French Open 2021: Djokovic’s defiant defence helps him roar past Berrettini

Novak DJOKOVIC of Serbia celebrates his point during the seventh round of Roland Garros at Roland Garros on June 9, 2021 in Paris, France.

World number one and last year’s beaten finalist Novak Djokovic won 6-3, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 against Matteo Berrettini overnight, booking yet another Grand Slam semi-final – second to only Roger Federer in the all-time ranks (50). However, it wasn’t without a few dicey moments late on…
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Frustration continues: Andy Murray plotting return after another injury setback

Andy Murray of Great Britain serves in his match against Andrey Rublev of Russiaduring Day 3 of the 48th ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament at Ahoy on...

Having been sidelined (groin) since early March, three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray has flown out to Rome with practice sessions lined up alongside Diego Schwartzman and Novak Djokovic this weekend, as well as reuniting with former coach Mark Petchey on a relaxed basis.

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Australian Open 2021: Osaka and Serena win, Karatsev shines, a Kyrgios-Thiem epic

Dominic Thiem of Austria shakes hands with Nick Kyrgios of Australia after their Men's Singles third round match during day five of the 2021...

Day 5 was one not to be missed, as Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams and more navigated past potentially tricky matchups while there were surprises on the men’s side of the draw as Aslan Karatsev was ruthlessly efficient in toppling Diego Schwartzman (#8), Kyrgios-Thiem certainly lived up to the hype and an injured Novak Djokovic closed the show in dramatic circumstances.  Continue reading

French Open 2020: Djokovic outlasts gutsy Tsitsipas, will clash with Nadal in Final

French Open 2020 – Novak Djokovic halts Stefanos Tsitsipas comeback to set up Rafael Nadal showdown - Eurosport

Stefanos Tsitsipas saved a match point deep in the third set and rallied back from two sets down to force a decider against world number one Novak Djokovic, who ultimately recovered under pressure – winning it 6-1 – and will now face 12-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s Final after the Spaniard exacted revenge against Diego Schwartzman hours earlier. Continue reading

French Open 2020: Schwartzman to play Nadal in semis after contrasting wins

I Deserved to Win": Diego Schwartzman Overwhelmed After Stunning Victory Over Dominic Thiem at French Open 2020 - EssentiallySports

Diego Schwartzman needed five hours and eight minutes to outlast close friend and US Open winner Dominic Thiem during a gripping five-set encounter, progressing into the first Grand Slam semi-final of his career to date. His reward? Facing 12-time tournament champion Rafael Nadal on Friday, who came through a difficult test against Italian teenager Jannik Sinner. Continue reading

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal wins title in dramatic five-set win vs. Daniil Medvedev

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Rafael Nadal won the 19th Grand Slam of his career, prevailing in five-sets with a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 win over a defiant Russian Daniil Medvedev after just shy of five hours on Arthur Ashe. The 23-year-old worked tirelessly in his Grand Slam Final debut, registering winners aplenty to get back into title contention from two sets down. Ultimately though, earlier errors proved costly.

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