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WTA chief backs Federer's ATP merger suggestion

May 06, 2020 - 2:25 PM

A unified tennis circuit 'may not take as long' following calls led by superstars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

epa08150504 Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning his second round match against Filip Krajinovic of Serbia on day three of the Australian Open tennis tournament at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, 22 January 2020. EPA-EFE/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Nadal's late-season injury jinx strikes again

Nov 04, 2019 - 6:52 PM

Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Paris Masters with an abdominal muscle strain, which has also put in doubt his participation in the ATP Tour Finals and the Davis Cup

RECOVERY MODE. Rafael Nadal is set to leapfrog Novak Djokovic for the No. 1 spot in the world rankings, but could lose the distinction if he fails to work his way back to health. File photo Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP


Djokovic ready for 'big task' to grab 'fantastic' year-end No. 1

Nov 04, 2019 - 1:36 PM

Novak Djokovic seeks to equal Pete Sampras' record of finishing 6 years as the world No. 1

TALL ORDER. Novak Djokovic would be sure of the year-end top ranking should he win the ATP Tour Finals and Rafael Nadal does not reach the semifinals. Photo from Twitter/@atptour


Kyrgios fined heavily for Queen's antics

Jun 22, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios gets slapped with a near $20,000 fine for separate counts of unsportsmanlike behavior

NOTORIOUS. Nick Kyrgios’ notoriety on and off court continues. Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Djokovic leads push for new union for more prize money – reports

Jan 16, 2018 - 11:43 AM

Novak Djokovic's argument is reportedly based on his comparison to the payout of the NBA

HIGHER PAY. Djokovic is reported to be leading the rally for higher compensation for the players. Photo by Paul Crock/AFP

Murray beats Djokovic for perfect year-ender

Nov 21, 2016 - 8:47 AM

Andy Murray handles Novak Djokovic in straight sets at the ATP Tour Finals to cement his status as the world men s number one

PERFECT ENDING. Andy Murray solidified his position as the top men's player in the world with a win over Novak Djokovic. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Murray, Djokovic set up gripping final showdown in London

Nov 20, 2016 - 11:19 AM

Murray shattered Djokovic s 122 week reign at number one Now they ll settle who is the best in the ATP Tour Finals

SHOWDOWN IN LONDON. Andy Murray has usurped Novak Djokovic as the world's number one player. Now they'll face off in a winner-take-all showdown. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Murray, Djokovic target year-end top spot

Nov 12, 2016 - 3:04 PM

A friendly rivalry that began 15 years ago when they first faced off in European junior tournaments will reach a new level over the week as they fight to end the year as the world number one

TOP GUN. Andy Murray has moved into the world's top spot among men's tennis players after Novak Djokovic's recent slump. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Murray, Nadal in dominant mood at Tour Finals

Nov 17, 2015 - 10:02 PM

Andy Murray defeats David Ferrer Rafael Nadal thrashes Stan Wawrinka

Britain's Andy Murray reacts after winning a point against Spain's David Ferrer during their singles Ilie Nastase group match at the ATP Tour tennis finals tournament. Photo by ANDY RAIN/EPA

Roger Federer approaches 1,000 win landmark

Nov 12, 2014 - 3:47 AM

Roger Federer is just 7 wins shy of becoming the third player to crack the 1 000 win mark

MILLENNIUM MAN. Roger Federer returns to Japan’s Kei Nishikori during the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Tuesday. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Tennis: Masterful Djokovic sinks Federer to win Tour Finals

Nov 13, 2012 - 2:56 PM

Novak Djokovic produced a masterful display to end Roger Federer s reign as ATP Tour Finals champion as the world number one swept to a 7 6 8 6 7 5 victory in the final on Monday

VICTORIOUS. Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the winners' trophy after the singles final against Switzerland's Roger Federer on the eighth day of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament in London on November 12, 2012. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK

Federer downs Murray to set up finals clash with Djokovic

Nov 12, 2012 - 9:05 AM

Roger Federer remains on course for a seventh ATP Tour Finals title after the defending champion defeated third seed Andy Murray

FEDERER ON TOP. Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates his victory over Britain's Andy Murray in their semi-final singles match on the seventh day of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament in London. AFP.

Federer downs Ferrer, makes semis of ATP Tour Finals

Nov 09, 2012 - 3:07 AM

Roger Federer clinched a place in the semi finals of the ATP Tour Finals with a 6 4 7 6 7 5 win over Spain s David Ferrer at London s O2 Arena

Federer captures fourth Indian Wells title

Mar 19, 2012 - 8:52 AM

Federer has now captured three consecutive events after winning finals in Rotterdam and Dubai

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to John Isner of the US in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 18, 2012 in Indian Wells, California. Federer won 7-6 (9/7), 6-3. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK