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ATP prize money to reach $100 million in 2015
ATP prize money to reach $100 million in 2015

Prize money on the men’s tennis tour will reach $100 million for the first time in 2015, the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) said on Friday.

ATP World Tour purses will then climb even higher, to $135 million by 2018, the ATP added in a news release.

Leander Paes to team up with South African doubles ace Raven Klaasen for 2015 season
Leander Paes to team up with South African doubles ace Raven Klaasen for 2015 season

Top South African doubles tennis player Raven Klaasen has revealed that he has teamed up with Indian doubles icon and former world number one Leander Paes for next year.

Novak Djokovic continues dominance on unchanged top 10 in latest ATP rankings
Novak Djokovic continues dominance on unchanged top 10 in latest ATP rankings

 Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has continued his domination on an unchanged top 10 in the latest world tennis rankings released by the ATP on Monday.

IPTL boss unconcerned over Roger Federer's injury
IPTL boss unconcerned over Roger Federer's injury

The head of the new International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) shrugged off concerns over Roger Federer`s fitness on Thursday as the Swiss star battles a back injury.

Rafael Nadal looking forward to Aussie Open preparation
Rafael Nadal looking forward to Aussie Open preparation

French Open champion Rafael Nadal is aiming to be fit for the Australian Open, which starts in January, as he recovers from an appendicitis operation, the Spaniard said Tuesday.

ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals
ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals

ATP executive chairman Chris Kermode on Friday revealed his organisation are debating whether to extend London`s hosting of their showpiece Tour Finals.

Novak Djokovic on top of the world after Paris win, fatherhood
Novak Djokovic on top of the world after Paris win, fatherhood

It`s been quite a year for Novak Djokovic, who is driving towards another year-ending number one spot, recently becoming a proud father and winning his third Paris Masters crown for his 600th ATP victory. 

Want funds, stay available for India: Sports Ministry to Indian athletes
Want funds, stay available for India: Sports Ministry to Indian athletes

Taking exception to top Indian tennis players who were reluctant to compete in the recent Asian Games, the Sports Ministry on Wednesay said individual players will be able to avail grants from it only if they undertake to be available for India whenever called upon.

In-form Andy Murray up two more places in ATP rankings
In-form Andy Murray up two more places in ATP rankings

Olympic champion Andy Murray climbed two places to eighth after winning his second tournament in a row in Valencia, as the new ATP rankings were released Monday.

David Goffin ends Borna Coric dream run to make Swiss final
David Goffin ends Borna Coric dream run to make Swiss final

David Goffin ended the dream run of teenager Borna Coric, the conqueror of Rafael Nadal, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Swiss Indoors.

Tour Finals chiefs keep anxious eye on Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal
Tour Finals chiefs keep anxious eye on Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal

 Organisers of the ATP World Tour Finals in London next month will be keeping a keen eye on Andy Murray`s results and Rafa Nadal`s health over the next couple of weeks.

Cilic, Pavlyuchenkova win Kremlin Cup titles
Cilic, Pavlyuchenkova win Kremlin Cup titles

US Open champion Marin Cilic continued his fine season by beating fifth seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut in straight sets to win the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Sunday.

Reigning US Open champ Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign
Reigning US Open champ Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign

Reigning US Open champion and World No.9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royals, the Dubai based IPTL franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL
Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL

Reacting to ATP chief Chris Kermode's "glorified exhibition" remark on the inaugural International Tennis Premier League (IPTL), league founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said that "everyone is entitled to their opinion and we are going to put on a world class show".

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.

Novak Djokovic maintains top spot in world rankings post China Open win
Novak Djokovic maintains top spot in world rankings post China Open win

Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has maintained a comfortable top spot in the ATP world rankings after he successfully defended his China Open title in Beijing on Sunday.

Rafael Nadal crashes out of China Open
Rafael Nadal crashes out of China Open

Rafael Nadal crashed out of the China Open Friday, tiring at the end of a gruelling three-set quarter-final against qualifier Martin Klizan, while reigning women`s champion Serena Williams withdrew injured.

Crowd favourite Kei Nishikori enters Japan Open semi-finals
Crowd favourite Kei Nishikori enters Japan Open semi-finals

Crowd favourite Kei Nishikori and two-time finalist Milos Raonic both hammered out straight-sets wins on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Japan Open.

Simon to meet Raonic at Japan Open semi-final
Simon to meet Raonic at Japan Open semi-final

Gilles Simon of France powered into his first ATP semi-final since the spring with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-1 defeat of American Steve Johnson at the Japan Open on Friday.

Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final
Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final

Kei Nishikori will take his growing confidence on court into the concluding weeks of the ATP season, with hopes of becoming the first Asian man to qualify for the eight-man final in November.