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  • Federer sets up Wawrinka quarterfinal

    Roger Federer wastes no time in defeating Leonardo Mayer 6-1, 7-6 (8/6) as the rain-plagued ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters made up ground after two days of disruption.

  • Federer returns with a win; Serena exits

    Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a quick 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in his first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015.

  • Federer opens with win over Gojowczyk

    Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a quick 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in his first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015.

  • Nadal takes Toronto

    Rafael Nadal held off a late surge from birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas to earn a 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) victory in the final of the Toronto Masters on Sunday.

  • Nadal beats Cilic

    Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start, overcoming Marin Cilic 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 as the Spaniard's chase for an ATP Masters title on hardcourt heated up on Friday.

  • Nadal battles past Wawrinka

    A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal on Thursday at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarterfinals.

  • Wawrinka outlasts Kyrgios

    Stan Wawrinka put his comeback from knee surgery back on track with a 1-6, 7-5, 7-5 comeback win over Nick Kyrgios in the Toronto Masters first round, while Novak Djokovic eases to victory.

  • Serena Williams struggling with 'postpartum emotions'

    Serena Williams says she is suffering from "postpartum emotions" as the 23-time Grand Slam winner struggles to deal with juggling family life and tennis.

  • Exhausted Murray withdraws from Washington Open

    Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray withdrew from the ATP Washington Open on Friday, citing fatigue after a 3 a.m. finish that left him crying into a towel.

  • Murray wins a marathon

    A tearful Andy Murray advanced to the ATP Washington Open quarterfinals in a three-hour marathon ending at 3:00 am Friday, then ripped organizers for putting him in such a situation.

  • MURRAY GETS KYRGIOS TO BE HIS PA

    Andy Murray got tennis rival Nick Kyrgios to book him a haircut in a hilarious video after his win over Kyle Edmund. The Scottish star

  • Worst defeat of Serena's career

    Serena Williams suffered the most lopsided loss of her career at the WTA San Jose event on Tuesday, losing the final 12 games in a shocking first-round upset to unseeded Johanna Konta.

  • Williams handed worst defeat of her career in San Jose

    Serena Williams suffered the most lopsided loss of her career at the WTA San Jose event on Tuesday, losing the final 12 games in a shocking first-round upset to unseeded Johanna Konta.

  • Serena claims 'discrimination' over drug tests

    Serena Williams claims she is the victim of "discrimination" by US doping chiefs who are testing her more than other players.

  • Federer pulls out of Rogers Cup

    Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has pulled out of next month's ATP Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto due to scheduling concerns.

  • Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup

    Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer pulls out of next month's ATP Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto due to scheduling concerns.

  • Slump paved the way to triumph

    Former world number one Angelique Kerber said her Wimbledon triumph on Saturday would not have been possible without experiencing the lows of last year's slide down the rankings.

  • DJOKOVIC back on top

    Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown yesterday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3).

  • Novak stuns Rafa in epic battle

    Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semifinal ever played at the tournament.

  • Kerber stops Serena's bid

    Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the 11th seed shattered Serena Williams' bid for Grand Slam history with a shock 6-3, 6-3 victory in Saturday's final.

  • Kerber stuns Serena to win Wimbledon title

    Germany's Angelique Kerber shattered Serena Williams's dreams of an eighth Wimbledon title and record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles trophy with a 6-3, 6-3 win in the final on Saturday.

  • Djokovic downs Nadal in epic to reach Wimbledon final

    Novak Djokovic will face Kevin Anderson in his fifth Wimbledon final after the three-time champion beat world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8.

  • Nadal, Djokovic clash becomes second longest semi-final

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are fighting out the second longest semi-final ever played at Wimbledon, just a day after Kevin Anderson and John Isner had set the record for the longest.

  • Calls grow for tiebreaks instead of 'absurd' fifth-set contests

    Calls to introduce a final set tiebreak again grew louder the longest-ever semi-final at Wimbledon which Kevin Anderson won 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-7(9), 6-4, 26-24 against John Isner

  • Djokovic ahead in delicately poised semi

    Novak Djokovic claws his way to a two sets to one lead over great rival Rafael Nadal under the Centre Court roof before their scintillating Wimbledon semifinal was paused with the contest balanced on a knife-edge.

  • Anderson takes the long route

    Kevin Anderson became the first South African man in 97 years to reach the Wimbledon final on Friday after downing John Isner in the second longest Grand Slam singles match ever played. The 32-year-old Anderson triumphed 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 after six hours and 36 minutes on Centre Court.

  • Different firsts in store for finalists

    Just 10 months after giving birth, Serena Williams can complete her incredible comeback in Saturday's Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber as she bids to become the first mother to win the tournament for 38 years.

  • Kerber, Serena in final

    Serena Williams booked a Wimbledon final rematch against Angelique Kerber as the seven-time champion marched into her 10th All England Club title match with a 6-2, 6-4 rout of Julia Goerges on Thursday.

  • Rafa, Novak set for titanic battle

    Rafael Nadal described long-time rival Novak Djokovic as "one of the more complex" players he's ever met as they prepare to clash for the 52nd time on Friday with a Wimbledon final spot at stake.

  • Two epics, one legend ousted

    Eight-time champion Roger Federer was sensationally knocked out of Wimbledon on Wednesday, surrendering a two-set lead and a match point at the hands of South African giant Kevin Anderson. Federer's exit extinguished hopes of a repeat of the 2008 final against his greatest rival Rafael Nadal, who progressed in a second epic against Juan Martin Del Potro.

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