August 2014

Federer Blunts Groth Serve to Advance at U.S. Open

August 30, 2014

Roger Federer defeated big-serving Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in a second-round matchup last night at the U.S. Open. Although the scoreline would indicate a routine win, Groth had his moments and gave the Swiss Maestro more of a match than many would have thought. The second-seeded Federer hit nine aces, won 84 percent of […]

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Kyrgios Blasts Past Youzhny to Win Opener at U.S. Open

August 25, 2014

Nick Kyrgios picked up right where he left off at Wimbledon, playing dazzling, go-for-broke tennis and wreaking havoc with seeded players. The 19-year-old Australian heavy hitter defeated 21st seed Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (1) in one of the first matches of the day today as the U.S. Open began its […]

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Goffin Defeats Nieminen at Winston-Salem to Keep Streak Alive

August 20, 2014

Belgian qualifier David Goffin extended his unbeaten streak to 25 matches this afternoon, defeating No. 15 seed Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in the third round at the Winston-Salem Open. Goffin’s unbeaten run, following a first round loss to Andy Murray at Wimbledon, includes three straight Challenger Tour titles , a Tour-level title at Kitzbuhel, […]

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Tsonga Defeats Federer to Capture Rogers Cup

August 10, 2014

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga captured his fourth win in a row over a Top 10 opponent, defeating Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3) in the final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto Sunday afternoon. Wins over No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 9 Andy Murray, No. 8 Grigor Dimitrov and No. 3 Federer propelled Tsonga to his 11th career […]

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Murray Thumps Kyrgios at Rogers Cup in Toronto

August 6, 2014

Andy Murray dispatched Nick Kyrgios in short order earlier this afternoon, routing the rising Australian star 6-2, 6-2 in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto. The eighth-seeded Murray, who received a first-round bye, was playing his first match since losing to Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Despite the layoff, the […]

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Raonic Tops Pospisil to Win Citi Open Crown

August 4, 2014

Canadian Milos Raonic easily defeated fellow countryman Vasek Pospisil 6-1, 6-4 in a high-powered battle of young guns to capture the Citi Open championship Sunday afternoon in Washington, D.C. It was the first all-Canadian final in ATP Tour history and the second time two players born in the 1990s competed in a Tour final. The […]

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