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Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza continue to top ATP, WTA rankings

Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza continue to top ATP, WTA rankings

Nadal, the16-time Grand Slam champion, led the rankings ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer, while the United Kingdom's Andy Murray came in third.

Belgium defeat Australia, face France in Davis Cup final

Belgium defeat Australia, face France in Davis Cup final

Nine-time champions France had booked their place in the November 24-26 final, which they will now host, by seeing off Serbia in their semi-final in Lille.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

They will face either Belgium or Australia in the final, with Lleyton Hewitt`s visitors leading 2-1 in Brussels.

Davis Cup: Australia, France on brink of final after identical 2-1 leads in respective semis

Davis Cup: Australia, France on brink of final after identical 2-1 leads in respective semis

Lleyton Hewitt`s Australia last won the Davis Cup in 2003 when they beat Spain in the final.

Davis Cup: France take on depleted Serbia, Belgium host Australia in semis

Davis Cup: France take on depleted Serbia, Belgium host Australia in semis

In the absence of Djokovic, who ended his season prematurely because of an elbow injury, world number 80 Lajovic is Serbia`s best-ranked player.

Leander Paes not surprsied with Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer's re-emergence

Leander Paes not surprsied with Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer's re-emergence

Nadal beat Kevin Anderson in the US Open final to finish world no. 1 in the calendar year in which he had also won the French Open and made the Australian Open final before losing to Federer. The Swiss legend also bagged his eighth Wimbledon title, his first since 2012.

India vs Canada: Clash of youngsters in Davis Cup World Group tie

India vs Canada: Clash of youngsters in Davis Cup World Group tie

A lot was expected from the two Indian youngsters since their arrival but injuries to Yuki, ranked 157, and lack of confidence in Ramkumar (ranked 154) has marred their careers.

Rafael Nadal to play top level Tennis for years to come: Carlos Moya

Rafael Nadal to play top level Tennis for years to come: Carlos Moya

Former world number one Moya joined Nadal`s coaching team to work alongside his uncle Toni Nadal in December last year and has helped revitalise the 31-year-old Spaniard`s career.

Davis Cup team spirit fires Nick Kyrgios up again

Davis Cup team spirit fires Nick Kyrgios up again

Australia play Belgium in the semi-final in Brussels this weekend, looking to secure their first trip to the decider since their 2003 win over Spain.

Garbine Muguruza joins US Open champion Rafael Nadal at No. 1 for Spain

Garbine Muguruza joins US Open champion Rafael Nadal at No. 1 for Spain

Pliskova, however, slipped down to the fourth spot with 5520 points. US Open champion Sloane Stephens has leaped high to grab the 17th spot. Venus Williams, on the other hand, is back to top-five in the women's circuit for the first time since 2011.

After seven years, Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal sweep all four Grand Slams in a year

In fact, going by numbers, since 2003 Wimbledon, 58 Grand Slams have been played. Federer bagged 19 while Nadal has 16 to his name – total standing to 35, which is almost 60 per cent of the total – such has been their dominance. Novak stands next on the list with 12 Majors and Murray and Wawrinka having three apiece to their name.

Rafael Nadal's US Open win sets Twitter on fire, Tennis stars call him 'best Spanish athlete in history'

Rafael Nadal's US Open win sets Twitter on fire, Tennis stars call him 'best Spanish athlete in history'

With his victory last night, Nadal also sent warning to Federer, highlighting that he can still surpass his Swiss compatriot's Grand Slam tally.

US Open champion Rafael Nadal calls 2017 'one of the best of his career'

US Open champion Rafael Nadal calls 2017 'one of the best of his career'

Nadal also claimed an unprecedented 10th French Open in June after finishing runner-up to Roger Federer at the Australian Open.

US Open 2017: Majestic Rafael Nadal humbles Kevin Anderson to claim 16th Grand Slam title

US Open 2017: Majestic Rafael Nadal humbles Kevin Anderson to claim 16th Grand Slam title

Nadal thus added a third US Open trophy from New York. He had previously won the Flushing Meadows event in 2010 and 2013, to successfully counter the view that he only thrives on the dirts of Paris.

Martina Hingis, Chan Yung-Jan capture US Open women`s doubles crown

Martina Hingis, Chan Yung-Jan capture US Open women`s doubles crown

For Hingis, it was a 25th career Grand Slam title overall and her third of the year.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Kevin Anderson — As it happened...

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Kevin Anderson — As it happened...

The final lasted two and half hours, which is the longest for a straight sets win in a US Open final. After a nearly hour long first set, Nadal shut the door on Kevin Anderson with a disciplined performance, expected from a top player. He beat Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.

Sloane Stephens marvels at money and journey to US Open glory

Sloane Stephens marvels at money and journey to US Open glory

Worries didn`t end for Sloane Stephens after winning her first Grand Slam title Saturday at the US Open, recalling the fabulous photographs of past champions she admired along the hallways of Arthur Ashe Stadium.

US Open, Men's Singles final: Rafael Nadal eyes sweet sixteen against Kevin Anderson

US Open, Men's Singles final: Rafael Nadal eyes sweet sixteen against Kevin Anderson

The 31-year-old Spaniard, who captured a 10th Roland Garros in June and was runner-up to Roger Federer at the Australian Open in January, is the overwhelming favourite.

Sloane Stephens humbles Madison Keys to win US Open title

Sloane Stephens humbles Madison Keys to win US Open title

Unseeded Sloane Stephens humbled American compatriot Madison Keys in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0 to win the 2017 US Open Women's Singles tile on Sunday at Arthur Ashe stadium, New York.

US Open 2017, Women's Singles final: Sloane Stephens vs Madison Keys – As it happened...

US Open 2017, Women's Singles final: Sloane Stephens vs Madison Keys – As it happened...

The all-American final was expected to be a tense fight, but with the higher ranked Keys committing 30 unforced errors, it ended with an one-sided match.