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KEY BISCAYNE, FL - MARCH 23: Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves against Benoit Paire of France in their second round match during the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 23, 2018 in Key Biscayne, Florida. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Novak Djokovic to face Marin Cilic as Cincinnati title dream draws closer

Former world number one Novak Djokovic won his second match of the day on Friday to set up a semi-final clash at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters with Marin Cilic.
Roger Federer

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.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer strikes down fellow Swiss to reach Cincinnati semis

World number two Roger Federer posted his second win of the day, amid a lightning fear interruption, to reach the semi-finals of the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters on Friday.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal reaches Toronto quarters with win over Stan Wawrinka

A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal on Thursday at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarter-finals.
Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 11, 2018 Japan's Kei Nishikori reacts during his quarter final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS-Tony O'Brien

Kei Nishikori feels ‘tough’ after overcoming wrist injury

Japan's Kei Nishikori, back on form after a torn right wrist tendon, returns to the scene of his most recent outdoor title hoping to launch another strong US Open run.
Spain's Rafael Nadal leaves the court after losing to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the continuation of their men's singles semi-final match on the twelfth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 14, 2018. Djokovic won the match 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 10-8. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF /

Rafael Nadal sitting pretty atop ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal remains top of the ATP tennis world rankings with the 32-year-old 17-time Grand Slam winner enjoying a comfortable margin over his eternal rival the Swiss Roger Federer.
Serena Williams is under the watchful eye of the USADA. (OLI SCARFF - AFP-Getty Images)

Federer, Serena Aim To Advance On Wimbledon’s ‘Manic Monday’

Roger Federer and Serena Williams will be expected to maintain their flawless progress at Wimbledon as the title favourites head into the fourth round looking to survive the tournament’s giant-killing carnage on Monday.
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.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts to France's Jeremy Chardy during their men's singles semi-finals match at the ATP Queen's Club Championships tennis tournament in west London on June 23, 2018. Serbia's Novak Djokovic beat France's Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (7/5), 6-4.Ben STANSALL / AFP

Novak Djokovic ends drought to reach Queen’s showpiece

Novak Djokovic ended his final drought as the former world number one reached his first title match for a year with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 win against Jeremy Chardy at Queen's Club on Saturday.
Referee Antonio Mateu reviews the VAR footage before awarding Australia a penalty against Denmark. Simon Hofmann | Fifa via Getty Images

Novak Djokovic pleased to see technology embraced at World Cup

Novak Djokovic is pleased to see technology being embraced at the World Cup, despite watching Serbia lose in controversial circumstances against Switzerland on Friday night.

Andy Murray: Return to the top may be slow progress

Andy Murray insists he can still win Grand Slams after almost a year on the sidelines with a hip injury, but the Scot doesn't expect to add another Wimbledon title to his collection this season.

Roger Federer regains world number one ranking after Nick Kyrgios win

Roger Federer staged a 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) comeback on Saturday over Nick Kyrgios to reach the Stuttgart Cup final and take back the world number one ranking.

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.

Juan Martin del Potro has ‘nothing to lose’ against ‘king of clay’ Rafael Nadal

Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro said that he will have “nothing to lose” in his French Open semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal on Friday, after not even knowing whether he would play in the days before the tournament.

Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova eye French Open semi-finals

Rafael Nadal sets his sights on a 27th Grand Slam semi-final when he faces Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday while Marin Cilic tackles Juan Martin del Potro in a battle of former US Open champions.

Serena Williams set for Grand Slam return at Roland Garros

Three-time champion Serena Williams will make her eagerly-awaited return to Grand Slam tennis on Tuesday with a French Open first-round match against Kristyna Pliskova on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Rafael Nadal edges out Novak Djokovic in Rome Masters

Nadal, who is now 10-0 in semi-finals at the Foro Italico, broke loose after a tight first set lasting well over an hour to edge out Djokovic in their 51st career meeting in a rivalry stretching back to 2006.

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