Daniil Medvedev completes journey from villain to hero at US Open
Monday, September 9, 2019, 7:37 PM
Daniil-Medvedev once revelled in his role as the villain of Flushing Meadows but the Russian completed his transformation to unlikely hero after taking Rafa-Nadal the distance in a pulsating U.S. Open-final. Despite losing to the Spaniard in a five-set thriller, Medvedev's performance suggests more Grand-Slam-finals are in his future and that he could be a-genuine-challenger to the 'Big-Three' Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
French Open 2019: Anticipation grows ahead of Federer return to Paris
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 8:18 PM
All Roger Federer had to do was strike a few silky forehands in his first practice session at Roland Garros for four-years to create something of a social-media frenzy this week. Ever since the 37-year-old announced he was ending his self-imposed French Open exile, anticipation has been growing and video footage of his gentle warmup on Tuesday sent his legions of fans into frenzy.
Italian Open: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic through to last 16 in Rome
Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:42 AM
Former world number one Roger Federer marked his return to the Italian-Open for the first time since 2016 with a 6-4 6-3 second round win over Joao Sousa. The Swiss had criticised organisers for doubling ticket prices after he confirmed his participation last weekend but the fans who had made their way into Foro Italico on Thursday have been rewarded with Federer double bill.