Tag Archives: forehand

Roger Rolls Into 13th Basel Final

He would blitz the Belgian 6-1, 6-2, firing 20 winners in total, including 12 on his forehand wing and will face Juan Martin del Potro in the final. Federer stood…

Osaka overpowers champ Angelique Kerber

US Open, Naomi Osaka decisively shut down defending champion Angelique Kerber, 6-3, 6-1, in just over an hour, making it look disturbingly easy. At just 19 years old, she has…

No career Slam for Nole as super Stan wins second major

It was a break and set point, of course, but the pivotal chance came after three Djokovic holds in which he was forced to save a break point. But Wawrinka’s…

Halep d. Lisicki

Lisicki was the stronger player to start, and she pushed the smaller Halep around early. Serving at 4-2, though, Lisicki opened the door when she missed a series of first…

Makarova to face Pliskova

But the final set mirrored the first, with Makarova taking an early break to lead 2-1 when her return forced an error, and with her again having to save a…