Murray capped a remarkable week 146 days after hip surgery that he hoped would save his career. In January he had indicated he was planning to retire after Wimbledon because of severe pain.
Professional tennis is returning to Crotona Park: a women’s event the week before the United States Open.
Djokovic, Nadal and Federer are still crushing in their thirties. But who knows who will win the next women’s event?
Nadal will play for his 12th title at Roland Garros after defeating his longtime rival, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.
Ahead of a Friday semifinal at the French Open, Carlos Moyá explained the challenges Rafael Nadal has faced in recent years and how, like Roger Federer, he had revived his career.
By winning on Thursday, No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 4 Dominic Thiem joined No. 2 Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Roger Federer in the semifinals.
Anisimova, a 17-year-old American, and Barty, a 23-year-old Australian, are among the last four at a Grand Slam event for the first time.
After his victory over Benoît Paire in the fourth round at Roland Garros, Nishikori had a 23-6 record in five-set matches, one of the top marks of the Open era.
The quarterfinals begin with a Roland Garros reunion for old friends from Switzerland.
The women who beat Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka bowed out in the fourth round. But Anisimova, 17, reached a major quarterfinal for the first time.
Marco Trungelliti charmed the French Open last year as the luckiest lucky loser. But he has spent much of the year since isolated and ostracized.
Osaka, the world’s No. 1 player, fought back from the brink of a first-round upset, while Halep, the defending champion, also went three sets in her opener.