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US Open 2017: Victoria Azarenka could miss season's final Grand Slam due to custody battle

US Open 2017: Victoria Azarenka could miss season's final Grand Slam due to custody battle

The 28-year-old, who reached the finals at the U.S. Open in 2012 and 2013, remains optimistic that legal arrangements can be worked out to allow her to compete shortly.

Sania Mirza - Peng Shuai progress, Ramkumar Ramanathan crashes out of Cincinnati Masters

Sania Mirza - Peng Shuai progress, Ramkumar Ramanathan crashes out of Cincinnati Masters

The fourth seeded Indo-Chinese duo romped home with a comfortable 7-5 6-4 win over Germany`s Julia Görges and Ukraine`s Olga Savchuk in a last-16 clash that lasted one and a half hour on Wednesday.

World No 1 Rafael Nadal wins opener, US teen ousts Alexander Zverev at Cincinnati Masters

World No 1 Rafael Nadal wins opener, US teen ousts Alexander Zverev at Cincinnati Masters

Nadal, a 15-time Grand Slam champion who captured his 10th French Open crown in June, defeated Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4, improving to 15-0 in ATP matches against the Frenchman.

Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

The 27-year-old world number nine becomes the latest of a clutch of high-ranked players to take time out from the sport due to injury.

Serena Williams targeting 'outrageous' Australian Open title defense

Serena Williams targeting 'outrageous' Australian Open title defense

Williams said during her pregnancy layoff she had kept a close eye on the tennis world, including her sister Venus's run to the Wimbledon final

Cincinnati Open: Juan Maritin Del Potro, Nick Kyrgios advance; Milos Raonic withdraws

Cincinnati Open: Juan Maritin Del Potro, Nick Kyrgios advance; Milos Raonic withdraws

Former U.S. Open champion del Potro beat 10th-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych 3-6 7-6(1) 6-0, while Kyrgios opened with a 6-2 6-3 dismissal of ninth seed David Goffin of Belgium in the Cincinnati heat.

Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at U.S. Open

Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at U.S. Open

The 30-year-old Russian, who returned from a 15-month doping ban earlier this year, was denied a wildcard at the French Open, then missed the grasscourt season, including Wimbledon, with a thigh injury.

Roger Federer withdraws from Cincinnati Open; Rafael Nadal to become World No 1

Roger Federer withdraws from Cincinnati Open; Rafael Nadal to become World No 1

On the women's side, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova have announced that they will not play in the event.

Maria Sharapova withdraws from Cincinnati Open due to arm injury

Maria Sharapova withdraws from Cincinnati Open due to arm injury

The five-time Grand Slam champion was due to play French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in a highly-anticipated first round clash.

Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni back; Leander Paes left out of Indian Davis Cup squad

Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni back; Leander Paes left out of Indian Davis Cup squad

Apart from Bhambri and Myneni, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna made the squad, captained by Mahesh Bhupathi.

Rogers Cup 2017: Alexander Zverev stuns Roger Federer to win his fifth title of season

Rogers Cup 2017: Alexander Zverev stuns Roger Federer to win his fifth title of season

The 20-year-old German used his booming serve to overpower Federer 6-3, 6-4 Sunday as the Swiss superstar never got a chance to get into the match.

Andy Murray's absence, Rafael Nadal's exit open World No. 1 ranking gates for Roger Federer

Andy Murray's absence, Rafael Nadal's exit open World No. 1 ranking gates for Roger Federer

Speculations were also that Federer was in the race for the numero uno spot and now with Nadal's shock exit, the road seems clear for him. If he is able to win the Rogers Cup tomorrow, then he is bound to become the World No.1 yet again, on August 21 with an equal or a better finish than Nadal at the Cincinnati masters.

Roger Federer edges towards another title, beats Robin Haase to meet Alexander Zverev in Montreal final

Roger Federer edges towards another title, beats Robin Haase to meet Alexander Zverev in Montreal final

Federer owns a 2-1 edge against Zverev in head-to-head meetings, most recently a 6-1 6-3 win at Halle in June.

Rogers Cup 2017: Roger Federer defeats Roberto Bautista Agut to punch ticket to Montreal semis

Rogers Cup 2017: Roger Federer defeats Roberto Bautista Agut to punch ticket to Montreal semis

Federer hammered five aces, made just two double faults and won 81 percent of his first serve points in the 68-minute centre court match. He dominated at the net, winning 21 or 25 points.

Canadian Open: Caroline Wozniacki topples top seed Karolina Pliskova to sail into semi-finals

Canadian Open: Caroline Wozniacki topples top seed Karolina Pliskova to sail into semi-finals

The sixth seeded Wozniacki posted her first career win over a number-one player in seven tries as she blasted eight aces in the two-hour, 56-minute centre court match.

Rogers Cup 2017: Roger Federer overcomes sloppy start to down David Ferrer

Rogers Cup 2017: Roger Federer overcomes sloppy start to down David Ferrer

Federer was sloppy from the start on centre court, sending routine forehands wide and providing the underdog Ferrer with early break opportunities in the ATP 1000 event in Montreal.

Rogers Cup: Karolina Pliskova sails into quarter finals after Naomi Osaka retires

Rogers Cup: Karolina Pliskova sails into quarter finals after Naomi Osaka retires

Czech Pliskova, playing her first tournament with the top ranking, was pushed into a deciding set by qualifier Osaka before the 19-year-old called for the trainer when trailing 6-2 6-7(4) 1-0 and promptly withdrew.

Rogers Cup 2017: Rafael Nadal's bid to World No 1 put on hold after Round 3 defeat to Denis Shapovalov

Rogers Cup 2017: Rafael Nadal's bid to World No 1 put on hold after Round 3 defeat to Denis Shapovalov

It was not just a dream, it was something that most tennis fans yearned to see. To see Rafael Nadal scale up the ladder to reclaim the No. 1 ranking on the ATP rankings chart. But all went in vain as the Spaniard lost to Denis Shapovalov 3-6 6-4 7-6 (7-4) in the third round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal, today.

Venus Williams battles into Toronto last 16, Garbine Muguruza through

Venus Williams battles into Toronto last 16, Garbine Muguruza through

Top seed Karolína Pliskova of the Czech Republic meanwhile eased past Russia`s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3, 6-3.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal secure opening round victories at ATP Montreal Masters

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal secure opening round victories at ATP Montreal Masters

Federer attributed his renaissance to rediscovering full fitness after knee surgery in 2016 and taking a two-month break from the game earlier this year.