Wimbledon finalist Anderson skips French Open, clay circuit

Sports 04/23/19, 11:03

Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury.Anderson announced Tuesday via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well as tuneup tournaments in Estoril, Madrid and Rome.The 6-foot-8 (2.03-meter) South African, who ...

Federer reaches quarters in Miami, Halep eyes No. 1 ranking

Sports 03/27/19, 16:30

Roger Federer will face a hectic few days if he's going to win another Miami Open.He's off to a good start.Federer is through to the quarterfinals, having little trouble on the way to a 6-4, 6-2 victory over 13th-seeded Daniil Medvedev on Wednesday — needing only 61 minutes to prevail ...

Roddick returns for exhibition match to start New York Open

Tennis 12/12/18, 08:29

Andy Roddick is trying to get his shoulder ready, hoping he can still bring the high heat on serve.The former U.S. Open champion will be back in town and wants to have his game with him."Coming back to New York is certainly not a place where I want to not ...

Zverev denies Federer shot at 100th title at ATP Finals

Tennis 11/17/18, 10:55

Alexander Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title with a 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory on Saturday to advance to the championship match at the ATP Finals.Zverev, 21, is the youngest player to reach the final of the season-ending event since 2009 and the first from Germany ...

Zverev to face Federer in semifinals of the ATP Finals

Tennis 11/16/18, 10:58

Alexander Zverev set up a semifinal meeting with Roger Federer at the ATP Finals by defeating John Isner 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Friday.The 21-year-old German is the youngest player to reach the semifinals at the season-ending tournament since 2009 and the first from his country since 2003.Both Isner and Marin ...

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 any chance of advancing.Six-time champion Roger Federer, however, needs only ...

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 until Nishikori won the penultimate game.Anderson, who lost just eight ...

Federer loses ATP Finals opener to Nishikori

Sports 11/11/18, 18:05

Roger Federer lost his opening match at the ATP Finals for the first time since 2013 as he went down 7-6 (4), 6-3 to Kei Nishikori on Sunday.An error-strewn display from the 20-time Grand Slam champion allowed Nishikori to take the first set via a tiebreaker despite the Japanese player ...

Nishikori beats Kukushkin in Vienna for 3rd final of season

Tennis 10/27/18, 11:23

Kei Nishikori reached his third final of the season on Saturday after beating Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 6-4, 6-3 at the Erste Bank Open.The 11th-ranked Nishikori is after his 12th career title but first since winning in Memphis in February 2016. He has lost eight straight finals since.His opponent Sunday ...

Federer to play doubles with Djokovic at Laver Cup

Tennis 09/24/18, 06:05

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have played against each other 46 times. From Monaco to Shanghai and everywhere in between. Regular, run-of-the-mill tournaments and major finals.On Friday night, they play on the same side of the net for the first time.Federer and Djokovic will close out the first day of ...

Federer-Djokovic lose doubles match at Laver Cup

Sports 09/22/18, 09:50

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic looked quite comfortable while playing together for the first time Friday night.Except for one particular point.Team Europe's Roger Federer, left, whispers to Novak Djokovic during a men's doubles tennis match against Team World's Jack Sock and Kevin Anderson at the Laver Cup, Friday, Sept. 21, ...

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