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Osaka sets up quarter-final clash with Andreescu in Beijing

10 October, 2019 8:51 pm 8:51 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – Fourth seed Naomi Osaka beat American Alison Riske 6-4 6-0 in the China Open in Beijing on Thursday to set up a quarter-final clash with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu. Osaka, who won the Pan Pacific Open in Japan last month, converted five of eight break points and won the final 10 … Read More


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US Open 2019: Nadal defeats Berrettini to face Medvedev in final

09 September, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

NEW YORK – Rafael Nadal reached the US Open final with a dogged straight-set win over Italian Matteo Berrettini. The Spanish second seed, 33, survived two set points in the opener before his class shone through in a 7-6 (8-6) 6-4 6-1 win at Flushing Meadows. Berrettini, 23, lost momentum after missing his chance but … Read More


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Rafa knocks Cilic out of US Open

09 September, 2019 11:40 am 11:40 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal faced his stiffest challenge yet at the US Open but raised his game to beat Marin Cilic 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-2 on Monday and continue his quest for a fourth Flushing Meadows title. The second-seeded Spaniard was in cruise control as he took the first set behind some superb … Read More


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Defending champion Osaka falls to Bencic at US Open

09 September, 2019 11:50 pm 11:50 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Holder Naomi Osaka of Japan was upset 7-5 6-4 by Belinda Bencic in the fourth round at the US Open on Monday as the Swiss reached the quarter-finals for the second time. Bencic, seeded 13th, broke the world number one in the first game of the match under the closed roof … Read More


Federer, Serena seek US Open quarter-final berths on day seven

09 September, 2019 10:17 am 10:17 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Roger Federer will try to avoid a second consecutive fourth-round exit from the US Open when he returns to action on Sunday while Serena Williams resumes her quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. Federer, who wilted in hot and humid conditions last year when he fell to Australian John … Read More


Djokovic shrugs off shoulder issue to reach last 16

08 August, 2019 9:35 am 9:35 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic silenced concerns about his left shoulder as the Serbian breezed past American Denis Kudla 6-3 6-4 6-2  to reach the last 16 at the US Open. Djokovic’s title defence looked to be in jeopardy in his previous match when he received treatment on his shoulder several times, … Read More


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Nadal gets walkover into US Open third round

08 August, 2019 5:26 am 5:26 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three-times champion Rafa Nadal got a walkover into the third round of the US Open after Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis withdrew from their evening match on Thursday. Kokkinakis, whose clash with the Spanish second seed was scheduled to close out the Thursday night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium, withdrew with a … Read More


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Serena survives scare to reach US Open third round

08 August, 2019 9:23 am 9:23 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams survived a second-round scare at the US Open on Wednesday with a 5-7 6-3 6-1 win over American wildcard Catherine McNally to keep alive her hopes of securing a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. World number eight Williams, who captured the first of her six US Open titles two … Read More


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Federer progresses in US Open as Serena overpowers Sharapova

08 August, 2019 2:13 pm 2:13 pm

NEW YORK (AFP) – Serena Williams overwhelmed Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 to reach the second round of the US Open in search of her 24th Grand Slam title while “rusty” Roger Federer rallied past Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal. Six-time US Open champion Williams crushed the five-time major winner from Russia in only 59 minutes, beating … Read More


Nadal fit and ready for hardcourt challenge at US Open

08 August, 2019 9:27 am 9:27 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal was forced out of the US Open last year in the semi-finals with a knee injury but the in-form Spaniard declared himself fit and ready for the punishing hardcourts at Flushing Meadows. Nadal’s hopes of defending his 2017 US Open title last year were crushed when his chronic knee … Read More


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Serena rolls past Osaka in Toronto, Halep retires

08 August, 2019 9:27 am 9:27 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Serena Williams moved into the Rogers Cup semi-finals with a maiden career victory over Naomi Osaka in their first meeting since the American’s infamous row with an umpire overshadowed last year’s US Open final. The 6-3 6-4 loss continued a run of poor form for Osaka but there was some good news … Read More


Djokovic beaten by Bautista Agut in Doha semi-final

01 January, 2019 11:42 am 11:42 am

DOHA (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic suffered his first defeat of the new season in the Qatar Open semi-finals  ,losing in three sets to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut. World number one Djokovic, who was pushed to the limit in his last two matches in Doha by Marton Fucsovics and Nikoloz Basilashvili, failed to find a way … Read More


Tennis player Jabeur becomes first Tunisian to reach WTA final

10 October, 2018 9:43 am 9:43 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Qualifier Ons Jabeur became the first Tunisian player to reach a WTA final when she beat fifth seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 6-3 at the Kremlin Cup. She had already become the first Tunisian to reach a semi-final and continued her impressive form against the Latvian to set up a final … Read More


Tennis player Coric stuns Federer in Shanghai, faces Djokovic in final

10 October, 2018 10:10 am 10:10 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Croatia’s Borna Coric produced a masterful display of power-hitting to stun holder Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 in the Shanghai Masters and will face Novak Djokovic in the final. Coric was quick out of the blocks at the Qi Zhong Stadium as he broke in the opening game against the top seed and … Read More


Federer, Djokovic advance to Shanghai semis

10 October, 2018 10:44 am 10:44 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Top seed and defending champion Roger Federer returned to form to beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-4 7-6(4) and reach the Shanghai Masters semi-finals . The 20-times Grand Slam winner has produced a series of lacklustre performances in Shanghai, his first tournament since suffering a shock fourth-round defeat by John Millman at the … Read More