Tag: ATP Tour
Roger Federer believes that a higher percentage of revenues from ATP tournaments could be used to improve the earnings of players who fail to make it to the main draw.
The three-time Grand Slam champion showed glimpses of his once-dominant self but was inconsistent in his performance to American Tennys Sandgren.
The 21-year-old fired nine aces on the way to claiming the win after a lengthy rain delay on the hardcourts in North Carolina.
Opelka hit nine aces in the first set and 17 in both the second and third sets.
Kermode has overseen big increases in prize money for players, created new events, and supported new progressive rules for injured players.
Nadal was forced to retire during his semi-final against Argentine Juan Martin del Potro at Flushing Meadows with what he later said was tendinitis in his right knee, and will now also miss next month's tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai.