Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer eyes ATP Finals title, top ranking after Shanghai triumph

Roger Federer eyes ATP Finals title, top ranking after Shanghai triumph

The 19-times Grand Slam winner claimed his 94th title and sixth this year with an emphatic defeat of Nadal in the Shanghai final and is hungry for a first ATP Finals win since 2011.

Oct 16, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Roger Federer brushes aside Rafael Nadal to win second Shanghai Masters title

Roger Federer brushes aside Rafael Nadal to win second Shanghai Masters title

The Swiss world number two beat Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open and Miami Masters and in the last 16 at Indian Wells earlier this year, and never looked like losing to his long-time rival in Shanghai, firing 10 aces as he cruised to victory.

Oct 15, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
It's Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer in Shanghai Masters final

It's Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer in Shanghai Masters final

The Swiss Federer, the world number two chasing a second Shanghai crown, rolled back the years to fight back from a set down and defeat Juan Martin del Potro 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Oct 14, 2017, 20:54 PM IST
Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal outlasts Marin Cilic to set up possible showdown with Roger Federer

Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal outlasts Marin Cilic to set up possible showdown with Roger Federer

Number two Federer plays Juan Martin del Potro in the other semi-final later Saturday after the Argentine said he was fit despite hurting his wrist in a fall in the quarter-finals.

Oct 14, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Shanghai Masters: Juan Martin del Potro a doubt for Roger Federer in semis, Rafael Nadal to play Marin Cilic

Shanghai Masters: Juan Martin del Potro a doubt for Roger Federer in semis, Rafael Nadal to play Marin Cilic

Sixteenth seed Del Potro heroically clambered off the floor and from a set down to knock out Serbia`s Viktor Troicki 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Oct 13, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Rafael Nadal overcomes Grigor Dimitrov to make Shanghai Masters semis

Rafael Nadal overcomes Grigor Dimitrov to make Shanghai Masters semis

The Spaniard, who has never won the Shanghai showpiece, is chasing a seventh title in a brilliant season and a hat-trick of triumphs on the trot, having been crowned US Open and China Open champion in recent weeks.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
Gritty Rafael Nadal battles into Shanghai Masters semi-finals

Gritty Rafael Nadal battles into Shanghai Masters semi-finals

The Spaniard, who has never won the Shanghai showpiece, is chasing a seventh title in a brilliant season and a hat-trick of triumphs on the trot, having been crowned US Open and China Open champion in recent weeks.

Oct 13, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on collision course in Shanghai Masters

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on collision course in Shanghai Masters

World number one Nadal blew away Fabio Fognini in 63 minutes and plays sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov as he pursues one of the few tournaments to have eluded him.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer ease through in Shanghai Masters

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer ease through in Shanghai Masters

Top seed Nadal extended his winning streak to 13 matches with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of American Jared Donaldson in the Qi Zhong Stadium before world number two Federer, to the delight of his sizeable Chinese fan club, got the better of Argentina`s Diego Schwartzman 7-6(4) 6-4.

Oct 11, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios fined $10,000 for Shanghai walk off

Nick Kyrgios fined $10,000 for Shanghai walk off

The tempestuous Kyrgios had just been beaten in a tiebreak against Johnson when he walked to the net, offered his hand to the American and stormed off court to the bemusement of his opponent and chair umpire Fergus Murphy.

Oct 11, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Alexander Zverev strolls through in Shanghai Masters

Alexander Zverev strolls through in Shanghai Masters

The unseeded Bedene was losing 4-0 in the first set when he called it quits because of a leg injury after playing just 12 minutes.

Oct 11, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Brisbane welcomes Nick Kyrgios despite Shanghai walk-off

Brisbane welcomes Nick Kyrgios despite Shanghai walk-off

Brisbane director spoke the day after Kyrgios, ranked 21st in the world, abruptly exited midway through his opening match in Shanghai, just two days after a high-profile meltdown in the China Open final.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
I couldn`t be happier with this season, says Roger Federer ahead of Shanghai Masters

I couldn`t be happier with this season, says Roger Federer ahead of Shanghai Masters

Following an injury-plagued 2016 in which he failed to lift any hardware, Federer has thrived on a reduced schedule aimed at easing the strain on his 36-year-old bones.

Oct 09, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Australian Open 2016: Nick Kyrgios prepared for comeback after ban

Australian Open 2016: Nick Kyrgios prepared for comeback after ban

Kyrgios, who won three ATP titles this year with his world ranking climbing to 13, believes he is capable of winning the tournament.

Dec 24, 2016, 11:04 AM IST
Aussie bad boy Nick Kyrgios accepts 'care plan', ATP ban could be reduced

Aussie bad boy Nick Kyrgios accepts 'care plan', ATP ban could be reduced

Kyrgios was beaten 6-3 6-1 by Mischa Zverev in the second round in Shanghai after a bizarre display in which he delivered a series of half-hearted serves and walked off court before the German returned the ball to him.

Oct 30, 2016, 16:19 PM IST
Persistent wrist injury forces Rafael Nadal to shut down 2016 season, targets early recovery

Persistent wrist injury forces Rafael Nadal to shut down 2016 season, targets early recovery

Nadal, ranked at six in the world, suffered a shock second round defeat to Victor Troicki at the Shanghai Masters last week.

Oct 21, 2016, 00:09 AM IST
Nick Kyrgios: Troubled Australian tennis star eyes more time off next year after eight-week ban

Nick Kyrgios: Troubled Australian tennis star eyes more time off next year after eight-week ban

In a question-and-answer session on Twitter Wednesday, the suspended star was asked what his goals were for next year. "More time off," he replied.

Oct 19, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
World No. 1 ranking: Unfashionable Andy Murray looking good to dethrone Novak Djokovic from top spot

World No. 1 ranking: Unfashionable Andy Murray looking good to dethrone Novak Djokovic from top spot

Obstacles remain and Murray is wary of a return to form by Djokovic, conservatively predicting that February or March represent his best chance of reaching number one.

Oct 17, 2016, 09:34 AM IST
Andy Murray beats Roberto Bautista Agut to win third Shanghai Masters title, close in on World Number 1

Andy Murray beats Roberto Bautista Agut to win third Shanghai Masters title, close in on World Number 1

Bautista Agut forced a tight opening set into a tiebreak, but the 29-year-old Briton raised his level to then win seven points in a row.

Oct 16, 2016, 17:15 PM IST
SHOCKED Novak Djokovic smashes racquet, rips shirt — MUST WATCH

SHOCKED Novak Djokovic smashes racquet, rips shirt — MUST WATCH

World number one Novak Djokovic showed his wild side on Saturday after losing to Roberto Bautista Agut in the first semi-final of the Shanghai Masters.

Oct 16, 2016, 00:08 AM IST