• 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...

Back-to-Back Titles for Klaasen/Melo

Tennis Updates: The South African/Brazilian pairing of Raven Klaasen and Marcelo Melo claimed its second straight doubles title on Sunday at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, topping the all-Italian duo of Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-3 at the Qizhong Tennis Center. Klaasen/Melo were teaming up for the second week in a row after capturing the Tokyo title (d. Cabal/Farah). ...

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Rafael Nadal reaches Shanghai QFs

Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal’s Asian swing gathered further momentum on Thursday with the eighth seed posting a 6-3, 7-6(3) triumph over Canada’s Milos Raonic at the Shanghai Rolex Masters. After reaching his first hard-court final of the season last week in Beijing, Nadal registered his first win over a Top-10 opponent in six attempts to reach the quarter-finals. His last ...

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Murray and Tsonga advance to Shanghai QFs

Tennis Updates: Andy Murray has preserved a perfect record against American John Isner to deny the American 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-4 in the second round of the Shanghai Rolex Masters on Thursday. The third-seeded Scot extended his FedEx ATP Head2Head series to 5-0 after the two-hour, 31-minute victory over the No. 13 seed. Currently second in the Emirates ATP Race To ...

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Milos Raonic advances against Thomaz Bellucci

Tennis Updates: Milos Raonic has posted his first victory on Chinese soil for the season after a narrow 7-6(5), 7-6(2) triumph over Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Shanghai on Tuesday. The Canadian, currently at No. 13 in the Emirates ATP Race To London, atoned for a disappointing first-up loss in Beijing last week, taking the ...

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Cilic survives scare at Shanghai Opener

Tennis Updates: Marin Cilic’s famed serve came to the rescue as he narrowly avoided a shock defeat at the hands of Di Wu on Monday evening at the Shanghai Rolex Masters. Facing match point against the No. 227-ranked Chinese wild card at 4-5, 30/40 in the third set, Cilic produced an ace – one of 15 he struck in the ...

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Djokovic To Play Against Klizan In Shanghai Opener

Tennis Updates: Novak Djokovic will attempt to capture his ninth title of the year – and third at the Shanghai Rolex Masters – when he starts his bid against Martin Klizan, who recorded his 30th match win of the year on Monday by beating wild card Ze Zhang 7-6(8), 6-2. Sixth seed Kei Nishikori, who is bidding to clinch one ...

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Benoit Paire beats Nishikori and will face Wawrinka

Tennis Updates: Benoit Paire held his nerve on Saturday to record the fourth Top 10 win of his career for a place in the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships final. Paire, who captured his first ATP World Tour title at Bastad (d. Robredo) in July, will now challenge his good friend, Stan Wawrinka, the top seed. Wawrinka leads Paire 4-1 ...

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Nadal and Djokovic to meet at Beijing final

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal in a blockbuster final at the China Open after beating David Ferrer 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday in the Beijing semi-finals. Could Nadal be the one to snap Djokovic’s 28-match winning streak in the Chinese capital? The Spaniard leads their FedEx ATP Head2Head 23-21, but it is Djokovic who has ...

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Wawrinka Joins Simon In Tokyo QFs

Tennis Updates: Stan Wawrinka continued his quest for an 11th ATP World Tour title Wednesday at the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships. The Swiss avenged his 2014 loss to Tatsuma Ito with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 victory in Tokyo. “It was a tough match and after losing to him last year, I am happy to have gotten through,” said Wawrinka. ...

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Sofia To Host ATP World Tour Event In 2016

Tennis Updates: The ATP announced on Wednesday that the ATP World Tour will enter Sofia, Bulgaria, for the first time following the approval by its Board of Directors to relocate the tournament in Zagreb, Croatia, to the Bulgarian capital beginning in 2016. The first ever ATP World Tour event in Bulgaria will be played indoors on hard from 1 to ...

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