Dirty dozen: Nadal beats Thiem for 12th French Open title

Europe 06/09/19, 11:41

For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second consecutive year. A poor game from Nadal allowed Thiem to break ...

A year after semifinal run, Cecchinato loses in 1st round

Tennis 05/26/19, 13:16

Marco Cecchinato's achievements at Grand Slam tournaments still start and end with his stunning run to the semifinals of last year's French Open, which included an upset win over Novak Djokovic.The Italian clay-courter wasted a two sets-to-none lead in a ...

Djokovic beats Thiem to reach Madrid Open final

Sports 05/11/19, 11:57

Novak Djokovic defeated Dominic Thiem 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) to reach the Madrid Open final for the third time.Djokovic outplayed Thiem in both tiebreakers, converting on his first match point to set up a final against either Rafael Nadal or ...

Federer adds Italian Open to his Roland Garros preparation

Tennis 05/11/19, 07:55

Roger Federer has added the Italian Open to his schedule.A day after his three-set loss to Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarterfinals, Federer announced his plans in an Instagram video on Saturday.Federer says, "Hello everybody. Just finished speaking to ...

Cilic withdraws, Djokovic reaches Madrid Open semifinals

Sports 05/10/19, 06:06

Novak Djokovic reached the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Friday after Marin Cilic withdrew because of food poisoning.Cilic said he had a "terrible night" and would not be able to play in the quarterfinal match against the top-ranked Djokovic ...

Nadal beats Struff to reach Barcelona Open semifinals

Tennis 04/26/19, 12:04

Rafael Nadal brushed off a challenge from German Jan-Lennard Struff to earn a 7-5, 7-5 win and a place in the Barcelona Open semifinals on Friday.The top-seeded Nadal will next face either Dominic Thiem or Guido Pella as he seeks ...

Thiem beats Nishikori to keep ATP Finals hopes alive

Sports 11/15/18, 10:58

Dominic Thiem still has a chance to reach the semifinals at the ATP Finals after beating Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-4 Thursday.Thiem, who lost both of his previous matches at the season-ending tournament, needed to win in straight sets to have ...

Anderson thrashes Nishikori to be on verge of ATP semis

Sports 11/13/18, 10:36

Kevin Anderson thrashed Kei Nishikori 6-0, 6-1 on Tuesday to move to the brink of the last four on his ATP Finals debut.The 32-year-old South African was on the verge of completing just the second whitewash in the competition's history ...

Thiem wins in St. Petersburg, Youzhny calls it a day

Tennis 09/24/18, 06:05

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem reached the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open with a 7-6 (4), 6-4 win over Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday.The Austrian player's next opponent will be eighth-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia, who prevailed against Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 6-4.Russian ...

Thiem, Wawrinka reach St. Petersburg semifinals

Tennis 09/24/18, 06:05

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem and fit-again Stan Wawrinka won their quarterfinal matches at the St. Petersburg Open on Friday.Austrian player Thiem came through a tough encounter against Daniil Medvedev of Russia, firing 10 aces on his way to a 6-2, 3-6, ...

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