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Roger Federer reaches Swiss Indoors semifinals after surviving Gilles Simon scare

Roger Federer was stretched to the limit by Gilles Simon before overcoming the Frenchman 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of Federer's hometown Swiss Indoors tournament.The Swiss needed 2½ hours Friday to finally break his opponent's...

ATP to expand technology with new video review at Next Gen Finals

The ATP is to introduce a new video review system at the Next Gen Finals in November which will allow players to challenge incidents such as doubles bounces and foul shots.The video review, which is powered by the...

Karolina Pliskova reaches WTA Finals semifinals with win over Petra Kvitova

SINGAPORE -- Karolina Pliskova won the first set to eliminate Petra Kvitova, and then won the second set to advance to the semifinals at the WTA Finals.Pliskova, who advanced from her group for the second straight year, beat...

Dominic Thiem, John Isner safely through at Erste Bank Open in Vienna

Home favourite Dominic Thiem is through to the second round of the Erste Bank Open 500 in Vienna.The top seed was in confident form hitting seven aces against Belgian Ruben Bemelmans on his way to a 7-5, 7-6...

Tennis – W2W4 – Roger Federer, Sloane Stephens and a big week in tennis

It might be late October, but there are more storylines this week in tennis than pumpkins at the farm stand.The final official event on the WTA calendar kicked off Sunday. The tour finals features the top eight women...

Stefanos Tsitsipas wins Stockholm Open for first ATP Tour title

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas added another achievement to a remarkable breakthrough season as he beat Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 6-4, 6-4 to win the Stockholm Open and claim a maiden ATP title.Tsitsipas, 20, who had rocketed up the rankings to...

Wimbledon: John Isner backs new rule to stop marathon matches

American Isner has played in the longest Wimbledon match of all time and the longest Wimbledon semi-finalJohn Isner has backed...

Tennis Stockholm Open John Isner, Ernest Gulbis through to Stockholm semis

John Isner is into the semifinals of the Stockholm Open after defeating compatriot Tennys Sandgren in Sweden.In the all-American contest, No. 1 seed Isner came out on top in a game of tiebreakers, 7-6 (8), 6-7 (5), 7-6...

European Open – Kyle Edmund eases through to semifinals

Kyle Edmund eased into the quarterfinals of the European Open with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Antwerp Thursday.No. 1 seed and world No. 15 Edmund won the opening 10 games to take a commanding lead,...

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

SINGAPORE -- The Women's Tennis Association said Thursday that No. 1-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a lower back injury.Halep's withdrawal means Kiki Bertens has qualified for the final spot, joining Angelique Kerber,...

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