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Nadal back as No 1, after 3-year absence

Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the world number one for the first time in three years in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

Nick Kyrgios ousts Rafael Nadal in Cincinnati

Nick Kyrgios was at his ruthless best on Friday evening at Cincinnati’s Western & Southern Open, blasting past Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-5 to secure a spot in the semi-finals.

Bacsinszky out of US Open with hand injury

Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky has withdrawn from the U.S. Open due to a lingering hand injury, the world number 24 has said.

Svitolina destroys Wozniacki in WTA Toronto final

Elina Svitolina crushed Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Toronto WTA trophy on Sunday, capturing her fifth title of 2017 and her second final of the season over the former world number one.

Resurgent Federer advances to Montreal final

Swiss superstar Roger Federer turned in a precision performance Saturday at the ATP Montreal tennis, using thundering serves and clever backhands to defeat unseeded Robin Haase for a spot in the final.

Federer hopes Nadal regains top spot

World number three tennis player Roger Federer said he hopes Rafael Nadal regains the number one ranking in Montreal this week.

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