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Novak Djokovic stretched his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top of the ATP rankings on Monday, after the Spaniard’s failed bid to win a 12th Monte Carlo Masters title.

Novak Djokovic in Brisbane, Rafael Nadal in Perth as ATP Cup draw made

World number one Novak Djokovic will begin his 2020 season in Brisbane, Rafael Nadal in Perth and Roger Federer in Sydney after Monday’s draw for the ATP Cup, the new world tennis team event.
INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 09: Naomi Osaka of Japan during a change of ends against Kristina Mladenovic of France during their women’s singles second round match on day six of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 09, 2019 in Indian Wells, California. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Naomi Osaka sacks coach

Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka announced on Friday she was splitting with her coach, her second break-up this year as she battles for form and slips down the world rankings.
Serena Williams lost in the final round of the U.S. Open on Saturday to 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu, who called Williams a “legend.” Michelle V. Agins-The New York Times Kurt Streeter

Serena Williams: My poor showing in US Open final ‘inexcusable’

Serena Williams is wondering when she will start playing like a 23-time Grand Slam champion again in a major final, calling her poor showing in Saturday’s US Open final loss “inexcusable.”
Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands are the first team in 37 years to successfully defend their US Open mixed doubles title.

Jamie Murray, Bethanie Mattek-Sands repeat as US Open mixed doubles champs

Britain’s Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States captured their second consecutive US Open mixed doubles title on Saturday, defeating top seeds Chan Hao-Ching and Michael Venus 6-2, 6-3.
Belinda Bencic won’t become the first Swiss woman to win a Grand Slam title in 20 years at the US Open, but she adopted a positive outlook after a tough loss.

Belinda Bencic takes positive outlook after dropping US Open semi

Belinda Bencic won’t become the first Swiss woman to win a Grand Slam title in 20 years at the US Open, but she adopted a positive outlook after a tough loss.
Bianca Andreescu

Serena Williams to meet teen Bianca Andreescu in US Open final

Serena Williams will face Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu for the US Open title as the American set herself up for another attempt to clinch a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title.
Serena Williams claimed her 100th win at the U.S. Open in style on Tuesday.

Serena Williams powers into 10th US Open final

Serena Williams cruised into a 10th US Open final on Thursday as she brushed aside fifth seed Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-1 to claim a record-equaling 101st win at Flushing Meadows.
Belinda Bencic & Naomi Osaka

US Open: Belinda Bencic sends defending champion Osaka packing

Less than 24 hours after showing teenage sensation Gauff Coco the exit door, US Open defending champion Naomi Osaka has equally been bundled out.
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after defeating Magda Linette of Poland during their Round 2 women’s Singles tennis match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 29, 2019. (Kena Betancur - AFP)

Serena Serena excited for Coco Gauff-Naomi Osaka – ‘future of women’s tennis’

Serena Williams is usually playing in the matches that thrill her most, but she’s going to join a host of fans in watching Saturday’s US Open third round showdown between teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka.
Naomi Osaka

Coco Gauff, Naomi Osaka set for US Open showdown

US teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka will meet in a third-round showdown Saturday at the US Open, each curious to test her game against the other.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates after winning his match against Rafael Nadal of Spain as part of the day 3 of the Telcel Mexican Open 2019 at Mextenis Stadium on February 27, 2019 in Acapulco, Mexico. Getty Images

Nick Kyrgios cruises to early morning US Open triumph

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios became the last player to reach the second round of the US Open by defeating American Steve Johnson 6-3, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 early Wednesday morning.
Stefanos Tsitsipas knocked defending champion Alexander Zverev out of the Madrid Open in the quarter-finals on Friday, winning 7-5, 3-6, 6-2.

US Open: Uninspired Stefanos Tsitsipas lashes out at umpire during loss

Stefanos Tsitsipas called an umpire a “weirdo” after being told to hurry back onto court during his first-round loss to Andrey Rublev at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
Andy Murray thanks the crowd after his Australian Open defeat. Ella Ling-BPI-Rex-Shutterstock

Andy Murray enjoys first singles win since having hip surgery

It was a match in name only and the setting was a world away from the U.S. Open which started on Monday, but Andy Murray cared not a jot as he notched his first singles win since returning from career-saving hip surgery.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in US Open first round

It will be a blockbuster of a match as Serena Williams begins her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam victory against long-time rival Maria Sharapova in the US Open women’s singles draw unveiled Thursday.
Andy Murray thanks the crowd after his Australian Open defeat. Ella Ling-BPI-Rex-Shutterstock

Andy Murray goes for downgrade in Nadal ATP Challenger event

Former world number one Andy Murray is set to compete in his first Challenger Tour event in 14 years at the Rafa Nadal Open in Manacor, Spain, next week.
Japan's world No 1 Naomi Osaka in action during her 6-3, 6-3 second-round defeat to Kristina Mladenovic of France at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday night. EPA

Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka named US Open top seeds

World number ones and defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as top seeds for the US Open on Wednesday.
Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.

Serena Williams to return to Auckland for Aussie Open warm-up

Serena Williams announced Tuesday she will warm-up for January’s Australian Open at the Auckland Classic, a tournament that has mixed memories for the American superstar.
Kristina Mladenovic of France in action during her 6-3, 6-3 second-round win over Japan's world No 1 Naomi Osaka at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday night. Getty Images

Naomi Osaka’s US Open defence uncertain after knee injury

Naomi Osaka’s US Open title defence was in doubt on Friday after a left knee injury forced her to retire from her Cincinnati WTA quarter-final.

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