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    Djokovic stands between Murray and second gold Reuters - 9 hours ago

    By Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Britain's Andy Murray, bristling with confidence after ending a three-year wait for another grand slam title at Wimbledon, will seek to make history in Brazil by becoming the first man to win successive … More »

  • Djokovic joins tops seeds in Toronto quarters
    Djokovic joins tops seeds in Toronto quarters Reuters - 9 hours ago

    Top seed Novak Djokovic breezed into the quarter-finals as the Rogers Cup continued pretty much according to script at the Aviva Centre on Thursday. Djokovic beat Czech qualifier Radek Stepanek 6-2 6-4 in a friendly encounter, during which both … More »

  • Wawrinka advances to Toronto quarter-finals
    Wawrinka advances to Toronto quarter-finals Reuters - 16 hours ago

    Swiss second seed Stan Wawrinka won a hard-hitting battle with American Jack Sock on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals at the Rogers Cup with a 7-6(3) 6-2 triumph. Wawrinka and Sock held serve throughout the first set to force a tiebreak that … More »

  • Federer to miss Olympics and rest of season with knee problem
    Federer to miss Olympics and rest of season with knee problem Reuters - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 5:48 AM SGT

    Roger Federer has pulled out of the Rio Olympics and will miss the rest of the season, including the U.S. Open, because he needs "more extensive rehabilitation" to prolong his career after knee surgery earlier this year. Last month he described how … More »

  • Monfils ends title drought with Citi Open win
    Monfils ends title drought with Citi Open win Reuters - Mon, Jul 25, 2016 10:36 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Gael Monfils ended a 2 1/2-year title drought by overcoming Ivo Karlovic 5-7 7-6(6) 6-4 in the final of the Citi Open in Washington, D.C on Sunday. The win was Monfils’ first victory since February 2014 in Montpellier, France, and came … More »

  • Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup
    Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup Reuters - Mon, Jul 25, 2016 3:18 AM SGT

    (The Sports Xchange) - Top-seeded Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup due to shoulder inflammation. Williams, a three-time champion, made the announcement on Sunday. "Due to inflammation in my shoulder, I unfortunately must withdraw … More »

  • Tennis federation clears Russians to compete in Rio Reuters - Mon, Jul 25, 2016 12:39 AM SGT

    All seven Russian tennis players have been cleared to compete at the Rio Olympics, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Sunday. "The seven Russian tennis players who have been nominated to compete in Rio have been subject to a rigorous … More »

  • Bryans eye golden Olympics swansong in Rio
    Bryans eye golden Olympics swansong in Rio Reuters - Sun, Jul 24, 2016 11:12 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - When Mike Bryan's cellphone rang recently and the policeman on the other end of the line told him his home security alarm had gone off one thought flashed up in his head -- is my Olympic gold medal safe? The … More »

  • Tennis: Bryans eye golden Olympics swansong in Rio
    Tennis: Bryans eye golden Olympics swansong in Rio Reuters - Sun, Jul 24, 2016 9:22 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - When Mike Bryan's cellphone rang recently and the policeman on the other end of the line told him his home security alarm had gone off one thought flashed up in his head -- is my Olympic gold medal safe? The … More »

  • Three Italians banned and fined for match-fixing
    Three Italians banned and fined for match-fixing Reuters - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 9:49 PM SGT

    (Reuters) - Italian tennis player Marco Cecchinato has been banned for 18 months and fined 40,000 euros ($44,024) for match-fixing, the Italian tennis federation has announced. The 23-year-old, currently ranked 143 in the world, is one of three … More »

  • Nadal confident ahead of Rio despite lack of match practice
    Nadal confident ahead of Rio despite lack of match practice Reuters - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 9:18 PM SGT

    (Reuters) - Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal is optimistic he will be ready for the Rio Olympics despite heading into next month's Games having not played a competitive match since May 27 due to a left wrist injury. The 14-time grand slam … More »

  • Canada's Bouchard undecided on Rio over Zika fears
    Canada's Bouchard undecided on Rio over Zika fears Reuters - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 3:45 PM SGT

    Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is undecided about her participation in next month's Rio Olympics over concerns about the Zika virus, the 22-year-old said. The world number 40 shared her fears after her shock defeat by Camila Giorgi of … More »

  • Federer, Nadal pull out of Toronto event
    Federer, Nadal pull out of Toronto event Reuters - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 2:36 AM SGT

    Former champions Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have pulled out of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, leaving the tournament without three of the world's top four players, Tennis Canada said on Tuesday. The decision by Swiss world number three Federer and … More »

  • Tennis tops ESSA table for suspicious betting Reuters - Tue, Jul 19, 2016 9:35 PM SGT

    Tennis accounted for the majority of suspicious betting activity flagged up by the European Sports Security Association (ESSA) with 34 incidents in the second quarter of 2016. The sport, hit by match-fixing allegations before this year's Australian … More »

  • Andy Murray pulls out of Toronto event to focus on Rio
    Andy Murray pulls out of Toronto event to focus on Rio Reuters - Tue, Jul 19, 2016 12:52 AM SGT

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has pulled out of next week's Rogers Cup in Toronto so he can give his body time to rest before he sets out in defence of his Olympic singles title at the Rio Games. Britain's Murray won his third Rogers Cup title … More »

  • Murray pulls out of Toronto event to focus on Rio
    Murray pulls out of Toronto event to focus on Rio Reuters - Tue, Jul 19, 2016 12:30 AM SGT

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has pulled out of next week's Rogers Cup in Toronto so he can give his body time to rest before he sets out in defense of his Olympic singles title at the Rio Games. Britain's Murray won his third Rogers Cup title … More »

  • Karlovic becomes oldest Tour winner for 37 years Reuters - Mon, Jul 18, 2016 5:16 PM SGT

    Ivo Karlovic offered further proof that tennis careers can continue blossoming long after players reach their 30s when he became the oldest ATP title winner for 37 years at the weekend. The 37-year-old Croat outlasted Luxembourg's Gilles Muller … More »

  • Croatia beat U.S. in stunning Davis Cup comeback
    Croatia beat U.S. in stunning Davis Cup comeback Reuters - Mon, Jul 18, 2016 12:57 PM SGT

    Teeanger Borna Coric completed an unlikely comeback for Croatia as the small Balkan nation beat the United States 3-2 in a Davis Cup quarter-final in Oregon on Sunday. After losing the first two singles rubbers on Friday, Croatia kept alive their … More »

  • Tennis - Edmund propels champions Britain into Davis Cup semi-final
    Tennis - Edmund propels champions Britain into Davis Cup semi-final Reuters - Mon, Jul 18, 2016 12:56 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Kyle Edmund carried Britain into the Davis Cup semi-finals with a 6-3 6-4 7-6(5) victory over Serbia's Dusan Lajovic which gave the defending champions an unassailable 3-1 lead in Belgrade on Sunday. Following Jamie Murray and Dom … More »

  • Henin, Safin ushered into Hall of Fame
    Henin, Safin ushered into Hall of Fame Reuters - Sun, Jul 17, 2016 1:07 PM SGT

    Justine Henin, a shy, petite Belgian with a fierce desire to win, and big-serving Russian Marat Safin were honored as the new inductees into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island on Saturday. Seven-times grand slam singles … More »