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Roger Federer optimistic about US Open chances

Federer has not won this hard-court Grand Slam event since 2008, but reached the final in 2015 and is on the shortlist of title favourites once again this year.
 

Aug 24, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

Rafael Nadal fit and ready for hardcourt challenge at US Open

Nadal`s hopes of defending his 2017 US Open title last year were crushed when his chronic knee issues forced him to retire while trailing Juan Martin del Potro 7-6(3) 6-2 after a number of long and gruelling matches.

Aug 24, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer in the same half of US Open draw

Top seed Djokovic, who saved two match points in the All England Club final to deny Federer a record ninth title at the grasscourt championships, will start his campaign against 76th-ranked Roberto Carballes Baena in New York next week.

Aug 23, 2019, 07:36 AM IST

Novak Djokovic still favourite but defeat gives rivals hope

Djokovic was on a roll until Cincinnati, having won three titles, including two Grand Slams, on three different surfaces this year. 

Aug 22, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

Cincinnati winner Daniil Medvedev breaks into top 5, Novak Djokovic stays atop ATP Rankings

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Austria's Dominic Thiem retained their third and fourth place, respectively. 

Aug 20, 2019, 14:31 PM IST

Montreal winner Rafael Nadal retains 2nd spot, Novak Djokovic stays atop

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Austria's Dominic Thiem are standing at the third and fourth place, respectively. 

Aug 13, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal through to final after injured Gael Monfils withdraws

Nadal, who is a four-time champion of the Canadian Open, is bidding to clinch his record-extending 35th ATP Masters 1000 title .

Aug 11, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

Rafael Nadal sees off Fabio Fognini to reach Rogers Cup semi-final

Nadal, who is a four-time champion of the Canadian Open, will now lock horns with the winner of another last-eight clash between countryman Roberto Bautista Agut and No. 16 seed Gael Monfils.

Aug 10, 2019, 10:16 AM IST

Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals of Montreal Masters

With the win, 18-time Grand Slam champion Nadal has notched up his 379th Masters 1000 victory, thus surpassing third-ranked Roger Federer's record of 378 in the elite series. 

Aug 09, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

ATP Rankings: Novak Djokovic extends lead on top with Wimbledon win

Federer, on the other hand, has reduced the gap to his long-time rival, standing just 485 points behind Rafael Nadal at the third spot.  

Jul 23, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Tim Henman backs Novak Djokovic to surpass Roger Federer's record Grand Slam tally

Djokovic was outshone by Federer several times on Centre Court before he saved two match points in tie-breaker to eventually claim a thrilling 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(4), 4-6, 13-12(3) triumph in the longest Wimbledon singles final in the history.

Jul 22, 2019, 08:32 AM IST

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade - Li Na

As Li prepares to reflect on her career at her induction into the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island on Saturday, she has an eye on the future of the sport in her home country.

Jul 19, 2019, 09:03 AM IST

Grass tasted like never before: Novak Djokovic post-Wimbledon win

Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic believes that the summit clash at the just concluded Wimbledon against Roger Federer was a "match that had ever everything" and will be remembered forever.

Jul 16, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Lack of love fuels Novak Djokovic's desire to be top dog

When he starts receiving the same adoration reserved almost exclusively for Roger Federer in Sunday`s epic Wimbledon final, maybe his resolve will soften, his hunger for the fight diminish, his love of "sticking it to them" fade.

Jul 15, 2019, 20:30 PM IST

Novak Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Boris Becker

World number one Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer to claim a fifth Wimbledon title in the longest singles final in the tournament`s 133-year history on Sunday, leaving him four slams behind the Swiss and two adrift of Rafa Nadal.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title

Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss could throw at him to claim his fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday.

Jul 15, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

Djokovic beats Federer in intense five-set thriller to lift 5th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic defeated 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in an intense five-set thriller to lift his fifth Wimbledon title at Centre Court on Sunday. 

Jul 14, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

For epic Wimbledon final clash with Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer says 'all the work is done'

With eight Wimbledon titles in his locker, Federer has every right to be confident. But Djokovic is himself a four-times champion, and can equal the great Bjorn Borg with victory for a fifth crown.

Jul 14, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

Vintage Roger Federer holds off Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

The 40th career meeting between the golden duo with 38 Grand Slam titles between them, swung this way and that before Federer seized control to claim a 7-6(3) 1-6 6-3 6-4 victory.

Jul 13, 2019, 00:42 AM IST

Novak Djokovic holds off spirited Spanish challenge to reach Wimbledon final

Remarkably the 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-2 success was the Serb’s 12th victory in his last 13 Grand Slam semi-finals and he is now one win away from his fifth title at Wimbledon and 16th Grand Slam singles crown.

Jul 12, 2019, 21:02 PM IST