Free Press Journal
  • Zverev ousts Nishikori to reach semi-finals, Murray withdraws

    Washington : Defending champion Alexander Zverev outlasted Japan’s Kei Nishikori 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 to reach the ATP Washington Open semi-finals while three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray withdrew citing fatigue.

  • ‘Like a new start’: Roger Federer battles to victory on Stuttgart return   

    Stuttgart: Roger Federer was made to battle after a losing first set as the Swiss star made his long-awaited return to tennis today with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Mischa Zverev at the Stuttgart Cup. The world number two shook off the rust against his German opponent after a poor start, breaking twice in the second and third sets to earn victory in 93 minutes.

  • Thiem demolishes Zverev

    Austrian stuns second seed to enter third successive French Open semi-final

  • Zverev marches into quarters

    The German second seed downs Khachanov to enter last eight of Grand Slam for the first time

  • Ferrer leads Spain to Davis Cup semis

    Valencia : David Ferrer has defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber, 7-6 (7-1), 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-5 in an epic match, to help Spain to the Davis Cup semi-finals with a 3-2 victory over Germany.

  • Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal crushes Alexander Zverev to put Spain into semi-finals

    Valencia: Rafael Nadal has showcased his strength on clay courts, defeating Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 to draw level at 2-2 for Spain in the Davis Cup tennis quarterfinals. Nadal, playing his second official match after being out for three months with a hip injury, put on a dominating performance at key points on Sunday, proving that his physical issues are a thing of the past, reports Efe.

  • Miami Open: John Isner upsets Alexander Zverev to win title

     Miami: John Isner finally put an end to his ATP Masters final agony on Sunday, winning the Miami Open for the first time by beating Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-7 (4/7) 6-4 6-4. The 14th seed had lost his previous three major tour final appearances in 2012, 2013 and 2016 but came back from a set down to beat Zverev in two hours and 29 minutes.

  • Germany wins Davis Cup tie against Australia

    Brisbane : German number one Alexander Zverev beat Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to give his country a 3-1 win over Australia in their Davis Cup World Group tie in Brisbane on Sunday.

  • Federer powers past Zverev

    The 36-year-old Swiss, who beat American Jack Sock in the group opener, thus guaranteed himself a place in the semi-finals for the 14th time in his 15th appearance at the ATP Finals.

  • ATP Finals: Roger Federer powers past Alexander Zverev to reach last four

    London: Roger Federer is one step closer to winning his seventh ATP Final championship after beating Alexander Zverev at London’s O2 Arena here. Federer moved Zverev around the court with drop shots and slices and flattened out his groundstrokes against the 20-year-old right-hander, winning 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-1 after two hours and 12 minutes on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • Roger Federer passes five-set test

    New York : Roger Federer made a narrow escape in a tense five-set thriller, sorting out worries about a back injury and poor preparation to reach the second round of the US Open.

  • US Open: Will 2017 see a Grand Slam winner who isn’t named Federer or Nadal?

    Their rivalry has stretched 13 years and 37 matches but the new world no 1 Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer never met at the US Open, a staggering anomaly which seems certain to be corrected at 2017’s concluding Grand Slam. With defending champion Stan Wawrinka and two-time champions Novak Djokovic both sidelined due to injury, all eyes will be on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

  • Paes-Zverev bow out of Cincinnati Open tennis

    Basel : India tennis star Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev bowed out of the Cincinnati Open, losing their men’s doubles first round match here on Wednesday.

  • Roger Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

    Berlin: Swiss legend Roger Federer has clinched his ninth Halle Open title after beating hapless Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 in the final.  The top seed Roger Federer showed no mercy with fourth seed Alexander Zverev after wrapping up his ninth title in his 11th Halle final within 53 minutes on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency.