Copil stuns 5th-ranked Zverev to reach Swiss Indoors final

Tennis 10/27/18, 12:16

Beating his second top-10 opponent this week, 93rd-ranked Marius Copil reached the Swiss Indoors final by stunning Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4 on Saturday.The Romanian will play for a first career title on Sunday against top-seeded Roger Federer or seventh-seeded Daniil Medvedev.Copil fired 26 aces past Zverev and never ...

Federer beats Simon in 3 tough sets in Swiss Indoors QFs

Tennis 10/26/18, 16:42

Roger Federer was pushed hard to beat Gilles Simon 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals on Friday. Top-seeded Federer clinched after more than 2-1/2 hours, breaking Simon's serve when the 32nd-ranked Frenchman sent a backhand long from the baseline. Federer puffed out his cheeks in a gesture of relief ...

Federer rallies to reach Swiss quarterfinals

Tennis 10/25/18, 15:15

Roger Federer made it 17 wins in a row at the Swiss Indoors when he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday to march into the quarterfinals.The top-seeded Swiss, who was born in Basel, had his serve broken in the third game, but he fought back well by ...

Federer tested, beats Krajinovic in Swiss Indoors 1st round

Tennis 10/23/18, 15:39

Roger Federer was tested by Filip Krajinovic before winning 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of his hometown tournament Swiss Indoors on Tuesday.The top-seeded Federer seemed in control after winning seven straight games to take the first set and lead by a break in the second.Switzerland's Roger Federer returns ...

Wawrinka withdraws from Swiss Indoors as Cilic wins opener

Tennis 10/22/18, 22:02

Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka has ended his season after withdrawing from the Swiss Indoors with a back injury.Wawrinka says there is "disappointment and sadness" in taking a decision for his long-term plans.The 33-year-old Swiss, who was due to play Wednesday against Adrian Mannarino, is now ranked 68th after ...

Coric upsets Federer, facing Djokovic in Shanghai final

Sports 10/13/18, 10:37

Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday.Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday."It was one of the best matches of my life," Coric said.The Croatian gave himself ...

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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