Roger Federer brings down the curtain on his career with a defeat, but still dazzles alongside longtime friend and rival Rafael Nadal

The adulation of the crowd, seemingly limitless rounds of applause and chants of “Roger, Roger, Roger,” decreased Federer to tears. “I loved tying my footwear one final time. Everything was the final time.” The epic tiebreak that sealed the win for the American pair was a becoming finish to not solely a match that, regardless … Read more

Roger Federer: Playing final match on Friday alongside Rafael Nadal would be ‘particular’

CNN — After quite a few shut battles in opposition to one another over time, Roger Federer mentioned it would be a “particular second” to be in a position to companion Rafael Nadal within the final match of his profession. Federer, who will retire from tennis after this week’s Laver Cup, confirmed that he would … Read more

Roger Federer announces his retirement from the ATP Tour and grand slams

“I’m 41 years outdated. I’ve performed greater than 1500 matches over 24 years. Tennis has handled me extra generously than I ever would have dreamed, and now I have to acknowledge when it’s time to finish my aggressive profession,” the 20- time grand slam winner mentioned in an Instagram publish. The previous couple of years … Read more

Carlos Alcaraz to play for US Open title, shot at No. 1 ranking after 5-set win over Frances Tiafoe

NEW YORK — Carlos Alcaraz and Frances Tiafoe engaged in a high-level, high-energy spectacle of a back-and-forth semifinal at the US Open — no level over when it appeared to be, no ball out of attain, no angle too audacious. One sequence was so full of “What?! How?!” moments by each males that Arthur Ashe … Read more

Frances Tiafoe: From sleeping at a tennis center to the US Open semifinals

It felt like a seminal second in the 24-year-old American’s profession; a fruits of onerous work and uncooked expertise which has lengthy been heralded as the potential way forward for males’s tennis in the nation. Now, with Tiafoe reaching the semifinals by beating Andrey Rublev in straight units Wednesday, he has recorded the greatest grand … Read more

Nick Kyrgios ‘devastated’ after quarterfinal defeat to Karen Khachanov as he destroys two rackets on court

And, as he crashed out in a five-set epic to Russia’s Karen Khachanov within the quarterfinals, Kyrgios’ frustration at such a possibility slipping away simmered over: he smashed two rackets on the ground, buckling their frames past use. Khachanov, in the meantime, stood on the other facet of the web along with his arms aloft, … Read more

Frances Tiafoe: From sleeping at a tennis center to the US Open quarterfinals

CNN — After gorgeous 22-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal to attain the US Open quarterfinal on Monday, Frances Tiafoe threw his racket on the ground and lined his face in amazement. The 24-year-old merely stood there absorbing the ambiance created by a raucous Arthur Ashe Stadium. It felt like a seminal second in the … Read more

Karen Khachanov bests Nick Kyrgios in 5-setter at US Open to reach first career Grand Slam semifinal

NEW YORK — Karen Khachanov stood on courtroom, arms raised, basking in a rowdy crowd’s cheers after reaching his first Grand Slam semifinal at the US Open. Not far-off, Nick Kyrgios took out a few of his frustration at the so-close-yet-so-far consequence on a pair of rackets. First, shortly after the final level of his … Read more

Caroline Garcia, 28, tops Coco Gauff at US Open to reach first Grand Slam semifinal; faces Ons Jabeur next

NEW YORK — Caroline Garcia by no means actually let Coco Gauff — or the group — get absolutely concerned of their US Open quarterfinal Tuesday evening. From early on, Garcia performed high-stakes tennis and put strokes the place she wished, typically proper at Gauff’s ft, typically nicely out of reach. In distinction to the … Read more

Nick Kyrgios beats top seed Daniil Medvedevat at US Open

CNN — Defending champion Daniil Medvedev was knocked out of the US Open after shedding 6-7 6-3 3-6 2-6 towards Nick Kyrgios within the fourth spherical. Medvedev gained his first grand slam title in New York final yr, however on Sunday was bettered by Kyrgios, who’s having fun with the very best run of ends … Read more