Australian Open 2021: For some, facing a Grand Slam legend means a dream come true. And a lopsided defeat
It is a tricky balance when someone of Cameron Norrie’s ilk — ranked 69th and, until this week, the owner of a grand total of six wins in Grand Slam matches — goes up against someone of Rafa Nadal’s stature on one of their sport’s biggest stages.
Fourteen years after Hawk-Eye made its debut at the majors at the 2006 US Open, French Open still relies on the keen eyesight of line judges and chair umpires to spot marks left by balls in the often well-trampled red clay
French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Simona Halep enter last 16 as Stan Wawrinks suffers shock loss
The 12-time Roland Garros champion dispatched Italian world number 74 Stefano Travaglia 6-1, 6-4, 6-0 in just 95 minutes, notching his 96th victory at the tournament.
Exactly two weeks after he was defaulted from the US Open, and a day after he was warned by the chair umpire for breaking his racket, Djokovic received an obscenity warning midway through a win over Casper Ruud.
Halep, who lost to Elina Svitolina in the 2017 and 2018 finals, will face either Karolína Plíšková or Markéta Vondroušová in Monday's championship match.
Australia won the singles and doubles matches to blank Canada, with that moved atop Group F in the new ATP Cup, a 24-team tournament that precedes Australian Open.
ATP Cup 2020: Nick Kyrgios produces aces masterclass, Alexander Zverev fizzles against Alex de Minaur as Australia win
Kyrgios opened and closed his 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday in Brisbane with booming, high-value serves — including a second-service ace down the middle to close it out.
"I'm done talking about whatever he does and I'm not going to be commenting anymore on him or his behaviour," said Ruud after losing 6-4, 6-2 in the Paris Masters first round to Adrian Mannarino
Kyrgios was responding to comments made by Ruud about their match in Rome where Nick was disqualified after hurling a chair on to the court.
US Open 2019: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov through to men's doubles second round; Leander Paes-Guillermo Duran ousted
India experienced a mixed day at the US Open as Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov advanced to the men's doubles second round but Leander Paes made a first-round exit with Guillermo Duran.
French Open 2019: Roger Federer eyes second week at Roland Garros; Elina Svitolina faces Garbine Muguruza in thrilling clash
Roger Federer continues his first French Open campaign in four years with a third-round match against Casper Ruud while Rafael Nadal faces David Goffin.
Rome Masters: Nick Kyrgios thrown out after expletive-laden outburst; Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance
After being handed a game penalty early on in the third set for swearing, Nick Kyrgios responded by kicking out at a water bottle before throwing a chair onto the court. He then packed his bag and stormed off court, shouting 'I am f*****g done'.
US Men's Clay Court Championships: Christian Garin beats Casper Ruud to become first Chilean ATP champion in a decade
Christian Garin claimed his first ATP title on Sunday, weathering a solid challenge from Casper Ruud to post a three-set win in the final of the US Men's Clay Court Championships.
German Open: Diego Schwartzman recovers from mid-match blip to beat Casper Ruud; Leonardo Mayer impresses in opener
Second seed Diego Schwartzman recovered from a mid-match blip to beat Norwegian teenager Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in the opening round of the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg on Monday.
India's No. 1 ranked player Saketh Myneni and Norway's tennis sensation Casper Ruud have been offered the last two wild cards for the 22nd edition of the Aircel Chennai Open, the country's longest running and most prestigious international tournament.