French Open men’s singles semifinal live: Zverev fights back to take the third set against Tsitsipas

June 11, 2021 0 Comments

Head-to-head: Tsitsipas leads 5-2  Paths to the semi-final (x indicates seeded player): Zverev 1st rd: bt Oscar Otte (GER) 3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 2nd rd: bt Roman Safiullin (RUS) 7-6 (7/4), 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) 3rd rd: bt Laslo Djere (SRB) 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 4th rd: bt Kei Nishikori (JPN) 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 QF: bt …

French Open, day 5 men’s roundup: Federer passes tough Cilic test; Djokovic cruises

June 3, 2021 0 Comments

Roger Federer became entangled in a rare running dispute with a chair umpire on Thursday before safely securing his place in the French Open last 32 while as Novak Djokovic eased into the third round for the 16th straight year. Federer saw off Marin Cilic for the 10th time in 11 meetings, winning 6-2, 2-6, …

French Open day 3, men’s roundup: Rafael Nadal starts strong, Andrey Rublev knocked out

June 1, 2021 0 Comments

Rafael Nadal fought back from 2-5 down in the third set to notch his 101st win at Roland Garros Tuesday while seventh seed Andrey Rublev was knocked out in the first round as the in-form Russian lost a five-set thriller to Jan-Lennard Struff. The 34-year-old Nadal, seeded third, raced through the first two sets before …

Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win 10th Italian Open title

May 16, 2021 0 Comments

Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic to win a 10th Italian Open title on Sunday and set down a key marker two weeks out from the defence of his Roland Garros crown. Second seed Nadal won through 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in 2hr 49min against the defending champion in the 57th career showdown between …