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  • Nadal loses ahead of return to top

    Spain's Rafael Nadal, who returns to the world number one ranking on Monday for the first time in three years, remains "destroyed" by

  • Kyrgios powers past Nadal

    The excitable Nick Kyrgios makes short work of top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a dazzling 6-2 7-5 quarterfinal victory at the Cincinnati Open.

  • Oudin retires at age of 25

    American tennis player Melanie Oudin announces her retirement from tennis, ending a career hindered by injury and illness at the age of 25.

  • Sharapova gets US Open wildcard

    Russian tennis superstar Maria Sharapova receives a US Open wildcard after missing out on the French Open and Wimbledon following her comeback from a doping ban.

  • Nadal delighted at return to No.1

    Rafael Nadal is thrilled to learn he would return to world number one for the first time in three years but sorry it came because Roger Federer withdrew from this week's ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament.

  • Zverev stuns Federer

    Alexander Zverev shocked second seed Roger Federer in straight sets in the Montreal Masters final to win his fifth

  • Zverev stuns Federer

    Alexander Zverev shocked second seed Roger Federer in straight sets in the Montreal Masters final to win his fifth title of the season and announce himself as an emerging star for the US Open.

  • Federer into Montreal semis

    Swiss star Roger Federer outclassed Roberto Bautista Agut as he inched closer to his sixth title of the season with a 6-4, 6-4 win in the quarter-finals of the Montreal Masters on Friday.

  • Clinical Federer romps to Montreal semis

    Roger Federer stretches his match win streak to 15 as he outclasses Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Montreal Masters.

  • Rafa's quest for No. 1 derailed

    Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov shocked top seeded Rafael Nadal to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP Montreal Masters

  • 'Can't keep overachieving'

    Ahead of the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Roger Federer does not think he will be able to keep up what has been an

  • Top spot not on Nadal's mind

    Rafael Nadal says he'll focus on the foes in front of him at the ATP Montreal Masters this week, and not on his chance to return to

  • Sara Errani fails doping test

    Former French Open finalist Sara Errani has failed a doping test for a hormone that can hide the presence of the male hormone

  • Wawrinka to miss US Open

    Reigning US Open champion Stan Wawrinka will miss his title defence to have knee surgery, the world number four announced on Friday.

  • Sharapova pulls out

    Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the WTA Bank of the West Classic just before her scheduled second-

  • Sharapova makes winning return

    Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova made a battling return to US hardcourts on Monday with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 victory over American Jennifer Brady in Stanford, California.

  • Katerina Siniakova

    Siniakova condemns Wozniacki to fifth final defeat of year

    Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic clinches the Bastad clay court title on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Caroline Wozniacki who has now lost five finals in 2017.

  • Rafa ready to battle Roger

    Rafael Nadal says he is ready to battle Roger Federer in the race to end the year as world No 1.

  • Into the Unknown

    Before my first match back from suspension, it seemed like everyone in my life only wanted to know one thing: How I was going to

  • Djokovic hopes to imitate take-a-break Federer

    Novak Djokovic hopes to emulate Roger Federer and get back to his best after he announced that he is shutting down his season to rest an elow injury.

  • The tragedy that shaped Federer

    Fourteen years after winning his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, Federer made history with an eighth All England Club triumph

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic out for the season

    Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of the season with an elbow injury, he announced on Wednesday.

  • Spieth wins The Open

    Jordan Spieth won the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday by three shots from fellow American Matt Kuchar after a dramatic final round.

  • ‘Becker-wrecker’ Doohan dies

    Peter Doohan, who famously took down reigning champion Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, has died aged 56, just nine weeks after being diagnosed with motor neuron disease.

  • Nastase handed three-year ban

    Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase has been banned from acting in an official capacity at all International Tennis Federation (ITF)

  • Clijsters, Roddick to be inducted to Hall of Fame

    Former world number ones Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick are among five people who will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

  • Match-fixing at Wimbledon?

    Wimbledon came under the microscope on Thursday with three matches at this year's tournament set to be investigated for possible

  • 'Would be a joke to win US Open'

    World number three Roger Federer, who won his 19th grand slam singles title and an eighth at Wimbledon title last week will be

  • Another record for Federer

    Roger Federer has secured his place in the ATP Finals for a record 15th time after the Swiss world number three won a record eighth

  • Federer to play till 40

    Buoyed by his record-setting eighth Wimbledon title, Roger Federer warned rivals Monday that he could play until he's 40,