- Shanghai SF: (3) Roger Federer d. (1) Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4
- Shanghai F: (3) Roger Federer d. Gilles Simon 7-6 7-6
- Linz F: (7) Karolina Pliskova d. Camila Giorgi 6-7 6-3 7-6
- Tianjin F: (6) Alison Riske d. (3) Belinda Bencic 6-3 6-4
- Osaka F: (1) Samantha Stosur d. (5) Zarina Diyas 7-6 6-3
News & Results:
Yes, in a match made in Changeover purgatory, Xavier Malisse is now coaching Bernard Tomic, at least until the end of the year. So. Yeah. Should be, well, interesting.
Roger Federer was just phenomenal in Shanghai. After saving match points against Leonardo Mayer early on, he just ran with it. Matt Zemek over at Attacking the Net has you covered if you missed the action in Shanghai, and Chris Chase at For the Win has a breakdown of how Federer could still snag the No. 1 ranking.
Alison Riske became the fifth American woman to win a title this year, and the third to win her first title. #USAUSA
SI.com: If you could take a selfie with anyone in the world who would it be?
Sock: I love Jimmy Fallon, actually. I watch all his shows I think he’s hilarious. Maybe Derek Jeter. He’s such a legend.
SI.com: Three items to take with you to a desert island.
Sock: Is the item a person as well?
SI.com: Can be…
Sock: Kendall Jenner, Chipotle and if there’s wi-fi, a computer so I can follow along with what’s going on in the world.
Tennis on Twitter:
— Alison Riske (@Riske4rewards) October 12, 2014
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) October 8, 2014
Correction: Anna Chakvetadze will be honored by the WTA with a ceremony at the Kremlin Cup on Saturday. (via @VladasLasitskas)
— Victoria Chiesa (@vrcsports) October 13, 2014
Sam Querrey has picked up 280 points the last three weeks on the Challenger circuit. He's only had to play *ONE* top 100 player.(Smyczek)
— The Tennis Nerds (@TheTennisNerds) October 12, 2014
Press conferences in China are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. pic.twitter.com/wviBaWlSBp
— Courtney Nguyen (@FortyDeuceTwits) October 12, 2014
Record vs top 10 in 2014: Wawrinka: 6-1 Federer:12-4 Djokovic:12-4 Nishikori: 8-4 Nadal: 6-4 Berdych:3-4 Cilic: 5-7 Ferrer: 2-7 Murray: 2-8
— John Smith (@Smith_J1989) October 11, 2014
WERK JJ. pic.twitter.com/nIRzYLqech
— Courtney Nguyen (@FortyDeuceTwits) October 10, 2014
VIDEO: Jarkko Nieminen has quietly had a great fall, but this backhand winner today in Stockholm broke the silence: http://t.co/BUKQP8bwAm
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) October 13, 2014