Stanislas Wawrinka didn’t just have to beat top-seeded Rafael Nadal in yesterday’s Australian Open final. He had to get out of the shadow of fellow Swiss player Roger Federer, the record 17-time men’s champion.
Jim Courier is the new U.S. Davis Cup captain, succeeding Patrick McEnroe after a decade-long run that produced one championship.
Rafael Nadal is the favorite to win his sixth French Open title in today’s Roland Garros final against Roger Federer , former champions Andre Agassi and Jim Courier said.
Sam Querrey was selected to join the U.S. Davis Cup team for its semifinal against Spain, with Mardy Fish unable to participate because of health issues.
Rafael Nadal yesterday clinched a record-tying sixth French Open title by beating Roger Federer , allowing the Spaniard to retain his No. 1 ranking.
Novak Djokovic extended his unbeaten run since the start of the season to 38 straight matches with a win over Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands at the French Open .
The top four men’s seeds reached the semifinals at the U.S. Open for the first time in 19 years, with Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray joining Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the final four.
Novak Djokovic hasn’t lost since November and has his sights on the record for an unbeaten start to a tennis season.
Andy Roddick gave the U.S. an insurmountable 3-1 lead on its way to a 4-1 victory over Chile in the Davis Cup, the premier team event in men’s tennis.
Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey must win their singles matches today during Davis Cup semifinal play versus host Spain, which leads the U.S. 2-1 heading into the final day.
"I am sure Spain is ready to put us away, but we have two guys ready to fire tomorrow."
- Jim Courier on Sep 15, 2012