Alexander Zverev hires David Ferrer as coach for 'trial period', says could not be more excited to work with Spaniard
Zverev made the announcement on social networking platform Instagram, adding that he “could not be more excited to get to work” after teaming up for a “trial period” with 2013 French Open finalist Ferrer.
When discussing the favourites to win the Madrid Open, the first name on most people’s lips would usually be claycourt king Rafa Nadal. Things are a little different this year though.
Tomas Berdych's effortless power, near-perfect technique will live long in memory as Czech ace bids adieu to tennis
Tomas Berdych had been beset by injuries since about the middle of 2018, and in 2019 he played a grand total of nine tournaments
Madrid Open 2019: Rafael Nadal thumps Felix Auger-Aliassime in straight sets; David Ferrer calls time on career
Rafael Nadal believes he is finding his rhythm again after beginning his bid for a sixth Madrid Open title by beating Felix Auger-Aliassime in straight sets.
Madrid Open 2019: Roger Federer posts convincing win over Richard Gasquet on return to clay after three-year absence
Roger Federer shook off a brief bout of pre-match jitters as he returned to clay after three years, posting a win over Richard Gasquet at the Madrid Open.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rajmohan Gandhi, Akshaya Tritiya, and Tara Sutaria interview; today's must-read stories
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Rajmohan Gandhi essentially said that Narendra Modi’s remarks during an election rally last week, terming Rajiv Gandhi as “bhrashtachari no 1”, touched a new nadir in political discourse.
David Ferrer managed to make a name for himself in era of superstars and that is his biggest victory
In a professional career spanning almost twenty years, Spaniard David Ferrer managed to maintain a high-level of tennis throughout because of his dogged determination.
Madrid Masters 2019 draw analysis: Roger Federer returns, but the bigger story is around Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem
Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro might be making their comebacks on the clay court, but the bigger story will be around Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem.
Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal pays emotional tribute to compatriot David Ferrer after reaching quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal showed no mercy towards an emotional David Ferrer as he eased into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, describing his compatriot who is winding down his career as a "pleasure to watch".
Rafael Nadal survived an early scare at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday by coming from a set down to beat Argentina's Leonardo Mayer and seal his place in the last 16
Miami Open: Hsieh Su-Wei shows Naomi Osaka the door while injured Serena Williams withdraws; Alexander Zverev stunned
"I was kind of immature because I was thinking too much, like everything was on my racquet. I got ahead of myself," admitted Naomi Osaka after her Miami Open exit.
Auckland Classic: Taylor Fritz holds nerve to beat top seed John Isner; David Ferrer retires due to calf injury
Top seed John Isner crashed out of the Auckland Classic Wednesday while a calf injury dashed four-time champion David Ferrer's hopes of a fairytale final appearance in New Zealand.
Auckland Classic: Four-time champion David Ferrer cruises past Robin Haase; Hyeon Chung handed shock loss
Ferrer has retired from Grand Slams but the former World No 3 is making a few appearances at his favourite ATP tournaments in 2019, with Auckland first on the list.
Qatar Open: Roberto Bautista Agut continues giant-killing run against Tomas Berdych in final to clinch title
Roberto Bautista Agut followed up his shock victory over world number one Novak Djokovic by lifting the Qatar Open title on Saturday.
Hopman Cup: Germany's Angelique Kerber, Alexander Zverev set up repeat of 2018 final against Switzerland by beating Australia 2-1
World number two Kerber was too good for the 15th-ranked Barty in the opening match, winning 6-4, 6-4. Zverev, ranked fourth and playing in his fourth successive Hopman Cup, then secured the tie for the Germans with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Matthew Ebden.
Jaume Munar interview: Spanish star on following mentor Rafael Nadal's mantras, importance of ATP NextGen Finals and more
Jaume Munar is the product of the Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy in Mallorca and is tipped to lead the next generation of Spanish tennis stars.
Angelique Kerber, Alexander Zverev begin Australian Open preparations on positive note with wins in mixed teams Hopman Cup
Kerber and Zverev, beaten finalists in the previous edition, were too good in their singles matches against Garbine Muguruza and David Ferrer.
The 37-year-old five-time champion Roger Federer laboured to his earliest loss at the tournament in five years with his challenge sinking in the crushing humidity on Arthur Ashe Stadium.
US Open 2018: Wilting in heat, some tennis stars felt like 'they were going to die' on day where 4 matches ended in retirements
US Open press chief Chris Widmaier said that this year is the first time the men's tournament has benefitted from a heat rule which will be reviewed on a day-to-day basis.
US Open 2018: David Ferrer 'a good guy', says Rafael Nadal after sending compatriot into Grand Slam retirement
Ferrer, 36, had already announced that New York would represent his final major before quitting for good on home ground in Madrid next year.