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November 19, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday (November 18) to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Few gave the willowy world number eight a prayer against the...
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November 16, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov outclassed Belgium’s David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to race into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday (November 15). The world number six looked supreme as he made it two wins from two matches on his tournament debut. At one stage, a whitewash looked a distinct ...
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November 15, 2017 4:43 am gmt |
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Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London once again on Tuesday (November 14) but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. The 36-year-old six-time champion ma...
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November 14, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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Belgium’s first-time qualifier David Goffin sprung a huge surprise when he beat stricken world number one Rafael Nadal 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-4 at the ATP Finals in London, UK on Monday (November 13). Nadal’s notorious fighting spirit and Goffin’s frayed nerves stretched the match into a t...
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November 13, 2017 5:06 am gmt |
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Aiming to end a sensational year as he began it, Swiss master Roger Federer opened his bid for a seventh ATP Finals title with 6-4 7-6(4) victory over American debutant Jack Sock on Sunday (November 12). The 36-year-old was given a thorough workout by Sock although had he been a little more clinical ...
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November 11, 2017 4:22 am gmt |
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Top seed Andrey Rublev crushed a demoralised Borna Coric to reach the final of the Next Gen ATP Finals on Friday (November 10). Russian number one Rublev, ranked 37th in the world, dominated his fellow 20-year-old with his superior power to win 4-1 4-3(6) 4-1 in little over an hour. Coric, who perhap...
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November 8, 2017 7:14 am gmt |
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Britain’s Andy Murray hopes to make his competitive return in Brisbane in January following a hip injury – but only if he is 100% fit. The Scot lost 6-3 3-6 10-6 to world number two Roger Federer as part of a charity event in Glasgow on Tuesday. It was the first time Murray, 30, had [&hel...
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November 5, 2017 4:46 am gmt |
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Jack Sock ended local favourite Julien Benneteau’s run at the Paris Masters with a 7-5 6-2 victory on Saturday (November 4) to reach the final and move to the brink of an ATP Finals spot. The American 16th seed, who started the week in 24th place in the Race to the season-ending tournament in L...
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November 4, 2017 4:39 am gmt |
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Jack Sock of USA beat Spain’s Fernando Verdasco 6-7(3) 6-2 6-3 in Paris in the early hours of Saturday (November 4) to book the fourth place in the Paris Masters semi-finals. Verdasco took the first long set with a tie-break but ran out of steam 6-2 in the second set. Sock took the equalising s...
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November 3, 2017 4:35 am gmt |
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Rafa Nadal continued his quest for a maiden Paris Masters title when he survived a second-set blip to beat Pablo Cuevas 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals on Thursday (November 2). The Spaniard, who made sure he will end the year as world number one by reaching the third round, had to dig dee...
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October 28, 2017 3:36 am gmt |
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Top seed Roger Federer was finally forced to work hard for a win at the Swiss Indoors tournament as he fought back to beat Adrian Mannarino 4-6 6-1 6-3 in his quarter-final on Friday (October 27). The world number two, chasing an eighth title at his hometown tournament, had dropped only eight games a...
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October 15, 2017 3:39 am gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal squeezed past Croatian Marin Cilic with a 7-5 7-6(3) victory on Saturday (October 14) to set up a mouth-watering clash with Swiss Roger Federer in the Shanghai Masters final. Second-ranked Federer came from behind to beat Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 3-6 6-3 6-3 to en...
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October 14, 2017 4:32 am gmt |
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Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course to meet in Shanghai after reaching the last four. World number one Nadal beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 to register his 15th consecutive win and will face fourth seed Marin Cilic in the semis. Federer will play Juan Martin del Potro in...
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October 13, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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Swiss tennis player Roger Federer advanced to the quarter finals at the Shanghai Masters after victory over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov on Thursday (October 12). The world number two delighted his small army of Chinese fans inside the Qi Zhong Centre with an emphatic 6-4 6-2 win. While a Nadal-Fede...
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October 3, 2017 4:12 am gmt |
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British tennis star Laura Robson has confirmed she’s safe after attending a Las Vegas concert where at least 50 people were killed in a mass shooting incident. Robson was in attendance after featuring at the ITF tournament in Templeton, California, on Friday, and she took to Twitter on Monday t...
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September 24, 2017 11:29 am gmt |
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Caroline Wozniacki won her third Pan Pacific Open title by beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0 7-5 in Tokyo. The 27-year-old former world number one, who had lost all six of her previous finals this year, stormed through the first set in 22 minutes. Pavlyuchenkova improved in the second set, but her...
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September 16, 2017 9:42 am gmt |
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Both 2017 Davis Cup semi-finals are tied after Friday’s action, as David Goffin and Nick Kyrgios took care of business in Brussels in the tie between Belgium and Australia. In the first rubber between France and Serbia, Dusan Lajovic caused a huge shock by beating Lucas Pouille, adding some exc...
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September 11, 2017 3:42 am gmt |
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A relentless Rafael Nadal thumped Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-3 6-4 to win the U.S. Open on Sunday (September 10), earning the Spaniard his second grand slam title of the season and 16th of his career. While women’s tennis has produced three first-time grand slam winners this season the older players ...
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September 10, 2017 6:38 am gmt |
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Top seed Rafael Nadal swept past Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro in brilliant style to set up a US Open final against Kevin Anderson. The Spaniard won nine games in a row at one stage on his way to a 4-6 6-0 6-3 6-2 victory in the second semi-final. Nadal, 31, will try for a […]...