The Malta Independent 18 August 2019, Sunday


Tennis: A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances

Friday, 16 August 2019, 03:52 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

For Roger Federer, it was one big blur. The seven-time champion was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in barely over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never...

Tennis: Nick Kyrgios fined more than $100,000 for vulgar conduct

Friday, 16 August 2019, 03:37 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Nick Kyrgios was fined $113,000 by the ATP for expletive-filled outbursts in which he smashed rackets, insulted a chair umpire and refused to get ready to return serve during a second-round...

Tennis: Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; Serena withdraws

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 04:37 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Going small paid off big for Venus Williams. Tuesday didn't go as well for sister Serena. On a day when back problems forced the younger Williams to withdraw before her second-round match,...

Tennis: Rafael Nadal wins 5th Roger Cup title, beating Medvedev

Monday, 12 August 2019, 01:34 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal won his fifth Rogers Cup title, beating Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-0 on in just 70 minutes Sunday at breezy IGA Stadium. The 33-year-old Nadal won the event for the third time in...

Tennis: Nadal, Medvedev advance to Rogers Cup final

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 05:20 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

Top-seeded defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain advanced to the Rogers Cup final Saturday night when Gael Monfils of France withdrew before their semifinal. Nadal will face eighth-seeded...

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