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Serena Williams to make comeback next week

Former world number one Serena Williams will make her much-anticipated competitive return with an exhibition match on the final day of the Mubadala exhibition event on December 30, tournament organisers announced Sunday.

Dimitrov beats David Goffin to win ATP title in London

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov became the first man for 19 years to win the ATP Finals on his debut appearance with victory over Belgian David Goffin.

Roger Federer serene as pretenders dream at ATP Finals

Roger Federer will walk out on court for his 14th semi at the ATP Finals against David Goffin on Saturday as the hot favourite, with the Swiss veteran bidding for a seventh end-of-season title.

Andy Murray splits with coach Ivan Lendl for 2nd time

Former world number one Andy Murray announced Friday he has split with coach Ivan Lendl for the second time as he works towards regaining full fitness for the 2018 season.

Rafael Nadal pullout leaves Roger Federer as last man standing

Rafael Nadal's dramatic withdrawal from the ATP Finals in London leaves Roger Federer as the only megastar standing at a tournament now looking seriously short of star power.

Roger Federer back in the groove at Tour Finals

Roger Federer made a strong start to his bid to cap his golden year with a seventh ATP Tour Finals title as the Swiss star defeated Jack Sock 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) on Sunday.

Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic fall out of ATP Top 10

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic dropped outside the ATP top 10 for the first time in years in the latest rankings released on Monday.

Rafael Nadal battles past Pablo Cuevas to reach Paris quarters

World number one Rafael Nadal overcame a second-set blip to reach the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 victory over Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.

Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka target Abu Dhabi return

Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka are due to make their competitive return after six months out injured in Abu Dhabi in December.

Roger Federer closes on Rafael Nadal in latest ATP world rankings after Shanghai victory

Roger Federer has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal at the top of the latest ATP world rankings released on Monday following his victory over the Spaniard at the Shanghai Masters.

New mum Serena Williams to return for Australian Open

Serena Williams looks set to return to defend her Australian Open title next year, only three months after she became a mother.

Rafael Nadal thrashes Nick Kyrgios to clinch China Open title

World Number One Rafael Nadal swept Australian Nick Kyrgios aside to win the China Open, 6-2 6-1 on Sunday in Beijing.

Federer thanks lucky stars for Nadal fightback

Roger Federer has admitted his year would have been "very different" had he not battled back from a 1-3 fifth-set deficit in his Australian Open triumph against Rafael Nadal.

Nadal not nerves my undoing – Anderson

First-time grand slam finalist, South African Kevin Anderson said he felt relaxed going into Sunday’s U.S. Open decider but was overwhelmed by the “conundrum” of Rafa Nadal’s ruthless all-court game.

Djokovic becomes father of baby girl

Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have become parents of a baby girl, local media reported on Sunday.

Unlikely Open contenders tell Murray, Djokovic don’t hurry back

An unlikely group of US Open contenders, one destined to become a first-time Grand Slam finalist, has a message for injured stars Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray -- don't hurry back.

Nadal tops ATP charts for second week

Rafael Nadal attacks the US Open which starts Monday as world number one for the second week running.

Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury

World number two Andy Murray withdrew from the US Open on Saturday, saying a nagging left hip injury had left him unable to compete in the year's final Grand Slam tournament.

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