ATP Finals

Tennis: No stress as Goffin beats Pouille to put Belgium ahead

LILLE, France (Reuters) - David Goffin was never in trouble as he gave visitors Belgium a 1-0 lead in the Davis Cup final against France by crushing Lucas Pouille 7-5 6-3 6-1 in the opening singles match on Friday.<p>The world number seven, high on self-confidence since he finished runner-up at the …

David Goffin

Dr Federer grateful for university honour

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has another title for his collection: an honorary degree from the University of Basel.<p>At the 557th Dies …

European News

Goffin crushes Pouille to give Belgium lead over France in Davis Cup final

David Goffin drew first blood in the Davis Cup final with a straight sets demolition of Lucas Pouille. The Belgian number one claimed the initial …

European News

Baseline: How did Belgium become a Davis Cup contender?

In 1997, Filip Dewulf became the first Belgian to reach a Grand Slam semifinal at the French Open.<p>A year later, Oliver Rochus of Belgium teamed up …

Tennis

Nadal's coach gives verdict on Federer's defeat in London while revealing Spaniard's off-season plans

Roger Federer lost in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals to David Goffin.<p>The Swiss ace is now 1040-points behind Rafael Nadal.<p>Rafael Nadal's main …

Sport (UK)

Nadal extends lead over Federer using WTA points system

We took the ATP top 20 and applied the WTA ranking points system to their 2017 results. While largely unchanged in order, there were some interesting …

Tennis

The clock that may change tennis forever

Tennis chiefs approved a request of the Australian Open to introduce a serve/shot clock that will limit service time to 25 seconds. The Grand Slam …

Tennis

Full field announced

Six Grand Slam champions will headline the 2018 Brisbane International presented by Suncorp in what’s an incredibly exciting field for the …

Tennis

Established in the elite

Upon Andy Murray’s confirmation of his absence from the ATP Finals, opportunities seemed to arise for other players. The prime example of this …

Good News

Tennis Thanksgiving: What do we have to be thankful for?

1 The return of Federer and Nadal<p>Our game is all the poorer without the biggest stars, and considering the number that were missing this year the …

Tennis

End of an era? Biggest fear for Fed-Nadal rivalry

ROGER Federer and Rafael Nadal have utterly dominated during 2017 but as the season ends there is a palpable sense that the top of the men’s game is …

Tennis

VOTE: Top 10 shots from the ATP Finals at The O2

We've selected the best 10 shots from the season-ending tournament at The O2 in London<p>By Sky Sports Tennis<p>Last Updated: 20/11/17 9:36pm<p>We've picked …

Tennis

Tennismash’s 2017 ATP awards | Tennismash

Who are the winners and losers in men’s tennis in 2017? The Tennismash team give out some awards…<p>The ATP season is officially over and what a bizarre …

Tennis

Tiger Woods loses his grasp on the top spot in another sports ranking -- for now

It's a good thing Tiger Woods is making his return to competitive golf next week, because he's chasing Roger Federer now. And it has nothing to do with major titles.<p>Forbes reports the tennis great has passed Woods on the all-time list of prize money earners in individual sports. Federer didn't win …

Golf

Tennis Must Adopt Golf's Ranking Model To Preserve Top Players

The ATP Finals in London — and the conclusion of the 2017 tour schedule — produced the sort of matchup that few casual tennis fans would deign to watch: David Goffin versus Grigor Dimitrov.<p>Dimitrov, who won the title, is a remarkable, fluid athlete. Goffin is plucky enough. But if you were looking …

Tennis

Sport24.co.za | Kontinen, Peers retain ATP Finals doubles crown

Henri Kontinen and John Peers brushed aside top seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo to retain their ATP Finals doubles crown.

Sport (South Africa)

Stanford women beat Florida State 1-0, advance to NCAA soccer quarterfinals

It was getting late at Stanford’s Laird Q. Cagan Stadium on Sunday, but with the Cardinal women’s soccer team locked in a tense, scoreless game with Florida State, Jordan DiBiasi came up big once again.<p>DiBiasi’s 79th minute goal lifted No. 1 Stanford to a 1-0 victory and into the quarterfinals of …

Golf

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Nov 19

US nuclear commander would resist ‘illegal’ order for strike from Donald Trump<p>The top US nuclear commander was quoted as saying on Saturday that he …

Soccer

William Byron makes Dale Earnhardt Jr. a champion as owner

Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the best retirement gift he could have asked for when William Byron won the Xfinity Series championship for JR Motorsports on Saturday, one day before Earnhardt’s final race as a full-time driver.<p>Byron finished third, the best of the four title contenders, in a race at …

Motorsport

Serena Williams gets married

Serena Williams has married partner Alexis Ohanian in a star-studded ceremony in New Orleans.<p>It is official – Australian Open champion Serena …

Tennis

Sports on TV: Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

AUTO RACING<p>TIME<p>TV<p><b>Monster Energy:</b> Ford 400<p>3 p.m.<p>NBC<p>BASKETBALL<p>TIME<p>TV<p><b>Men:</b> Monmouth @ Virginia<p>1 p.m.<p>FSFL<p><b>Women:</b> Maryland @ UConn<p>1:30 p.m.<p>ESPN<p><b>Men:</b> North …

Sports

Vixlet Community Guidelines

Vixlet Terms of Service<p><b>Terms of Service</b><p>This is the Terms of Service Agreement (the “<b>Terms of Service</b>” or “<b>Agreement</b>”) for all Web sites and mobile …

ATP World Tour

Nadal wins damages over doping slur by former French minister

LONDON - World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded €12,000 damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favour over comments made by the …

David Goffin

Arrowheadlines: Alex Smith and Derrick Johnson will flip the Plaza lights this Thanksgiving

Is there one single reason things have gone this bad for the New York Giants?<p>For the past couple of weeks, when exchanging “Five Questions” with …

Kansas City Chiefs

Baseline: Dimitrov pranked by Harrison in press

Grigor Dimitrov fell victim to a press-room prank thanks to Ryan Harrison's innovative mind. The American hijacked the interviewer's questions, …

Tennis

When is the 2018 World Cup draw, which teams have qualified and what pots are they in?

<b>All the teams are confirmed, they have been placed in their pots and now football fans across the planet are desperate to see the draw for the 2018</b> …

FIFA

Will proposed ATP rule changes kill the intelligent player?

The ATP has proposed rule changes that could threaten the game of tennis as we know it.<p>The ATP is proposing significant rule changes to tennis. Among …

Tennis