Cincinnati Open

  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati Open August 18, 2014

    Mason: By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the US Open. Might as well rename it the Federer Cup. Federer won his unprecedented sixth title in Cincinnati on Sunday, beating David Ferrer 63,...
  • David Ferrer to meet Roger Federer in Cincinnati final August 17, 2014

    Roger Federer has moved into position for his sixth Western and Southern Open title as the secondseeded Swiss turned back fifthseeded Milos Raonic 62, 63 in the semifinal on Saturday. Federer will play sixthseeded David Ferrer, a 63, 62 winner over Julien Benneteau in the first semifinal. Despite winning his first two...
  • Serena, Ivanovic battle into Cincinnati final August 17, 2014

    Serena Williams rallied past Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to reach the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati where she will face Ana Ivanovic, an upset winner over French Open champion Maria Sharapova. Topseeded Williams had to overcome a sluggish start to beat Wozniacki 26, 62, 64 while Serbian ninth...
  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams advance to Cincinnati semifinals August 16, 2014

    Roger Federer still has his touch in Cincinnati. The Swiss star beat Andy Murray 63, 75 on Friday night to advance to the semifinals in the Western & Southern Open, a tournament he has won an unprecedented five times. He'll face Canada's Milos Raonic. The secondseeded Federer was on the offensive from...
  • Sania Mirza Cara Black pair loses in second round of Cincinnati Open August 15, 2014

    Cincinnati: India's campaign ended at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament after Sania Mirza and Cara Black went down to Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain and Kazakhstan's Yaroslave Shvedova in their women's doubles second round match. The fourth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair lost 36 36 in round two of the USD 2,567,000 hard...
  • Novak Djokovic upset by Robredo at Cincinnati Open August 15, 2014

    Mason: Topranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while secondseeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the round of 16. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 76 (6), 75 before Federer escaped with a 64, 46, 63 victory over Gael Monfils in the night session. Andy Murray...
  • Leander PaesStepanek knocked out from Cincinnati Masters August 14, 2014

    Cincinnati: Fifth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were eliminated from the ATP Cincinnati Masters following their defeat against Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock. Paes and Stepanek lost 16 64 810 in the second round of the USD 4,017,355 hard court event in the run up to the US Open, the...
  • Roger Federer passes tough test to reach last 16 in Cincinnati August 14, 2014

    Roger Federer survived an openingmatch fright by outlasting Canada's Vasek Pospisil 76 (4) 57 62 on Wednesday to claim his 300th Masters Series win and reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Back in action after losing to JoWilfried Tsonga in the final of the Rogers...
  • Serena Williams battles on in Cincinnati, Kvitova falls August 14, 2014

    World number on Serena Williams won a tense battle of US Open champions by taming Australia's Samantha Stosur 76 (7) 76 (7) on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Back in action for the first time since a semifinal loss to older sister...
  • BopannaQureshi make firstround exit at Cincinnati August 13, 2014

    Cincinnati: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner AisamUlHaq Qureshi suffered a firstround exit at the Western and Southern Open tennis here. Unseeded Bopanna and Qureshi went down 57, 26 to Vasek Pospisil of Canada and Jack Sock of the US on Tuesday. Sock and Pospisil will now face the fifth seeded...
  • Venus Williams falls at the first hurdle in Cincinnati August 13, 2014

    Venus Williams, fresh off a stirring run to last week's Montreal final, ran out of gas in Cincinnati as she fell 67 (2) 63 64 to 16th seeded Czech Lucie Safarova in firstround action at the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday. Williams, who beat her topranked younger sister Serena to...
  • Novak Djokovic pulls through in Cincinnati, Tsonga out August 13, 2014

    World number one Novak Djokovic needed three sets to get past Gilles Simon in the Western and Southern Open second round on Tuesday, but JoWilfried Tsonga lost to Mikhail Youzhny in his opener two days after winning the Rogers Cup in Toronto. Djokovic grabbed the crucial third set break in the...
  • Victoria Azarenka out of Cincinnati event with knee injury August 12, 2014

    Mason: Defending champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open because of a right knee injury. The WTA says Azarenka withdrew after practicing on Tuesday. Azarenka was replaced in the draw by Mona Barthel. Azarenka injured her knee in her firstround win at Wimbledon and played in two tournaments...
  • Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic advance in Cincinnati Open August 12, 2014

    Washington: Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic advanced to the second round of the Western & Southern Open women's singles with straightset victories over the respective opening round opponents. The 12th seed, Wozniacki, beat Magdalena Rybarikova 62, 63 Monday. It was the 15th win for Wozniacki in the last 18 matches, reports...
  • John Isner reaches 2nd round at Cincinnati Open August 12, 2014

    Mason: Eleventhseeded John Isner reached the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a relatively easy 63, 64 win over Kevin Anderson on Monday night. The match was just the second in their 10 meetings in which at least one set didn't go a tiebreaker. "That one's not the norm...
  • Djokovic trying for elusive Cincinnati title August 11, 2014

    Mason, Ohio: Novak Djokovic gets another chance at the one that keeps getting away. Four times, the world's No. 1 player has reached the final of the Western & Southern Open. He's finished as the runnerup all four times in the only Masters tournament where he has never gotten to raise...
  • King of Clay Nadal looks to extend reign to hardcourts August 19, 2013

    Cincinnati: The undisputed King of Clay, Rafael Nadal could soon extend his reign to the hardcourt after establishing himself as the redhot favourite for the U.S. Open with backtoback wins in Montreal and Cincinnati. With eight French Open titles, Nadal may be the best ever on the dirt but the Spaniard...
  • Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, Murray in Cincinnati quarters August 16, 2013

    Cincinnati: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer all picked up thirdround wins at the Western and Southern Open on Thursday to set up a starstudded last eight in Cincinnati. The ATP Tour's big four were joined in the quarterfinals by 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin Del...
  • Good day for Djokovic, Murray, Nadal at Cincinnati August 15, 2013

    Cincinnati: The winners of the season's first three grand slams Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Rafa Nadal put on a masterclass at the Western and Southern Open on Wednesday, strolling into the third round with straight sets wins. Center court at the sprawling Lindner Family Tennis Center turned into a parade...
  • Federer beats Djokovic for 5th Cincinnati title August 20, 2012

    Mason, Ohio: Topranked Roger Federer won a record fifth Cincinnati title on Sunday, dominating secondranked Novak Djokovic from the outset of a 60, 76 (7) win for the Western & Southern Open championship. It was the first time in the tournament's history that the top two played for the title. From...
  • BhupathiBopanna in Cincinnati quarters November 16, 2012

    Cincinnati: Sixth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna moved into the men's doubles quarterfinal here at the Cincinnati Masters tennis after receiving a walkover. Dutch Robin Haase and Juan Monaco of Argentina did not take the court giving the win to the Indian pair on Thursday. They will next take on Poland's...
  • Williams sisters in QF, Murray out at Cincinnati August 17, 2012

    Mason, Ohio: Serena and Venus Williams moved into the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open by handling the afternoon heat, humidity and wind. The conditions were too much for Andy Murray. Murray's offday turned into the biggest upset of the tournament, a straightsets loss on Thursday that left him with...
  • Venus survives, Radwanska cruises in Cincinnati November 16, 2012

    Mason, Ohio: Venus Williams fought back from a set down to beat South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers 26, 63, 62 as the top seeds advanced with little trouble at the Cincinnati Open on Wednesday. Williams will now meet Italian Sara Errani for a quarterfinal berth following the seventh seed's 64, 64 win...
  • Top three ease into third round at Cincinnati November 16, 2012

    Mason, Ohio: Top three seeds Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray moved into the third round of the Cincinnati Open with relatively comfortable straightset victories on Wednesday. World number two Djokovic beat Italian Andreas Seppi 76, 62 while Olympic gold medallist Murray strolled past American Sam Querrey 62, 64. Federer...
  • Knee injury rules Nadal out of Cincinnati Open August 10, 2012

    Cincinnati: Rafael Nadal has dropped out of the Western & Southern Open because of a knee problem that forced him to miss the Olympics. Nadal pulled out of the London Games because of a sore left knee, missing the chance to defend his title and be Spain's flag bearer in the...
  • LeaHesh win Cincinnati Masters after 10 years August 23, 2011

    Cincinnati: Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi won their third title of the season and first at Cincinnati after 10 years, following a hardfought win over Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic in the summit clash of the Western and Southern Open here. The third seeds edged past the fourth seeded FrenchSerbian combination...
  • Sharapova sinks Jankovic in Cincinnati final August 23, 2011

    Ohio: Russia's Maria Sharapova beat Serbia's Jelena Jankovic 46, 76, 63 to win the Cincinnati Open on Sunday and install herself as one of the favorites for the US Open. There were 16 breaks of serve in a topsyturvy final but Sharapova emerged strongest in the end to claim her second...
  • Murray wins Cincinnati Open as Djokovic retires August 23, 2011

    Ohio: Andy Murray won his seventh Masters series final with victory over world number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday and his prospects of winning a grand slam have never looked better. Djokovic was forced to retire with a shoulder injury when trailing 64 30 in the Cincinnati Open final and while...
  • LeeHesh advance to Cincinnati Open final August 23, 2011

    Cincinnati: Third seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes staged a brilliant comeback to shock top seeds and defending champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan and reach the final of the Western and Southern Open here. The Indian Express was down by a set and break in the second set but went...
  • Sharapova to face Jankovic in Cincinnati final August 23, 2011

    Mason, Ohio: Russia's Maria Sharapova will face Serbian Jelena Jankovic in the Cincinnati Open final after the pair enjoyed solid victories in their semifinals on Saturday. Sharapova recovered from a poor start to beat fellow Russian and world number two Vera Zvonareva 26 63 63 to reach her fourth final...