Free Press Journal
  • Wham-bam as Japan’s Osaka roars into Tokyo quarters

    Tokyo : Japan’s Naomi Osaka pulverised Slovak Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals on Wednesday in her first match since her historic US Open triumph.

  • 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.

  • Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena Williams sketch

    London : Harry Potter author JK Rowling has joined several celebrities in criticising an Australian cartoonist for his “racist and sexist” caricature of tennis superstar Serena Williams at the US Open.

  • WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over sexism

    New York : Serena Williams’s claim that the code violations that sparked her meltdown in the US Open final were sexist stirred debate, with WTA Tour chief executive Steve Simon backing her.

  • 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.

  • Osaka receives trophy in tears, amid audience boos

    New York : The young Japanese Naomi Osaka, champion of the US Open, received her trophy with tears before the booing of the public, which favoured the American Serena Williams.

  • Tennis world reacts on Williams’ outburst

    New York : Following Serena’a US Open final meltdown, tennis world  reacted on Twitter. Naomi Osaka defeated the American in a stormy final on Saturday:

  • 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

  • Naomi Osaka wins US Open after Serena Williams ‘umpire thief’ meltdown

    New York: Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as her idol Serena Williams angrily imploded, calling the chair umpire in the US Open final “a thief”. Osaka, 20, triumphed 6-2, 6-4 in the match marred by Williams’s second set outburst, the American enraged by umpire Carlos Ramos’s warning for receiving coaching from her box. When a second code violation for racquet abuse was handed

  • Osaka ends Japan’s 22-year wait, faces Keys for final spot

    New York : Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese woman in 22 years to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam on Wednesday when she defeated Lesia Tsurenko 6-1, 6-1 in the last-eight of the US Open, admitting she was “freaking out” inside. Osaka wasn’t born when compatriot Kimiko Date made the Wimbledon semi-finals in 1996 but now the 20-year-old has the opportunity to go one better by reaching a maiden Grand

  • US Open: Kei Nishikori reaches semi-finals after defeating Marin Cilic

    New York: Kei Nishikori reached the US Open semi-finals on Wednesday, holding on for a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-4 victory over Marin Cilic — the man who beat him in the 2014 final. Japan’s Nishikori, who missed last year’s US Open after a season-ending wrist injury, joined compatriot Naomi Osaka in reaching the semis — the first time that a Japanese man and woman have reached the last four in

  • Sports Schedule September 6, 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    Today, the important sports events are of tennis US open which is going on in New York, USA. Other than that, highlights of Asian Games 2018, Asia Cup 2016 and India vs England Tests will be available to watch on Sony and Star channels. Below are the schedule of US open matches, and timings to watch them in India.

  • Rafael Nadal dumps Dominic

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

  • 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