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June 30, 2018 5:16 AM Nadal to play in Brisbane ahead of Australian Open

BRISBANE, Australia: World number one Rafael Nadal will launch his 2019 Australian campaign at the Brisbane International in January, organisers said on Saturday. The Spaniard first played the tournament last year and went on to reach the final of the Australian Open against Roger Federer. "I am really looking forward to starting another season in Brisbane 16

March 25, 2018 11:45 PM Cilic, del Potro reach Miami Open fourth round

Marin Cilic of Croatia serves against Vasek Pospisil of Canada (not pictured) on day six of the Miami Open at Tennis Centre at Crandon Park, Miami March 25, 2018. — Picture by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports via ReutersMIAMI, March 26 — Former US Open champions Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro powered into the fourth round of the Miami Open yesterday 17

March 25, 2018 1:48 AM Federer says he won’t play clay court season, skips French Open

Roger Federer waves to the crowd while leaving the court after his match against Thanasi Kokkinakis (not pictured) on day five of the Miami Open at Tennis Center at Crandon Park, March 24, 2018. — Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters picMIAMI, March 25 — Roger Federer won’t go for a 21st Grand Slam title at the French Open, with the 36-year-old Swiss 19

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Quickfire Federer two wins from oldest No 1 spot

ROTTERDAM: Roger Federer delivered a crushing 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Ruben Bemelmans in just 47 minutes on Wednesday as the Swiss star moved just two wins away from becoming the sport's oldest world number one. The 36-year-old top seed, a two-time champion at the Dutch indoor event, needs to reach the semi-finals to take back the number one spot from Rafael 18

January 29, 2018 10:11 AM Federer on Nadal’s heels in rankings

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates winning the Australian Open Men’s singles final against Marin Cilic of Croatia at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne January 28, 2018. — Reuters picPARIS, Jan 29 — Roger Federer’s victory in the Australian Open has taken him to within 155 points of world number one Rafael Nadal in the ATP rankings released today. Nadal 13

January 15, 2018 9:59 AM Nadal charges into second round at Australian Open

Nadal hits a shot back at Burgos at the Australian Open in Melbourne January 15, 2018. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Jan 15 — A ruthless Rafa Nadal preserved his creaky knees for tougher tests down the road by routing Dominican journeyman Victor Estrella Burgos 6-1 6-1 6-1 to sail into the second round of the Australian Open today. Playing his first competitive 28

January 11, 2018 10:05 AM Federer faces Bedene first up in Australian Open

The Swiss marvel, chasing a sixth Australian Open crown, could also face big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the fourth round in the bottom half of the men’s draw. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Jan 11 ― Roger Federer will open his title defence against Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene and has a potential quarter-final with David Goffin in the Australian Open. In today’s 42

December 15, 2017 10:32 AM Federer voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year

Federer previously won the award, which is voted for by the public, in 2004, 2006 and 2007. — Reuters picLONDON, Dec 15 — Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time after an astonishing season during which he picked up two more Grand Slam titles. The Swiss, 36, returned from six months out with knee trouble 17

October 21, 2017 2:41 PM Dimitrov eyes London with Stockholm final

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov beat Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-3, 7-6 to make the Stockholm ATP final today. ― Reuters picSTOCKHOLM, Oct 21 — Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov beat Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-3, 7-6 to make the Stockholm ATP final today to consolidate his bid to play in a first end-of-season Masters. Dimitrov climbed fifth ahead of Marin Cilic in the race to qualify 17

September 19, 2017 10:45 AM France to play Davis Cup final against Belgium in Lille

PARIS: The Davis Cup final between France and Belgium will be played at Lille's Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Nov. 24-26, the French tennis federation announced on Tuesday. The tie will be played on a hard court indoor surface with the roof closed. The stadium is home to Ligue 1 soccer club Lille with a capacity of more than 50,000 but that is reduced for the tennis 13