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18 May, 2018 6:03 PM Rafael Nadal bounces back from slow start to reach Rome semis

Rome: Rafael Nadal continued his clay domination on Friday, rallying from a set down to reach the Italian Open semi-finals with a 4-6 6-1 6-2 victory over Fabio Fognini. The world number two needs to lift an eighth career title at the Foro Italico on Sunday to return to the top of the ATP rankings after losing that position to Roger Federer last week. Spaniard 39

14 May, 2018 5:08 PM Federer back as No. 1

Rafael Nadal’s surprise quarterfinal exit at the Madrid Masters has seen the Spaniard replaced as World No. 1 by Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings. Federer returns to the top spot despite not having played since March. Former World No. 1 Novak Djokovic slipped six places to 18th after his second-round defeat in Madrid, his lowest ranking since 31

20 April, 2018 2:07 PM Rafael Nadal thrashes Dominic Thiem to cruise into Monte Carlo semis

Rafael Nadal crushed fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-0, 6-2 to romp into the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday as he stepped up his bid for an 11th title in style. A tight match had been anticipated, but Nadal produced one of the most dominant wins of his career as Thiem fell to pieces. The Austrian didn`t get on the scoreboard until the 10th game, drawing 49

26 March, 2018 3:52 PM Cilic survives Pospisil scare

Dimitrov falls to Chardy; Bopanna-Vasselin duo exit Croatian second seed Marin Cilic survived a tough examination by Canadian Vasek Pospisil to reach the fourth round of the Miami Open with a 7-5, 7-6(4) victory after nearly two hours on Sunday. But the tournament, with World No. 1 Roger Federer already ousted, lost another high-ranked player when Bulgarian 60

25 March, 2018 3:34 AM Roger Federer Says He Won't Play Clay Court Season, Skips French Open

It's the second straight year that Roger Federer will forego a clay-court campaign. Roger Federer won't go for a 21st Grand Slam title at the French Open, with the 36-year-old Swiss great saying on Saturday he'll skip the clay-court season. Federer confirmed the plan after falling 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second 47

16 March, 2018 8:27 AM Indian Wells: Roger Federer Beats Hyeon Chung To Reach Semi-Finals

Roger Federer, who is seeking a record sixth Indian Wells title, extended his win streak to 16 straight matches. Defending champ Roger Federer equalled his best start to a season with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Hyeon Chung to book his spot in the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Masters on Thursday. Federer, who is seeking a record sixth Indian Wells title 45

15 March, 2018 9:15 AM Roger Federer breezes into quarters, Simona Halep makes semis at Indian Wells

California: World No. 1 Roger Federer defeated unseeded Jeremy Chardy, of France, 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Wednesday. Federer is off to one of his best career starts to a season and is now 15-0 in 2018. Federer advances to the quarter-finals where he will face South Korea`s Chung Hyeon who defeated 30th seeded Pablo 44

12 March, 2018 4:45 PM Bhambri sends Pouille packing

Federer advances, but curtains for five-time champion Djokovic Men: Second round: Roger Federer bt Federico Delbonis 6-3, 7-6(6); Feliciano Lopez bt Ernesto Escobedo 6-4, 6-3; Sam Querrey bt Mischa Zverev 6-4, 7-5; Yuki Bhambri bt Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-4; Milos Raonic bt Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 6-4; David Ferrer bt Tennys Sandgren 6-2, 7-6(3); Taro Daniel 34

28 February, 2018 6:33 AM Rafael Nadal pulls out of Mexican Open with injury

Acapulco, Mexico: World number two Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Mexican Open on Tuesday, cutting short his comeback from a hip injury when the problem flared up again, he told a press conference. "My goal and hope was to play in this tournament. Unfortunately, in my last training session yesterday, I felt a sharp pain in my leg again," said the 31-year-old 18

19 February, 2018 12:39 PM Video: Roger Federer and the No.1 ranking

One of the most stunning late-career runs witnessed in any sport has seen Federer put together a sustained spell of brilliance. If someone had told Roger Federer 13 months ago that reclaiming the world number one ranking would require three more grand slam titles and three Masters 1000s, even he might have declared it mission impossible. One of the most stunning 16