Monday, February 6, 2023

ATP

Alcaraz crowned youngest year-end No. 1 in ATP rankings history

Carlos Alcaraz was crowned year-end ATP No. 1 presented by Pepperstone on Wednesday evening at the Nitto ATP Finals. The Spaniard received the trophy from ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi in a special ceremony at the Pala Alpitour. The 19-year-old...

Alcaraz clinches US Open title

Becomes youngest World Number 1 Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz displayed explosive power and demonstrated impressive touch around the net as he overcame a fighting Norwegian Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-3 to clinch his maiden Grand Slam trophy -- the...

Halep, Busta clinch titles in Canada

Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta clinched the men’s title while Romania’s Simona Halep won the women’s singles final in the Canadian Open on Sunday.The Spaniard came back from a set down to mount a superb comeback against Hubert Hurkacz of...

Nordea Open: Rublev beats Coria to reach quarters

Russia’s Andrey Rublev defeated Federico Coria 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(2) to reach the quarterfinals at the Nordea Open, here on Thursday.The second seed, who is making his debut in Bastad, was made to work hard against the resilient Coria in...

Djokovic drops in rankings despite Wimbledon triumph

Novak Djokovic slipped four places in the world rankings on Monday despite retaining his Wimbledon title due to the men’s tour governing body’s controversial decision not to award ranking points for the Grand Slam event.The ATP and WTA made...

Medvedev stays top of ATP rankings

Russian Daniil Medvedev remained top of the ATP rankings released Monday despite his loss in the Halle Open final over the weekend to Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz. Hurkacz’s victory saw him jump two spots into 10th place while Italian Matteo...

Hurkacz clinches Halle Open singles title

Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz won the Halle Open title after defeating World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev in straight sets here on Sunday.The fifth-seed Pole broke Medvedev three times on his way to a quick-fire 6-1, 6-4 win and secured his...

Halle Open: Kyrgios beats Tsitsipas

Nick Kyrgios was involved in a heated altercation with the umpire over a time violation before composing himself to down world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas 5-7 6-2 6-4 and advance to the quarter-finals of the ATP 500 Halle Open...

Norway’s Ruud sets up French Open title clash with Nadal

Casper Ruud of Norway continued to excel at Roland Garros with the 23-year-old advancing to his first Grand Slam final, defeating Marin Cilic of Croatia 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a title clash with Spanish stalwart and...

Wimbledon ranking points stripped

Wimbledon, widely regarded as the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament, was stripped of ranking points on Friday by the sport’s main tours in a move which threatens to reduce the Grand Slam to the status of a high-profile exhibition...