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Djokovic ready for 'big task' to grab 'fantastic' year-end No.1 spot

Novak Djokovic says he is ready for the "big task" of trying to win the ATP Tour Finals in London and claim the year-end world No.1 spot for a record-equaling sixth time.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/4 20:13:40

Roger Federer drops out of inaugural ATP Cup for 'family reasons'

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the ATP Cup, a new team competition to be held in Australia in January, citing "family reasons."
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/30 22:13:40

Former champ Roger Federer withdraws from Paris Masters

Roger Federer, 38, withdrew from the Paris Masters on Monday in order to "pace" himself for the next year, while Marin Cilic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the second round.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/29 20:48:40

World No.3 Osaka out of WTA Finals

Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka vowed to be fit and firing for her Australian Open title defense after her season was abruptly cut short by injury at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/29 20:41:39

Barty, Stosur spearhead Australia in Fed Cup final

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty and veteran Samantha Stosur spearhead Australia's team announced Monday for the Fed Cup final against France, as the country targets a first title since 1974.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/28 20:48:41

Murray wins 1st ATP title since March 2017

Andy Murray said he was “very proud” after earning his first ATP title since March 2017 on Sunday with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka in the Antwerp final.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/21 20:28:40

Medvedev revives Russia's hopes

Daniil Medvedev, Russia's No.1 ­tennis player, on Monday signed caps and ­tennis balls for fans in his native city of Moscow, hours after landing from China where he won the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/15 18:23:43

Judy Murray optimistic on Andy's 2020 fitness dream

Judy Murray has expressed further confidence in the comeback status of son Andy as the former No.1 enters a fourth straight week of play on the ATP.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/13 21:18:41

Medvedev thumps Zverev to claim Shanghai title

Daniil Medvedev won his fourth title of a spectacular year with a thumping 6-4, 6-1 victory over Alexander Zverev in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/13 21:18:40

Fabio Fognini says Andy Murray just like him 'because he complains'

Fabio Fognini said on Thursday that Andy Murray and himself are alike because they both like to complain, after their match at the Shanghai Masters descended into acrimony.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/10 23:08:40

Roland Garros' oldest champ of modern era dies at 82

Andres Gimeno, the oldest male French Open champion in the Open era, has died at the age of 82, the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) announced on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/10 23:03:40

Tsitsipas reins in social media, primed for 'pain, hype'

Rising tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas said on Wednesday that he is reaping the benefits on and off the court of staying away from social media.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/9 23:08:40

Murray to make Slam return

Andy Murray will make his Grand Slam return at the Australian Open in January, a year after career-saving hip surgery, tournament organizers announced Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/8 19:43:40

Andy Murray climbs over 200 places

Former world No.1 Andy Murray climbed over 200 places in the new ATP rankings released on Monday while Novak Djokovic extended his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/7 20:43:40

Wimbledon champ Halep targets strong finish in Asia

Simona Halep said that winning her first Wimbledon title this year meant "everything," but she was determined to have a better Asian swing than in past years after an emphatic start to her Wuhan campaign on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/24 19:03:40

China needs male version of Li Na

Li Na, who blazed a trail for a generation of women tennis players in China, says the country's men are now in desperate need of an inspirational role model.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/23 20:58:40

Venus crashes out of Wuhan Open

Venus Williams' first visit to Asia since 2017 was cut short as she crashed out of the Wuhan Open first round on Sunday 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) to fellow American Danielle Collins.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/22 19:13:39

ATP Cup draw revealed in Sydney

World No.1 Novak Djokovic will begin his 2020 season in Brisbane, Rafael Nadal in Perth and Roger Federer in Sydney after Monday's draw for the ATP Cup, the new world tennis team event.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/16 20:08:40