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United States' Frances Tiafoe (AP)

Tiafoe tremendous in Buenos Aires opener

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 03:59 PM IST
This was Tiafoe's first tour-level win on clay since the 2019 Mutua Madrid Open, where he made the third round. The 23-year-old faced a tough opponent in Bagnis, who advanced to the semi-finals at last week's Cordoba Open.
Djokovic fends off Tiafoe in four sets(Twitter)
Djokovic fends off Tiafoe in four sets(Twitter)

Australian Open: Djokovic holds off Tiafoe, reaches 3rd round

AP |
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Djokovic outclassed America's Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-7, 7-6(2), 6-3 to win the second-round match at the Rod Laver Arena.
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020(HT Collage)
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020(HT Collage)

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards for 2020

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Federer was the singles fans’ favorite for a record-extending 18th straight year, and Nadal received the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the third year straight.
Daniil Medvedev of Russia celebrates a point during his Men’s Singles fourth round match against Frances Tiafoe.(Getty Images)
Daniil Medvedev of Russia celebrates a point during his Men’s Singles fourth round match against Frances Tiafoe.(Getty Images)

Medvedev juggernaut continues at US Open with Tiafoe demolition

New York | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Medvedev barely broke sweat as American Tiafoe’s resistance crumbled after going down a break in the second set.
Great Britain's Andy Murray after winning the fourth round match against France's Benoit Paire.(REUTERS)
Great Britain's Andy Murray after winning the fourth round match against France's Benoit Paire.(REUTERS)

Andy Murray admits to rustiness ahead of ATP return

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 11:33 AM IST
Murray, 33, will face Frances Tiafoe in the opening round of the Western & Southern Open, which began this week in New York and serves as a warm-up event for players ahead of the U.S. Open.
United States' Frances Tiafoe celebrates after winning the second set against Andreas Seppi of Italy.(AP)
United States' Frances Tiafoe celebrates after winning the second set against Andreas Seppi of Italy.(AP)

Frances Tiafoe has coronavirus, exits Atlanta tennis event

ATLANTA | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 12:13 AM IST
Tiafoe was scheduled to face Tennys Sandgren on Saturday in the weekend tournament involving eight top American men’s players at Life Time Fitness in Peachtree Corners. The event is allowing a limited number of fans and not requiring masks, though will provide them if requested.
United States' Frances Tiafoe.(AP)
United States' Frances Tiafoe.(AP)

Frances Tiafoe wants to draw more black kids to tennis

Mumbai | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2020 01:26 PM IST
Tiafoe, 22, was born to immigrant parents from Sierra Leone, with his father working as a janitor at a tennis centre in Maryland while his mother had to work double shifts as a nurse to help the family make ends meet.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates winning the match against Spain's Pedro Martinez(REUTERS)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates winning the match against Spain's Pedro Martinez(REUTERS)

Australian Open 2020: Medvedev overcomes Martinez, bleeding nose to advance in Melbourne

Melbourne | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 12:43 PM IST
After a hard-fought four-set win in the opening round against American Frances Tiafoe, who made the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park last year, Medvedev had a much easier outing against the 168th-ranked Martinez.
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas reacts during his quarter final match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.(REUTERS)
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas reacts during his quarter final match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.(REUTERS)

Tsitsipas sets up Federer clash in Basel semi-finals

Basel | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 10:36 AM IST
Top seed Federer on Thursday had already made sure of his spot in the semi-finals after Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka withdrew from their last-eight tie with a lower back injury just an hour after seeing off Frances Tiafoe in a gruelling second round clash.
Jannik Sinner in action.(Twitter)
Jannik Sinner in action.(Twitter)

Jannik Sinner becomes youngest ATP semi-finalist in five years

Antwerp, Belgium | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 11:17 PM IST
The teenager fired 10 aces past the 53rd-ranked Tiafoe, saving four of five break points as he backed up his defeat of French top seed Gael Monfils in the second round.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia(AP)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia(AP)

Novak Djokovic to debut against Shapovalov at Shanghai Masters

Shanghai | By AP
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 02:55 PM IST
He took Djokovic to four sets in the third round of the Australian Open, but only won four games in the second round at the Rome Masters.
File image of Greece tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas in action during a match.(AFP)
File image of Greece tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas in action during a match.(AFP)

ATP Washington Open: Top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas enters quarter-finals

Washington | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 09:40 AM IST
In the quarter-finals, Tsitsipas will meet French 10th seed Benoit Paire, who ousted US fifth seed John Isner 7-6 (7/3), 6-3.
File image of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga(AFP)
File image of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga(AFP)

Tsonga ousts eighth-ranked Khachanov at Washington ATP

Washington | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 10:07 AM IST
The 34-year-old Frenchman, ranked 70th in the world, on Tuesday outlasted eighth-ranked Khachanov after one hour and 58 minutes, turning back the clock to reach the third round of the US Open hardcourt tuneup event.
Roger Federer of Switzerland looks on during a press conference at the ATP Masters tennis tournament.(AFP)
Roger Federer of Switzerland looks on during a press conference at the ATP Masters tennis tournament.(AFP)

Roger Federer packing in Rome practice ahead of French Open

Rome | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 04:53 PM IST
The 20-time Grand Slam winner has not played on the red clay in the Foro Italico since 2015 when he finished runner-up for the fourth time, losing to Novak Djokovic in the final.
Roger Federer returns a shot against Kevin Anderson during their Miami Open clash.(USA TODAY Sports)
Roger Federer returns a shot against Kevin Anderson during their Miami Open clash.(USA TODAY Sports)

Miami Open: Roger Federer beats Kevin Anderson to set up Denis Shapovalov clash

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 10:22 AM IST
Roger Federer gained a measure of revenge against Wimbledon nemesis Kevin Anderson, beating the South African 6-0 6-4 at the Miami Open on Thursday to set up a mouthwatering semi-final against a player barely half his age
File image of Rafael Nadal.(AFP)
File image of Rafael Nadal.(AFP)

Australian Open 2019: Rafael Nadal slays giantkiller Frances Tiafoe, sets up semi-final against Stefanos Tsitsipas

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 09:43 PM IST
Nadal’s match against Tiafoe, who turned 21 on Sunday, was billed as an intriguing clash of generations after the loss of Roger Federer to Tsitsipas earlier, but the second seed was ruthless as he reached the last four without dropping a set.
File picture if Rafael Nadal(AFP)
File picture if Rafael Nadal(AFP)

Australian Open 2019: Awesome Nadal faces Tiafoe test as Tsitsipas eyes semi-final

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 03:40 PM IST
The Spaniard has not dropped a set and demolished former world number four Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-1, 7-6 (7/4) in the fourth round in an awesome display.
Naomi Osaka reacts during her match against Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova.(REUTERS)
Naomi Osaka reacts during her match against Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova.(REUTERS)

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka channels Roger Federer-conqueror Tsitsipas to reach quarters

Melbourne | By AP
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 11:20 AM IST
“I was watching all these kids winning, like, last night Tsitsipas beat Federer and I was like, ‘Woah’ — so I decided I wanted to do well, too”, Naomi Osaka revealed after her Australian Open last 16 win
File image of Rafael Nadal.(AP)
File image of Rafael Nadal.(AP)

Australian Open 2019: Nadal wary of ‘dangerous’ giant-killer Tiafoe after Berdych rout

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 05:43 PM IST
The Spanish 17-time Grand Slam winner dismissed the unseeded Czech 6-0, 6-1, 7-6 (7/4) to tear into the last eight without dropping a tournament set.
Frances Tiafoe of the US looks on during an Australian Open match against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov.(Reuters)
Frances Tiafoe of the US looks on during an Australian Open match against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov.(Reuters)

Australian Open 2019: Frances Tiafoe stuns Grigor Dimitrov, sets up quarters clash with Rafael Nadal

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 01:24 PM IST
The American world number 39 broke down in tears after stunning the Bulgarian in the fourth round of the Australian Open 7-5, 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (1/7), 7-5 in 3hr 39min.
Rafael Nadal reacts during the Australian Open match against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych.(Reuters)
Rafael Nadal reacts during the Australian Open match against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych.(Reuters)

Australian Open 2019: Rafael Nadal blows away Tomas Berdych to reach quarters

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 01:09 PM IST
Rafael Nadal routed Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-1, 7-6(4) in a centre court masterclass to charge into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday.
File image of Tennis player Grigor Dmitrov(AFP)
File image of Tennis player Grigor Dmitrov(AFP)

Australian Open 2019: Agassi-fuelled Dmitrov beats Fabbiano to enter last 16

Agence France-Presse | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2019 02:00 PM IST
The 27-year-old Bulgarian won 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 in just over two hours under the roof at Melbourne Arena to stay on course for a potential quarter-final against second seed Rafael Nadal.
United States' Frances Tiafoe celebrates after defeating South Africa's Kevin Anderson in their second round match at the Australian Open.(AP)
United States' Frances Tiafoe celebrates after defeating South Africa's Kevin Anderson in their second round match at the Australian Open.(AP)

Australian Open: Youngsters Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz stun seeds

Melbourne | By AP
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Down a set and 3-0 in the second, the 20-year-old Frances Tiafoe came back to stun two-time Grand Slam finalist and No. 5 seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 on Wednesday
India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran in action during the match against Frances Tiafoe of the U.S.(REUTERS)
India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran in action during the match against Frances Tiafoe of the U.S.(REUTERS)

Australian Open 2019: Struggled a bit with sun and it cost me - Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Melbourne | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2019 08:16 PM IST
Prajnesh, currently the country’s number one singles player, lost to American Frances Tiafoe in straight sets 7-6 (9-7) 6-3 6-3 at Melbourne Park on Monday.
Serena Williams returns the ball during her match against Britain's Katie Boulter.(AP)
Serena Williams returns the ball during her match against Britain's Katie Boulter.(AP)

Serena Williams wins 3rd singles match at Hopman Cup

Perth | By AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2019 05:52 PM IST
Serena Williams’ hopes for a record third Hopman Cup title ended when the United States were eliminated after losses to Greece and Switzerland
Serena Williams returns the ball during her match against Katie Boulter in the Hopman Cup in Perth.(AP)
Serena Williams returns the ball during her match against Katie Boulter in the Hopman Cup in Perth.(AP)

Serena Williams sweeps Hopman Cup singles ahead of Slam record bid

Perth | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 01:31 PM IST
The winner of 23 Slam singles titles, Williams was made to work a little harder than expected by young Brit Katie Boulter in the United States’ final group tie, but prevailed in straight sets to make it three victories from as many outings.
Serena Williams and Roger Federer take a selfie after their mixed doubles match on day four of the Hopman Cup.(AFP)
Serena Williams and Roger Federer take a selfie after their mixed doubles match on day four of the Hopman Cup.(AFP)

Roger Federer on winning team after facing Serena Williams for first time

Perth, Australia | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 11:59 PM IST
Roger Federer won the bragging rights over fellow tennis great Serena Williams as they faced each other on court for the first time on Tuesday in the Hopman Cup
Nick Kyrgios is currently ranked 17th.(REUTERS)
Nick Kyrgios is currently ranked 17th.(REUTERS)

Nick Kyrgios out of Citi Open with hip injury

Reuters, Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2018 11:34 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios is scheduled to play tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati before the year’s final major which begins on Aug. 27 at Flushing Meadows.
Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Taylor Fritz in the Atlanta Open.(AP)
Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Taylor Fritz in the Atlanta Open.(AP)

Ramkumar Ramanathan, Leander Paes make early exit from Atlanta Open

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 08:39 PM IST
Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Taylor Fritz while Leander Paes and James Cerretani lost their match to American pair of Mike Bryan and Frances Tiafoe at the Atlanta Open.
Stan Wawrinka returns to Sam Querrey during their match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament on Wednesday.(AFP)
Stan Wawrinka returns to Sam Querrey during their match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament on Wednesday.(AFP)

Stan Wawrinka out of Queen’s Club tennis tournament after loss against Sam Querrey

Reuters, London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 07:52 AM IST
Stan Wawrinka’s Wimbledon preparations suffered a blow as the Swiss star crashed to a 7-5, 6-7 (3/7), 6-1 defeat against Sam Querrey at Queen’s Club on Wednesday.
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