Borna Coric dethrones Federer in Halle

Borna Coric dethrones Federer in Halle

Croatian, Borna Coric, ended Roger Federer’s 20-match winning streak on grass, beating him 7-6(6) 3-6 6-2 in the Halle Open final on Sunday. He also brought to a halt the Swiss maestro’s reign as world number one. Federer was denied a 10th title in the German grass court tournament as Coric handed the 36-year-old his first […]

Federer makes 12th Halle final, on course for No.1

Federer makes 12th Halle final, on course for No.1

Roger Federer is on course to retain the world number one ranking after booking his 12th career final at the ATP Halle grass tournament on Saturday, beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (7/1), 7-5. The Swiss needs to win the title on Sunday – it would be his tenth at the event – to remain world number one heading […]

American Madison Keys makes quarter-final history in Paris

American Madison Keys makes quarter-final history in Paris

American Madison Keys blazed into the French Open quarter-finals for the first time in her career with a 6-1 6-4 defeat of Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu on Sunday. The 13th seed admitted in the build-up that she had never watched Buzarnescu in action but quickly got to grips with the unheralded 30-year-old who was playing in the […]

Serena Williams sets up 4th round showdown with Sharapova

Serena Williams sets up 4th round showdown with Sharapova

Serena Williams has set up a heavyweight fourth-round showdown with her old foe, Maria Sharapova, on Monday, after she took only 75 minutes to knock out German 11th seed Julia Goerges 6-3 6-4 at the French Open. Just seven matches into her comeback following a maternity break, Williams ranked 451st impressed all those watching on the […]

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