• 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...

Nishikori Overcomes Chardy In Paris Opener

Tennis Updates: 6th seed Kei Nishikori withstood 17 aces from Jeremy Chardy to defeat the Frenchman 7-6(4), 6-7(6), 6-1 on Wednesday in the 2nd round of the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris. The Japanese rebounded well in the 3rd set, after Chardy had held his nerve in the tie-break to force a decider, reeling off six straight games from 0-1 ...

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Djokovic Battles Past Bellucci

Tennis Updates: World number one Novak Djokovic is in the last 16 in the BNP Paribas Masters after beating Thomas Bellucci during a Friday game that have ended 7-5, 6-3. The 3-time winner and top seed of the tournament secured his victory at the AccorHotels Arena. Nole, who managed to improve to 74-5 in 2015, has now won 24 consecutive ...

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Peya/Soares Secure Basel Doubles Crown

Tennis Updates: Bruno Soares and Alexander Peya managed to win their 2nd title for this season, during the Swiss Indoors Basel. This way they gave a significant push to their Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The duo secured a win against John Peers and Jamie Murray in an intense game that finished 7-5, 7-5. Shares and Peya are on a ...

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Melo Climbs To No. 1

Tennis Updates: Today, Brazil’s Marcelo Melo is the new individual No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings. You’d have to turn the clock back more than three years to September 3, 2012 to find the last time someone not named Bryan held down the top spot. That’s when Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor closed out an 18-week run atop ...

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Sousa Denies Bautista Agut In Valencia

Tennis Updates: Joao Sousa defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to capture the Valencia Open title. The Portuguese secured his second ATP World Tour title (2013 Kuala Lumpur) by upending his Spanish opponent in two hours and six minutes. He earned 250 Emirates ATP Rankings points and €97,700, while Bautista Agut received 150 points and €51,450. The World No. 24 ...

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Djokovic Celebrates 171st Week At No. 1 In Emirates ATP Rankings

Tennis Updates: In his New York City pad, John McEnroe is seething. Sort of. Today, Novak Djokovic has moved past the American for fifth place in the list of players who have spent most weeks at No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings. McEnroe spent the last of his 170 weeks at No. 1 in the week beginning 26 June ...

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Rojer/Tecau Eyeing Year-End Top Spot

Tennis Updates: They won their first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon and now Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau are looking to crown their career-best season by finishing the year as the World No. 1 pairing in the Emirates ATP Doubles Team Rankings. Rojer and Tecau start the week just 245 points behind Bob and Mike Bryan, who aren’t playing at ...

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Federer Still Unbeaten vs. Kohlschreiber

Tennis Updates: Top seed and six-time champion Roger Federer stayed perfect against Philipp Kohlschreiber on Thursday, handing the German his 11th FedEx ATP Head2Head defeat in as many tries 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the Swiss Indoors Basel quarter-finals. The World No. 3 now leads Kohlschreiber 24-3 in sets during their decade-long rivalry, and the 32-year-old German has now lost ...

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Gasquet Saves Match Point To Thwart Karlovic

Tennis Updates: Richard Gasquet was living on the edge in Basel as he kept alive his slim chance of qualifying for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The Frenchman saved one match point to defeat Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 6-7(2), 7-6(6) in the Swiss Indoors Basel quarter-finals on Friday. Gasquet must win the Basel title and next week’s BNP Paribas Masters ...

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Nadal Survives Basel Upset Bid

Tennis Updates: His back against the wall, World No. 7 Rafael Nadal rallied for a dramatic 1-6, 7-5, 7-6(4) victory over upset-minded Lukas Rosol on Monday at the Swiss Indoors Basel. How close was Nadal to defeat? His unseeded Czech opponent was just two points from victory in the second set. “It was a very tough match emotionally,” said Nadal, ...

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