• Uruguay vs Portugal Football Results - FIFA World Cup 2018 round of 16

    Uruguay 2 – 1 Portugal

    The second of the FIFA World Cup round of 16 stage matches scheduled for today was the Uruguay vs. P...

Growing Up Federer

Tennis Updates: Despite being the first man to notch 300 match wins at Grand Slam tournaments, Roger Federer found success to be a long and winding journey. “I made a lot of mistakes,” said Federer as he reflected on his early career, one which saw him upset Pete Sampras on the Wimbledon Centre Court at age 19. Following that unexpected ...

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Djokovic Holds Off Seppi To Set Simon Clash

Tennis Updates: Twelve months ago, Andreas Seppi posted one of the upsets of the year as he stunned Roger Federer in the third round of the Australian Open. He made life difficult for Novak Djokovic on Friday night, but the World No. 1 made sure he did not fall victim to the Italian, overcoming strong resistance to prevail 6-1, 7-5, ...

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Bryans, Dodig/Melo, Bopanna/Mergea Among Doubles Winners

Tennis Updates: Rain wreaked havoc with the doubles schedule on Friday at the Australian Open, but when they finally got on court, Bob and Mike Bryan made short work of Mahesh Bhupathi and Gilles Muller to reach the third round with a 6-3, 6-2 victory. The Americans, who have changed things up by switching sides on the court at Melbourne ...

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Berdych Ends Kyrgios Campaign, Sets Bautista Agut Clash

Tennis Updates: Tomas Berdych is through to the fourth round at the Australian Open for the sixth year in a row after fending off a fightback from Nick Kyrgios to prevail 6-3, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the Friday night session on Rod Laver Arena. The Czech looked set for a routine victory as he chalked up the first two sets ...

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Nishikori Victorious On Day One In Melbourne

Tennis Updates: Seventh seed Kei Nishikori navigated a tricky first round encounter against former World No. 16 Philipp Kohlschreiber, downing the German 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 to open Day One at the Australian Open. The Japanese needed one hour and 55 minutes to book his spot in the second round, firing 35 winners and converting four of eight break points while ...

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Hewitt Prepares For Final Bow

Tennis Updates: Twenty years ago, Lleyton Hewitt was about to make his name as the youngest ever qualifier in Australian Open history, aged 15 years and 11 months. Two Grand Slam titles and 80 weeks at World No. 1 later, he is now just 48 hours away from embarking on his final Melbourne campaign and a fond farewell to professional ...

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Troicki Edges Dimitrov In Dramatic Fashion

Tennis Updates: Viktor Troicki retained his Apia International Sydney crown in dramatic fashion on Saturday night, saving one match point in a pulsating third set to edge Grigor Dimitrov 2-6, 6-1, 7-6(7). “It’s great to win again, second year in a row,” said Troicki, who also finished runner-up in Sydney in 2011 (l. to Simon). “I love this tournament. This ...

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Sock Soars In Auckland

Tennis Updates: Jack Sock will play for his second ATP World Tour title, advancing to the final of the ASB Classic with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 upset of top seed and four-time champion David Ferrer. “I knew coming in I would have to play some unbelievable tennis,” said Sock, who continued his new tradition of tossing an autographed sock into ...

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Tennis Updates: Top seed Bernard Tomic, bidding to reach his third final in four years at the Apia International Sydney, lost just eight of his service points in a 6-2, 6-2 victory over fellow Australian Jordan Thompson, a wild card, on Wednesday night. Tomic, who captured the 2013 title (d. Anderson) and finished runner-up to Juan Martin del Potro two ...

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Ferrer Begins Quest For Fifth Title

Tennis Updates: Top seed and four-time champion David Ferrer rolled past Australian qualifier Matthew Barton 6-2, 6-4 in 65 minutes on Wednesday at the ASB Classic. The Spaniard, who owns more Auckland titles than any other player in the Open Era, winning in 2007 and 2011-2013, took a wild card into the draw after an opening-round loss in Doha last ...

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