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15 January, 2019 12:37 PM Australian Open: Kei Nishikori reaches second round after Kamil Majchrzak retires

Japan`s Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the Australian Open after Polish wild card Kamil Majchrzak retired due to cramping during their first round at Melbourne Park. Nishikori won the contest against Majchrzak 3-6, 6-7(6), 6-0, 6-2, 3-0. The Japanese, who came to Melbourne fresh off a win in Brisbane, was taken by surprise by Majchrzak 55

30 December, 2018 10:12 AM Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Mubadala Title; Equals Rafael Nadal's Record

"I'm a bit tired. We weren't expecting to play two hours and 30 minutes just before the start of the season," said Djokovic who is aiming for a possible seventh Australian Open title next month. The Wimbledon and US Open champion sets his eyes on Qatar Open that starts on Monday where he will take on Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur in his tournament opener 44

28 October, 2018 5:46 PM Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marius Copil to win 99th career title in Basel

World number three Roger Federer beat Romanian qualifier Marius Copil 7-6(5) 6-4 to win the Swiss Indoors on Sunday and claim his 99th career title in front of his home crowd in Basel. Federer began the year by winning the Australian Open and his ninth Basel title was his fourth of the season but the first since his victory in Stuttgart in June. The Swiss 49

15 October, 2018 11:04 AM ATP Rankings: Rafael Nadal Holds Top Spot, Novak Djokovic Overtakes Roger Federer To Become No. 2

Djokovic climbed one spot up to second after claiming the Shanghai Masters title for the fourth time in a row. Djokovic overtook Switzerland's Roger Federer in the standings, pushing him down to third. The rest of the top-10 remained unchanged, as Alexander Zverev of Germany stayed at No. 5, followed by Marin Cilic of Croatia. Meanwhile, Australia's 56

14 October, 2018 12:43 PM Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic cruises past Borna Coric to win 4th title

Novak Djokovic continued his scintillating run of form as he breezed past Croatian Borna Coric 6-3 6-4 to win the Shanghai Masters title for the fourth time on Sunday. With a clever mix of groundstrokes, the 31-year-old Serb broke Coric`s serve in the sixth game and made a series of forays to the net as he consolidated his lead. The Serb grabbed the opening 76

11 October, 2018 5:10 AM Watch: Alexander Zverev Frightens Ball Boy With Intense Celebration In Hilarious Video

The hilarious incident that took place during a Shanghai Masters match was caught on camera and quickly went viral. The win didn't come easy for Zverev who defied illness to join Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the next round. The 21-year-old Zverev fought off a cold -- he has had a sore throat and blocked nose for a few days -- and the raw power 47

5 September, 2018 6:56 AM US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal Survives Five-Set Thriller Against Dominic Thiem To Reach Semi-Finals

Defending champion confrontation to defeat battling ninth seed Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) and reach the semi-finals for the seventh time. Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived an epic US Open quarter-final confrontation to defeat battling ninth seed Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) and reach the semi-finals 51

5 September, 2018 3:39 AM US Open 2018: John Isner's 67 Winners, 52 Unforced Errors, 26 Aces And 11 Shirts

John Isner hit big numbers in his US Open quarter-final defeat to Juan Martin del Potro, including having to change his shirt 11 times in New York's crushing heat and humidity. With the extreme heat rule allowing for a 10-minute respite between the third and fourth sets, both men took full advantage. "I weigh 238 pounds, so I have always said it's pretty 51

18 August, 2018 6:02 AM Roger Federer Strikes Down Fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka To Reach Cincinnati Masters Semi-Finals

The seven-time champion beat fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (8/6), 6-2. Federer closed out victory two games later and will face David Goffin after the Belgian beat Juan Martin del Potro 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4). "It's quite unusual to stop for lightning," Federer said after beating Wawrinka for the 23rd time in 26 meetings. "I didn't know if it meant 48

6 August, 2018 12:44 PM Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) released men's world singles ranking on Monday. MADRID: Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland`s Roger Federer. Top-10 players are holding on to their positions except for South 55