Tags: Tsitsipas, Stefanos

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…

In a Culling of Men’s Hopefuls, Four Top-Ten Seeds Lose

The opening for opportunity for men at the United States Open appeared to be, as it often is, in the one quarter of the draw without any of the Big Three — Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. The gap in that relatively barren quarter of the draw is much wider after the first-round…