Thursday, February 9, 2023

Analysis

Nadal leads Spaniards into Roland Garros quarterfinals

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Roland Garros—Paris, France Defending champion Rafael Nadal won 17 games in a row during his fourth-round contest at the French Open on Monday, defeating good friend and Argentine Juan Monaco, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0. In match that...

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...

Nadal, Murray reach fourth round at French Open

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Roland Garros—Paris, France Defending champ Rafael Nadal won his ninth straight set at this year's French Open, defeating Eduardo Schwank 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. Winning 86 percent of his first serve points, Nadal struck 31...

Haas upsets Federer for Halle title; Cilic gains Queen’s Club crown when Nalbandian is...

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GERRY WEBER OPEN—Halle, Germany Tommy Haas, 34, captured his 13th career ATP World Tour title on Sunday on his home turf in Halle, Germany, defeating No. 2 seed Roger Federer 7-6(5), 6-4. Haas, who's been...

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...

Federer wins in Brisbane; Murray upset in Doha; Wawrinka moves on in Chennai

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BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL PRESENTED BY SUNCORP, Brisbane, Australia Second-round results: (2) Kei Nishikori defeats Matthew Ebden 6-2, 6-4; (1) Roger Federer defeats Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 6-2; Marin Cilic defeats (5) Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-5; Marinko Matosevic defeats Sam Querrey 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-4. ***** QATAR EXXONMOBIL OPEN, Doha, Qatar Second-round results: (1) Rafael...

Ferrer prevails in Holland; Roddick advances at Eastbourne

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UNICEF Open—'s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands First-round results: (1) David Ferrer defeats Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 64 64; Xavier Malisse defeats (2) Viktor Troicki 7-6(4), 6-2; Edouard Roger-Vasselin defeats (7) Alexander Bogomolov Jr. 6-4, 6-4; Flavio Cipolla defeats...

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...

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...

Federer, Haas reach finals in Halle; Nalbandian, Cilic advance to Queen’s Club final

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GERRY WEBER OPEN—Halle, Germany Semifinal results: (2) Roger Federer defeats Mikhail Youzhny 6-1, 6-4; Tommy Haas defeats (8) Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(5), 7-5. AEGON CHAMPIONSHIPS—London, Great Britain Semifinal results: (6) Marin Cilic defeats Sam Querrey 6-3, 3-6, 6-3; (10) David Nalbandian...

Contact Point

Djokovic Wins 10th Australian Open Title Over Tsitsipas

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Australian Open—Melbourne, Australia  No. 4 seed Novak Djokovic claimed his 10th Australian Open title on Sunday in Melbourne, Australia, defeating No. 3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas...