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Nadal's season ends in painful defeat

Rafael Nadal's dramatic withdrawal from the ATP Finals in London leaves Roger Federer as the only megastar standing at a tournament now looking seriously short of star power.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/14 23:08:40

Stars to play in Brisbane

Former winner Milos Raonic and this year's runner-up Kei Nishikori are set to return to next year's Brisbane International, organizers said Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/13 23:33:40

Zverev beats Cilic in Finals debut

A few hours after old master Roger Federer reminded everyone of his enduring magic, Alexander Zverev, the man leading the next generation of men's tennis, dazzled on his ATP Finals debut.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/13 23:28:40

Star back to training

World No.7 Stan Wawrinka has returned to training ahead of his scheduled comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship exhibition event in December.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/8 22:48:39

Federer to face Zverev in ATP Tour Finals

Six-time champion Roger Federer was paired in the same group as German debutant Alexander Zverev for next week's ATP Tour Finals when the draw was made in host city London on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/8 22:43:40

Murray, Djokovic slump

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic dropped outside the ATP top 10 for the first time in years in the latest rankings released on Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/6 23:03:39

Jack Sock claims Paris Masters title

American Jack Sock said he was shocked after moving from "thinking about his holidays" during his opening Paris Masters win to qualifying for the World Tour Finals in London after claiming the Bercy title.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/6 22:58:40

Goerges lifts WTA Elite Trophy

German Julia Goerges tamed American CoCo Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-1 in the final of the WTA Elite Trophy to claim the biggest title of her career on Sunday in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/5 22:28:39

Women's boss wants WTA Finals to close season

Women's Tennis Association chief executive Steve Simon said he wants the WTA Finals to become the last event of the season from 2019, meaning a likely swap with the ongoing Elite Trophy in Zhuhai.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/3 22:48:40

Nadal makes into last eight at Paris Masters, Potro remains in finals berth contention

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is riding high at the Paris Masters as the Spaniard secured his place in last eight here on Thursday, while Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro marched on to keep his chances of reaching the ATP Finals alive.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/3 11:05:30

Barty into Zhuhai semis

Australia's Ashleigh Barty stunned former world No.1 Angelique Kerber in straight sets to reach the WTA Elite Trophy semifinals on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/2 22:38:39

Del Potro marches on

Juan Martin del Potro closed in on a World Tour Finals place by beating Robin Haase 7-5, 6-4 in the Paris Masters last 16 on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/2 22:33:40

Nadal clinches year-end ATP world No. 1, Zverev upset at Paris Masters

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal secured a year-end top position in the ATP Rankings following his victory over South Korean talent Chung Hyeon in the second round of the Paris Masters here on Wednesday, while promising German star Alexander Zverev was turned down by Robin Haase in full sets.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/2 10:01:45

Zverev knocked out

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev was dumped out of the Paris Masters on Wednesday by Dutchman Robin Haase in a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 second-round defeat. The 20-year-old German lost his composure after easing through the first set, as his bid for a third Masters title of the season was abruptly ended. It was the world No.43 Haase's first-ever win over a top-five player.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/1 23:18:39

Slovak downs top seed

Slovakia's No.1 Magdalena Rybarikova beat top seed and French star Kristina Mladenovic at the WTA Elite Trophy on Wednesday in a tight match at the round-robin tournament.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/1 23:13:40

Pouille in world's top 20

Lucas Pouille climbed into the ATP top 20 on the back of his weekend success in Vienna as Rafael Nadal targets the year-ending No.1 spot.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/30 23:03:40

Federer withdraws from Paris Masters due to back problem

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has decided to quit next week's Rolex Paris Masters due to back injury, the organizer announced via social network on Sunday evening.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/30 9:51:18

Wozniacki claims WTA Finals

Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki ended her career-long jinx against Venus Williams in spectacular style to lift the WTA Finals trophy for the first time on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/29 23:13:40