‘Old guys’ vs youngsters 3 days in a row at Australian Open

Sports 01/19/19, 06:15

So far the older guys are holding court against the new generation at the Australian Open.On Saturday, 31-year-old Novak Djokovic beat 19-year-old Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.A day earlier, it was 32-year-old Rafael Nadal defeating 19-year-old Alex de Minaur 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.And on Sunday night, the elder statesman of ...

Greek players making a name for themselves at Aussie Open

Tennis 01/18/19, 01:29

Stefanos Tsitsipas earned more than $100,000 in prize money for winning his third-round match at the Australian Open. Just as important to the 20-year-old born in Athens, he's going to have a souvlaki named after him at a Greek restaurant in Melbourne.After his second-round win, the 20-year-old Tsitsipas mentioned that ...

Update: Greek stars in early action at Australian Open

Tennis 01/17/19, 20:33

The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local):12:20 p.m.Greek stars Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari featured on two of the three main show courts at Melbourne Park as rain delayed the start of play on outside courts.It's the first time a Greek man and woman have advanced ...

Federer wins to put Switzerland in Hopman Cup final

Tennis 01/03/19, 07:40

Roger Federer relied on his trusted serve to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) Thursday and give defending champion Switzerland a spot in the Hopman Cup final.Unbeaten Switzerland assured its place in Saturday's final ahead of the women's singles match between Belinda Bencic and Greek opponent Maria Sakkari."There was ...

Britain beats Greece 2-1 in opening Hopman Cup match

Tennis 12/29/18, 03:07

Cameron Norrie and Katie Boulter beat Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari 4-3, 3-4, 4-3, including 5-4 in a tiebreaker in the deciding mixed doubles set in the Fast4 format, to give Britain a 2-1 win over Greece in the opening match of the eight-team Hopman Cup tennis tournament on Saturday.Norrie ...

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 ...

Alexander Zverev hits 50 wins beating Haase at Swiss Indoors

Tennis 10/24/18, 15:56

Alexander Zverev became the first man to reach 50 wins on the ATP Tour this season by beating Robin Haase 6-4, 7-5 Wednesday in the first round of the Swiss Indoors.The second-seeded German moved to 50-16 in a season that has brought three titles, including the Madrid Masters.Zverev converted all ...

Tsitsipas wins Stockholm Open, 1st Greek to claim ATP title

Tennis 10/21/18, 21:18

Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek tennis player to win an ATP World Tour title when he beat Ernests Gulbis 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Stockholm Open on Sunday.The 20-year-old Tsitsipas tossed his racket in the air and put both hands to his head when Gulbis put a ...

Gulbis beats Isner to reach Stockholm Open final

Tennis 10/20/18, 13:52

Ernests Gulbis reached his first ATP final since 2014 by beating top-seeded John Isner 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the Stockholm Open on Saturday.Gulbis, a former French Open semifinalist, will play Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday's championship match in his bid for a seventh career title.John Isner of US returns to Ernests ...

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