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Kei Nishikori to replace Juan Martin Del Potro at ATP Finals

Kei Nishikori to replace Juan Martin Del Potro at ATP Finals

Nishikori will join Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev, Kevin Anderson, Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem at the elite eight-player event.

Nov 04, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in Paris Masters thriller

Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in Paris Masters thriller

Following current world number 1 Rafael Nadal`s withdrawal, it had undoubtedly become the most highly-anticipated clash at the tournament.

Nov 04, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Rafael Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic in 2nd; Federer 3rd

Rafael Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic in 2nd; Federer 3rd

Djokovic climbed up to the 2nd spot after claiming the Shanghai Masters title for the 4th time against Croatia's Borna Coric on Sunday. 

Oct 15, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Tennis: Novak Djokovic makes winning return in Shanghai Masters

Tennis: Novak Djokovic makes winning return in Shanghai Masters

Djokovic, who received a first-round bye could pass Roger Federer at number two in the world rankings if he reaches Sunday`s final.

Oct 09, 2018, 20:32 PM IST
Rafael Nadal to skip ATP Asian swing due to knee injury

Rafael Nadal to skip ATP Asian swing due to knee injury

World number one Rafael Nadal on Wednesday said he would skip the Asian leg of the ATP tour to recover from the knee injury he picked up at the U.S. Open. 

Sep 20, 2018, 21:04 PM IST
US Open: Rafael Nadal's repeat bid in NYC derailed by injury

US Open: Rafael Nadal's repeat bid in NYC derailed by injury

Rafael Nadal suffered from knee soreness but braved the pain for some time into the match. In the end, it was just too much.

Sep 08, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to reach semis

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to reach semis

Defending champion  Rafael Nadal failed to win a single game in the opening set of his U.S. Open quarter-final against Dominic Thiem on Tuesday but fought back to beat the Austrian 0-6 6-4 7-5 6-7(4) 7-6(5) in a match that ended past 2 am in New York.

Sep 05, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
Serena Williams squares off against Kanepi on U.S. Open day seven

Serena Williams squares off against Kanepi on U.S. Open day seven

Williams has never dropped a set in four previous meetings with Kanepi, the last of which was at the 2014 U.S. Open, but the Estonian is high on confidence after eliminating top seed Simona Halep in the first round.

Sep 02, 2018, 23:48 PM IST
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal edges past Karen Khachanov to 4th round

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal edges past Karen Khachanov to 4th round

Rafael Nadal has feasted on Russian opposition in the past but Karen Khachanov nearly served up a major U.S. Open upset on Friday, forcing the world number one to rally for a breathless 5-7 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) third round win.

Sep 01, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot

Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) released men's world singles ranking on Monday.

Aug 06, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Rafael Nadal bows out of Wimbledon 2018 with pride

Rafael Nadal bows out of Wimbledon 2018 with pride

Rafael Nadal said he was proud and had nothing to reproach himself for after losing a top-quality Wimbledon semi-final to great rival Novak Djokovic on Saturday.

Jul 15, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
Nadal survives thriller to down Del Potro in quarter-finals

Nadal survives thriller to down Del Potro in quarter-finals

Nadal ended the four hour and 48-minute thriller with a backhand volley winner past a lunging Del Potro who ended the contest lying flat on his stomach.

Jul 12, 2018, 02:18 AM IST
Novak Djokovic says not among favourites at Wimbledon, backs Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic says not among favourites at Wimbledon, backs Roger Federer

"Let`s not get too ahead of ourselves too early. I`m definitely not one of the favourites for Wimbledon," Djokovic told British media.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
French Open: Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart Cup

French Open: Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart Cup

 Roger Federer said today his motivation is sky-high as he bids for a possible return to the number one ranking if he reaches the final at the Stuttgart Cup.

Jun 11, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

 Rafael Nadal has cast doubt on his participation at Wimbledon, saying he needs to see how his body recovers after a long clay court campaign culminated in an 11th French Open title.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

 When Rafael Nadal broke down in tears on the Roland Garros podium on Sunday as 15,000 people, plus a smattering of Hollywood heavyweights, stood and honoured his staggering 11th French Open

Jun 11, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal tops ATP rankings after 11th Roland Garros victory

French Open: Rafael Nadal tops ATP rankings after 11th Roland Garros victory

Spain's Rafael Nadal stayed atop the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday following his 11th career French Open victory.

Jun 11, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem in three-sets, wins 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem in three-sets, wins 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal now has 17 Grand Slam titles, just three behind Roger Federer.

Jun 10, 2018, 22:06 PM IST
Rafael Nadal eyes 11th French Open title as clock ticks

Rafael Nadal eyes 11th French Open title as clock ticks

Rafael Nadal admits that his desire to clinch an 11th French Open title on Sunday is fired by his growing realisation that the end of his career may not be too far away.

Jun 10, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
Rafael Nadal fights back to reach French Open semis

Rafael Nadal fights back to reach French Open semis

World number one Rafael Nadal continued his quest for 11th French Open title as he cemented his place in the semi-finals at the Roland Garros after struggling past Diego Schwartzma of Argentina on Thursday.

Jun 07, 2018, 18:41 PM IST

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