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

Rublev wins fourth title of year, tying Djokovic

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Andrey Rublev joined Novak Djokovic as the only men to win four tour singles titles in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season as he beat Borna Coric 7-6 (5), 6-4 on Sunday in the final of the St. Petersburg Open. Rublev came back from 5-2 down to win the first-set tiebreak with a … Read more Rublev wins fourth title of year, tying Djokovic

Rublev sets up final clash with Coric in Russia

Russian home favourite Andrey Rublev rallied from a set down to beat Canadian Denis Shapovalov 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinal of the St Petersburg Open on Saturday to set up a title clash with Borna Coric. Rublev saved five of six break points to advance and took advantage in the final set when Shapovalov … Read more Rublev sets up final clash with Coric in Russia

Coric comeback sends Tsitsipas tumbling out of US Open | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW YORK: Croatian Borna Coric saved six match points as he rallied from 1-5 down in the fourth set to stun Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(2) 6-4 4-6 7-5 7-6(4) and send the fourth seed tumbling out of the US Open in the third round on Friday. In the sort of late drama that would on any … Read more Coric comeback sends Tsitsipas tumbling out of US Open | Tennis News – Times of India

Hurts Me at My Core: Nick Kyrgios Withdraws from US Open, Criticises Players for Ignoring ‘Health Advice’

Nick Kyrgios (Photo Credit: Reuters) Nick Kyrgios withdrew from US Open and criticised his fellow professionals for their decisions to ignore health advice during the coronavirus pandemic. Reuters Last Updated: August 2, 2020, 11:13 AM IST Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the U.S. Open and again criticised some of his … Read more Hurts Me at My Core: Nick Kyrgios Withdraws from US Open, Criticises Players for Ignoring ‘Health Advice’

Coric hits out at Kyrgios for Adria Tour virus criticism | Tennis News – Times of India

ZAGREB: Borna Coric has fired back at Nick Kyrgios for slamming those who took part in Novak Djokovic‘s ill-fated Adria Tour tennis exhibition, calling the opinionated Australian “a general after the battle”. Croat Coric, 23, was one of four players to test positive for coronavirus at the Balkans tournament last month, alongside Djokovic, the world … Read more Coric hits out at Kyrgios for Adria Tour virus criticism | Tennis News – Times of India

‘Unnecessary’, Thiem fires back at Kyrgios in Adria Tour spat | Tennis News – Times of India

BERLIN: World number three Dominic Thiem said on Monday tennis players “must learn” from the ill-fated Adria Tour and described Nick Kyrgios‘ criticism of those who took part as “unnecessary”. Thiem played in the Belgrade leg of last month’s ill-fated tournament organised by world number one Novak Djokovic. “We have to learn from the mistakes … Read more ‘Unnecessary’, Thiem fires back at Kyrgios in Adria Tour spat | Tennis News – Times of India

Dominic Thiem Defends Alexander Zverev against Criticism, Calls Out Nick Kyrgios But Australian Has Epic Reply

Dominic Theim, Alexander Zverev, Nick Kyrgios (Photo Credit: AP) Dominic Thiem lashed out at criticism of Alexander Zverev as he was seen partying after testing negative for coronavirus, Nick Kyrgios reminds him that he’s holding them accountable. News18 Sports Last Updated: July 8, 2020, 12:49 PM IST Dominic Thiem came out … Read more Dominic Thiem Defends Alexander Zverev against Criticism, Calls Out Nick Kyrgios But Australian Has Epic Reply

Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena test negative for virus | Tennis News – Times of India

BELGRADE: Novak Djokovic says he and his wife have now tested negative for the coronavirus. The top-ranked player tested positive for the virus after playing in an exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the pandemic. His media team says “Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena are negative for … Read more Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena test negative for virus | Tennis News – Times of India

Coric still without symptoms after Covid-19 infection | Tennis News – Times of India

Croatia’s Borna Coric has told fans he is feeling well and experiencing no symptoms after contracting the novel coronavirus at Novak Djokovic‘s controversial Adria Tour tournament. Djokovic, Coric, Grigor Dimitrov and Viktor Troicki all tested positive for Covid-19 after playing in the event in Serbia and Croatia, which drew big crowds and saw the players … Read more Coric still without symptoms after Covid-19 infection | Tennis News – Times of India