Perfect in Paris, Nadal overwhelms Djokovic to tie Federer

PARIS (AP) — All the years of work, all the many wins, led to this moment, with Rafael Nadal preparing to serve against Novak Djokovic, one point from a 13th French Open championship, one point from a 20th Grand Slam trophy to tie Roger Federer’s record for men. Nadal swept his right foot along the […]

Djokovic fined $10K for unsportsmanlike conduct at U.S. Open Tennis tourney

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic has been fined $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct at the U.S. Open, where he was defaulted for accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball after losing a game. That amount is half the $20,000 that a player can be docked for violating the unsportsmanlike conduct clause of the […]

Federer comes so close to 9th Wimbledon title before losing

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final. Federer was the first of the pair to come within a point of taking the championship Sunday, too. Had two such chances in the fifth set, even. Indeed, Federer dominated the historic match in nearly every statistical way. More […]

Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Murray head to Week 2 at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — As usual, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray are playing well at Wimbledon, leading the way into Week 2. “It’s their turf,” said Ernests Gulbis, who stood in Djokovic’s way in the third round but failed to present too much of an obstacle. “It’s their home court.” Indeed, it […]