Tennis: Western & Southern Open

Madison Keys beats Coco Vandeweghe again in Cincinnati

Madison Keys beat fellow American Coco Vandeweghefor the second time in eight days with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory on Monday to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Open. Keys beat Vandeweghe in straight sets in the Stanford Classic final and while pushed a little harder on Monday, the 16th seed still had enough to get by […]

Zverev stuns Federer for Rogers title

Alexander Zverev’s hot streak is still alive. Roger Federer’s win streak is over. The German beat Federer 6-3, 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday for his 10th consecutive victory. The 20-year-old Zverev, the winner last week in Washington, matched Federer with a fifth tournament title this year. He also stopped Federer’s win streak […]
Roger Federer

Federer flies through at Rogers; Air K crashes out

Roger Federer needed less than an hour to defeat Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2, 6-1 at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday in his first appearance since winning a record eighth Wimbledon title in July. Gael Monfils produced the comeback of the day to beat Kei Nishikori in three sets, while Canada’s Denis Shapovalov enjoyed […]

No. 1 Pliskova opens strong

Karolina Pliskova began her run as world No. 1 on a positive note, beating Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the third round at the Rogers Cup. The 25-year-old Czech, who had a first-round bye, extended her winning streak over the 19th-ranked player to five matches. She earned the No. 1 ranking […]
Kylian Mbappe

Report: Kylian Mbappe ‘close to £162m move to PSG’

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to sign Kylian Mbappe from French rivals Monaco according to reports. The forward who has been linked with Arsenal, Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid looks set to stay in France if reports are to be believed. According to The mirror, it’s claimed that a £162m fee has been agreed with […]

Report: Errani insists she is not a cheat after two-month doping ban

Former French Open finalist Sara Errani has  insisted she is not a cheat after being handed a two-month doping ban,according to several reports. The International Tennis Federation announced the suspension on Monday,7th,August,2017 after Errani tested positive for the banned substance letrozole in a test taken in February. And according to Associated Press, Errani has continued to blame food contamination from her […]
Tennis: Rogers Cup

Nadal guns for No. 1

Rafael Nadal says he will focus on the foes in front of him at the ATP Montreal Masters this week, and not on his chance to return to No. 1 in the world. A semifinal run in Montreal would see the Spaniard supplant Britain’s Andy Murray atop the rankings. “I don’t even think about that […]