Tags: Bertens, Kiki (1991- )

A Big Step by Coco Gauff, Huge Leaps for a Tennis Youth Movement

Youth ruled tennis on Friday in Shanghai, where Stefanos Tsitsipas upset No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev beat his new mentor, Roger Federer. It also ruled a continent away in Linz, Austria, where the 15-year-old Coco Gauff added another exclamation point to her breakthrough season by defeating top-seeded Kiki Bertens, 7-6 (1), 6-4, to…

Madrid Open: An Ascending Tsitsipas Upsets Nadal in Semis; Bertens Wins Women’s Title

MADRID — A year ago, Stefanos Tsitsipas was still a teenager and still playing in the qualifying tournaments of some of the most prestigious events on clay. But he has come a long way in a short time, often a mark of tennis greatness. Late Saturday night with the crowd and the odds very much…