Paire Fights Back Against Gasquet In Metz

Benoit Paire beat countryman Richard Gasquet for only the second time in their nine-match FedEx ATP Head2Head series on Wednesday at the Moselle Open in Metz. Paire, a two-time ATP Tour titlist this season, won 86 per cent (36/42) of his service points and fought back to reach the quarter-finals

Verdasco Sprints Out Of The Gates In Metz

Spaniard Fernando Verdasco suffered a disappointing second-round loss at the US Open against Hyeon Chung, letting slip a 6-1, 6-2 lead and also failing to convert a match point in the fifth set. But the Spaniard wiped away those memories on Monday, defeating Belgian Steve Darcis 6-2, 6-2 to

Novak Claims Victory For Austria In Finland Thriller

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Dennis Novak booked Austria’s place in the 2020 Davis Cup qualifiers on Saturday, coming from a set down to defeat Harri Heliovaara 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) and complete a 3-2 victory in Espoo, Finland. The 26-year-old, who was ruled out of action on Friday due to illness, landed 14 aces and

Nadal Battles Past Schwartzman To Reach US Open Semi-finals

Scorelines can be deceiving, and that certainly held true in the last quarter-final of the 2019 US Open. Three-time champion Rafael Nadal defeated Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 in the early hours of Thursday morning, but the Spaniard's victory was anything but straightforward. Nadal overcame a spirited effort from the

Monfils Outlasts Shapovalov In Epic Five-Set Thriller

Experience prevailed over youth in an epic third-round battle on Saturday between No. 13 seed Gael Monfils and Denis Shapovalov. The Frenchman weathered numerous inspired comebacks from the #NextGenATP Canadian to advance 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-3, with a visibly emotional Monfils accepting the roars of the crowd after three

Medvedev Wins Late-Night Thriller At US Open

As the clock struck midnight, Daniil Medvedev wrapped up Day 5 at the US Open with a highly entertaining victory over Feliciano Lopez. A physical clash from first ball to last, Medvedev outlasted Lopez 7-6(1), 4-6, 7-6(7), 6-4, after three hours and 19 minutes of hard-hitting tennis. The World No. 5

Damm, 15, & Kodat, 16, Win US Open Doubles Match

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American teens Martin Damm Jr. and Toby Alex Kodat may need to open adult bank accounts after a stunning first-round win in the US Open doubles Thursday. Damm, 15, and Kodat, 16, had combined career earnings of $1504 coming into the week, but increased that by a factor of 20

Hurkacz To Face Paire In First ATP Tour Final

Poland's Hubert Hurkacz will play for his first ATP Tour title on Saturday at the Winston-Salem Open. The 2018 Next Gen ATP Finals qualifier beat 20-year-old Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4 behind two breaks of serve on Friday evening to reach his maiden ATP Tour final. "It feels great. It was a

Duckhee Lee Breaks Ground For Deaf Athletes In Winston-Salem

As a child, Duckhee Lee was discouraged by others to pursue his dreams of being a professional tennis player. The 21-year-old South Korean firmly proved his naysayers wrong on Monday at the Winston-Salem Open, defeating Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4), 6-1 to become the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour