Naval, Djokovic Start ATP Cup With Winning

Naval, Djokovic Start ATP Cup With Winning

World number one Rafa Nadal overcame a temporary blip on his way to victory at the ATP Cup on Saturday. His win came shortly after Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic survived a tough battle against fit-again South African Kevin Anderson. The 15 million dollars (about 11.46 million pounds) ATP Cup, which features 24 nations competing in Perth, Brisbane and Sydney over 10 days, is a solid platform. It is for the world’s top players and helps them to prepare for this month’s Australian Open, which starts in Melbourne from Jan.…

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Just In: Rafael Nadal Rule out of Laver Cup Due to hand injury

Naval, Djokovic Start ATP Cup With Winning

Rafael Nadal has ruled out of his Laver Cup matches on Sunday due to inflammation in his hand. US Open champion Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from the Laver Cup with a hand injury, the player revealed Sunday. Dominic Thiem will now compete for Europe against World Team ace Nick Kyrgios in the singles match while Stefanos Tsitsipas will play alongside Swiss maestro Roger Federer in the doubles. This would deny fans the opportunity to see him partner Roger Federer in the doubles on the final day of the tournament in…

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US Open 2019: Serena Williams defeat Petra Martic despite medical timeout

Serena Williams beat Tsvetana Pironkova 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach US Open semi-finals

Serena Williams remains on course for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title despite needing medical attention in a win over Petra Martic at the US Open. The American, 37, reached the quarter-finals in New York with a 6-3 6-4 victory against the 22nd seed. The six-time champion needed her ankle restrapping in a medical timeout after turning awkwardly during the final set. Williams was able to return to the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium to see off the Croat in dominant fashion. Speaking about the injury, Williams said: “I just…

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Serena Williams Return with a win over Sharapova in US Open

Serena Williams beat Tsvetana Pironkova 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach US Open semi-finals

Serena Williams return to defeated Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 on Monday to reach the second round of the US Open in search of her 24th Grand Slam title while “rusty” Roger Federer rallied past Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal. Six-time US Open champion Williams crushed the five-time major winner from Russia in only 59 minutes, beating Sharapova for the 19th consecutive time and improving to 20-2 in their all-time rivalry. “Whenever I play her I bring out some of my best tennis,” Williams said. “When you play her you have to…

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US Open 2019: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic through at Flushing Meadows

US Open 2019: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic through at Flushing Meadows

Roger Federer overcame a brief scare to beat Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal in his first-round match at the US Open. The 38-year-old Swiss, who is bidding for a record sixth title in New York, lost the first set before recovering to win 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-4. Earlier on Monday, world number one Novak Djokovic progressed with a straight-sets victory over Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena. The Serb kicked off the defence of his title with a 6-4 6-1 6-4 win. Djokovic, 32, has reached the final on his past three appearances in New…

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12th African Games: Table tennis wins first gold medal

12th African Games: Table tennis wins first gold medal

Nigeria halted the dominance of Egypt in table tennis to win the first gold medal in the event at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco. It was in the women’s doubles event that Nigerian pair of Edem Offiong and Cecilia Akpan caused an upset in the semifinal against defending champion, Egypt’s Dina Meshref and Yousra Helmy to edge out the North African from the gold medal battle. A spirited comeback from Olufunke Oshonaike and Fatimo Bello against Algeria’s Lynda Loghraibi and Katia Kessaci also took Nigeria to final…

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Federer Stunned By World Number 70 Rublev In Cincinnati

Federer Stunned By World Number 70 Rublev In Cincinnati

Seven-time champion and third seed Roger Federer was knocked out of the Cincinnati Masters by world number 70 Andrey Rublev in the third round on Thursday. Rublev won 6-3, 6-4 and will face fellow Russian Daniil Medvedev, the ninth seed, for a place in the semi-finals. Federer, 38, will now head into the US Open later this month with just two matches on hard courts under his belt. Cincinnati was his first tournament since losing the Wimbledon final in July to Novak Djokovic. Rublev, 21, took less than an hour…

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Serena Williams painful retirement will make you shed tears – Watch Videos

Serena Williams painful retirement will make you shed tears - Watch Videos

Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open tune-up ended in dramatic fashion as the tearful American was forced to retire with a back injury on Sunday. She quit while trailing Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu 3-1 in the Rogers Cup final. Williams, who hopes to chase a record-equalling 24th career Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open, seemed fine on court. But she suddenly sat crying in her chair before deciding to retire 19 minutes into the match with back spasms. “I’m sorry I couldn’t do it today. I tried but I just…

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Watch Djokovic N. vs Kohlschreiber P. Live Streaming

Watch Djokovic N. vs Kohlschreiber P. Live Streaming

Djokovic N. vs Kohlschreiber P. ATP – single Wimbledon (United Kingdom), grass will be live here, so stay tuned to watch the game between Djokovic N. and Kohlschreiber P. Live streaming When is Djokovic N. vs Kohlschreiber P. Kick Off Time The match between Djokovic N. and Kohlschreiber P. kick off 13:00 pm today 01, 2019. Where to Watch Djokovic N. vs Kohlschreiber P. Live You can watch Djokovic N. vs Kohlschreiber P. live on DSTV, Sky sports, ESPN and Eurosport. Watch Djokovic N. vs Kohlschreiber P. Live in UK…

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