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Djokovic through at steamy US Open

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic suffered in sweltering US Open conditions on Tuesday but battled through to the second round with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/29 23:13:40

Serena attitude defused dress code row, says French Open director

French Open Director Guy Forget says Serena Williams' attitude defused a ­potential row over an upcoming dress code that he insists will be far less strict than the one at Wimbledon, French sports daily L'Equipe reported Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/28 22:23:41

Nadal through to second round

Defending US Open champion Rafael Nadal sent close friend David Ferrer into Grand Slam retirement on Monday when his veteran compatriot was forced to quit their first-round match with injury, but former winners Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka made successful returns to New York.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/28 22:23:41

China wins women's doubles gold in Asian Games tennis

Chinese Xu Yifan/Yang Zhaoxuan won the women's doubles tennis gold medal at the ongoing Asian Games here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/8/25 19:21:42

Winning touch

China's Wang Qiang serves against compatriot Zhang Shuai during the women's singles final tennis match at the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang on Friday. The 26-year-old defeated Zhang 6-3 6-2 at the Jakabaring Sport Complex in an all-Chinese final to secure an automatic berth to the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/24 21:38:40

Djokovic eyes US Open

From the pits of despair in Paris, record-setting Novak Djokovic now eyes a third US Open title in New York where for the first time since Wimbledon last year, the sport's “Big Four” will be reunited.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/24 0:03:40

Djokovic beats Federer in Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic finally clinched the title missing from his resume with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Roger Federer on Sunday to win in Cincinnati and become the first player to complete the sweep of Masters series tournaments.
Soure:Reuters : 2018/8/20 21:58:39

Federer, Djokovic to clash in final

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will be fighting for records when the All-Star pair clash in Sunday's final at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/19 21:48:39

Rain slows Djokovic in Cincy

Novak Djokovic's third-round struggle with defending champion Grigor Dimitrov was halted by rain, forcing the pair to delay the game at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/17 22:03:40

No.1 Halep under pressure

The women's draw took a beating on Wednesday in Cincinnati, where world No.1 Simona Halep's was still battling when rain halted play.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/16 22:43:40

Tennis world to vote on Davis Cup revamp

The most radical overhaul in the 118-year history of the Davis Cup could be given the green light on Thursday as the tennis world gathers in Florida to vote on sweeping reforms which have divided the sport.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/15 22:18:42

Federer on cruise control

Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a quick 6-4, 6-4 ­defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in his first Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/15 22:03:40

Serena breezes past Gavrilova

Serena Williams re-established her customary superiority, hammering Daria Gavrilova 6-1, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/14 21:48:40

Peng accused of 'stalking' doubles partner

Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck on Sunday accused Peng Shuai of "stalking" her in the ­controversy which saw the ­Chinese tennis star banned and fined in a Wimbledon corruption row.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/13 21:53:40

Nadal wins 80th title of career in Toronto

Rafael Nadal held off a late surge from birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the 80th title of his career with victory at the Toronto Masters on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/13 21:38:40

Nadal leads way into third round

Top seed Rafael Nadal blew past patchy Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday to begin his quest for a fourth Canadian trophy at the Toronto Masters.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/9 22:18:42

ATP looking for new host city for Finals

Men's governing tennis body the ATP has announced the opening of a tender process for hosting its season-ending showpiece tournament after a decade in London.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/8/8 22:58:42

Wawrinka, Djokovic advance

Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic reached the second round of the Toronto Masters on Tuesday, with both men polishing their pre-US Open form.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/8 22:48:43