Roger Federer emerged victorious over Rafael yet again, except this time he had things in cruise control from start to finish. The 18-time Grand Slam champion, who outlasted Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in the Aussie Open final, thrashed the Spaniard 6-2, 6-3 in just one hour and eight minutes. […]
An improbable comeback was staged at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday afternoon and it was engineered by perhaps the most unlikely of players. Yoshihito Nishioka, who needed a lucky-loser spot simply to get into the main draw, trailed Tomas Berdych 6-1, 5-2 before somehow recovering to pull off a 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 upset. […]
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Juan Martin Del Potro, Nick Kyrgios, and Alexander Zverev all won their opening matches at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday and they did so without losing a single set. The result is what should be an incredibly entertaining week in a brutally tough bottom quarter of the draw. […]
Andy Murray’s BNP Paribas Open has closed after just one match. Murray lost his opener to Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 7-6(5) during second-round action on Saturday night. Showcasing aggressive tactics such as serve-and-volleying and also getting […]
The words “strange” and “weird” have often been used to describe matches involving Benoit Paire. His latest one on Friday at the BNP Paribas Open was no exception. Paire lost to Taylor Fritz 6-3, 6-2 […]
American men and women are a combined 0-9 in the main stadium at the BNP Paribas Open. That’s right; in nine tries through three days, Americans have failed to win a single match on the marquee court in Indian Wells. It culminated in Ryan Harrison’s loss on Thursday night.
Top players tumbled out of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships left and right this week, but world No. 1 Andy Murray was not among the casualties. Murray, who saved seven match points in his quarterfinal victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber, captured the title on Saturday by beating Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2. […]
Rafael Nadal cruised into the title match at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel with a 6-1, 6-2 blowout of Marin Cilic on Friday night. Nadal fought off all seven of the break points he faced and fired three aces without double-faulting while serving at 70 percent.
Novak Djokovic’s rough draw at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel continued during quarterfinal action on Thursday and he was knocked out by Nick Kyrgios 7-6(9), 7-5 amidst a dizzying display of aces off the 21-year-old Australian’s racket. […]
Evgeny Donskoy saved three match points in a second-set tiebreaker, stormed back from 5-2 deficit in the final set, and dug out of a 5-1 hole in the third-set tiebreaker to shock Roger Federer 3-6, 7-6(7), 7-6(5) in round two of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Wednesday. […]