Roger Federer in prime position to become year-end World No. 1
Roger Federer in prime position to become year-end World No. 1

With the year-end closing on fast, two of tennis' greatest players are on a collision course with only 1000 points separating them in the ATP ranking. After winning the elusive Shanghai crown last week, Roger Federer has posed a direct challenge to the top-ranked Novak Djokovic.

Roger Federer hazy on return to world number one
Roger Federer hazy on return to world number one

Roger Federer insisted he wouldn`t go out of his way to capture the coveted year-end world number one ranking, despite sealing back-to-back Masters wins in Shanghai on Sunday.

Stan Wawrinka qualifies for World Tour Finals
Stan Wawrinka qualifies for World Tour Finals

Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka has qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals according to organisers Barclays.

Roger Federer edges Gilles Simon to win Shanghai Masters
Roger Federer edges Gilles Simon to win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer edged a resilient Gilles Simon of France 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/2) to win the Shanghai Masters and claim the 81st title of his career on Sunday.

Bryans achieve another record with Masters slam
Bryans achieve another record with Masters slam

 American twins Bob and Mike Bryan added another accolade to their lengthy resume after taking the Shanghai Masters men`s doubles title on Sunday to become the first pair to win all nine ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments.

Age is not wearying Roger Federer, says Novak Djokovic
Age is not wearying Roger Federer, says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic said age was not slowing down Roger Federer after his straight-sets humbling by the 33-year-old Swiss at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday.

Roger Federer outguns Novak Djokovic to enter Shanghai Masters final
Roger Federer outguns Novak Djokovic to enter Shanghai Masters final

A feisty Roger Federer overcame Novak Djokovic in a gripping Shanghai Masters semi-final Saturday, ending the Serb's incredible winning streak in China and his hopes of clinching a third successive title.

Gilles Simon overpowers Feliciano Lopez to make Shanghai Masters final
Gilles Simon overpowers Feliciano Lopez to make Shanghai Masters final

Gilles Simon of France powered past Feliciano Lopez in Shanghai on Saturday to reach his first Masters final in six years and seal his return to the world top 20.

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer to clash in Shanghai semis
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer to clash in Shanghai semis

World number one Novak Djokovic and 17-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer will battle for a place in the Shanghai Masters final after they powered through their quarter-final matches Friday.

Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea in semis of Shanghai Masters
Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea in semis of Shanghai Masters

Rohna Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea advanced to the semifinals of the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters with a shock win over fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo, here today.

Simon dumps Berdych to reach Shanghai semis
Simon dumps Berdych to reach Shanghai semis

France`s Gilles Simon overwhelmed Tomas Berdych in a scintillating final set Friday as he marched into the Shanghai Masters semi-finals with his second top-10 scalp in three days.

Rafael Nadal on antibiotics before appendix surgery decision
Rafael Nadal on antibiotics before appendix surgery decision

Rafael Nadal will follow a course of antibiotics for a period of four to five days before he decides whether or not to undergo an appendectomy, the Spanish star`s spokesman said.

Roger Ferrer ousts Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych reaches Shanghai quarters
Roger Ferrer ousts Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych reaches Shanghai quarters

Fifth seed David Ferrer knocked Andy Murray out of the Shanghai Masters third round on Thursday, coming from a set down to prevail 2-6 6-1 6-2 and boost his chances of qualifying for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Fabio Fognini fined for obscene gesture in Shanghai
Fabio Fognini fined for obscene gesture in Shanghai

World number 17 Fabio Fognini was fined $2,000 for making an obscene gesture to fans following his embarrassing exit from the Shanghai Masters, a tennis official said Thursday.

Stanislas Wawrinka out, Andy Murray advances at Shanghai Masters
Stanislas Wawrinka out, Andy Murray advances at Shanghai Masters

Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka crashed out of the Shanghai Masters with a second round loss to Gilles Simon on Wednesday, while Andy Murray advanced with an assured 7-5 6-2 win over Jerzy Janowicz.

Rafael Nadal to play in Shanghai despite appendicitis
Rafael Nadal to play in Shanghai despite appendicitis

World number two Rafael Nadal will play at the Shanghai Masters this week despite being diagnosed with appendicitis, the Spaniard said Tuesday at his second tournament since his latest injury layoff.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal bid to dethrone Novak Djokovic in Shanghai
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal bid to dethrone Novak Djokovic in Shanghai

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal enter this week`s Shanghai Masters bidding to unseat current champion Novak Djokovic, who appears on an unstoppable march to ending the year as number one for the third time.

Karlovic stuns Cilic, Isner aces it in Shanghai
Karlovic stuns Cilic, Isner aces it in Shanghai

U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic made a shock first-round exit from the Shanghai Masters on Monday after losing 7-5 2-6 7-6(2) to fellow Croatian Ivo Karlovic.

Ivo Karlovic stuns Marin Cilic, Isner aces it in Shanghai
Ivo Karlovic stuns Marin Cilic, Isner aces it in Shanghai

US Open champion Marin Cilic made a shock first-round exit from the Shanghai Masters on Monday after losing 7-5 2-6 7-6(2) to fellow Croatian Ivo Karlovic.

Andy Murray makes ATP Shenzhen Open semis, Richard Gasquet crashes
Andy Murray makes ATP Shenzhen Open semis, Richard Gasquet crashes

Andy Murray reached the last four of the ATP Shenzhen Open Friday, as he chases points to make November`s World Tour Finals in London.