Free Press Journal
  • Djoko delights

    Serbian beats Del Potro to win third US Open title, equals Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

  • Champion Djokovic: I owe Federer, Nadal

    New York : Novak Djokovic was thrilled to match Pete Sampras with a 14th Grand Slam title at the US Open, but he said it’s Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have made him the player he is. “Pete Sampras is one of the biggest legends ever to play the game,” Djokovic said after earning a third US Open crown with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win over Juan Martin del Potro.

  • Roger Federer to Roy Emerson, top 5 champions of Grand Slam men’s single tennis

    After defeating Juan Martin del Potro in US Open 2018 finals, Novak Djokovic has taken his tally of Grand Slam Titles to 14. Djokovic clinched his third US Open title with the victory. Djokovic is one of the players who leads the list of Grand Slam titles’ champions in men’s single tennis. Let’s have a look at the top five leading champions of Grand Slam men’s singles.

  • Injured Nadal to miss Davis Cup semi-final

    Madrid : Rafael Nadal will miss Spain’s Davis Cup semi-final against France next weekend due to the knee injury that forced him to retire at the US Open, the Spanish tennis federation said. “Rafa Nadal will not be able to compete in the tie against France in Lille. The knee injury suffered last night (Friday) at the US Open is stopping him from playing this semi-final,” Spain team captain Sergi Bruguera said

  • Rafael Nadal dumps Dominic

    Defending champ survives an epic quarter-final confrontation to reach seventh semi-final

  • US Open: Rafael Nadal wins epic struggle against Karen Khachanov to reach last 16

    New York: World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal came back from a set and break down to defeat big-hitting Karen Khachanov 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) and reach the US Open fourth round. The top seeded Spaniard triumphed after an epic 4 hour 23 minute struggle on Arthur Ashe Stadium in a match where the 22-year-old Khachanov had served for a two sets to love lead in the 10th

  • US Open : Rafael Nadal sends Ferrer into Slam retirement

    New York : Defending US Open champion Rafael Nadal sent close friend David Ferrer into Grand Slam retirement on Monday when his veteran compatriot was forced to quit their first round match with injury, but former winners Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka made successful returns to New York.

  • Rafael Nadal withdraws from 2018 Cincinnati Masters after Rogers Cup triumph

    Toronto: World number one Rafael Nadal on Sunday withdrew from next week’s ATP Cincinnati Masters event as he prepares for this month’s US Open. The 32-year-old scooped the 80th title of his career earlier Sunday with victory at the Toronto Masters. However, the Spaniard said in a statement following the win that he had decided to adjust his schedule in order to preserve his fitness.

  • Rafael Nadal sets up showdown with Stefano Tsitsipas at Toronto Masters

    Toronto : Rafael Nadal beat Karen Khachanov 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 on Saturday night to set up a final with birthday boy Stefano Tsitsipas at the Toronto Masters. The Spanish icon will try to spoil the 20th celebrations of the Greek youngster, who reached the second final of his career by beating Wimbledon finalist Kevin Anderson 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 7-6 (9/7), saving a match point in victory.

  • Rafael Nadal overcomes Cilic challenge in Toronto

    Toronto : Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start, overcoming Marin Cilic 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 as the Spaniard’s chase for a long-sought ATP Masters title on hardcourt heated up. The world number one reached the semi-finals in Toronto and will next face Russian Karen Khachanov, who beat Robin Haase 6-3, 6-1.

  • Nadal reaches Toronto quarters, Djoko stunned

    Toronto : A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarter-finals. The halt in proceedings came 63 minutes into the opening set, after Wawrinka saved a Nadal set point for 5-all, with the Spaniard then holding serve for 6-5.