Cincinnati Open

  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati Open 3 days ago

    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 6-3,...
  • David Ferrer to meet Roger Federer in Cincinnati final 4 days ago

    Roger Federer has moved into position for his sixth Western and Southern Open title as the second-seeded Swiss turned back fifth-seeded Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-3 in the semi-final on Saturday. Federer will play sixth-seeded David Ferrer, a 6-3, 6-2 winner over Julien Benneteau in the first semi-final. Despite winning his first two...
  • Serena, Ivanovic battle into Cincinnati final 4 days ago

    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. Top-seeded Williams had to overcome a sluggish start to beat Wozniacki 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 while Serbian ninth...
  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams advance to Cincinnati semi-finals 5 days ago

    Roger Federer still has his touch in Cincinnati. The Swiss star beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday night to advance to the semi-finals in the Western & Southern Open, a tournament he has won an unprecedented five times. He'll face Canada's Milos Raonic. The second-seeded Federer was on the offensive from...
  • Sania Mirza -Cara Black pair loses in second round of Cincinnati Open 6 days ago

    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 Indo-Zimbabwean pair lost 3-6 3-6 in round two of the USD 2,567,000 hard...
  • Novak Djokovic upset by Robredo at Cincinnati Open 6 days ago

    Mason: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while second-seeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the round of 16. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 7-6 (6), 7-5 before Federer escaped with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils in the night session. Andy Murray...
  • Leander Paes-Stepanek knocked out from Cincinnati Masters 1 week ago

    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 1-6 6-4 8-10 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 1 week ago

    Roger Federer survived an opening-match fright by outlasting Canada's Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-2 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 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final of the Rogers...
  • Serena Williams battles on in Cincinnati, Kvitova falls 1 week ago

    World number on Serena Williams won a tense battle of US Open champions by taming Australia's Samantha Stosur 7-6 (7) 7-6 (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...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi make first-round exit at Cincinnati 1 week ago

    Cincinnati: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi suffered a first-round exit at the Western and Southern Open tennis here. Unseeded Bopanna and Qureshi went down 5-7, 2-6 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 6-7 (2) 6-3 6-4 to 16th seeded Czech Lucie Safarova in first-round action at the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday. Williams, who beat her top-ranked 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 Jo-Wilfried 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 first-round 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 straight-set victories over the respective opening round opponents. The 12th seed, Wozniacki, beat Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2, 6-3 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: Eleventh-seeded John Isner reached the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a relatively easy 6-3, 6-4 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 runner-up 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 red-hot favourite for the U.S. Open with back-to-back 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 third-round wins at the Western and Southern Open on Thursday to set up a star-studded last eight in Cincinnati. The ATP Tour's big four were joined in the quarter-finals 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: Top-ranked Roger Federer won a record fifth Cincinnati title on Sunday, dominating second-ranked Novak Djokovic from the outset of a 6-0, 7-6 (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...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna in Cincinnati quarters November 16, 2012

    Cincinnati: Sixth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna moved into the men's doubles quarter-final 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 quarter-finals of the Western & Southern Open by handling the afternoon heat, humidity and wind. The conditions were too much for Andy Murray. Murray's off-day turned into the biggest upset of the tournament, a straight-sets 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 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 as the top seeds advanced with little trouble at the Cincinnati Open on Wednesday. Williams will now meet Italian Sara Errani for a quarter-final berth following the seventh seed's 6-4, 6-4 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 straight-set victories on Wednesday. World number two Djokovic beat Italian Andreas Seppi 7-6, 6-2 while Olympic gold medallist Murray strolled past American Sam Querrey 6-2, 6-4. 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...
  • Lea-Hesh 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 hard-fought 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 French-Serbian combination...
  • Sharapova sinks Jankovic in Cincinnati final August 23, 2011

    Ohio: Russia's Maria Sharapova beat Serbia's Jelena Jankovic 4-6, 7-6, 6-3 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 topsy-turvy 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 6-4 3-0 in the Cincinnati Open final and while...
  • Lee-Hesh 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 semi-finals on Saturday. Sharapova recovered from a poor start to beat fellow Russian and world number two Vera Zvonareva 2-6 6-3 6-3 to reach her fourth final...