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Sunday, September 22, 2019

TENNIS

Nadal wins 19th Slam title by edging five-set US Open thriller

Delivering one of his most dramatic major final performances, Rafael Nadal captured his 19th career Grand Slam title Sunday by winning his fourth US Open, outlasting...

‘Pain free’ Djokovic into US Open last 16

Reigning champion Novak Djokovic said he felt "almost pain-free" as he strolled into the US Open last 16 on Friday with a 6-3, 6-4,...

Serena, Federer rally to win, Djokovic hurt at rainy US Open

Serena Williams nearly crashed out of the rain-hit US Open on Wednesday while top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic battled through shoulder pain and Roger...

Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title

Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest nut for Roger Federer to crack, repelling all the Swiss threw at him in an epic duel to...

Wait goes on for Williams as inspired Halep wins Wimbledon

Serena Williams remained tantalisingly one short of a record-equalling 24 Grand Slam singles titles as Simona Halep thrashed the off-key American in a one-sided Wimbledon final...

Ageless Federer enjoys turning the tables on great foe Nadal

There was no rain break, no twilight five-set drama and no Wimbledon trophy on offer on Friday but none of that bothered ageless Swiss maestro Roger...

Federer, Nadal braced for Wimbledon epic

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal battle for a place in the Wimbledon final on Friday, 11 years after they mesmerised Centre Court in a Grand Slam...

Nadal survives Kyrgios test in Wimbledon thriller

Third seed and twice-champion Rafa Nadal emerged victorious from a memorable four-set duel with Australian wild man Nick Kyrgios that delivered everything it had...

History man Nadal sweeps to ‘incredible’ 12th French Open and 18th Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal swept to a historic 12th Roland Garros title and 18th Grand Slam crown on Sunday with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Austria's...

Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam

Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with...