Boris Becker wins over John McEnroe
Boris Becker of West Germany reacts after winning his semi final match on August 9, 1986 in Stratton Mountain, VT, against John McEnroe at the Volvo International Tennis Tournament. Becker defeated McEnroe 3-6, 7-5 and 7-6. Becker will face Ivan Lendl in the finale on the 10th. (UPI Photo/Russ Adams/Files)
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer reached the title match of the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals Sunday, posting semifinal victories.
Andy Murray earned his first career Grand Slam title Monday, rallying for an epic, five-set win over defending champion Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open.
Stanley Fink, Conservative Party treasurer, has dropped plans to host a dinner in the House of Lords for American Express cardholders, The Independent reports.
Novak Djokovic reached the one-year mark of being the No. 1-ranked player in men's tennis Monday and will take that ranking to Wimbledon next week.
John Isner reached the Top 10 for the first time and Roger Federer pulled closer to improving his No. 3 ranking in the world tennis rankings Monday.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 16,, 2012.
Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed spots in the ATP World Tour Finals championship Saturday with semifinal wins in London.
Roger Federer picked up his 800th match victory during Friday's quarterfinal play of the BNP Paribas Masters tennis tournament in Paris.
Novak Djokovic stayed red hot Sunday, taking a straight-set victory from top-ranked Rafael Nadal to seal the BNL international tennis tournament in Rome.
United Press International