The Big Three is the year-end top three, something that last happened in 2014.
at No. 1,
at No. 2 and
at No. 3 on Monday, that trio of tennis greats leads the season's final
in straight sets to win the
Finals at only 21, Alexander Zverev knows keeping pace with the Serb isn't going to be easy.
Zverev claimed the biggest title of his career with a 6-4, 6-3 upset on Sunday,...
After pulling off one of the biggest wins of his career, Alexander Zverev was left apologizing for an unforced error he didn't make.
a shot at a 100th career title by beating the Swiss great 7-5, 7-6 (5) at the
After reaching the last four at the
Finals for the first time, Alexander Zverev isn't satisfied.
He set up a semifinal with six-time champion
7-6 (5), 6-3 on Friday.
Zverev is the youngest player...
Sometimes no practice makes perfect — for
After cancelling his training session a day earlier, Federer produced a much-improved performance to get his campaign for a seventh
Finals title back on track with a 6-2, 6-3...
Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 7-6 (6), 5-7, 7-6 (3) in an epic Paris Masters semifinal lasting three hours, after Federer saved two match points on Saturday.
Djokovic's fourth straight win over Federer and 25th in 47 contests sends him into the final...
Is that what traveling in a time machine feels like, minus the hot tub?
For a while at the United Center on Saturday, the Laver Cup crowd was transported from 2018 Chicago to 1981 Wimbledon.
“YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!!!!”
We are serious.
And so is the...
The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan Martin del Potro. He was, in short, out of sorts.
And then came Sunday's...
Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery.
Djokovic was so dispirited by his upset exit at the French Open last month that he...
Some people speculated that a good, competitive match Wednesday would sharpen top-seeded Roger Federer for the Wimbledon semifinals.
Others fretted that such a match might wear him out, when he’d need that energy to win the tournament for a ninth...
Guido Pella of Argentina came from two sets down to stun third-seeded Marin Cilic at Wimbledon on Thursday, beating last year's finalist 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 in the second round.
Cilic looked headed for a routine victory before the match was...
LONDON — Rafael Nadal is back at No. 1 in the ATP rankings, retaking the top spot from Roger Federer after just one week.
Monday's new order is the sixth change of the year at No. 1, the most since there were eight in 1999.
The record is 10 switches...
When I walked onto the grounds of Wimbledon for the first time, I immediately thought of another place: Augusta National.
It was the green. I was struck by the familiar shade that permeates both facilities. Wimbledon green isn’t exactly the same as...
It's an oft-cited and oft-updated stat in men's tennis: The so-called Big 4 — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray — have won 47 of the past 52 Grand Slam titles, a run of dominance that began in 2005.
Add in Stan Wawrinka to...
Rafael Nadal was challenged in the first set by Novak Djokovic before pulling away for a 7-6 (4), 6-3 win to reach the Italian Open final on Saturday.
In their 51st meeting but first in more than a year, Nadal's court coverage eventually proved too...
Madison Keys’ run to the U.S. Open final last year and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open this year certified she’s realizing the promise she showed as a teenager. But success creates high standards, and at 23 she’s still learning how to handle...
Roger Federer, who recently became the oldest man to hold the No. 1 ranking in men’s tennis at age 36, will bring a 12-match winning streak to the BNP Paribas Open, which starts this week at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Federer, a five-time winner...
Roger Federer came to the ABN AMRO World Tournament aiming to secure a return to the top of the world rankings. He achieved that goal Friday. On Sunday, he put an exclamation point on a remarkable week by winning the tournament for good measure.
Everyone who loves tennis likely has a favorite when asked who the greatest men’s player in history is. And let’s face it, the analytics can probably back up most arguments. But how can you argue against Roger Federer, who on Sunday won his 20th Grand...
Back where his career resurgence began with a drought-breaking triumph last year, Roger Federer cried as he lifted and kissed the Australian Open trophy for a sixth time and celebrated his 20th Grand Slam title.
Federer started Sunday's final with an...