Thursday, May 19, 2022

Analysis

Djokovic, Federer struggle into Wimbleon fourth round

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Wimbledon—London, England Top seed Novak Djokovic brushed off a first set loss to Radek Stepanek at Wimbledon on Friday, defeating the Czech, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-2. Using his eclectic game to great effect, Stepanek employed his...

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...

Nadal, Ferrer advance to French Open semifinals

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Roland Garros—Paris, France Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued his stellar play on the red clay this season, defeating countryman Nicolas Almagro 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-3 to reach semifinals of the French Open on Wednesday. Recording his 50th...

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...

Del Potro wins Syndey title; Isner captures Auckland crown

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APIA INTERNATIONAL SYDNEY, Sydney, Australia Top seed Juan Martin del Potro won his 18th career ATP World Tour title on Saturday in Sydney, Australia, cruising past Bernard Tomic 6-3, 6-1 in less than an hour....

Djokovic, Federer cruise into Wimbledon second-round; Berdych, Isner ousted

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Wimbledon—London, England Defending champion Novak Djokovic overcame a slow start in defensive of his Wimbledon title on Monday, defeating former No. 1 and French Open winner Juan Carlos Ferrero, 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. Trailing 2-1 in the...

Roddick wins Eastbourne title; Ferrer captures fourth tournament victory in 2012

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AEGON International—Eastbourne, Great Britain American Andy Roddick captured his 31st Tour title on Saturday in Eastbourne, defeating defending champion Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-2. Winning a title on Tour for 12 straight years, Roddick snapped a six...

Berdych, Raonic advance in Halle; Defending champ Murray, Roddick ousted at Queen’s Club

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Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany Second-round results: Mikhail Youzhny defeats (4) Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 3-6, 6-3; (5) Milos Raonic defeats Ze Zhang 6-1, 6-1; (3) Tomas Berdych defeats Viktor Troicki 6-3, 6-2. AEGON Championships—London, Great Britain First-round results:...

Nadal, Murray, Federer and Dimitrov race into Australian Open quarterfinals

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Australian Open Fourth-round results: Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 76(3) 75 76(3) Andy Murray (GBR) d. Stephane Robert (FRA) 6-1, 6-2, 6-7(6), 6-2 Roger Federer (SUI) d. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...

Contact Point

Djokovic, Swiatek Win Italian Open Titles

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Internazionali BNL d’Italia—Rome, Italy World No. 1 Novak Djokovic captured his sixth Italian Open title on Sunday in Rome, Italy, defeating No. 4 seed Stefanos...