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Fabio Fognini

Fabio Fognini may face fine for Wimbledon ‘bomb’ outburst

Fabio Fognini may face a fine for saying “a bomb should explode” on Wimbledon, All England Club chief executive Richard Lewis said Monday.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal drawn to meet Roger Federer in Wimbledon semis

Rafael Nadal breathed a sigh of relief Friday after he was slated to meet eight-time champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semi-finals.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal makes winning start in Monte Carlo

Rafael Nadal produced a clay court masterclass to pick apart fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-1, as the world number two began his Monte Carlo Masters title defence in stunning fashion on Wednesday.
Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios holds the trophy after defeating German tennis player Alexander Zverev during the Mexico ATP Open men’s singles tennis final in Acapulco, Guerrero state on March 2, 2019.PEDRO PARDO - AFP

Nick Kyrgios beats Alexander Zverev to win Acapulco ATP crown

Australian Nick Kyrgios capped a scintillating run in Acapulco with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over world number three Alexander Zverev Saturday to claim his first ATP title in more than a year.
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 topples Rafael Nadal to reach Mexico Open quarter-finals

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios survived three match points to beat top-seeded Rafael Nadal 3-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (8/6) on Wednesday and reach the quarter-finals of the Mexico Open.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer: Nick Kyrgios is better on court than behind mic

Roger Federer’s third-round masterclass against American Taylor Fritz at the Australian Open on Friday drew gushing praise from bad boy of tennis Nick Kyrgios.
United States’ Serena Williams reacts after hitting a backhand return during her first round match against Germany’s Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (Kin Cheung/Associated Press)

Serena Williams makes ruthless start in Australian Open return

Serena Williams made a ruthless start in her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over unseeded German Tatjana Maria in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic insists no decision on ousting ATP tour chief

Novak Djokovic insisted Sunday no decision had been taken about ousting ATP Tour chief Chris Kermode after reports of a player revolt against the way the sport was being run.
Brightest new kid on the block Alexander Zverev said Saturday he was sad to hear “super nice” Andy Murray say the Australian Open could be his last tournament.

Alexander Zverev sad at Andy Murray quitting tennis

Brightest new kid on the block Alexander Zverev said Saturday he was sad to hear “super nice” Andy Murray say the Australian Open could be his last tournament.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic faces qualifier at Australian Open, Roger Federer takes on Denis Istomin

World number one Novak Djokovic will start his bid to win a record seventh Australian Open title next week against a qualifier following Thursday’s draw.
Kei Nishikori of Japan | Agence France-Presse

Kei Nishikori: My goal is to get back in top five

Kei Nishikori showed he was back to his best form as he downed Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-5 to reach the semi-finals of the Brisbane International on Thursday.
Andy Murray

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev shows Andy Murray there’s still work to be done

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev showed Andy Murray just how much work he still has to do, when he beat the former world number one in straight sets in the Brisbane International on Wednesday.

Nick Kyrgios, Murray power into second round at Brisbane Open

Nick Kyrgios started his Brisbane Open title defence with a battling 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) victory over American Ryan Harrison in the opening round on Tuesday.
Andy Murray

Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal look for Brisbane bounce-back after injury-hit 2018

Andy Murray aims to kick-start his stalled career in Brisbane this week after an injury-plagued 2018, with Spanish great Rafael Nadal also playing as he tests his troubled knee ahead of the Australian Open.
Andy Murray of Great Britain gives a thumbs-up after a win on day one. Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Andy Murray brushes off retirement talk, says focus is on improving

Andy Murray has said he has no regrets about not walking away from tennis despite missing 11 months of the year with a hip injury.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Marco Cecchinato of Italy in their men's singles third round match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament on October 11, 2018. (Photo by Johannes EISELE - AFP)

Novak Djokovic gets revenge to make Shanghai quarters

Novak Djokovic enjoyed a measure of revenge as he booked his spot in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-0 demolition of Marco Cecchinato on Thursday.
Roger Federer

US Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic through as storm rages over umpire’s Nick Kyrgios...

Roger Federer on Thursday set-up a US Open third round clash against Nick Kyrgios who found himself at the centre of an impartiality row after an umpire climbed down from his chair to tell him: “I want to help you”.
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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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

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