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Sleepless Tsitsipas targets top 3 breakthrough

Dec 18, 2019 - 8:22 PM

Stefano Tsitsipas says he needs to surpass one of tennis' 'Big Three' in Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Roger Federer

COMING FOR THE BIG NAMES. Stefano Tsitsipas is currently ranked No. 6 in the world. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP


Tsitsipas aims for 1st Grand Slam title after ATP finals triumph

Nov 19, 2019 - 11:46 AM

'I believe I'm really close to being crowned a Grand Slam champion,' says Stefanos Tsitsipas

NEW ERA? Stefanos Tsitsipas believes that a new generation of tennis players can conquer the Grand Slams. Photo from ATP Tour Twitter

Nadal bows out on top of the world

Nov 16, 2019 - 10:32 AM

Rafael Nadal nabs the yearend No. 1 ranking for a fifth time to pull level with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

PHENOMENAL. Rafael Nadal overtakes Novak Djokovic in the final stretch to top the rankings. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Federer outclasses Djokovic to reach ATP Finals semis

Nov 15, 2019 - 12:43 PM

Roger Federer shows his best form when it mattered as he avenges his Wimbledon defeat to Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer spoils Novak Djokovic's bid to knock Rafael Nadal off the No. 1 spot in the rankings. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Nadal loses ATP Finals opener to Zverev as Tsitsipas triumphs

Nov 12, 2019 - 1:53 PM

'The only excuse is I was not good enough tonight,' says Nadal who gets booted out of the ATP Finals opener

NO EXCUSES. Rafael Nadal admits that he did not play his best against his conqueror Alexander Zverev. Photo from ATP Tour Twitter

Djokovic braces for onslaught from Federer fans

Nov 12, 2019 - 12:57 AM

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer face in the ATP Finals – a repeat of the epic Wimbledon finale this year

EYES ON THE PRIZE. Novak Djokovic guns for a sixth ATP Finals title. Photo from Twitter/@atptour


Nadal racing to be fit for ATP Finals with No.1 up for grabs

Nov 09, 2019 - 12:12 PM

'For me the main goal is to be healthy for Monday more than to have a huge amount of services,' says Nadal

RACE TO NO.1. Rafael Nadal hopes he will be fit enough to end the year at the top of the standings. Photo from Twitter/@atptour

Zverev ATP Finals win hints at changing of the guard

Nov 19, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The 21-year-old defeats Novak Djokovic for the biggest title of his career

COMING OF AGE. Alexander Zverez leads the new generation of up-and-coming tennis players. File photo by Thomas Samson/AFP


Federer crashes to Nishikori in ATP Finals opener

Nov 12, 2018 - 11:04 AM

The loss dents the Swiss great's bid for a 100th title in his illustrious career

UNCHARACTERISTIC. Roger Federer produces an uncharacteristically error-prone and fractious display in the loss. File photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP


Rafael Nadal confirms season finished due to injury

Nov 06, 2018 - 2:16 AM

The Spaniard describes his season as 'very good in terms of tennis when I was able to play and very bad in terms of injuries'

DOUBLE WHAMMY. After surrendering the No. 1 world ranking to Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal will miss the rest of the season due to an ankle injury. File photo by Oli Scarff/AFP


Dimitrov eyes Grand Slam after ATP Finals win

Nov 20, 2017 - 11:11 AM

Grigor Dimitrov says that it is still too soon to proclaim a new era

MILESTONE. Grigor Dimitrov earns his most prestigious title to date in his career in the ATP. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Goffin shocks Federer, faces Dimitrov in ATP Finals decider

Nov 19, 2017 - 2:55 PM

David Goffin storms back to win in 3 sets

SHOCKER. David Goffin defeats Roger Federer after 6 attempts. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Rafael Nadal pulls out of ATP Finals after Goffin upset

Nov 14, 2017 - 10:44 AM

Rafa's right knee injury from Paris Masters costs him the chance to earn his first ATP Finals title

INJURY-LADEN. Rafael Nadal loses the fitness battle to David Goffin in 3 sets of his opening match. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Next Gen ATP World finals blows up with 'sexist' criticisms

Nov 07, 2017 - 12:27 PM

The players had to select between female models, who had 'A' or 'B' under their clothing, to determine their groups

DISGRACEFUL. Judy Murray and Amelie Moresmo lead the criticism of the Next Gen ATP finals draw. Photo from Youtube (ATP World Tour)