Tennis

Novak Djokovic (right) defeated an injured Roger Federer (left) to reach the Australian Open final for the eighth time. (Image: Getty)

Novak Djokovic Routs Ailing Roger Federer to Reach Australian Open Final

Roger Federer pushed himself to compete in the Australian Open on Thursday, but didn’t have enough in the tank to beat Novak Djokovic in their semifinal match. Djokovic came back from a slow start to beat Federer in straight sets, winning 7-6 (7-1), 6-4, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open […]

Rafael Nadal won in straight sets on Thursday to advance to the third round of the Australian Open. (Image: Getty)

Nadal, Pliskova Pick Up Easy Wins on Quiet Thursday at Australian Open

The tennis world’s top stars continued to shine on Thursday, as players like Rafael Nadal, Karolina Pliskova, and Simona Halep faced little resistance in their second-round matches at the Australian Open. The No. 1 seeded Nadal defeated Argentina’s Federico Delbonis in straight sets, picking up a relatively straightforward 6-3, 7-6 […]

Maria Sharapova, Johanna Konta Bounced from Australian Open on Day 2

Maria Sharapova, Johanna Konta Bounced from Australian Open on Day 2

While most top seeds cruised through their first-round matches at the Australian Open on Tuesday, Maria Sharapova saw her run in Melbourne come to an early end. Sharapova lost 6-3, 6-4 to No. 19 seed Donna Vekic in Rod Laver Arena, the third-straight time the Russian star has bowed out […]

Bernard Tomic receives attention for breathing issues due to the low air quality at the Australian Open on Tuesday. (Image: Daniel Pockett/Getty)

Australian Open Disrupted by Wildfires as Air Quality Hits Worldwide Low

Smoke from bushfires has caused havoc at the Australian Open this week, but officials have been reluctant to discuss how the ongoing situation might impact the remainder of qualifying or the main draw. Organizers pushed forward with qualifying matches on Tuesday, despite air-quality standards in Melbourne being officially designated as […]

Novak Djokovic (center) is participating in the ATP Cup, but believes it should be merged with the existing Davis Cup team competition. (Image: AFP)

ATP Cup: New Team Event Kicks Off Men’s Tennis Season in Australia

Teams from 24 nations will converge on Australia beginning Thursday to compete in the ATP Cup, a new event that tennis officials are hoping will becoming the leading preparatory event for the Australian Open. Many of the world’s top players are participating in the inaugural ATP Cup, but it remains […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Dominic Thiem in three sets to win the 2019 Nitto ATP Finals. (Image: AFP)

Stefanos Tsitsipas Outlasts Dominic Thiem to Win First ATP Finals Title

Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Dominic Thiem in an epic three-set match to capture his first Nitto ATP Finals championship in London on Sunday. Tsitsipas came from behind to win 6-7 (8-6), 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) and claim the prestigious, year-end title. Tsitsipas Youngest ATP Finals Winner Since Hewitt The win made the […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Roger Federer to reach the championship round of the ATP Finals. (Image: Reuters)

ATP Finals: Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem Face Off for Year-End Title

Stefanos Tsitsipas will face Dominic Thiem on Sunday in the championship match of the Nitto ATP Finals, with both players looking to capture their first title in the year-end tournament. Tsitsipas defeated Roger Federer to make his way into the final, while Thiem got past defending champion Alexander Zverev. Tsitsipas […]

Dominic Thiem upset Roger Federer on the first day of the Nitto ATP Finals in London. (Image: AFP)

ATP Finals Day 2: Nadal, Medvedev Start Group Play, Federer Loses to Thiem

Group Andre Agassi will get its start on Monday, as the Nitto ATP Finals moves into its second day of group stage play in London. Monday’s ATP Finals will see Daniil Medvedev take on Stefanos Tsitsipas in the early match, followed by Rafael Nadal vs. Alexander Zverev. Medvedev, Nadal Undefeated […]

Japan’s Mayo Hibi defeated frequent playing partner, Alexa Glatch in the quarterfinals, and will face No. 3 Katarina Zavatska from the Ukraine in the semifinals of the ITF’s Henderson Tennis Open. (Image: Cashman Photo)

Unseeded Players Ruling ITF’s Henderson Tennis Open

Unseeded players have been providing daily upsets in the ITF’s Henderson Tennis Open, and Friday’s quarterfinals matches continued the trend. There were three seeded players to begin the round, but only one reached the semifinals. No. 3 Katarina Zavatska from the Ukraine will face Japan’s Mayo Hibi in one semifinal […]