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Federer, Anderson advance to fourth round in Miami
Federer, Anderson advance to fourth round in Miami

Roger Federer overcame a sluggish start to defeat Filip Krajinovic 7-5 6-3 and Kevin Anderson's booming serve proved too much for Joao Sousa as the big names advanced to the fourth round of the Miami Open on Monday. Serb Krajinovic broke Federer to jump to an early 2-1 lead and it looked like an

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer, Anderson advance to fourth round in Miami

Roger Federer overcame a sluggish start to defeat Filip Krajinovic 7-5 6-3 and Kevin Anderson's booming serve proved too much for Joao Sousa as the big names advanced to the fourth round of the Miami Open on Monday. Serb Krajinovic broke Federer to jump to an early 2-1 lead and it looked like an

Halep swats Venus in Miami
Halep swats Venus in Miami

Simona Halep got the better of Venus Williams once again as the Romanian made light work of the 38-year-old American to book a place in the Miami Open quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-3 triumph. Halep, the highest seed left following Naomi Osaka's exit on Saturday, has now won her last four meetings

Federer moves into Round of 16 in Miami

Switzerland's Roger Federer swept through his third-round match against Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-3 on Monday to advance to the round of 16 at the Miami Open in Miami Gardens, Fla. Federer, seeded fourth, broke serve early in the second set and finished with 14 aces and 35 winners after struggling

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Canadian teenager Andreescu retires in Miami fourth round

Bianca Andreescu's dominant recent impressive run ended at the Miami Open as the Canadian teenager who has taken the tennis world by storm retired with a shoulder injury while trailing 6-1 2-0 in her fourth-round clash with Estonia's Anett Kontaveit. The 18-year-old arrived in Miami fresh off

Andreescu retires from fourth-round match at Miami Open
Andreescu retires from fourth-round match at Miami Open

Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu retired from her fourth-round match at the Miami Open while trailing Anett Kontaveit.

Federer finishes with flurry of aces in 3rd round at Miami
Federer finishes with flurry of aces in 3rd round at Miami

Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu retired Monday from her fourth-round match at the Miami Open with a right shoulder injury while trailing Anett Kontaveit 6-1, 2-0. Andreescu, who is tied for the WTA lead with 20 match victories this year, said she felt pain and tightness in the shoulder. Andreescu

Rift between the Murray family and Lawn Tennis Association widens further after rebrand snub
Rift between the Murray family and Lawn Tennis Association widens further after rebrand snub

The rift between the Murray family and the Lawn Tennis Association has widened further after the governing body published a major rebranding strategy that failed to mention the first family of British tennis. The omission of both Murray brothers from Tennis Opened Up  - an initiative launched on Friday

Federer, Anderson advance to fourth round in Miami
Federer, Anderson advance to fourth round in Miami

Roger Federer overcame a sluggish start to defeat Filip Krajinovic 7-5 6-3 and Kevin Anderson's booming serve proved too much for Joao Sousa as both seeded players advanced to the fourth round of the Miami Open on Monday. Serb Krajinovic broke Federer to jump into an early 2-1 lead in the first

Federer through, Andreescu out in Miami
Federer through, Andreescu out in Miami

Roger Federer remains on course for the 101st title of his career after Serbian Filip Krajinovic was dispatched 7-5 6-3 on Monday at the ATP and WTA Miami Open. Federer, however, stylishly weathered the storm to seal the win - the 52nd of his career in Miami - to move into the quarter-finals and a match

Tennis-Federer, Anderson advance to fourth round in Miami

Roger Federer overcame a sluggish start to defeat Filip Krajinovic 7-5 6-3 and Kevin Anderson's booming serve proved too much for Joao Sousa as both seeded players advanced to the fourth round of the Miami Open on Monday. Serb Krajinovic broke Federer to jump into an early 2-1 lead in the first

Tennis: Canadian teenager Andreescu retires in Miami fourth round
Tennis: Canadian teenager Andreescu retires in Miami fourth round

Bianca Andreescu's dominant recent impressive run ended at the Miami Open as the Canadian teenager who has taken the tennis world by storm retired with a shoulder injury while trailing 6-1 2-0 in her fourth-round clash with Estonia's Anett Kontaveit. The 18-year-old arrived in Miami fresh off

Tennis-Canadian teenager Andreescu retires in Miami fourth round

Bianca Andreescu's dominant recent impressive run ended at the Miami Open as the Canadian teenager who has taken the tennis world by storm retired with a shoulder injury while trailing 6-1 2-0 in her fourth-round clash with Estonia's Anett Kontaveit. The 18-year-old arrived in Miami fresh off

Djokovic advances past Delbonis, but it wasn't easy

Maybe Serbia's Novak Djokovic figured his round of 32 match at the Miami Open on Sunday would be a breeze. Delbonis gave the world's No. 1 player a scare, and Djokovic needed three sets and two hours to survive with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 victory at Hard Rock Stadium. Djokovic, a six-time champion

Venus advances, Stephens falls at Miami Open

A day after her sister withdrew from the tournament with a knee injury, Venus Williams moved on to the Round of 16 of the Miami Open after beating 14th-seeded Russian Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 6-1 on Sunday. Williams needed just 74 minutes to clinch victory, as Kasatkina struggled mightily with her serve

Defending champion Stephens upset by Maria at Miami Open
Defending champion Stephens upset by Maria at Miami Open

Defending champion Sloane Stephens was sent packing from the Miami Open on Sunday after a 6-3 6-2 loss to Germany's Tatjana Maria in the third round. Stephens, the 2017 U.S. Open champion and world No. 6, had no answer to Florida-based Maria's slices, chips and lobs and suffered a second consecutive

Djokovic downs Delbonis, Halep battles into Miami 4th round
Djokovic downs Delbonis, Halep battles into Miami 4th round

Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record seventh Miami Open title, but the world number one admitted to a loss of focus in a 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 victory over spirited Federico Delbonis which booked his place in the last 16. Djokovic is hoping to eclipse Andre Agassi's six ATP crowns in South Florida

Djokovic advances past Delbonis, but it wasn't easy

Maybe Serbia's Novak Djokovic figured his round of 32 match at the Miami Open on Sunday would be a breeze. Delbonis gave the world's No. 1 player a scare, and Djokovic needed three sets and two hours to survive with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 victory at Hard Rock Stadium. Djokovic, a six-time champion

Djokovic beats Delbonis in third round at Miami Open
Djokovic beats Delbonis in third round at Miami Open

Novak Djokovic squandered a second-set lead but regrouped to beat Federico Delbonis in the third round of the Miami Open.

Djokovic beats Delbonis, stays on track for seventh Miami title
Djokovic beats Delbonis, stays on track for seventh Miami title

World number one Novak Djokovic staved off a spirited challenge from Federico Delbonis for a 7-5 4-6 6-1 win in the third round at the Miami Open on Sunday. Like Roger Federer the previous day, top seed Djokovic found it tough going against an unseeded opponent before prevailing in two hours in the

Tennis-Djokovic beats Delbonis, stays on track for seventh Miami title

World number one Novak Djokovic staved off a spirited challenge from Federico Delbonis for a 7-5 4-6 6-1 win in the third round at the Miami Open on Sunday. Like Roger Federer the previous day, top seed Djokovic found it tough going against an unseeded opponent before prevailing in two hours in the

Djokovic passes Delbonis test to reach Miami 4th round
Djokovic passes Delbonis test to reach Miami 4th round

Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record seventh Miami Open title, but the world number one was made to fight all the way to the last 16 in a 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 victory over spirited Federico Delbonis. Djokovic is hoping to eclipse Andre Agassi's six ATP crowns in South Florida over the next week and

Halep recovers to beat Hercog, Venus wins in Miami
Halep recovers to beat Hercog, Venus wins in Miami

Romanian second seed Simona Halep fought back from a set down to defeat Slovenian Polona Hercog in a challenging third round match at the Miami Open on Sunday. Hercog, ranked 93rd in the world, pushed Halep all the way in the second set but the Romanian dominated the tiebreak to turn the match around

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Halep recovers to beat Hercog, Venus wins in Miami

Romanian second seed Simona Halep fought back from a set down to defeat Slovenian Polona Hercog in a challenging third round match at the Miami Open on Sunday. Hercog, ranked 93rd in the world, pushed Halep all the way in the second set but the Romanian dominated the tiebreak to turn the match around

Tennis-Halep recovers to beat Hercog, Venus wins in Miami

Defending champion Isner advances to 4th round at Miami Open
Defending champion Isner advances to 4th round at Miami Open

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- John Isner was broken in the first game but he held the rest of the way and hit 16 aces to beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-5, 7-6 (6) Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open.

Halep battles in Miami 4th round clash with Venus
Halep battles in Miami 4th round clash with Venus

Simona Halep kept alive hopes of regaining the world number one ranking Sunday, beating Polona Hercog 5-7, 7-6 (7/1), 6-2 to reach the last 16 of the WTA and ATP Miami Open. The 27-year-old lost her place at the top of the women's game following Naomi Osaka's triumph at the Australian Open earlier

Serena Williams
Serena Williams' Miami Open withdrawal adds to growing confusion over her physical state

Women's Sport - Article Body Branded Header The announcement came late on Saturday night, UK time. "Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open because of a left knee injury." The schedule took a rejig, and the tournament continued on its way, even as its organisers cursed the loss of their

Holder Isner advances in Miami and will face Britain
Holder Isner advances in Miami and will face Britain's Edmund next

(Reuters) - Defending champion John Isner unleashed 16 aces in claiming a 7-5 7-6(6) victory over determined Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the third round of the Miami Open on Sunday. Ramos-Vinolas broke Isner to start the match but the American saved the next four break points he faced to advance

Tennis-Holder Isner advances in Miami and will face Britain's Edmund next

John Isner advances to fourth round at Miami Open
John Isner advances to fourth round at Miami Open

John Isner was broken in the first game but held thereafter and hit 16 aces to beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the third round of the Miami Open.

Defending champion Isner advances to 4th round at Miami Open
Defending champion Isner advances to 4th round at Miami Open

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- John Isner was broken in the first game but held thereafter and hit 16 aces to beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-5, 7-6 (6) Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open.

Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami
Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami

The new site for the Miami Open suddenly is missing a lot of star power.

'Drama queen?' Teen Andreescu beats Kerber again at Miami

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the result left hard feelings.

Special report: Revamped World Tennis Tour has made the sport
Special report: Revamped World Tennis Tour has made the sport 'more corrupt' and left fringe players seething

This week, the likes of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Serena Williams are thrilling crowds at a spanking new venue in Miami - the Hard Rock Stadium - where a 13,800-seater court has been constructed on a gridiron field as part of a $72m investment. And yet, when you look beyond the velvet rope, the

Ferrer stuns Zverev, Federer fights back in Miami
Ferrer stuns Zverev, Federer fights back in Miami

David Ferrer is set to retire from professional tennis in May but the Spaniard showed he still has the tools to bring down the biggest names in the game after a stunning 2-6 7-5 6-3 win over world No. 3 Alexander Zverev at the Miami Open on Saturday. "I'm very happy and I'm trying to enjoy

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Ferrer stuns Zverev, Federer fights back in Miami

David Ferrer is set to retire from professional tennis in May but the Spaniard showed he still has the tools to bring down the biggest names in the game after a stunning 2-6 7-5 6-3 win over world No. 3 Alexander Zverev at the Miami Open on Saturday. Ferrer will next face 21-year-old American Frances

Hsieh ousts No. 1 Osaka in third-round stunner in Miami

The third time was the charm for Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei, who defeated world No. 1 Naomi Osaka of Japan, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in the third round of the Miami Open on Saturday. The No. 27 seed Hsieh had lost both previous matches against Osaka, including a notable three-set battle at the Australian Open

Federer survives first-round scare to advance in Miami

Switzerland's Roger Federer put last year's first-round loss at the Miami Open in the rearview mirror on Saturday, defeating Radu Albot of Moldova 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in 2 hours and 10 minutes. Krajinovic defeated No. 30 seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (5) earlier in the day.

Roger Federer Rallies Past Qualifier to Advance to Third Round at Miami Open
Roger Federer Rallies Past Qualifier to Advance to Third Round at Miami Open

Roger Federer briefly seemed headed for the exit but instead advanced to the third round by rallying past qualifier Radu Albot 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Federer survives first-round scare to advance in Miami

Federer fights back to beat Albot in Miami
Federer fights back to beat Albot in Miami

Roger Federer rallied from a set down to beat Moldovan surprise package Radu Albot 4-6 7-5 6-3 in a stuttering start to the 20-times Grand Slam champion's Miami Open campaign on Saturday. Federer, beaten by Dominic Thiem in last week's BNP Paribas Open final, smashed 14 aces and broke Albot

World number one Osaka stunned by Hsieh in Miami
World number one Osaka stunned by Hsieh in Miami

The Miami Open lost two of its biggest drawcards on Saturday with world number one Naomi Osaka suffering a shock third-round loss to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei after eight-times champion Serena Williams withdrew due to a knee injury. The 33-year-old Hsieh came from a set down to prevail 4-6 7-6(4) 6-

Osaka enjoys rollercoaster win in Miami
Osaka enjoys rollercoaster win in Miami

After facing eight-times Miami champion Serena Williams in her first match last year, Osaka might have expected an easier opener on Friday against the 141st-ranked Belgian qualifier. "It was really hard for me, I think, emotionally in the second set because I just started thinking about winning

Naomi Osaka Upset by Hsieh Su-Wei in Third Round of Miami Open
Naomi Osaka Upset by Hsieh Su-Wei in Third Round of Miami Open

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - The new site for the Miami Open suddenly is missing a lot of star power.

Federer rallies to beat 46th-ranked Albot in Miami opener
Federer rallies to beat 46th-ranked Albot in Miami opener

Roger Federer battled back from a set down to overcome 46th-ranked Radu Albot 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday and reach the third round of the ATP and WTA Miami Open. "I definitely think Radu played a great match, it was really tough and I struggled early on," admitted Federer, a three time Miami

Hsieh ousts No. 1 Osaka in third-round stunner in Miami

The third time was the charm for Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei, who defeated world No. 1 Naomi Osaka of Japan, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in the third round of the Miami Open on Saturday. The No. 27 seed Hsieh had lost both previous matches against Osaka, including a notable three-set battle at the Australian Open

Serena Williams pulls out of Miami Open with knee injury as Naomi Osaka suffers shock defeat
Serena Williams pulls out of Miami Open with knee injury as Naomi Osaka suffers shock defeat

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open because of a left knee injury while world No. 1 Naomi Osaka was beaten in the third round by Hsieh Su-wei. Williams had been due to face 18th seed Wang Qiang of China, who defeated Johanna Konta in the second round, on Sunday. It is the second successive

Serena withdraws from Miami Open due to knee injury
Serena withdraws from Miami Open due to knee injury

Serena Williams made another sudden tournament exit, this time blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury.

Osaka toppled by Hsieh in Miami Open third round
Osaka toppled by Hsieh in Miami Open third round

Naomi Osaka crashed out of the third round of the WTA and ATP Miami Open on Saturday as Hsieh Su-Wei exacted revenge for a painful Australian Open defeat with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory. World number one Osaka had looked in little danger after winning the first set and moving a break ahead in the

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