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Maria Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation by Indian police for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, a lawyer said Tuesday (Nov 21).

Dimitrov beats David Goffin to win ATP title in London

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov became the first man for 19 years to win the ATP Finals on his debut appearance with victory over Belgian David Goffin.

David Goffin stuns Roger Federer to reach ATP final

David Goffin stunned Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to reach the final at the O2 Arena in London.

Andy Murray splits with coach Ivan Lendl for 2nd time

Former world number one Andy Murray announced Friday he has split with coach Ivan Lendl for the second time as he works towards regaining full fitness for the 2018 season.

No let-up from Roger Federer as he stays perfect in London

Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday.

Aruna Quadri beats Hong Kong’s Wong Chun Ting to advance in Swedish Open

Nigeria’s top ranked men’s table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, continued his impressive performance at the Swedish Open on Thursday by defeating world No. 12 Wong Chun Ting from Hong Kong 4-2 to advance to the round of 16 of the competition.

Rafael Nadal wins doping defamation case against French ex-minister Roselyne Bachelot

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal won a defamation case against former French health and sports minister Roselyne Bachelot on Thursday after she accused him of doping on television.

Rafael Nadal pullout leaves Roger Federer as last man standing

Rafael Nadal's dramatic withdrawal from the ATP Finals in London leaves Roger Federer as the only megastar standing at a tournament now looking seriously short of star power.

Belgium’s David Goffin stuns Rafael Nadal in London

Belgium’s David Goffin has stunned Tennis World Number one, Rafa Nadal, beating him in three sets in the second match in Group Pete Sampras.

Roger Federer back in the groove at Tour Finals

Roger Federer made a strong start to his bid to cap his golden year with a seventh ATP Tour Finals title as the Swiss star defeated Jack Sock 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) on Sunday.

Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic fall out of ATP Top 10

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic dropped outside the ATP top 10 for the first time in years in the latest rankings released on Monday.

Serena Williams can break Margaret Court’s Grand Slam record – Steffi Graf

Tennis legend Steffi Graf said Sunday that Serena Williams can “absolutely” break Margaret Court’s Grand Slam singles title record if she returns to tennis.

US Open winner Sloane Stephens retires at Zhuhai

Sloane Stephens retired in her match against Barbora Strycova at the WTA Elite Trophy on Friday, extending her winless streak since lifting the US Open trophy in September.

Rafael Nadal battles past Pablo Cuevas to reach Paris quarters

World number one Rafael Nadal overcame a second-set blip to reach the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 victory over Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.

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