Tag: Miami Open
The Czech 5h seed will meet Ashleigh Barty in Saturday's final.
Roger Federer will play against Canadian starlet Denis Shapovalov in what will be a first meeting between the pair for a place in Sunday’s final.
The first ever meeting between the pair was frustratingly punctuated with lengthy rain delays, the longest of which lasted for over four hours.
The Swiss maestro can add his ruthless 4th-round win over the red hot Russian to his list of brilliant performances.
The Romanian is the highest seed left in the draw following Naomi Osaka's 3rd-round exit.
Kvitova heard the news in the morning before losing her match against Barty.
Anett Kontaveit will fight for a place in the final against Ashleigh Barty, after the Australian beat Petra Kvitova in a night match.
The defeat capped a disappointing March on US hardcourts for Novak Djokovic, who was bundled out of the third round at Indian Wells.
Tennis personalities debate whether the Australian's service technique is unsportsmanlike or genius.
The Swiss superstar produced an excellent all-round performance despite being tested by the world No.103 who belied his lowly ranking by producing some excellent tennis during an exciting 1st set.
The Romanian will meet Serena Williams next.
Sloane Stephens had no answer to Tatjana Maria's slices, chips and lobs.
The Serbian is hoping to eclipse Andre Agassi’s 6 ATP crowns in South Florida over the next week.
The 7th seed will face Britain's Kyle Edmund in the 4th round.
She will face 3-time Miami Open champion Venus Williams in the 4th round.
The defeat follows the German's third-round exit at the Indian Wells Masters last week.
Moldova's Radu Albot never played the Swiss legend before but wasted little time in breaking Federer's serve in the first game before holding for 2-0.
Two of Russia's young prospects, Karen Khachanov and Daniil Medvedev, were also Saturday winners.
The stunning upset came after the tournament had earlier lost its eight-times champion Serena Williams.
It is the second consecutive WTA event the American has been unable to continue, following her retirement from the Indian Wells tournament last week.
Hubert Hurkacz broke third seed Thiem four times, including in the final games of each set, to record the biggest win of his career.
Naomi Osaka got back on track in the third set, securing the early break on her way to a 3-0 lead and a topsy-turvy victory.
Fifth-seed Nishikori had a first-round bye and appeared to be heading for a routine victory until Dusan Lajovic suddenly stepped up his game.
38-year-old Venus Williams turned back Dalila Jakupovic 7-5, 6-3 in 78 minutes at the WTA Miami Open.