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Cincinnati winner Daniil Medvedev breaks into top 5, Novak Djokovic stays atop ATP Rankings

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Austria's Dominic Thiem retained their third and fourth place, respectively. 

Aug 20, 2019, 14:31 PM IST

Cincinnati Open: Roger Federer stunned by qualifier Andrey Rublev in last-16

Rublev will now look to book his place in the semi-final of the Western & Southern Open when he face Russia's Daniil Medvedev in a last-eight clash of the tournament. 


Aug 16, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

Montreal winner Rafael Nadal retains 2nd spot, Novak Djokovic stays atop

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Austria's Dominic Thiem are standing at the third and fourth place, respectively. 

Aug 13, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Fatigued Rafael Nadal pulls out of Cincinnati Open

After clinching a record-extending 35th ATP Masters 1000 title by winning Rogers Cup in Montreal on Monday, world number two Rafael Nadal has pulled out of this week's Cincinnati Open for the second year in a row. 

Aug 12, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Rafael Nadal claims record-extending 35th ATP Masters 1000 title with Rogers Cup win

With the win, Nadal has also lifted his third tour-level trophy of the year after sealing wins at Rome and Roland Garros earlier this year,

Aug 12, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal through to final after injured Gael Monfils withdraws

Nadal, who is a four-time champion of the Canadian Open, is bidding to clinch his record-extending 35th ATP Masters 1000 title .

Aug 11, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

Rafael Nadal sees off Fabio Fognini to reach Rogers Cup semi-final

Nadal, who is a four-time champion of the Canadian Open, will now lock horns with the winner of another last-eight clash between countryman Roberto Bautista Agut and No. 16 seed Gael Monfils.

Aug 10, 2019, 10:16 AM IST

Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals of Montreal Masters

With the win, 18-time Grand Slam champion Nadal has notched up his 379th Masters 1000 victory, thus surpassing third-ranked Roger Federer's record of 378 in the elite series. 

Aug 09, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

ATP Rankings: Novak Djokovic extends lead on top with Wimbledon win

Federer, on the other hand, has reduced the gap to his long-time rival, standing just 485 points behind Rafael Nadal at the third spot.  

Jul 23, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Lack of love fuels Novak Djokovic's desire to be top dog

When he starts receiving the same adoration reserved almost exclusively for Roger Federer in Sunday`s epic Wimbledon final, maybe his resolve will soften, his hunger for the fight diminish, his love of "sticking it to them" fade.

Jul 15, 2019, 20:30 PM IST

Novak Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Boris Becker

World number one Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer to claim a fifth Wimbledon title in the longest singles final in the tournament`s 133-year history on Sunday, leaving him four slams behind the Swiss and two adrift of Rafa Nadal.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

Djokovic beats Federer in intense five-set thriller to lift 5th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic defeated 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in an intense five-set thriller to lift his fifth Wimbledon title at Centre Court on Sunday. 

Jul 14, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

Vintage Roger Federer holds off Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

The 40th career meeting between the golden duo with 38 Grand Slam titles between them, swung this way and that before Federer seized control to claim a 7-6(3) 1-6 6-3 6-4 victory.

Jul 13, 2019, 00:42 AM IST

Novak Djokovic holds off spirited Spanish challenge to reach Wimbledon final

Remarkably the 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-2 success was the Serb’s 12th victory in his last 13 Grand Slam semi-finals and he is now one win away from his fifth title at Wimbledon and 16th Grand Slam singles crown.

Jul 12, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

Rafael Nadal topples Sam Querrey to set up Roger Federer semi-final in Wimbledon

The Spaniard made a jaw-dropping start to his quarter-final as he won all 12 points during his first three service games.

Jul 11, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

A case of ‘don’t you now who I am?’ for Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon

'Manic Monday' always causes a scheduling headache for Wimbledon organisers.

Jul 09, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Serena Williams fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon court

Serena Williams was fined $10,000 (£7,989) by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon's courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament, media reported.

Jul 09, 2019, 06:18 AM IST

Nadal bursts Sousa''s bubble to reach Wimbledon quarters

The sweet-spot in Rafael Nadal`s racket appeared to be the size of a beachball on Monday as the Spaniard fired off winners left, right and centre to hurtle into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a ruthless 6-2 6-2 6-2 win over Joao Sousa. 

Jul 08, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Heavier balls to blame for slower game at Wimbledon, says Rafael Nadal

Many players have complained about the game's slower speed at the Grand Slam this year, with Roger Federer saying Wimbledon "has not been the fastest".

Jul 08, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Wimbledon 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Japan’s Sugita to set up Kyrgios clash

Spaniard Rafael Nadal recovered from that initial hiccup to claim a dominant 6-3 6-1 6-3 win.

Jul 03, 2019, 10:46 AM IST