Thursday, May 19, 2022

Analysis

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...

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)...

Ferrer reaches Auckland semifinal; del Potro into Sydney final four

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Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand Quarterfinal results: Yen-Hsun Lu defeats Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-4; (1) David Ferrer defeats Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 5-7, 6-4; (3) John Isner defeats (5) Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-7(4), 7-6(4), 7-6(5); Roberto Bautista...

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,...

Berdych prevails in Japan; Cilic upset in China

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Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan First-round results: (7) Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Hiroki Moriya 7-5, 4-6, 6-4; Viktor Troicki defeats Robin Haase 6-2, 6-3; Lukas Lacko defeats Albert Ramos 6-0, 6-2; (2) Tomas Berdych...

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...

Sock prevails in Auckland; Benneteau wins in Sydney

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Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand First-round results: Jack Sock defeats Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-4; Horacio Zeballos defeats Filippo Volandri 6-0, 76(1); R32 Santiago Giraldo defeats Albert Montanes 6-1, 7-6(3). ***** Apia International Sydney, Sydney, Australia First-round results: (6)...

Del Potro to face Tomic for Sydney title; Lu upsets top seed Ferrer Auckland

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Apia International Sydney, Sydney, Australia Semifinal results: (3) John Isner defeats Roberto Bautista Agut 3-6, 7-6(2), 6-4; Yen-Hsun Lu defeats (1) David Ferrer 6-4, 7-6(4). ***** Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand Semifinal results: Bernard Tomic defeats Sergiy Stakhovsky...

Federer reaches semifinals in Halle over Raonic; Nadal ousted

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Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany Quarterfinal results: (2) Roger Federer defeats (5) Milos Raonic 6-7(4), 6-4, 7-6(3); (8) Philipp Kohlschreiber defeats (1) Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4; Mikhail Youzhny defeats Radek Stepanek 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. AEGON Championships, London, Great...

Paire wins in Auckland; Tomic prevails in Sydney

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Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand First-round results: (6) Benoit Paire defeats Michal Przysiezny 6-4, 6-2; Lukas Lacko defeats Jose Statham 6-3, 6-1; (5) Philipp Kohlschreiber defeats Pablo Carreno Busta 6-2, 3-6, 7-5; Yen-Hsun Lu defeats...

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...