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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.
Rafa Nadal

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer to regain top spot

Spain’s Rafael Nadal regained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings from old rival Roger Federer on Monday after the latter’s surprise final loss on the grass in Halle.

Rafael Nadal stays top of ATP pile with French Open repeat

Spain’s Rafael Nadal maintained his hold on top spot in the men’s ATP rankings Monday after his 11th French Open success.

Serena Williams faces Wimbledon fight as Paris party falls flat

Serena Williams admits her dream of an eighth Wimbledon title could either be saved or shattered in a Paris doctor's office this week.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic set up blockbuster clash in Rome

Novak Djokovic set up an Italian Open semi-final blockbuster against old rival Rafael Nadal after both former world number one players battled back in thrilling last-eight clashes on Friday.

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer on collision course in Shanghai

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday and Juan Martin del Potro defeated racquet-smashing Alexander Zverev.

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