Nadal crashes out to Thiem in ATP Argentina Open semi-final

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Defending champion Rafael Nadal suffered another setback Saturday when he squandered a match point before losing 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7/4) to Austria's Dominic Thiem in the Argentina …

French Open director Ysern officially fired

Paris (AFP) - French tennis federation (FFT) managing director Gilbert Ysern, who is also director of the French Open, has been officially fired from his job, the FFT confirmed on Saturday.


Nishikori marches on in Memphis

Washington (AFP) - Top seed Kei Nishikori moved closer to a fourth straight ATP Memphis title, saving all five break points he faced in a 6-2, 6-4 quarter-final victory over Mikhail Kukushkin.


Kohlschreiber sends Cilic crashing out in Rotterdam

Rotterdam (Netherlands) (AFP) - German Philipp Kohlschreiber stunned second seed Marin Cilic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday to move into the semi-finals of the Rotterdam World Tennis at the eighth attempt.


Van Gaal unsure about United future

Louis van Gaal admits he has no idea if he will be at Manchester United next season if the team fail to qualify for the Champions League.


Hot stuff Nadal into Argentina Open semi-finals

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Top seed and defending champion Rafael Nadal reached the Argentina Open semi-finals Friday, braving sweltering temperatures of 33 degrees to clinch a 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 win over …