Can Federer even be considered part of the “Big Four” anymore? Will he shut me up and win another slam? I certainly hope so, but I’m not counting on it.
Next week, for the first time in 40 years of ATP rankings, there will be no American men in the top 20. That’s because John Isner, who is 20th this week, is assured of dropping lower after losing Tuesday.
Federer’s second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings on June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships.
Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in Sunday’s final, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.
The U.S. Open tennis tournament is moving the women’s final to Sunday and men’s final to Monday in 2013, building in a day of rest ahead of each title match for the first time.
It’s been a few tough days for both US Open tournament officials and the players. Bad weather was behind two controversies which shed light on an issue that is gaining momentum: tennis professionals need a voice at the majors!
A second consecutive morning-to-evening damp day at Flushing Meadows washed out all but about 15 minutes of action Wednesday, leaving nerves frayed and the schedule in disarray.
STOCKHOLM (AP) Roger Federer beat Germany’s Florian Mayer 6-4, 6-3 to win the Stockholm Open on Sunday and match Pete Sampras’ total of 64 career titles. Since 1968, only Jimmy Connors (109), Ivan Lendl (94) […]