Olympic tennis wrap: Zverev's latest chapter and a mixed doubles moment
In Tokyo, the German found a way to break through Djokovic’s wall of invincibility.
The American grabbed the last six points of the opening set before defeating the two-time Grand Slam finalist, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in Washington, D.C. on Monday.
Rafael Nadal is back after missing Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics with a previously undisclosed foot problem
Alexander Zverev followed up his comeback win over Novak Djokovic by winning the gold medal in men’s tennis at the Tokyo Olympics
The governing body of tennis is seeking more competition days at future Olympics to provide better rest and care for its players after heat was a major issue at the Tokyo Games
There’s been some serious star power in the 16-team mixed doubles tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics
A Swiss tennis player won gold in singles at the Olympics and it’s not Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka
A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, July 31, at the Tokyo Games
"I'm sorry to Nina for not being able to play but my body just gave up," Djokovic said after withdrawing from the bronze medal mixed doubles match, adding that he has "several" injuries. "I played under medicines, unbelievable pain and exhaustion."
From winning almost a third of the majors he’s played to reaching the final at almost half of them, the Serb’s career stats just keep getting more and more legendary.
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Team Switzerland took home twelve medals in total.
"Hi D.C.!!! First time here and loving it!!!!" the 20-time major champion wrote on Instagram.
The Canadian will appear on-air throughout the summer while she continues to rehab her shoulder.
The world No. 10 was a spectator at the Winners Open on Monday, watching countrywoman Evelyne Christelle Atticia Tiron take on Lara Arruabarrena.
She hardly ever hits it as a clean winner, but Barty's slice backhand is among the game's most dominant shots.
Earlier this season, the 23-time major champion shared some kind words about the 27-year-old.
Belinda Bencic, Alexander Zverev, Elina Svitolina and a Russian Olympic Committee contingent felt the love when they returned from Tokyo with their special hardware.
Also at the Tokyo Olympics, Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova became the first team from the Czech Republic to stand atop the podium.