Tag Archives: Grand Slam champion

Djokovic shrugs off shoulder issue to reach last 16

08 August, 2019 9:35 am 9:35 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic silenced concerns about his left shoulder as the Serbian breezed past American Denis Kudla 6-3 6-4 6-2  to reach the last 16 at the US Open. Djokovic’s title defence looked to be in jeopardy in his previous match when he received treatment on his shoulder several times, … Read More

Federer French Open Parisian clay first-round match Swiss Grand Slam champion Roland Garros

Federer returns on opening day at Roland Garros

05 May, 2019 11:32 am 11:32 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Roger Federer tops the bill at the French Open on opening Sunday when he makes his long-awaited return to the Parisian clay with a first-round match against Italian Lorenzo Sonego. The 37-year-old Swiss, whose one Roland Garros title came 10 years ago, has been absent from the claycourt Grand Slam since 2015 … Read More

Tennis player Wawrinka gets opening win in Russia

09 September, 2018 10:04 am 10:04 am

MOSCOW (REUTERS) – Stan Wawrinka, continuing his comeback from two surgeries on his left knee, opened his latest tournament with a win . The 33-year-old Swiss veteran defeated Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene 7-5, 7-6 (5) in the first round of the St. Petersburg (Russia) Open. Wawrinka, a three-time Grand Slam champion currently ranked 88th in the … Read More