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Reigning champion Andreescu not fit to return at Indian Wells

Bianca Andreescu will not return from her troublesome knee injury in time to defend her Indian Wells title next week. The Canadian claimed the first championship of her WTA Tour career in California last year, kickstarting an outstanding 2019 season. Andreescu claimed the Rogers Cup and then triumphed at the …

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Nadal wins 85th ATP Tour title with Acapulco success

Rafael Nadal secured his 85th ATP Tour title with a resounding win over Taylor Fritz in the Mexican Open final on Saturday. The Spanish great proved too good for Fritz 6-3 6-2 in just 74 minutes in the decider in Acapulco. Nadal won the ATP 500 title for a third …

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Aryna Sabalenka Seals Maiden Qatar Total Open Crown

Aryna Sabalenka proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the final of the Qatar Open, winning 6-3 6-3 to claim her sixth WTA Tour title. Kvitova won the tournament in 2018 and had beaten world number one Ash Barty in the last four, yet she was unable to secure the victory …

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Nadal through to fourth Mexican Open final, Fritz awaits

Rafael Nadal is one win away from this third Mexican Open crown after beating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets to advance to the Acapulco final. Top seed Nadal was too good for Dimitrov en route to his fourth Mexican Open decider, triumphing 6-3 6-2 in convincing fashion at the ATP …

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Kvitova beats Barty to set up Doha final with Sabalenka

The two-time Wimbledon winner overcame a second-set blip to reach the 37th WTA final of her career and her second in Doha, where she won the 2018 title. Kvitova ended a run of four straight defeats to Barty, including in the Australian Open quarter-finals earlier this year. Australia’s Barty has …

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Djokovic battles past Monfils to set up Tsitsipas final in Dubai

Novak Djokovic sensationally maintained his perfect record against Gael Monfils after surviving three match points in a second-set tie-break to reach the Dubai Tennis Championships final. World number one Djokovic was 16-0 across all matches in 2020 and in his career against Monfils heading into Friday’s meeting. But the 17-time …

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