Free Press Journal
  • Kyrgios ‘pep talk’ umpire suspended

    Los Angeles : The US Open umpire criticised for giving Australia’s Nick Kyrgios a pep talk has been hit with a two-week suspension, reports said.

  • Nadal maintains top spot in ATP rankings 

    Madrid : Spain’s Rafael Nadal maintained the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer.

  • 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.

  • Federer fades out

    Swiss ace bows out in the pre-quarters; Sharapova suffers loss in last-16

  • US Open: Roger Federer loses to John Millman, Carla Suarez Navarro defeats Maria Sharapova

    New York: Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer was stunned by unheralded Australian John Millman 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3) in the fourth round of the US Open. The match that started on Monday and ended on Tuesday and saw the tennis legend fall to the 55th ranked Millman, Xinhua news agency reported. Millman will take on 13-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals after the 6th seeded Serbian

  • US Open: Roger Federer beats Benoit Paire to enter 3rd round

    New York: Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer on Thursday scored a 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire to enter the third round of the ongoing US Open at the at Arthur Ashe Stadium here.

  • US Open: Roger Federer breezes into second round

    New York: Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer entered the second round of the ongoing US Open after defeating Japanese player Yoshihito Nishioka in their opening clash of men’s singles event here at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday. The 37-year-old handed over a crushing 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 straight-sets defeat to Nishioka in a match that lasted one hour 52 minutes.

  • Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in straight sets to bag first Cincinnati Masters title

    Mason: Novak Djokovic finally mastered the one tournament that’s eluded him, beating nemesis Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 for his first Western & Southern Open championship. He got the better of a nostalgic rematch – they hadn’t played in two years because of injuries – and broke through in a tournament that Federer has won seven times, never losing a title match.

  • ‘Sad’ Roger Federer hopes new Davis Cup lives up to promises

    Cincinnati : While unsure of the wisdom of this week’s sweeping Davis Cup reform, Roger Federer has called on tennis officials to make good on promises regarding the new-look competition. “I feel sad about it, you know, not to have the Davis Cup as it used to be. It will never be the same for the next generation,” the 20-time Grand Slam winner said.

  • Western & Southern Open - Day 4

    Cincinnati Masters: Roger Federer wins, Serena Williams loses in Western & Southern open

    Cincinnati: Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a comprehensive 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in a first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who turned 37 last week, is pacing his tennis year, playing a limited schedule and missing events when he feels the need to rest. He has missed the last two editions of this tournament because of

  • Rogers Cup 2018: Roger Federer withdraws with longevity in mind

    London: Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has pulled out of next month’s Rogers Cup due to scheduling issues. Announcing his withdrawal, the 36-year-old said that he enjoyed playing in the tournament last year, but he would not be able to participate this year keeping in mind the longevity of his career.

  • After Wimbledon, reborn Djokovic targets US Open

    London : With his Grand Slam reputation and place back in the world top 10 restored, Novak Djokovic will now target a third career Wimbledon/US Open double after clinching his fourth title at the All England Club.

  • Kevin Anderson! India connection and other interesting facts about the man who overcame Roger Federer at Wimbledon 2018

    Roger Federer was shockingly knocked out of Wimbledon 2018 after losing to Kevin Anderson. The eight time Wimbledon champion lost to South African tennis star Kevin Anderson by 2-6 6-7 (5/7) 7-5 6-4 13-11. After the victory in the close-fought match, Anderson will next play in Friday’s semi-finals against American Tennis player John Isner.

  • Wimbledon 2018 Day 9 highlights in Pictures: Roger Federer shocked by Kevin Anderson; Nadal, Djokovic advances to semis

    It was a shocking Day 9 as reigning champion Roger Federer was knocked out of Wimbledon by South African giant Kevin Anderson. Federer lost in a thriller, 2-6 6-7 (5/7) 7-5 6-4 13-11 as 32-year-old Anderson became the first South African in the Wimbledon semi-finals since Kevin Curren in 1983. For the only the second time at Wimbledon, Federer was beaten after holding a two-set lead. The

  • Amazing Anderson stuns Federer

    South African rallies from two sets down to shock eight-time Wimbledon champion, enters semis.