Federer Enjoys Winning Return In Monte-Carlo

Tennis Updates: It was like he’d never been away. After being sidelined since the Australian Open, Roger Federer raced into the third round of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Tuesday in his first match back on the ATP World Tour, dismissing Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4. After reaching the semi-finals in Melbourne, the Swiss underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for a ...

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NextGen Star Chung Wins In Houston

Tennis Updates: Next Generation player Hyeon Chung edged American Tommy Paul 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Wednesday night. The Korean landed 72 per cent of first serves and did not face a break points in the last two sets. “I tried to fight on every point,” Chung, ...

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Baghdatis Serves Up Double Bagel In Houston

Tennis Updates: Marcos Baghdatis made a perfect start to his campaign at the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, dismissing Diego Schwartzman 6-0, 6-0 in 48 minutes on Tuesday afternoon in Houston. It marked the first double bagel on the ATP World Tour since last April, when Sergiy Stakhovsky defeated Mikhail Ledovskikh in the Munich first round, ...

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Herbert, Mahut Win Back-To-Back Masters 1000 Titles

Tennis Updates: France’s Nicolas Mahut hardly could comprehend all the success his doubles team is having. Two weeks ago, he and compatriot Pierre-Hugues Herbert were giving victory speeches in Indian Wells after winning the year’s first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament. On Saturday, they were saying thanks in South Florida after winning the Miami Open presented by Itau, another Masters ...

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Miami Open: Djokovic vs. Nishikori final

Tennis Updates: The Miami Open championship on Sunday features World No. 1 and five-time Miami Open champion Novak Djokovic against No. 6 Kei Nishikori, who is trying to win his first career ATP Masters 1000 title. Djokovic has not lost a set while Nishikori has dropped one set en route to the final. Djokovic is attempting to win a record ...

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Djokovic Survives Goffin Test To Reach Seventh Miami Final

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic survived his sternest test yet this tournament as he defeated David Goffin 7-6(5), 6-4 on Friday to reach the final at the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Serb will play for a third successive Miami crown and a record 28th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 trophy when he faces either Kei Nishikori ...

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Nishikori beats Kyrgios In Miami

Tennis Updates: Kei Nishikori is through to the final of the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Japanese, who had survived five match points in his quarter-final win, raised his level a day later to down No. 24 seed Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5. “Serves, returns, everything worked well,” Nishikori said. “I tried to be aggressive and won a lot of ...

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Djokovic Beats Berdych Again, Advances To Miami SFs

Tennis Updates: Novak Djokovic never let Tomas Berdych into their quarter-finals match on Wednesday night and now will play for a chance at his sixth consecutive Miami Open final. The World No. 1 frustrated Berdych throughout their one-hour and 40-minute contest, winning 6-3, 6-3 at Crandon Park. The Serb has now beaten Berdych 10 consecutive times, and he improved his ...

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Goffin Shines Against Simon

Tennis Updates: No. 15 David Goffin was victorious in his first quarter-final appearance at the Miami Open presented by Itau on Wednesday, rallying to win 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 against No. 18 Gilles Simon after light rain delayed the start of the match. Goffin became the first Belgian to make the final four in Miami and improved to 14-5 on hard ...

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Kyrgios Set To Collide With Raonic On Thursday

Tennis Updates: The quarter-finals in the bottom half of the draw on Thursday feature No. 6 Kei Nishikori, No. 12 Milos Raonic, No. 16 Gael Monfils and No. 24 seed Nick Kyrgios, who is the highest-ranked among the Next Generation players on the ATP World Tour.  Monfils and Kyrgios are appearing in the quarter-finals for the first time. A double digit seed is guaranteed to ...

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