Defending tennis champion Novak Djokovic won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown, shattering Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.
New York (AFP) — Roger Federer saved two match points to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 and reach his ninth U.S. Open semi-final, keeping alive his dream of a sixth title. The 33-year-old Swiss second seed, bidding to become the oldest winner of a Grand Slam title in more than 40 years, […]
New York (AFP) — In-form Roger Federer faces a searching test of his title credentials against unpredictable Frenchman Gael Monfils in the U.S. Open quarter-finals on Thursday as he chases a sixth title at Flushing Meadows. The Swiss 17-time major winner leads Monfils 7-2 in career meetings, including victory in their most recent clash in […]
Miami (AFP) – Novak Djokovic eliminated defending champ Andy Murray in straight sets and fifth seed Roger Federer was sent crashing out of the ATP Tour’s Miami Masters tournament in the quarter-finals. Federer lost 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 to Japanese 20th seed Kei Nishikori who booked a semi-final showdown with former world number one Djokovic, who […]