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Novak Djokovic of Serbia wins the 3rd set against Marton Fucsovics of Hungary during their Day 2 of the US Open Men's Singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - TIMOTHY A. CLARY

‘Survival mode’ sees Novak Djokovic through at steamy US Open

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic suffered in sweltering US Open conditions Tuesday but battled through to the second round with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.
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Roger Federer faces Goffin in Cincinnati semi-finals

Roger Federer continued his mastery over Stan Wawrinka, but not before getting a fright en route to a 6-7(2) 7-6(6) 6-2 quarter-final victory at the Cincinnati Masters on Friday.
Serena Williams is under the watchful eye of the USADA. (OLI SCARFF - AFP-Getty Images)

Serena’s chances boosted as Wimbledon seeds keep falling

Serena Williams’s chances of winning an eighth Wimbledon and 24th Grand Slam title were boosted Friday when Madison Keys became the seventh top 10 seed to be eliminated.

Federer breezes into quarters at Indian Wells

World No. 1 Roger Federer's remarkable run continued as he booked his quarter-final berth in the ATP Indian Wells Masters with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Jeremy Chardy on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal dominant as big guns pull off great escapes

Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki and Grigor Dimitrov pulled off great escapes to stay in contention.

Nick Kyrgios beats Ryan Harrison to win in Brisbane

Nick Kyrgios was at his brilliant best as he downed American Ryan Harrison to claim the Brisbane International in straight sets on Sunday.

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina eyes Grand Slam success

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina believes she can become world number one in 2018 despite a host of challengers for the coveted top ranking.

Federer routs Tiafoe in Basel opener

Roger Federer thrashed American teenager Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-3 on Tuesday as the top seed began his week at the Swiss Indoors with a resounding first-round victory.

Federer, Nadal move closer to US Open semi-final meeting

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal continued their progress towards a potential US Open semi-final meeting on Saturday, with both players winning their third round matches to progress to the last 16.

US Open: Dimitrov, Thiem advance to second round

Grigor Dimitrov made an assured start to his US Open with a 6-1 6-4 6-2 win over Czech qualifier Vaclav Safranek Wednesday.

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