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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 […]...
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September 5, 2017 3:41 am gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open for the first time in four years with a 6-2 6-4 6-1 victory over Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov on Monday (September 4). Two-time U.S. Open winner Nadal is on course to win his second grand slam of the year after sealing t...
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September 2, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl, the first child for the former world number one tennis player, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou said on Twitter on Friday. The 35-year-old American, who is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, has not competed since winning the Australian Open in J...
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September 1, 2017 8:33 am gmt |
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World number one Rafa Nadal came from a set down to dispatch underdog Taro Daniel of Japan 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-2 in front of a sold-out crowd at the U.S. Open in New York on Thursday. Despite playing a marathon five-setter the day before, 121st ranked Daniel looked the fresher of the pair at the […]...
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August 30, 2017 3:42 am gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal beat Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 6-2 to reach the second round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows. In a match played under the Arthur Ashe Stadium roof because of heavy rain in New York, Serb Lajovic served for the first set but Nadal broke back to love. After […]...
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August 29, 2017 4:37 am gmt |
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Tennis fans made their pilgrimage to the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center on Monday (August 28) for the opening day of the U.S. Open. Fans said they’re most excited to see tennis greats Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams play. The U.S. Tennis Association expects roughly ...
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August 17, 2017 9:11 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal extended his FedEx ATP Head2Head series dominance to 15-0 against Richard Gasquet to start his Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday. The top-seeded Spaniard saved his only break point faced and converted just the right amount of break points – two – against the Frenchma...
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August 15, 2017 9:19 am gmt |
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German fourth seed Alexander Zverev upset Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final in Montreal on Sunday (August 13) to join the Swiss right-hander as the most trophy-laden player on the ATP Tour this year with five titles. The 20-year-old German, who arrived in Montreal fresh off his triumph in...
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August 10, 2017 6:30 am gmt |
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Roger Federer needed less than an hour to defeat Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2 6-1 at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday (August 9) in his first appearance since winning a record eighth Wimbledon title in July. A day after celebrating his 36th birthday, Federer played the aggressive game that has ...
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August 8, 2017 11:32 am gmt |
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World number three tennis player Roger Federer said on Monday (August 7) he hopes Rafael Nadal regains the number one ranking in Montreal this week. Nadal will return to the top of the ATP world rankings for the first time in three years if he reaches the semi-finals at this week’s Rogers Cup. ...
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June 6, 2016 5:44 am gmt |
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Novak Djokovic joined the tennis greats on Sunday (June 5) when he downed British second seed Andy Murray 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 to claim his maiden French Open title and hold all four grand slams at the same time. The world number one recovered from a nervous start to impose his pace on Court Philippe [&he...
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March 8, 2016 12:11 pm gmt |
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Former world number one Maria Sharapova has revealed she failed a drugs test at the Australian Open. The Russian, 28, tested positive for meldonium, a substance she has been taking since 2006 for health issues. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) said the five-time Grand Slam champion would be ...
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January 2, 2016 10:54 am gmt |
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World number three tennis player Roger Federer enjoyed a boat trip along the South Bank riverfront on Saturday (January 2) before his Brisbane International title defence. The 17-time grand slam event winner was met by representatives of the indigenous Mirrabooka tribe, who performed a traditional We...
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September 14, 2015 10:44 am gmt |
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Wimbledon champions Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis captured their second consecutive Grand Slam women’s doubles crown Sunday, defeating Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3, 6-3  in the US Open 2015 final. “It’s been a great year for me and and I am delighted to win US Open af...