Australian Open 2021: Injury-hit Novak Djokovic overcomes Taylor Fritz to reach last 16; Dominic Thiem ousts Nick Kyrgios
In the now-empty stadium, a grimacing Djokovic, who needed repeated treatment on an abdominal injury, recovered from losing the third and fourth sets to beat Fritz 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2.
Slimmed down ATP Cup 2021 gets underway on Tuesday with smaller field of 12 nations and a lighter prize cheque.
Year in Review 2020: Barca's horror night against Bayern to CSK's spectacular fall, biggest sports upsets
Blame it on the lack of fans in the stands. Or blame it on the interrupted and rhythmless nature of sporting calendars in a pandemic-affected year. When sports happened in 2020, there were upsets galore. Here are the top 10 sporting upsets of 2020.
ATP Finals 2020: Medvedev downs Djokovic to reach semi-finals; Zverev keeps hopes alive after beating Schwartzman
Daniil Medvedev secured a spot in the semifinals of the season-ending tournament by dominating five-time champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-3 Wednesday for his second straight win of the group stage.
The world number one wobbled at the start of the match against the diminutive eighth seed, making his debut at the elite eight-man event but recovered to win 6-3, 6-2.
ATP Finals 2020: Novak Djokovic vies for sixth crown, Rafael Nadal first as London hosts final year-ending tournament
London hosts its 12th and last ATP Finals tournament headlined by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal but with empty stands. The Serb is seeking a sixth title while the recently crowned French Open winner Nadal is going for his first.
The season-ending ATP Finals will be played at the O2 Arena in London for the last time this year. We look at the participants, the schedule and history of the tournament in London.
ATP Finals 2020: Rafael Nadal in same group as defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas, US Open winner Dominic Thiem
World number one Novak Djokovic will face Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev and Diego Schwartzman in the group stages of the final edition of the tournament in London before it moves to Turin next year.
Paris Masters 2020: Rafael Nadal through to semi-finals in comeback win, Diego Schwartzman books maiden ATP Finals place
Nadal claimed a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over Pablo Carreno Busta, ending his fellow Spaniard's hopes of qualifying for the season-ending tournament in London.
Nadal, who claimed his 1,000th career victory by beating Feliciano Lopez on Wednesday, is bidding for a first Paris indoors triumph which would draw him level with Novak Djokovic on a record 36 Masters titles.
Paris Masters 2020: Rafael Nadal romps to 1000 Tour-level wins; Diego Schwartzman inches closer to ATP Finals debut
The 28-year-old Schwartzman was too strong for France's Gasquet, taking a 7-5, 6-3 victory, and will next face Spanish qualifier Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the last 16 at Bercy Arena.
French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets to set up title showdown against Rafael Nadal
World number one Djokovic, the 2016 champion at Roland Garros, reached his fifth final in Paris, defeating fifth seed Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 in a roller-coaster of a contest where he had held a match point in the third set.
French Open 2020, Semi Final Highlights: Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to set up final against Rafael Nadal
Catch all the latest updates, live score and more on Firstpost.com's live blog of the men's singles semi-finals at the 2020 French Open.
Nadal takes on the 14th-ranked Schwartzman for a place in the final, less than three weeks after the Argentine recorded his first win over the 19-time Grand Slam champion.
French Open 2020: In post midnight finish, Rafael Nadal gets past Jannik Sinner for 13th French semifinal
Rafael Nadal, 12-time champion at Roland Garros, withstood an early challenge from 19-year-old Jannik Sinner and pulled away to win 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-1 in a quarterfinal
French Open 2020: 'Both gave everything' Diego Schwartzman tops Dominic Thiem in gruelling five setter
Two points from defeat against the US Open champion and two-time runner-up at Roland Garros Thiem, Schwartzman found his way and emerged with a 7-6 (1), 5-7, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory
Victory for the 12-time champion could set up another Paris clash with Dominic Thiem who he has defeated in the last two finals.
Italian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic beats Diego Schwartzman to clinch title 15 days after US Open default
Djokovic beat Diego Schwartzman to win his fifth Italian Open title and re-assert his dominance before the French Open starts in six days.
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.
Italian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic loses his cool again weeks after US Open default; Simona Halep in semis
When Djokovic was broken at love to even the second set at 3-3, he slammed his racket to the red clay in anger. With the frame broken and the strings all mangled, Djokovic received a warning from the chair umpire.