Federer On No. 1: ‘I Decided I Would Like To Stay There’

In the latest profile on the 26 players to rise to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, ATPTour.com looks back on the career of Roger Federer. View Full List. First week at No. 1: 2 February 2004Total weeks at No. 1: 310Year-End No. 1s: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 At World

Sets & The City: Domi’s Dramas in NYC

New York City is the theatre capital of the world, so it’s a fitting location for some of the most dramatic moments in Dominic Thiem's career during the US Open. From devastating losses to milestone moments, ATPTour.com looks at the Austrian’s memorable highlights in New York ahead of his championship match

Sampras On Maiden US Open Title: ‘It Was A Little Too Soon’

Pete Sampras captivated tennis fans worldwide when he captured his maiden Grand Slam title at the 1990 US Open. At age 19, the big-serving American became the youngest men’s singles champion in tournament history, a record which still holds today, and found himself thrust into the spotlight. Although Sampras appeared to

Which Doubles Player Has The World’s Best Backhand Volley?

In the ATP's 'Ultimate Doubles Player' series, the world's best doubles players enjoyed plenty of debate around who has the best backhand volley. Two of the players who emerged in those discussions were 124-time tour-level titlist Mike Bryan, who recently retired, and Jean-Julien Rojer. Rojer and Horia Tecau are into the

19-Year-Old Nakashima: ‘I Always Wanted To Be No. 1’

Brandon Nakashima won his first Grand Slam match on Monday at the US Open, defeating 38-year-old Paolo Lorenzi. The #NextGenATP American is only 19, but he is certainly dreaming big. “I’ve always wanted to be No. 1 in the world and win a Grand Slam,” Nakashima said. “It’s just a matter

Tribute: Farewell Bob & Mike, Doubles Giants

The legacy of Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan isn’t just about their record-breaking achievements on the court; of their much-loved chest-bumping celebrations and energy, but it is also how they helped further popularise and promote the sport to new audiences in the 21st century. In announcing their retirements today, tennis has

Covid Cut? Milos Says, ‘No Thanks!’

Milos Raonic has long been known for paying a lot of attention to his hair, keeping it immaculate. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of that. There were no fans on Court 17 to watch the former World No. 3’s first-round match at the Western & Southern Open on Saturday.