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Long-time rivals Johnny Arcilla and PJ Tierro arranged another title showdown with a sweep of their respective rivals even as Clarice and Christine Patrimonio forged a sibling duel for the women’s crown in the PPS-PEPP Brookside Open at the Brookside Hills Tennis Club in Cainta over the weekend.

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Federer faces Nadal

The greatest rivalry in tennis resumes on Sunday in the final of the Miami Open when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet at the venue where it all began.

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Federer, Wawrinka set up all-Swiss final

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka set up an all-Swiss showdown for the ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Saturday with straight-sets semi-final victories.

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Maria to plead for French Open card

Maria Sharapova will meet with French Tennis Federation (FFT) chief Bernard Giudicelli to plead her case for a wild card at Roland Garros as the two-time champion makes her return from a doping ban.

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Angelique Kerber seeks redemption

Angelique Kerber insisted Sunday that reviving her flagging fortunes on tour is her main priority rather than reclaiming the world number one ranking from Serena Williams at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The German two-time Grand Slam champion took over top spot last September when she won the US Open.

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Nishikori falls

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Nishikori falls

Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori lost a sixth successive final on Sunday when he was defeated by Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 in the Buenos Aires clay-court title match.

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