After toppling her older sister in what she called her best match since returning to tennis, Serena Williams ensured Kaia Kanepi, this year's biggest spoiler of the 2018 US Open, would not end her own run toward a title. Matched up on Sunday with the
Thiem was aiming to earn a measure of revenge over Nadal, who dismantled his game for a straightforward victory in the French Open final in June - the Austrian's only appearance in a Grand Slam showpiece. Ultimately, he faced more disappointment
Nadal defended the French Open powers-that-be in their dress-code crackdown — an effort that prominently cited Serena Williams' skin-tight black outfit at this spring's tournament as inspiration. French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli - - -
New York: Rafael Nadal voiced support Monday for Roland Garros chiefs who indicated they would institute a dress code at the French Open. French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli created an uproar when he said in comments reported in the ... - - -
The men's and women's draws for the 2018 US Open were released Tuesday, and Serena Williams drew the No. 17 seed, up eight spots from her No. 25 spot heading into Wimbledon. Serena Williams lost in the Wimbledon final to Angelique Kerber, who ...
“Carlos has been one of the top tennis umpires in the world since the mid-1990s and has a reputation for being firm but fair in his handling of the players,” said Mike Morrissey, a former top chair umpire and the former head of officiating for the
Nadal qualified for the last eight with a four set victory against Nikoloz Basilashvili while Thiem reached the quarter-finals for the first time in New York with a win over Kevin Anderson. Nadal and Thiem faced each other recently in the French Open
NEW YORK—It was four games into his semifinal with Juan Martin del Potro, and Rafael Nadal had just won a point after an extended rally. Nothing appeared out of the ordinary, except that when it was over, he shot a look of concern up at his team, and ...
Garbiñe Muguruza's struggles continued with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 loss to the qualifier Karolina Muchova, which ended after 1 a.m. The 12th-seeded Muguruza has won only three matches since reaching the semifinals of the French Open. As the ... Top-ranked
Sep 18, 2018, 11:18am ... The first commercial phenomenon to open Asian endorsement doors came from Chinese star Li Na who literally signed $43 million worth of endorsement deals overnight after winning the 2011 French Open. Now with Osaka, Chung
Ferrer reached his only slam final at Roland Garros in 2013 and climbed as high as world number three the same year. Nadal moves through to a second-round clash with Canada's Vasek Pospisil while Stan Wawrinka is also on an eight-match winning ...
"For me, the most important, of course, the knees are so important," Nadal said. "But if I have to choose one important part of the body, is abdominal and back. That gives you the possibility of stabilize the rest of the body. Have that part of the
26 Khachanov had his chances to kill off the Spaniard but Nadal stood tall in the moments that mattered most. Every time the Russian looked to grab the momentum, Nadal found a way to fend off his opponent before wresting control of the contest himself.
Although Nadal took the title in Toronto, where he first played with the on-court shot clock, he fears it may make tennis less entertaining to watch. "The matches that became part of the history of our sport are not matches that the duration of the
The Australian, who has spent nearly half his life living in Spain, made his grand slam debut in Melbourne last year and reached the third round of Wimbledon last month before running into Rafael Nadal. His Centre Court appearance against the Spaniard ...