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Federer closes on Nadal

Roger Federer has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal at the top of the latest ATP world rankings released on Monday following his victory over the Spaniard at the Shanghai Masters. Nadal remains well clear of Federer, but the Swiss maintains a chance of finishing the year as world No.1 after shaving more than 400 points off his lead.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/16 23:03:40

Federer takes fifth consecutive win over Nadal in Shanghai

Roger Federer extended his momentum to the final in Shanghai Rolex Masters here on Sunday, defeating Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 to claim his second crown in Shanghai.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/16 8:31:13

Sharapova fights to first title since 15-month doping ban

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova was made to fight by 102nd-ranked teenager Aryna Sabalenka at the Tianjin Open on Sunday before winning her first title since a 15-month doping ban.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/15 22:08:39

Federer flies to 2nd Shanghai title

Roger Federer got one over his old rival Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in a showdown between the two best players on the planet.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/15 20:13:39

Nadal, Federer to meet in Shanghai Masters final

Tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer set up their 38th face-to-face ATP World Tour clash here on Saturday, defeating Marin Cilic and Juan Martin Del Potro respectively to advance into the Shanghai Rolex Masters final.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/15 9:28:45

ATP Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer vs. Juan Martin del Potro

Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina hits a return during the singles semifinal match against Roger Federer of Switzerland at 2017 ATP Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai, east China, on Oct. 14, 2017.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/15 7:34:18

Gritty Nadal battles into Shanghai Masters semifinals

Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men’s singles quarter-final match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/13 22:58:39

Sharapova into quarters

Maria Sharapova surged into the Tianjin Open quarterfinals on Thursday as she pursues her first tournament victory since her return from a doping ban.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/12 23:13:39

Nadal and Federer on collision course

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, and Juan Martin del Potro defeated racquet-smashing ­Alexander Zverev.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/12 23:08:39

Top seed Svitolina out of HK with injury

World No.4 Elina Svitolina withdrew from the Hong Kong Open with a leg injury on Thursday, the latest blow to the WTA event which has also been hit by several pre-­tournament pullouts and early exits.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/12 22:23:39

Venus stunned in HK

Second-seeded Venus Williams suffered a shock exit in the second round of the WTA Hong Kong Open on Wednesday, comprehensively beaten 7-5, 6-2 by ­teenager Naomi Osaka.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/11 23:08:39

Venus shakes off rust with win over Ozaki

Venus Williams raced through her opening match in the WTA Hong Kong Open on Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-2 win against Risa Ozaki.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/10 22:48:40

‘Unwell’ Nick Kyrgios sorry for walk-off

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios apologized and said he had been unwell after he stormed off court to loud boos midway through his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/10 22:48:39

Garcia out of Tianjin

Top-seeded Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia has withdrawn from the Tianjin Open with an injury, organizers said Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/9 22:28:40

Battling Stosur feeling ‘100 percent’

Former US Open champion Sam Stosur declared she felt “100 percent” again after she battled into the second round of the WTA Hong Kong Open in three sets on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/9 22:28:39

Spain names captains

Two-time French Open champion Sergi Bruguera was named captain of the Spanish Davis Cup team on Sunday with Anabel Medina to take over as Fed Cup captain, the Spanish tennis federation announced Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/8 22:33:40

Goffin claims Japan title

Belgium's David Goffin beat Adrian Mannarino of France in straight sets to win the Japan Open on Sunday, his second victory in consecutive weeks.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/8 22:33:39

Nadal punishes penalized Kyrgios

World No.1 Rafael Nadal won his sixth title of another remarkable year as he punished a disgruntled Nick Kyrgios at the China Open on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/8 22:33:39