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Andy Murray hits a return to Frances Tiafoe during their first-round match at the Western & Southern Open, which the Scot won in two hours, 28 minutes. Jason Szenes-EPA

ATP Tour: Andy Murray beats Frances Tiafoe, books Zverev clash

Britain’s Andy Murray made a triumphant ATP comeback Saturday, defeating Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-1 in his first match of 2020 at the Western and Southern Open.
Britain’s Andy Murray reacts after winning the fourth set during his men’s singles match against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut on day one of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 14, 2019. (Photo by SAEED KHAN - AFP)

Andy Murray admits to rustiness ahead of ATP return

Andy Murray says he’s feeling off the pace for his return to the ATP Tour this weekend but is hoping to hit his stride ahead of the U.S Open, which begins on Aug. 31.
World number two Rafael Nadal stepped up his bid for a third ATP Mexico Open title with an impressive display of serving and shotmaking to beat Serbian youngster Miomir Kecmanovic on Wednesday

Rafael Nadal pessimistic about return to action before 2021

Rafael Nadal does not expect to return to play competitive tennis until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has decimated much of this year’s calendar.
Novak Djokovic battles back in the first set en route to beating Roger Federer on Thursday for a place in his eighth Australian Open final.

Novak Djokovic sizzles into Dubai second round

Novak Djokovic continued his hot early season form on Monday, cruising past Tunisian wild card Malek Jaziri 6-1, 6-2 into the second round of the Dubai Championships.
Andy Murray thanks the crowd after his Australian Open defeat. Ella Ling-BPI-Rex-Shutterstock

Andy Murray enjoys first singles win since having hip surgery

It was a match in name only and the setting was a world away from the U.S. Open which started on Monday, but Andy Murray cared not a jot as he notched his first singles win since returning from career-saving hip surgery.
Andy Murray thanks the crowd after his Australian Open defeat. Ella Ling-BPI-Rex-Shutterstock

Andy Murray goes for downgrade in Nadal ATP Challenger event

Former world number one Andy Murray is set to compete in his first Challenger Tour event in 14 years at the Rafa Nadal Open in Manacor, Spain, next week.

Daniil Medvedev shocks Novak Djokovic at Cincinnati

A resilient Daniil Medvedev stunned world number one and holder Novak Djokovic in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals on Saturday.
Roger Federer was beaten in straight sets by Berna Coric (AFP)

Roger Federer happy to return to clay after three-year absence

Former world number one Roger Federer says he is glad he made the decision to return to clay courts.
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.
Yannick Noah

Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal’s absence ‘changes everything’ – France skipper

France Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah says world number one Rafael Nadal’s absence from Spain’s team in this weekend’s semi-final “changes everything”.
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 30: Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacst during the men's singles second round match against Tennys Sandgren of the United States on Day Four of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Novak Djokovic survives ‘mini-me’ lapse to reach US Open 3rd round

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic made it harder than it had to be, but rediscovered his poise in time to pull off a four-set victory over Tennys Sandgren at the US Open 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”.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams ruthless in Cincinnati Masters, Andy Murray ousted

Serena Williams re-established her customary superiority, hammering Daria Gavrilova 6-1, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Monday.

French Open: Rafa Nadal crushes friend Roland Gasquet to reach last 16

Whenever claycourt machine Rafa Nadal faces old friend Richard Gasquet, the 10-time Roland Garros champion gets a free ride.

Maria Sharapova makes Chatrier return, Rafael Nadal faces Richard Gasquet

Maria Sharapova will return to the showpiece Court Philippe Chatrier for the first time in three years against fellow former world number one Karolina Pliskova at Roland Garros on Saturday, while Rafael Nadal defends his 15-0 record over Richard Gasquet.

Rafael Nadal powers into French Open third-round meeting with Richard Gasquet

Rafael Nadal stormed into the French Open third round on Thursday as he continued his bid for an 11th title by sweeping aside Argentinian Guido Pella 6-2, 6-1, 6-1.

Japan’s Kei Nishikori wears down Alexander Zverev to set up Nadal final

Kei Nishikori fought back from a set down to beat Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday to set up a showdown with Rafael Nadal.

Grigor Dimitrov becomes top seed and top draw as Roger Federer skips Dubai Championships

With the withdrawal of Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov will be thrust into the favourite's role when the Dubai Championships start on Monday.

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