Nadal rampant at US Open as Thiem, Tsitsipas leads exodus
Rafael Nadal launched his tilt at a fourth US Open title Tuesday with a swift defeat of John Millman as other leading seeds in his half of the draw tumbled out in the first round.
On a day of seismic shocks, Japanese superstar Osaka slumped to a 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 defeat to 39th-ranked Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan who had defeated the world number two on grass in Birmingham two weeks ago.76 days ago
Federer and Nadal have squared off 39 times and Federer and Djokovic 47 while Djokovic and Nadal’s 54-match rivalry is the most prolific and competitive in the history of men’s tennis.79 days ago
The world number one joined Rafael Nadal on top of the all-time Masters list when he swept to a 6-3, 6-4 win over Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday's final in the Spanish capital.126 days ago
The 20-times Grand Slam champion will now look to avenge his shock defeat by the 20-year-old Tsitsipas in the Australian Open fourth round in January.198 days ago