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  • Laver Cup will be tough, not an exhibition, Federer says
    Laver Cup will be tough, not an exhibition, Federer says Reuters - Tue, Feb 21, 2017 12:16 AM SGT

    Tennis's answer to golf's Ryder Cup will be as competitive as other global tournaments, 18-times grand slam champion Roger Federer said on Monday, dismissing concerns that players might treat the event, which launches in September, as an exhibition. … More »

  • Tennis - Harrison beats Basilashvili for first ATP World Tour title Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 11:12 AM SGT

    American Ryan Harrison wept with relief after winning his first ATP World Tour title, beating Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-1 6-4 in the final of the Memphis Open on Sunday. After breezing through the first set, Harrison survived some nervous … More »

  • Tennis - Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open
    Tennis - Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 11:07 AM SGT

    By Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov upset favourite Kei Nishikori 7-6(4) 6-4 to win the Argentina Open on Sunday and lift his first title in five years. The 28-year-old Dolgopolov, who took one hour and … More »

  • Tennis - Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title
    Tennis - Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 10:53 AM SGT

    Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed his first title since 2015 as he recovered to beat David Goffin 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Sunday. Sixth seed Tsonga, 31, fell behind but after levelling the match … More »

  • Tennis: Harrison beats Basilashvili for first ATP World Tour title
    Tennis: Harrison beats Basilashvili for first ATP World Tour title Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 7:29 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - American Ryan Harrison wept with relief after winning his first ATP World Tour title, beating Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-1 6-4 in the final of the Memphis Open on Sunday. After breezing through the first set, Harrison survived … More »

  • Tennis: Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open
    Tennis: Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 5:12 AM SGT

    By Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov upset favorite Kei Nishikori 7-6(4) 6-4 to win the Argentina Open on Sunday and lift his first title in five years. The 28-year-old Dolgopolov, who took one hour and … More »

  • Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open
    Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 5:11 AM SGT

    By Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov upset favourite Kei Nishikori 7-6(4) 6-4 to win the Argentina Open on Sunday and lift his first title in five years. The 28-year-old Dolgopolov, who took one hour and … More »

  • Tennis: Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title
    Tennis: Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 4:35 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed his first title since 2015 as he recovered to beat David Goffin 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Sunday. Sixth seed Tsonga, 31, fell behind but after leveling … More »

  • Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title
    Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 4:35 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed his first title since 2015 as he recovered to beat David Goffin 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Sunday. Sixth seed Tsonga, 31, fell behind but after … More »

  • Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title
    Tsonga beats Goffin to win Rotterdam title Reuters - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 1:24 AM SGT

    REUTERS - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed his first title since 2015 as he recovered to beat David Goffin 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Sunday. Sixth seed Tsonga, 31, fell behind but after levelling … More »

  • Tsonga beats Berdych to set up Goffin final in Rotterdam Reuters - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 11:35 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga chalked up his 400th career victory in beating Czech Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Saturday. Tsonga, 31, went through 6-3 6-4 to move one … More »

  • Tennis: Nishikori battles through to Argentina final
    Tennis: Nishikori battles through to Argentina final Reuters - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 6:54 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Top seed Kei Nishikori survived a tough slog against unheralded opponent Carlos Berlocq before winning his semi-final match at the Argentina Open on Saturday. The Japanese world number five took nearly three hours to overcome local wild … More »

  • Tennis: Tsonga beats Berdych to set up Goffin final in Rotterdam Reuters - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 4:09 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga chalked up his 400th career victory in beating Czech Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Saturday. Tsonga, 31, went through 6-3 6-4 to move one … More »

  • Tsonga beats Berdych to set up Goffin final in Rotterdam Reuters - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 4:09 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga chalked up his 400th career victory in beating Czech Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Saturday. Tsonga, 31, went through 6-3 6-4 to move one … More »

  • Tennis: In-form Pliskova wins second title of the year in Qatar
    Tennis: In-form Pliskova wins second title of the year in Qatar Reuters - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 2:33 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova stormed to her second WTA title of the year, beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-4 in the Qatar Open in Doha on Saturday. The 24-year-old Czech, seeded number two, took just under an hour and 20 minutes to end the former … More »

  • Tsonga beats Berdych to reach Rotterdam final Reuters - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 1:59 AM SGT

    REUTERS - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga chalked up his 400th career victory in beating Czech Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Saturday. Tsonga, 31, went through 6-3 6-4 to move one victory … More »

  • Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief
    Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief Reuters - Fri, Feb 17, 2017 2:31 PM SGT

    Former Davis Cup coach and captain Wally Masur has replaced Pat Rafter as Tennis Australia's high performance chief after the two-time grand slam champion stepped down from the role. The 53-year-old Masur has worked closely with Rafter as a deputy … More »

  • Tennis - Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief
    Tennis - Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief Reuters - Fri, Feb 17, 2017 2:28 PM SGT

    Former Davis Cup coach and captain Wally Masur has replaced Pat Rafter as Tennis Australia's high performance chief after the two-time grand slam champion stepped down from the role. The 53-year-old Masur has worked closely with Rafter as a deputy … More »

  • Tennis star pays off Twitter Super Bowl bet by taking fan on NBA date
    Tennis star pays off Twitter Super Bowl bet by taking fan on NBA date Busted Racquet - Fri, Feb 17, 2017 3:11 AM SGT

    Give Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard credit: when she loses a bet, she pays up. Bouchard, like most of the planet watching Super Bowl LI, assumed that the New England Patriots would lose when they were down 21-0 points to the Atlanta Falcons. … More »

  • Tennis - Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN
    Tennis - Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN Reuters - Wed, Feb 15, 2017 10:19 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Tennis commentator Doug Adler has sued broadcaster ESPN, weeks after being taken off the air following a remark about Venus Williams at the Australian Open that some interpreted to be racist. Adler, who has since apologised for how he … More »