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Serena has high expectations

Serena Williams said Monday that she "can't wait for the future" as she warmed up for her return to the WTA Tour at the Tie Break Tens exhibition at Madison Square Garden.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/6 22:28:39

UK No.1 Edmund wants 'legitimate' Murray battle

Kyle Edmund is proud to have become Britain's top-ranked tennis player but the 23-year-old says he would have preferred to have beaten Andy Murray fair and square for the honor rather than inherit it from the injured Scot.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/3/5 22:03:39

Del Potro wins Mexican Open

Juan Martin del Potro continued his dominance over Kevin Anderson, putting the brakes on the South African's brilliant run of success to claim the ATP Mexican Open title on Saturday night.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/4 22:13:28

10 is the barrier

Tennis legend Roger Federer believes it will be hard for the younger generation to emulate him and fellow veterans Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in winning multiple Grand Slams.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/1 22:34:16

Thiem sets showdown with Del Potro in Mexico

Third-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem powered into the quarterfinals of the Mexican Open in Acapulco on Wednesday with a 6-2, 6-3 triumph over rising Canadian star Denis Shapovalov.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/1 22:18:39

Federer becomes most decorated Laureus winner with double victories in 2018

Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer won his fifth and sixth Laureus statuettes, becoming the most decorated Laureus winner in history at the 2018 awards ceremony in Monaco on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/28 8:57:40

Frances Tiafoe topples del Potro in Delray Beach

Frances Tiafoe turned the tables on Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday, toppling the second-seeded former champion 7-6 (8/6), 4-6, 7-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP tournament at Delray Beach, Florida.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/23 22:28:40

Champion Svitolina seals return to Dubai semifinals

Elina Svitolina edged closer to defending the second title of her career as the Ukrainian held off Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday for a semifinal place at the Dubai Championships.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/22 22:18:40

Petra Kvitova claims title at 2018 WTA Qatar Open

Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic hits a return during the single's final match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain at the 2018 WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, on Feb. 18, 2018. Petra Kvitova won 2-1 to claim the title.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/19 15:29:59

Roger Federer chases history in Rotterdam

Roger Federer will target a return to the top of the rankings as the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament starts Monday, with the Swiss aiming to become the oldest No.1 player in ATP history.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/11 23:18:40

Rafael Nadal confirms participation in this year's Queen's Club Championships

World No.1 Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will play in the Wimbledon warm-up event at Queen's Club later this year.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/7 23:03:40

German victory

Alexander Zverev of Germany returns against Alex De Minaur of Australia during their men's singles tennis match in the Davis Cup World Group tie at the Pat Rafter Arena in Brisbane on Friday. Zverev gave Germany the early advantage with a grueling four-hour win over Alex de Minaur 7-5, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/2 22:33:40

Germany's Zverev faces Aussie rookie in Davis Cup

World No.5 Alexander Zverev will face rookie Alex de Minaur first up in Germany's Davis Cup tie against Australia on Friday, with Jan-Lennard Struff opening against Nick Kyrgios.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/1 22:23:42

Tomic has 'huge wake-up call,' wants to return to tennis

Australian tennis bad boy Bernard Tomic said he had a "huge wake-up call" after taking part in a reality TV show, leaving the program early to return to the sporting world.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/31 23:18:42

Yao Ming, Liu Guoliang to feature in New Year Sports Gala

Chinese basketball chief Yao Ming and table tennis all-time great Liu Guoliang are among over a hundred sports celebrities who will feature at the inaugural New Year Sports Gala.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/29 20:53:27

Fairy tale continues

A tearful Roger Federer surged home to beat Marin Cilic in five riveting sets and win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in Melbourne on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/28 22:55:02

Federer hails Chung as future top 10 player

Roger Federer hailed Chung Hyeon as a future top 10 player Friday after the South Korean's Australian Open came to a painful end at the hands of the Swiss maestro.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/26 22:48:40

Fair game

Boris Becker won six Grand Slams during a glittering career but even those treasured trophies are fair game as insolvency practitioners responsible for handling his bankruptcy try to track them down to pay his creditors.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/26 5:03:41