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Despite injury-plagued year, Nadal remains King of Clay

Apr 15, 2019 06:53 PM EDT

Rafael Nadal, an 11-time French Open champion, makes his 2019 clay-court debut this week in Monte Carlo after missing the past month with a knee injury.


Nadal opens clay season with easy win

Apr 17, 2019 03:53 PM EDT

Back on his favorite surface, Rafael Nadal showed no lingering effects of a recent injury as he breezed into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday with a 6-1, 6-1 win against Roberto Bautista Agut.


Djokovic survives scare in Monte Carlo

Apr 16, 2019 09:21 AM EDT

World number one Novak Djokovic took out his frustration on the racket in a scrappy performance but did enough to overcome German Philipp Kohlschreiber in a 6-3 4-6 6-4 win in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday.


Shapovalov suffers shock defeat in Monte Carlo

Apr 15, 2019 03:24 PM EDT

Denis Shapovalov's clay-court campaign got off to a poor start as he lost 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 to Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday.


Garin wins U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship

Apr 14, 2019 07:49 PM EDT

Christian Garin defeated Casper Ruud in three sets Sunday to win the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship, Garin's first ATP World Tour title.


Ex-champ Wawrinka an early winner in Monaco

Apr 14, 2019 06:04 PM EDT

Stan Wawrinka was one of the early winners at the Monte Carlo Masters, beating Lucas Pouille in straight sets.


Djokovic hopes to play, beat Nadal in French final

Apr 14, 2019 05:38 PM EDT

Novak Djokovic says to play and beat Rafael Nadal in a French Open final is an "ultimate challenge" he believes he's up to as he begins the clay court portion of his schedule


Ruud, Garin reach U.S. Men's Clay Court final

Apr 13, 2019 09:33 PM EDT

Casper Ruud defeated Daniel Elahi Galan, and Christian Garin beat Sam Querrey to reach the U.S. Men's Clay Court championship.


To earn 'Djoker Slam' at French, Djokovic will likely have to top Nadal

Apr 15, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

Novak Djokovic enters clay season on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously for the second time. Standing in his way: 11-time French champ Rafael Nadal.


Nadal, Federer, Serena questions will help shape clay season

Apr 08, 2019 06:03 PM EDT

Can Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams stay healthy? Why is Roger Federer returning to clay? Those are among the burning questions on the road to the French Open.


Is the WTA's parity about depth or lack of dominant players?

Apr 05, 2019 10:08 AM EDT

Just when it looked like Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams were ready to be a two-headed force, the WTA has produced 14 champions in 14 tournaments so far in 2019.


Federer's excellence, Serena's future and more March takeaways

Apr 02, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

With back-to-back big-time tournaments at Indian Wells and Miami, there is plenty to learn from a March filled with drama.


Games & Thrones: How well do you know Indian sportspersons in politics?

Apr 17, 2019 02:34 AM EDT

From Pataudi to Tendulkar, several Indian sportspersons in past and present have ventured into politics. This election season, take our quiz to find out how well you know them.


What the world was like when Woods last won a major

Apr 15, 2019 08:31 AM EDT

Tiger Woods last won a major at the US Open in San Diego in June 2008. What was the sporting world like then?


Just can't win: losing streaks from around the world

Apr 11, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

RCB beat Kings XI Punjab to snap their six-match losing streak in the IPL on Saturday. There have been much worse losing streaks in the world of sports over the years. We list some infamous ones.


Querrey advances to U.S. Men's Clay Court semis

Apr 12, 2019 07:29 PM EDT

Sam Querrey advanced to the semifinals in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship on Friday, beating Janko Tipsarevic 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4).


No. 1 seed Johnson falls to Galan in Houston

Apr 11, 2019 06:29 PM EDT

No. 1 seed Steve Johnson's nine-match winning streak at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship ended with a loss to 241st-ranked qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan on Thursday.


Garin upsets Chardy at U.S. clay-court tourney

Apr 11, 2019 02:04 AM EDT

Christian Garin upset No. 2 seed Jeremy Chardy to advance to the quarterfinals in one of the longest matches in American clay-court history on Wednesday at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.


Stephens, Keys to lead U.S. in Fed Cup vs. Swiss

Apr 10, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

The United States' Fed Cup roster will include Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys when the Americans take on Switzerland in San Antonio.


Granollers upsets Fritz at U.S. clay court finals

Apr 09, 2019 01:03 AM EDT

Marcel Granollers, who won the title in 2008, beat No. 5 seed Taylor Fritz, who reached the semifinals last season, for a second tour-level victory this season.


 


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