The Malta Independent 11 November 2019, Monday


Tennis: Djokovic eases past Berrettini in ATP Finals opener

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 18:39 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

On the verge of an almost flawless performance against Matteo Berrettini at the ATP Finals, Novak Djokovic still found a reason to berate himself. Leading 4-0 in the second set on Sunday,...

Tennis: France clinches Fed Cup with epic 3-2 win over Australia

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 12:46 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Kristina Mladenovic inspired France to a drought-breaking Fed Cup triumph after a nail-biting 3-2 win in the final against Australia on Sunday. Mladenovic combined with Caroline Garcia to beat...

Tennis: Top-ranked Ash Barty defeats Garcia to even Fed Cup final

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 15:53 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Australian Ash Barty continued her season-long extraordinary form to beat France's Caroline Garcia 6-0, 6-0 and level the Fed Cup final at 1-1 on Saturday. The world No.1-ranked Barty beat Garcia...

Tennis: Rafael Nadal returns to top of ATP rankings

Monday, 4 November 2019, 16:38 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal is back at the top of the ATP rankings, regaining the No. 1 spot for the first time since November 2018. The 33-year-old Spaniard has become the second-oldest No. 1 player. Roger...

Tennis: Imperious Djokovic wins 5th Paris Masters and 77th title

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 19:52 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Novak Djokovic looked imperious in beating an overawed Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4 Sunday to win his fifth Paris Masters final, clinching a 34th overall Masters title in fine style to move one behind...

Tennis: Barty beats Svitolina to win maiden WTA Finals title

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 16:46 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Ashleigh Barty added to a career year by winning her first WTA Finals title in her first appearance at the season-ending event with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over defending champion Elina Svitolina of...

Tennis: Barty, Svitolina advance at WTA Finals

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 18:37 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

Top-ranked Ash Barty advanced Saturday to the final of the WTA Finals where she faces defending champion Elina Svitolina, a player she has never beaten in five previous attempts. Barty, like...

Tennis: Pliskova advances, Svitolina wins again at WTA Finals

Friday, 1 November 2019, 18:26 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Karolina Pliskova advanced to the semifinals of the WTA Finals for the third straight year, beating Simona Halep 6-0, 2-6, 6-4 Friday shortly after defending champion Elina Svitolina completed a...

Tennis: Top-ranked Barty advances to semifinals at WTA Finals

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 16:32 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Top-ranked Ash Barty reached the semifinals in her debut appearance at the WTA Finals, beating Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-2 Thursday to finish with a 2-1 record in the Red Group. Barty, the first...

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