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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 extends lead as world no. 1, Fabio Fognini climbs rankings

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.
Rafael Nadal crashed out to Fabio Fognini in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday with the Spanish star admitting his 6-4, 6-2 loss was his “worst clay court match in 14 years”.

Rafael Nadal describes Monte Carlo thrashing as worst in 14 years

Rafael Nadal crashed out to Fabio Fognini in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday with the Spanish star admitting his 6-4, 6-2 loss was his “worst clay court match in 14 years”.
Novak Djokovic on Friday continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal.-1

Novak Djokovic heads into clay season secure as world number one

The Serb is almost 2,500 points ahead of Rafael Nadal while third-placed Alexander Zverev will hope to pick up points at the Marrakech claycourt event this week when Britain’s Kyle Edmund will hope to make moves to regain his place in the top 20.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer goes fourth in rankings after Miami triumph

Roger Federer jumped up one spot to fourth in the ATP rankings released on Monday after capturing his 101st career title with his victory over John Isner in Miami.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep named top seeds in Australian Open

World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women’s side.
Roger Federer was beaten in straight sets by Berna Coric (AFP)

Roger Federer begins road to 100 with a win in Paris

Roger Federer made a comfortable start to his quest for a 100th title by despatching Fabio Fognini in straight sets to ease into the quarter-finals at the Paris Masters on Thursday.

Kevin Anderson up to sixth as Rafael Nadal faces battle to stay top

South Africa's Kevin Anderson climbed up two places to sixth in Monday's ATP rankings after sealing a berth at the Tour Finals following his title in Vienna at the weekend.
Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 1, 2018, on the eve of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. - AFP PHOTO - Ben STANSALL -

Rafael Nadal maintains lead as Russian breaks into ATP top 20

Russia's Karen Khachanov moved into the top 20 in the latest men's ATP tennis rankings released Monday following his win in the Kremlin Cup.
Sep 7, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Rafael Nadal of Spain faces Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in a men's semi-final match on day twelve of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY SPORTS

Rafael Nadal still untroubled atop ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained his comfortable lead in the latest ATP tennis rankings released on Monday ahead of second-placed Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in third place.
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark prepares to receive a service during her women's singles semi-final match against Wang Qiang of China at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 6, 2018.Wozniacki won 6-1, 6-3. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Anastasija Sevastova meets Caroline Wozniacki in final, Kei Nishikori faces Daniil Medvedev for title

Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia stunned Naomi Osaka of Japan, 6/4; 6/4 and will now face Caroline Wozniacki, who defeated China’s Qiang Wang for the title in women’s finals.
Naomi Osaka of Japan hits a return during her women's semi-final match against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 6, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - GREG BAKER

US Open champ Naomi Osaka ‘stressed out’ by great expectations

Naomi Osaka admitted that she gets "stressed out" trying to live up to "the hype" after the US Open champion was beaten in the China Open semi-finals on Saturday.
Naomi Osaka of Japan throws her racquet during her women's quarter-final match against Zhang Shuai of China at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 5, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - GREG BAKER

Naomi Osaka apologises to beaten Beijing opponent

US Open champion Naomi Osaka said that she apologised to beaten opponent Zhang Shuai for her emotional behaviour in their roller-coaster China Open quarter-final on Friday.
Osaka had tears in her eyes as the match threatened to slip away in the second set before her eventual triumph (AFP Photo-GREG BAKER)

China Open: Osaka survives huge scare to reach semis

US Open champion Naomi Osaka overcame her emotions to roar back and defeat unseeded Zhang Shuai 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in a roller-coaster China Open quarter-final on Friday.
BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 02: Alexander Zverev of Germany hits a return against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain during their Men's Singles 1nd Round match of the 2018 China Open at the China National Tennis Centre on October 2, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Zhe Ji/Getty Images)

Angry Alexander Zverev stunned by world number 61 at China Open

Alexander Zverev smashed his racquet in frustration after he was the victim of a surprise three-set defeat to world number 61 Malek Jaziri at the China Open on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal

Nadal leads way into Toronto third round

Top seed Rafael Nadal blew past patchy Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday to begin his quest for a fourth Canadian trophy at the Toronto Masters.
TORONTO, ON - AUGUST 07- Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a shot against Mirza Basic of Bosnia and Herzegovina during a 1st round match on Day 2 of the Rogers Cup at Aviva Centre on August 7, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Vaughn Ridley-Getty Images-AFP

Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic advance in Toronto

Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic reached the second round of the Toronto Masters on Tuesday, with both men polishing their pre-US Open form.
Andy Murray

Andy Murray climbs 457 places in latest ATP rankings

Britain’s Andy Murray has climbed 457 places in the latest ATP rankings despite withdrawing from the Washington Open last week.
Rafa Nadal

Rafael Nadal holds onto top spot ahead of Wimbledon

Spain’s Rafael Nadal retained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings in front of his old rival Roger Federer as Wimbledon kicks off on Monday.

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