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Rafael Nadal Returns With a Win in Buenos Aires

Rafael Nadal returned to action on Thursday for the first time since his shock first-round exit from the Australian Open with a straight-sets win over Juan Monaco in the ATP Argentina Open. Defending Buenos Aires champion Nadal wasn’t his sharpest self in the rematch of last year’s final. He dropped his serve three times but broke Monaco in the final game of each set to emerge with a 6-4, 6-4

I was offered $ 200,000 to fix a match: Novak Djokovic

World Number 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic on Monday made a shocking revelation, saying he was once offered $ 200,000 to throw a match. He was addressing a press-conference after media reports claimed 16 top 50 players including many grand slam champions threw matches in lieu of monitory benefits. He said the offer was made in the year 2007 in St Petersburg. “Somebody may call it an opportunity. For me,

Amelie Mauresmo inducted into Hall of Fame

France`s Amelie Mauresmo, a two-time Grand Slam winner and former world number one, was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday. Expectant mum Mauresmo wasn`t able to attend the ceremony — on the penultimate day of the ATP`s Hall of Fame Championships in Newport — but there were plenty of luminaries on hand to pay tribute to her career. “It`s an honor to have my career celebrated

Roger Federer to meet David Ferrer in Cincinnati Masters final

Five-time former champion Roger Federer continued his dominance over hard-hitting Canadian Milos Raonic with a 6-2, 6-3 win Saturday to reach the final of the ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament.The 33-year-old Federer, who advanced to the semis with a straight set win over Scotland`s Andy Murray, has now won all six career meetings against Raonic.Federer`s victory sets up the battle of the 30-somethings as he will now face Spaniard David Ferrer

David Goffin wins Kitzbuhel title, extends win streak to 20

David Goffin claimed his maiden tour title on Saturday with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 win over Austria`s Dominic Thiem in the Kitzbuhel final, extending his winning streak to 20 matches in the process.The Belgian wild card rallied from an early deficit in the last claycourt match on the ATP World Tour in 2014 with a victory which will also take him into the top 50 next week after being outside

ATP website shows Rafael Nadal as winner of US Open

The US Open men’s final will be played on Monday night when the Spaniard faces World No1 Novak Djokovic. Rafael Nadal according to the ATP website is the US Open champion. On Monday, the men’s final will see Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic play each other but the ATP site seemed to already know who the winner was mentioning Nadal as the victor. Unlike other matches on the page there was no result given.

Roger Federer slides to No. 7 in ATP rankings

Roger Federer is sliding in the ATP rankings, now down to No. 7. Federer, who spent more weeks at No. 1 than anyone, already had reached his lowest spot in a decade by dropping to No. 5 after Wimbledon – and he fell two more places Monday. Barring a withdrawal, Federer will be seeded seventh at the U.S. Open, where he won five of his 17 Grand Slam titles. In

Roger Federer ranked No. 5 for 1st time in decade

Roger Federer has fallen to No. 5 in the new ATP rankings, the first time in a decade he’s been that low. Federer’s second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings of June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships. Wimbledon champion Andy Murray remains at No.

Roger Federer

Born on August 8, 1981, Roger Federer was among the Top 3 junior tennis players in Switzerland by the age of 11. He turned pro in 1998, and knocked out reigning champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round at Wimbledon 2001. Federer became the first Swiss man to win a Grand Slam title, when he won the Wimbledon 2003 singles. In 2004, he won the Australian Open, the U.S. Open and the