• 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...

Ferrer Outlasts Fritz At Miami Open

Tennis Updates: For more than an hour on Friday, #NextGen star Taylor Fritz was even with perennial Top 10 player David Ferrer at the Miami Open presented by Itau. Fritz had battled back after an early break and was serving aces and hitting winners past the Spaniard. But the 18-year-old American failed to convert either of his two set points ...

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Zeballos Downs Del Potro In Miami

Tennis Updates: What a difference a few hours made for Horacio Zeballos.  The Argentine, No. 122 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, did not have a spot in the main draw of the Miami Open presented by Itau when he woke up Friday morning. However, when Roger Federer withdrew from the event due to a stomach virus, Zeballos found himself penciled ...

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Frenchmen Knock Off Indian Wells Defending Champs

Tennis Updates: The BNP Paribas Open has a new men’s doubles champion. Frenchmen Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert rolled past Canadian Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock 6-3 7-6(5) on Saturday to dethrone the defending champions and claim their first title in Indian Wells. The win also gave Mahut and Herbert their third tour-level title. For Mahut, it’s already his second ...

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Djokovic wins fifth Indian Wells title

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic captured a record fifth BNP Paribas Open crown in emphatic style on Sunday as he defeated Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-0 in the Indian Wells final. Victory sees the Serb draw level with Rafael Nadal on 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crowns and extends the ‘Big Four’ dominance at this level, with Djokovic, Nadal, Roger ...

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Djokovic Sees Off Tsonga

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal in a blockbuster semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6(2), 7-6(2) on Friday in Indian Wells. Earlier in the day, Nadal was a 6-4, 6-3 winner over Kei Nishikori. Djokovic and Nadal will meet for the 48th time, with Djokovic leading their FedEx ATP Head2Head ...

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Raonic Sets Goffin Semi-Final Showdown

Tennis Updates: Milos Raonic is through to his second straight BNP Paribas Open semi-final after a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Frenchman Gael Monfils on Thursday night. The No. 12 seed claimed his second match from as many meetings with the No. 13 seed this year, having also claimed the honours in their Australian Open quarter-final in January. Neither player had ...

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Indian Wells: Nadal beats Nishikori

Tennis Updates: Three-time former champion Rafael Nadal is through to the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open after surviving an early onslaught to defeat Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-3 on Friday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Spaniard will face World No. 1 Novak Djokovic for a place in the final of the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament of the ...

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Zverev advances, Nishikori Through

Tennis Updates: Alexander Zverev is making winning on the ATP World Tour as a teenager look routine this week at the BNP Paribas Open. The #NextGen star, 18, earned his second win over a Top 30 player in as many matches on Tuesday, beating the No. 16 seed Gilles Simon of France, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and seven minutes. On ...

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Maria Sharapova ‘determined to fight back’ after failed drugs test

Tennis Updates: Maria Sharapova says she is “determined to fight back” after testing positive for meldonium. In a Facebook post that criticised “distorted and exaggerated” reporting, the Russian denied taking meldonium every day and missing five warnings that the drug was about to be banned. She also criticised the tennis authorities for making the relevant information “too hard to find”. ...

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Indian Wells: Andy Murray & Johanna Konta win

World number two Andy Murray beat Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4 7-6 (7-3) to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The Briton, 28, recovered from 3-1 down to take the first set despite hitting just one winner, before clinching victory in a second-set tie-break. Murray will face Argentina’s Federico Delbonis in the next round. Earlier, ...

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