US Open champion Stan Wawrinka and Alexander Zverev of Germany cruised into the Saint Petersburg Open final on Saturday beating Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain and the Czech Thomas Berdych respectively.
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is not overly enthusiastic about the possibility of a neutral venue hosting the Davis Cup finals, but backed proposals to shorten matches in the competition.
Andy Murray is itching for a break after an exhausting few months, the world number two said, after defending champions Britain were knocked out by Argentina 3-2 in the Davis Cup semi-final.
Two years after Spain’s stunning fall from grace in Davis Cup tennis, Rafa Nadal has hailed his nation’s return to the World Group after victory in the playoff against India.
Spanish number one Rafa Nadal has pulled out of Friday’s opening Davis Cup playoff singles against India with an upset stomach, said the tournament website.
Andy Murray is ready for “one more big push” this week as he tries to steer defending champions Britain into the Davis Cup final.
Newly-crowned world number one Angelique Kerber has nothing left to prove after clinching the U.S. Open for a second grand slam this year and securing a place in the record books, the German said on Tuesday.
Germany’s Angelique Kerber began her reign as world number one in imperious style battling past a determined Karolina Pliskova 6-3 4-6 6-4 to win the U.S. Open final on Saturday and claim her second grand slam title of the year.
Stan Wawrinka’s US Open triumph over world number one Novak Djokovic gave him a third Grand Slam title in as many finals, but the 31-year-old Swiss says they don’t get any easier.
Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazil’s Bruno Soares swept the Spanish duo of Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2 6-3 to win the U.S. Open doubles on Saturday for their second grand slam title of the year.
Japan’s Kei Nishikori notched one of the biggest wins of the year’s grand slam with his five-set upset of world number two Andy Murray in the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open but that four-hour victory took its toll on him on Friday.
Stan Wawrinka outslugged Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori 4-6 7-5 6-4 6-2 in energy-sapping humidity at Flushing Meadows on Friday to set up a U.S. Open final against world number one Novak Djokovic.
Angelique Kerber, who fulfilled a dream by completing her rise to the rank of world number one in women’s tennis, now has a chance to satisfy a more basic urge – revenge – in the U.S. Open final on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic’s strange US Open path took another odd turn as the defending champion defied stultifying humidity and the controversial tactics of Gael Monfilsto book a title showdown with Stan Wawrinka.
World number one Novak Djokovic, the only member of the so-called “Big Four” to reach Friday’s semi-finals of the U.S. Open, also has the distinction of being the least tested of the last four at Flushing Meadows.
For the second straight year Serena Williams saw her bid for a record seventh U.S. Open title halted in the semi-finals with a 6-2 7-6(5) loss to Karolina Pliskova on Thursday that also ended the American’s long reign as world number one.
World number one Serena Williams fended off spirited Simona Halep, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals.
Former finalist Kei Nishikori of Japan shocked second-seeded Andy Murray in five sets on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the US Open.
Novak Djokovic’s strange U.S. Open took another bizarre turn as he advanced to the semi-finals on Tuesday when Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired at the start of the third set, trailing 6-3 6-2.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki eased into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday with a ruthless 6-0 6-2 win over wounded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.