Rublev wins Vienna opener; eyes 5th title in ’20

VIENNA — Andrey Rublev started his quest for a fifth ATP title of the season with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Norbert Gombos at the Erste Bank Open on Monday. The eighth-ranked Rublev hit 11 aces and never faced a break point against his Slovakian opponent, who had won their only previous meeting on hard … Read more Rublev wins Vienna opener; eyes 5th title in ’20

Rafael Nadal breezes into French Open third round | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Rafael Nadal continued his quest for a record-extending 13th French Open title with a 6-1, 6-0, 6-3 crushing of American Mackenzie McDonald to advance into the third round on Wednesday. The Spanish second seed, also looking to equal Roger Federer‘s men’s record of 20 singles Grand Slam titles, was never bothered on court Philippe … Read more Rafael Nadal breezes into French Open third round | Tennis News – Times of India

Wawrinka rolls by Murray; Goffin first seed to fall

Stan Wawrinka made quick work of fellow three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray in the most intriguing French Open matchup of Sunday afternoon. In the first meeting of Grand Slam champions in the first round of any major tournament since 2012, Wawrinka beat Murray 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 in a little more than 1½ hours at … Read more Wawrinka rolls by Murray; Goffin first seed to fall

“It’s what we train for, what we do for a living” – Bopanna on return to tour

Rohan Bopanna is getting used to the sight of huge open spaces, formerly spectator zones, at New York’s Flushing Meadows. The tour has resumed, after a 174-day suspension with the ATP 1000 Cincinnati Open and the 40-year-old Indian doubles player is settling into the routine of staying within the bubble setup, and getting himself tested … Read more “It’s what we train for, what we do for a living” – Bopanna on return to tour

Nishikori still testing positive for virus, in isolation

NEW YORK — Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, said Friday he tested positive for COVID-19 a second time. Nishikori wrote on his mobile app that he will take another test next week, “at which time we will update you with more information.” “I have very minimal symptoms and am staying in full isolation,” … Read more Nishikori still testing positive for virus, in isolation

Japan’s Nishikori says positive for COVID-19 ahead of US Open | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW YORK: Japan’s Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, said Sunday he has contracted COVID-19 and has withdrawn from an ATP event in New York with this year’s US Open only two weeks away. World number 31 Nishikori said he took the test and received the positive result on Sunday in Florida and will … Read more Japan’s Nishikori says positive for COVID-19 ahead of US Open | Tennis News – Times of India

Former US Open finalist Nishikori tests positive

NEW YORK — Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and said he will pull out of the tuneup tournament at Flushing Meadows that starts next week. Nishikori posted what he called “some unfortunate news” on his mobile app. While he is withdrawing from the Western & Southern Open … Read more Former US Open finalist Nishikori tests positive