Ruthless Rafa Romps Into Quarter-Finals - 3時間前  ATP World Tour

Rafael Nadal turned in one of the more dominant performances of his career, dropping just four games in dismissing Tomas Berdych on Sunday at the Australian Open. Nadal took the Round of 16 encounter 6-0, 6-1, 7-6(4) in a mere two hours and five minutes, barely putting a wrong foot to rout the former World No. 4. Berdych has impressed in his return to action from a back injury, but he was no match for the 2009 champion on a sun-kissed Sunday afternoon. With the victory, Nadal advances to his 11th Australian Open quarter-final, claiming sole ownership of second place for most appearances in the...more
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Bryans Move Into Quarter-finals In Melbourne - 3時間前  ATP World Tour

In a repeat of their 2017 semi-final in Melbourne, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan once again defeated Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at the Australian Open on Sunday. The six-time champions, bidding to lift the trophy for the first time since 2013 (d. Haase/Sijsling), won 84 per cent of first-serve points (43/51) to earn a 6-3, 7-6(4) victory over the Spanish duo after 71 minutes. The American twins will face fifth seeds Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut or 11th seeds Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury for a spot in the semi-finals. ASB Classic finalists Raven Klaasen and Michael Ve...more
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Rankings Update: Zverev Eyes World No. 2 Slot; Federer’s Top 5 Spot Threatened - 11時間前  ATP World Tour

The second week of play is set to begin at the Australian Open, with 16 players remaining in the year’s first Grand Slam. There is plenty of action left, though, and there could be plenty of repercussions in the ATP Rankings. ATPTour.com looks at the most glaring changes that could happen in the ATP Rankings based on what occurs in Melbourne. Zverev Guaranteed To Reach No. 3, No. 2 A Possibility No matter what happens the rest of the tournament, Alexander Zverev is guaranteed to at least match his career-high of No. 3 in the ATP Rankings. Since the German reached the third round last ye...more
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Federer Faces Fearless Foe In Tsitsipas For Australian Open QF Spot - 16時間前  ATP World Tour

One day after 19-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov pushed World No. 1 Novak Djokovic to four sets in the third round of the Australian Open, another #NextGenATP star will get a chance to face a living legend in Melbourne. Six-time champion Roger Federer will play reigning Next Gen ATP Finals titlist Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday with a spot in the quarter-finals on the line. “I'm happy for him. He's playing so well, and I'm looking forward to the match-up,” Federer said. “I think it's going to be a good one. I like how he mixes up his game and also comes to the net. So will I...more
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Bolt Reflects On Dream Run At The Australian Open 2019 - 16時間前  ATP World Tour

Alex Bolt speaks about his third-round loss at the 2019 Australian Open against Alexander Zverev and the entire experience of his dream run. Video courtesy of Tennis Australia.
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Shapovalov Lives Dream Against Djokovic - 19時間前  ATP World Tour

After six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic defeated #NextGenATP Canadian Denis Shapovalov in four sets on Saturday, the World No. 1 told the 19-year-old that it was a pleasure to compete against him. But for Shapovalov, it was a position he strived to put himself in for a long time. “Honestly the pleasure was all mine. To play a champion like him on a court like that in an event like this, it's a dream come true for me,” Shapovalov said. “During the match, I was smiling, enjoying my time out there. It was a lot of fun.” [ALSO LIKE] At the same time, Shapoval...more
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Coric Explains Why He Doesn't Feel Pressure At The Australian Open 2019 - 21時間前  ATP World Tour

Borna Coric reflects on his third-round win at the 2019 Australian Open and why he does not tend to feel pressure on the tennis court. Video courtesy of Tennis Australia.
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Watch Tsitsipas Train Saturday At The Australian Open 2019 - 21時間前  ATP World Tour

Watch #NextGenATP Stefanos Tsitsipas prepare for his fourth-round match against Roger Federer at the 2019 Australian Open.
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Zverev Books Raonic Clash In Melbourne - 0日前  ATP World Tour

In his third straight Australian Open third round appearance, Alexander Zverev advanced to the Round of 16 for the first time on Saturday. The Nitto ATP Finals champion, who fell in five sets to Rafael Nadal (2017) and Hyeon Chung (2018) at the same stage over the past two years, needed one hour and 52 minutes to beat Alex Bolt 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. Zverev hit 29 winners, including 14 aces, to overcome Bolt, who was appearing in the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time. Zverev started well, earning three service breaks to move into a one-set lead after 34 minutes. In a tighter second set, t...more
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Djokovic Downs Shapovalov To Guarantee No. 1 Spot - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Novak Djokovic secured himself a longer stay at No. 1 in the ATP Rankings and a spot in the second week of the Australian Open on Saturday. The Serbian appeared to be sailing into the fourth round against #NextGenATP Canadian Denis Shapovalov, but dropped five straight games from 4-1 in the third set before securing a 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 victory against the big-hitting lefty. Djokovic advanced to the Round of 16 for the 12th time, and he'll face Russian Daniil Medvedev for a place in the quarter-finals. The 31-year-old is going for history this fortnight. He and Federer share the Open Era reco...more
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Phenomenal Frances: Tiafoe Stuns Dimitrov For First Slam QF - 3時間前  ATP World Tour

What's the best birthday gift Frances Tiafoe could give himself? How about a first Grand Slam quarter-final at the Australian Open. Tiafoe made a massive statement on one of the game's biggest stages, punching his ticket into the last eight at Melbourne Park on Sunday. On his 21st birthday, the #NextGenATP star upset 20th seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6(6), 6-7(1), 7-5 to secure his spot in the quarters. If there was any doubt of Tiafoe's arrival, the Maryland native stepped up in the big moments and played the match of his young career. He is the youngest American to reach the Australian Open q...more
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Technology, At Nadal’s Service - 6時間前  ATP World Tour

During a preseason training session, Rafael Nadal’s physiotherapist, Rafael Maymo, whipped out his iPhone while Rafa executed a serve as coach Carlos Moya looked on. It wasn’t that Maymo was distracted or tending to a text message; instead, he was recording the 17-time Grand Slam champion’s serve. Immediately after, the player and his coaches huddled on the sidelines to watch the video. The purpose: To analyze, frame by frame, the mechanics of his swing. Video is just one tool the team is utilizing in the hopes of producing a more potent serve and improve his overall game. &l...more
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Zverev: 'There's Always Things To Improve' - 16時間前  ATP World Tour

Alexander Zverev speaks to the press after defeating home favourite Alex Bolt in the third round of the Australian Open. Video courtesy of Tennis Australia.
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Medvedev Analyses Goffin Win & Previews Djokovic Match At Australian Open 2019 - 16時間前  ATP World Tour

Russian Daniil Medvedev dives into the details of his win against David Goffin and then looks ahead to his fourth-round match against Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open. Video courtesy of Tennis Australia.
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Carreno Busta Expects Long, Touch Match Against Nishikori At The Australian Open 2019 - 16時間前  ATP World Tour

Pablo Carreno Busta explains the progress he has made in recent years and why he expects a tough match against Kei Nishikori in the fourth round of the Australian Open. Video courtesy of Tennis Australia.
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Raonic Thrilled To Back Up Wawrinka Win At Australian Open 2019 - 20時間前  ATP World Tour

Milos Raonic explains why he was happy with his performance against Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the 2019 Australian Open following a four-set battle against Stan Wawrinka in the second round. Video courtesy of Tennis Australia.
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Nishikori Happy With Efficient Win Against Sousa At The Australian Open 2019 - 21時間前  ATP World Tour

Kei Nishikori discusses his third-round win at the 2019 Australian Open against Joao Sousa and looks ahead to playing Pablo Carreno Busta. Video courtesy of Tennis Australia.
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Fans Describe The Australian Open In One Word - 21時間前  ATP World Tour

Find out how fans described the Australian Open with just one word.
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Coric Matches Best Grand Slam Result - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Borna Coric equalled his best Grand Slam result on Saturday, beating Filip Krajinovic 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 at the Australian Open. The 11th seed reached his second straight Grand Slam fourth round, firing 51 winners throughout the two-hour, 43-minute contest. At the 2018 US Open, Coric dropped one set en route to the fourth round before a straight-sets loss to eventual runner-up Juan Martin del Potro. Coric will meet Lucas Pouille or Alexei Popyrin for a place in the quarter-finals. After dropping two of his opening three service games to lose the first set, Coric capitalised on service and fo...more
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Murray/Soares Survive Test To Reach Third Round - 1日前  ATP World Tour

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares needed to come from a set down on Saturday to book their place in the third round at the Australian Open. The 2016 champions won 75 per cent of first-serve points (47/63) to edge Luke Bambridge and Jonny O'Mara 3-6, 6-2, 7-5. Murray and Soares improve to 6-1 this season, after picking up their second Sydney International trophy last week (d. Cabal/Farah). Bambridge and O'Mara were bidding to reach the third round at a Grand Slam for the first time. In the opening week of the season, the British duo reached its third tour-level final, falling in straight sets to ...more
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