Jannik Sinner beats Vasek Pospisil, becomes youngest ATP title-winner in 12 years

Tennis: Jannik Sinner claims maiden ATP title with victory at Sofia Open,  Tennis News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Jannik Sinner will wake up to see a career-high ranking upon his name on Monday, after becoming the youngest ATP champion in 12 years with a three-set win (6-4, 3-6, 7-6) over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in the Sofia final earlier today. It wasn’t his best match, but he finishes the 2020 season on an unforgettable high that he’ll look to build upon in 2021 and beyond. Continue reading

French Open 2020: Serena Williams withdraws with Achilles heel injury

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Just minutes before she was scheduled to go on court in her second-round match against world no.132 Tsvetana Pironkova, three-time Roland Garros champion Serena Williams pulled out of the French Open today – revealing she’s been ordered to rest an Achilles injury that has worsened since sustaining it against Victoria Azarenka at the US Open earlier this month. Continue reading

French Open: Andy Murray admits disappointment after Djokovic defeat in final

French Open: Andy Murray admits disappointment after Djokovic defeat in final

The world number two, in his first Roland Garros final, lead by a set but Djokovic was inspired to victory and recovered well to win in four sets.

Andy Murray has admitted he is disappointed after defeat in his first French Open final – a thrilling four set encounter against Novak Djokovic.

Having taken the first set 6-3 on Court Philippe Chatrier, the momentum was fully with the Brit. With that being said, Novak recovered well from falling behind early and upped his performance level significantly to pose a number of tough questions – giving Murray a tough time and staying in numerous rallies he had no right to.

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