Semifinal Friday at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship began with a surprise, as David Goffin downed world No.1 Andy Murray 7-6(4), 6-4. Defending champion Rafael Nadal joined Goffin in the title match by beating Milos Raonic 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in the nightcap. […]
Opening day at the 2016 Mubadala World Tennis Championship saw Rafael Nadal and David Goffin book spots in the semifinals alongside Andy Murray and Milos Raonic. Nadal took care of Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-4 on Thursday, while Goffin advanced with a 7-6(2), 6-4 victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. […]
World No.1 Andy Murray and 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal stopped traffic during a friendly hit on the Al Maryah Island Bridge in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday as they prepared for the start of the 2017 season. It marked a ceremonial start to the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, which officially gets underway on Thursday with a pair of quarterfinal matches. […]
Dominic Thiem played 27 tournaments in 2016. No other man who finished in the top 10 suited up for more than 21. Thiem played 82 matches in 2016. Although he wore down to a significant extent in the latter stages of the year, the Austrian may play just as much in 2017. […]
Roger Federer streamed his Thursday practice session in Dubai with Lucas Pouille on his Periscope and Twitter channels. Federer’s practice with the Frenchman has been watched by almost 500,000 viewers and the 35-year-old Swiss also held a Q&A session via Periscope. […]
Roger Federer announced earlier this week that he has healed physically and will be able to play in next month’s Hopman Cup. Federer has not taken the court since losing to Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon semifinals in early July because of a knee injury. […]
Rafael Nadal announced on Saturday that former world No. 1 and fellow Spaniard Carlos Moya is joining his coaching team. Moya will be part of a long-time staff that features Nadal’s uncle, Toni, and Francisco Roig. […]
Former world No. 1 and current commentator John McEnroe recently offered his thoughts on the five best players in tennis history. McEnroe produced a list consisting of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Pete Sampras, Rod Laver, and Novak Djokovic, with Federer topping his chart.
Andy Murray was recently named the United Kingdom’s greatest all-time sportsperson in a poll carried out by Telegraph Sport. Votes were cast by 7,000 Telegraph subscribers in addition to Telegraph correspondents and 13 sporting experts, resulting in a list of the UK’s top 100 greatest athletes. […]
Former coach Boris Becker offered some indirect advice to Novak Djokovic shortly after it was announced on Tuesday that they are no longer working together. Djokovic and Becker split up following a three-year partnership that resulted in six of the Serb’s 12 Grand Slam titles.