Second-round results: (1) Novak Djokovic defeats Carlos Berlocq 6-1, 6-3; Florian Mayer defeats Marius Copil 3-6, 6-3, 6-2; Jurgen Melzer defeats (6) Alexandr Dolgopolov 7-6(9), 2-6, 6-1. ***** Rakuten Japan Open Tennis...

Nadal, Murray & Federer make sweet sixteen at Aussie Open; Dimitrov defeats Raonic

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Australian Open—Melbourne Singles - Third Round Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Gael Monfils (FRA) 61 62 63 Andy Murray (GBR) d. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 76(2) 64 62 Roger Federer (SUI) d. Teymuraz Gabashvili (RUS)...

Murray slays Karlovic at Wimbledon; Ferrer, Roddick, Baker advance

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Wimbledon—London, England No. 4 seed Andy Murray overcame big serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic at Wimbledon on Thursday, prevailing 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-2, 7-6(4) to reach the third-round. Surviving 17 aces by his opponent, Murray dropped 11 aces...

Nadal suffers earliest loss at Wimbledon since 2005, falls to Rosol

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Wimbledon—London, England Two-time former winner Rafael Nadal suffered his earliest loss at a major since the second-round of the 2005 Wimbledon Championships when unhearaled Czech Lukas Rosol took him out, 6-7(9), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. The...

Raonic, Kohlschreiber win openers in Halle

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Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany First-round results: (5) Milos Raonic defeats Philipp Petzschner 7-5, 7-6(1); (8) Philipp Kohlschreiber defeats Dustin Brown 7-6(4), 7-6(4); Mikhail Youzhny defeats Robin Haase 6-3, 6-2; Cedrik-Marcel Stebe defeats Carlos Berlocq 6-3, 3-6,...

Murray beats the clock to reach Wimbledon fourth-round; Roddick ousted

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Wimbledon—London, England No. 4 seed Andy Murray beat an 11pm curfew and a feisty opponent to reach the fourth-round of Wimbledon on Saturday. Defeating Marcos Baghdatis 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1, Murray was forced to increase...

Djokovic, Nadal advance to historic French Open final

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Roland Garros—Paris, France Top seed Novak Djokovic advanced to his first career French Open final on Friday after defeating former champion Roger Federer, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. Avenging a loss to the Swiss star during last year's...

Men’s French Open final halted by rain

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Roland Garros—Paris, France The French Open men's final—which was led 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-2 by Rafael Nadal over Novak Djokovic—will resume at 1 PM local time in Paris on Monday because of rain. After losing the...

Contact Point

Kokkinakis Wins Maiden Title in Adelaide; Karatsev Defeats Murray for Sydney...

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Adelaide International 2—Adelaide, Australia Hometown hero Thanasi Kokkinakis claimed his maiden ATP Tour title on Saturday in Adelaide, Australia, defeating Arthur Rinderknech 6-7(6), 7-6(5) 6-3....