How Djokovic Dominated The Tie-breaks Against Federer

What happened in the three tie-breaks was the exact opposite of what happened all around them. Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(4), 4-6, 13-12(3) in Sunday’s Wimbledon final after saving two match points with Federer serving 8-7, 40/15 in the fifth set, and then Djokovic dramatically...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

#NextGenATP Sinner, 17, Shines In Umag Opener

One year ago, Jannik Sinner was No. 1,160 in the ATP Rankings. Now 17 years old, the #NextGenATP Italian is knocking on the door of the Top 200, and the World No. 208 moved closer to reaching that benchmark on Monday with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory against Portugual’s Pedro Sousa in the first round...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Andreozzi Upsets Former Champion Karlovic In Newport

Argentine Guido Andreozzi scored the upset of the day on Monday at the Hall of Fame Open in Newport, dismissing 2016 champion Ivo Karlovic 7-6(5), 7-6(6). Neither player earned a break of serve, but the 27-year-old Andreozzi earned one mini-break more in each tie-break to reach the second round. Karlovic,...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

ATP Tour 2019: Schedule of Play for Tuesday, July 16 for Newport, Umag and Bastad

The ATP Tour 2019 schedule of play for Tuesday, July 16 for Newport, Umag and Bastad can be found at the links below. LINK: Newport Schedule of Play LINK: Umag Schedule of Play LINK: Bastad Schedule of Play

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2 days ago, Tennis Connected

Tomic Ousted in Newport; Ymer Advances in Umag;

Hall of Fame Open—Newport, RI, U.S.A. First-round results: Kamil Majchrzak Defeats (W) Alastair Gray 63 64 Marcel Granollers Defeats Prajnesh Gunneswaran 62 62 Ilya Ivashka Defeats Bernard Tomic 62 76(5) ***** Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag—Umag, Croatia First-round results: Jiri Vesely Defeats Cedrik-Marcel...

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2 days ago, Tennis Connected

Djokovic-Federer tiebreaker creates drama, confusion and debate

Wimbledon's new tiebreaker rule at 12-all in the final set came into play in the most dramatic way possible as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer battled to the bitter end in the men's final.

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2 days ago, ESPN Tennis

Ymer Wins #NextGenATP Battle In Bastad

Twenty-year-old Mikael Ymer was on the brink of defeat at the Swedish Open on Monday, but the home favourite battled past fellow #NextGenATP player Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain 4-6, 7-5, 6-0 after two hours and eight minutes. Only four spots separate World No. 124 Ymer and No. 128 Davidovich...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Becker: Djokovic deserves more respect

Former coach Boris Becker has said that tennis must "wake up to the greatness" of Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic following his 16th Grand Slam title win on Sunday.

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2 days ago, ESPN Tennis

PODCAST: Reviewing the 2019 Wimbledon Championships

Welcome back to the TennisConnected Podcast for 2019. In this week’s show, @ParsaSamii and @On_Mars return to review the 2019 Wimbledon Championships from London, England. With the third Major of the year complete, we review both the women’s and men’s fields and preview the upcoming hard-court...

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2 days ago, Tennis Connected

Tsitsipas-Led Greece Enters The ATP Cup Standings

With only two months to go until the first qualification deadline, a new nation has emerged in the competition for one of the 24 coveted spots in the inaugural ATP Cup. World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Greece has entered the standings for the first time, sitting in seventh place. A minimum of three...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Djokovic, Nadal Both London Bound; Bautista Agut Moves Into Top 8

Novak Djokovic has taken the lead in the 2019 ATP Race To London, following his fifth crown at The Championships, Wimbledon. The Serbian, who became the second player to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals (6,725 points), to be held at The O2 in London from 10-17 November, is now 500 points ahead of second-placed...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Djokovic Matches Federer On 'Big Titles' Leaderboard

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer for his fifth Wimbledon title on Sunday, and now the Serbian is dangerously close to also surpassing Federer on the all-time “Big Titles” leaderboard. Djokovic saved two match points to beat the eight-time champion in an epic final, 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(4), 4-6,...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Before Novak Djokovic, The Last Man To Save Match Points In A Wimbledon Final Was Bob Falkenburg

Before Novak Djokovic, The Last Man To Save Match Points In A Wimbledon Final Was Bob Falkenburg

By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   There was a lot of history in the Wimbledon men’s singles final where Novak Djokivic defeated Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3). However, lost among it being the longest ever men’s final at the All England Club and it being the first championship...

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2 days ago, World Tennis Magazine

Simona Halep Rewrites her Legacy at Wimbledon

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon reviews the 2019 Wimbledon women’s final. In one fell swoop, Romanian Simona Halep rewrote her legacy. While the entire world was awaiting the triumph of Serena Williams and...

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2 days ago, Tennis Connected

Challenger Q&A: Klahn Captures Winnetka Crown

In 2013, Bradley Klahn stepped onto the hard courts of Winnetka and reached his first ATP Challenger Tour final. Six years later, the American finally found his way to the winners' circle in the Chicago suburb. Klahn completed a perfect week at the Nielsen Pro Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 victory...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Wooden Stands & Passionate Fans: Perugia At Heart Of Italian Surge

Step onto Center Court at the Citta di Perugia Sidernestor Tennis Cup and, at first glance, something appears a bit different. As you gaze around the crowd, it is immediately evident that this isn't your typical tennis stadium. Missing are the rows of plastic seats that line the stands at professional...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Bautista Agut Matches Career-High, Mover Of The Week

No. 13 (Joint Career-High) Roberto Bautista Agut, +9 The Spaniard became the sixth Spanish man to reach the semi-finals at Wimbledon after dropping just one set en route to the last four. Bautista Agut advanced to his first Grand Slam semi-final with consecutive victories against Karen Khachanov, Benoit...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

Wimbledon final watched by peak audience of 9.6m viewers

Novak Djokovic's epic five-set win over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final attracts a peak audience of 9.6 million.

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2 days ago, BBC Sport

30 Things To Watch In Umag, Newport & Bastad

Following the third Grand Slam event of the year at Wimbledon, the stars of the ATP Tour move to ATP 250 events in Umag, Newport and Bastad. At the Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag, 2016 champion Fabio Fognini will be aiming to lift his second trophy in his 11th appearance at the event. John Isner will...

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2 days ago, ATP World Tour

The GOAT debate is unfair, but is Federer the best of his generation?

The GOAT debate is unfair, but is Federer the best of his generation?

The GOAT debate in men's tennis can never be resolved, but the question of who is the best of the current generation is worth asking after Novak Djokovic's epic win over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final, writes Luke Pentony.

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3 days ago, ABC Grandstand

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