Karen Khachanov

Retirements Are Down at the Australian Open. Is Money the Reason?

MELBOURNE, Australia — The first round of the Australian Open was completed on schedule Tuesday night.<p>More remarkable, only one of the 128 men’s and women’s singles contests ended with a player retiring with an injury midmatch.<p>That single retirement matched the lowest total in the first round at a …

Tennis

Milos Raonic out, Eugenie Bouchard advances at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Coming off an injury-filled season, Milos Raonic knew going deep into the Australian Open was going to be an uphill …

Tennis

Promising Tiafoe runs into lethal del Potro—an Australian title threat

When Juan Martin Del Potro took the court for a first-round appointment against Frances Tiafoe at the Australian Open last night, tennis fans from …

Juan Martin del Potro

Miracle touchdown was nice, but Minnesota Vikings wouldn't really make history by playing Super Bowl at home

<i>Your midday sports snack.</i><p>Toast points<p>• The Raptors are playing right now. The 1 p.m. ET tip against Philadelphia is one of seven afternoon games the …

Denis Shapovalov

Pospisil, Polansky advance to Aussie Open main draw

There will be five Canadians in the main draw at the first grand slam of the season after Vasek Pospisil and Peter Polansky advanced through the …

Tennis

Daniil Does It! Medvedev Wins First Title | ATP World Tour | Tennis

If the youngest ATP World Tour final since Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic at the 2007 BNP Paribas Open was a sign of things to come, then the …

Tennis

Sport24.co.za | Ferrer stays on course in Auckland

David Ferrer may be heading into the twilight of his career but the 35-year-old rolled back the years as he beat Hyeon Chung to cruise into the ATP …

Sport (South Africa)

Robin Haase turns match with underhanded move

THE first three-and-a-half games of Robin Haase’s quarterfinal encounter with Peter Gojowczyk at the Auckland Open were almost as one-sided as it …

Denis Shapovalov

Tennis: Rublev leading the Russian advance into Melbourne

(Reuters) - “Sound the alarm! The Russians are coming” sounds like Cold War paranoia but when applied to the world of men’s tennis it might be worth sitting up and taking notice.<p>Tennis - ATP 250 - Qatar Open - Finals - Doha, Qatar - January 6, 2018. Andrey Rublev of Russia returns to Gael Monfils …

Stan Wawrinka

Chung To Meet Isner In Auckland Second Round

South Korean Hyeon Chung set up a second-round meeting against fourth-seed American John Isner at the ASB Classic on Tuesday. The reigning Next Gen …

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