Kevin Anderson’s seventh career title at the Hall of Fame Open on Sunday marked a couple of significant firsts in the 35-year-old’s road back from knee surgery. The South African’s 7-6 (8), 6-4 victory over 20-year-old American Jenson Brooksby was his first ATP Tour title since Pune in January 2019
Who is the greatest player of all-time between Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal? Djokovic was understandably asked that question after beating Matteo Berrettini on Sunday in the Wimbledon final to win a record-tying 20th Grand Slam title. “I consider myself [the] best and I believe that I am
Seventh-seeded Italian Matteo Berrettini was focused on the bigger picture, believing his game is on the right path for future success after his four-set defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final on Sunday. “The most important thing for me is that right now I’m losing against the best players
Denis Shapovalov went toe-to-toe with the best player in the world for nearly three hours on Friday at Wimbledon, but he walked off Centre Court with tears in his eyes after Novak Djokovic edged through their semi-final battle in straight sets. The Canadian had been growing in confidence throughout the
History awaits Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s Wimbledon final, when he will try to tie Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles. And the World No. 1 left no doubt Friday evening following his semi-final victory that he is excited for the opportunity. “It would mean everything.
When Matteo Berrettini held aloft the solid silver cinch Championships trophy three weeks ago, BBC television presenter Sue Barker pointed out that he was the first debutant at The Queen’s Club to lift the trophy since Boris Becker in 1985. The Italian could only smile. “Maybe he stepped into Wimbledon
In tennis, an opponent is sometimes simply too good on the day. According to Hubert Hurkacz, who fell short at Wimbledon against Matteo Berrettini in his first Grand Slam semi-final, that was the case on Friday. “Matteo played [an] unbelievable match today. Huge congrats to him. Every single service game,
Felix Auger-Aliassime acquitted himself well in his first Grand Slam quarter-final on Wednesday at Wimbledon. But the Canadian simply lost to the better player on the day in Italian Matteo Berrettini, who advanced to his second major semi-final. “I really felt like there was a match, there was a battle.
After a nightmare of a summer, Hubert Hurkacz has been living a ‘dream’ fortnight at Wimbledon after defeating former World No. 1 Roger Federer, his childhood idol, in emphatic style to reach the semi-finals. “Walking off the court realizing that I won against Roger, I mean, [it was] just kind