Through a pair of back-and-forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions. They tracked down would-be winners and somehow got them back, prolonging points […]
Through a pair of back-and-forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions.
Kei Nishikori felt like he had jet lag. That’ll happen after playing more than 8 1/2 hours of tennis in two Grand Slam matches separated by about a day and a half. Nishikori did not mind, because he knew he made history. He became the first man from Japan to reach the U.S. Open semifinals in 96 years, outlasting third-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (5), 6-4 on Wednesday.
Eighth-seeded Andy Murray overcame a mid-match lull and beat 96th-ranked Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 6-1, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 Saturday in the U.S. Open’s third round.
Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, who is making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game’s next top player. […]
For a full two sets and nine games, Roger Federer was the picture of poise, picking up half-volleys with vintage panache and placing winners past Andy Murray. Then, in the bounce of a ball – […]
LONDON (AP) Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will have surgery on a long-standing back problem and miss the rest of the season. “The aim is to be fully fit for the new season,” said a statement […]
LONDON (AP) Britain awoke to a new era on Monday, into a world in which the tennis-loving public finally has its own Wimbledon champion once again. “After 77 years, the wait is over,” headlined the […]