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Djokovic back as No. 1

Novak Djokovic described his return to the world number one ranking as a “phenomenal achievement” on Thursday as he and old rival Roger Federer coasted into the Paris Masters quarterfinals.

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Arcilla, Anasta favored anew

Multi-titled Johnny Arcilla and Vicente Anasta kick off their respective campaigns today along with the other veteran campaigners and rising stars in the Pintaflores Festival Open Tennis Championships at San Carlos Sports Center in San Carlos, Negros Occidental.

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Milliam keeps PPS dominance

Alexa Milliam swept through the girls’ premier division crown with a 6-4, 6-4 triumph over Sydney Enriquez, completing another three-title romp in the PPS-PEPP La Carlota national age-group tennis tournament at the Lacta-Pontevedra outdoor tennis courts in Negros Occidental recently. The 14-year-old star dominated her age-group division with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Rose Martirez […]

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Federer ignored deadline set by ‘new’ Davis Cup

Roger Federer has revealed that organisers of the re-launched and condensed Davis Cup gave him three days to decide if he would commit to the controversial competition.

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Chris Evert  trophy will  go to No. 1

SINGAPORE (AP) – The Women’s Tennis Association has dedicated its trophy for the top-ranked player of the year in honor of Chris Evert. Simona Halep has received the newly named Chris Evert WTA World No. 1 Trophy. She’s the year-end No. 1 for the second straight season. Halep isn’t playing in the current WTA Finals […]

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Federer beats  Simon in 3  tough sets

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) – Roger Federer was pushed hard to beat Gilles Simon, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4, in the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals on Friday. Top-seeded Federer clinched after more than 2-1/2 hours on court, breaking Simon’s serve when the 32nd-ranked Frenchman sent a backhand long from the baseline. Federer puffed out his cheeks in a […]

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