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Nishikori targets big tournaments after successful 2016

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Kei Nishikori has set his sights on making a grand slam breakthrough in 2017 after the Japanese world number five concluded a successful season in which he claimed one ATP Tour title, an Olympic medal and recorded a career-high 58 wins.

Murray to take aura of invincibility into new year

LONDON Forget the latest addition to Andy Murray's creaking trophy cabinet, the $2.4 million check and the adulation of a nation, the most significant upshot of his ATP World Tour Finals victory over Novak Djokovic is the aura it brings.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 21 2016

Murray rules the world after humbling of Djokovic

LONDON His season had already provided several unforgettable chapters but Andy Murray saved the best to last as he eclipsed Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-4 to claim his first ATP World Tour Finals title and rubberstamp the year-end top ranking on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 20 2016

Eclipsed Djokovic gets bitter taste of failure

LONDON Handing out chocolates to the media has become a year-end tradition for Novak Djokovic at the ATP World Tour Finals but there was no doubting the latter half of the 2016 season has been anything but sweet for the once all-conquering Serb.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 20 2016

Murray says his best years can still be ahead of him

LONDON Andy Murray believes the best years of his career could still be ahead after confirming his status as world number one by beating Novak Djokovic to claim the ATP Tour Finals crown on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 20 2016

Factbox: Murray and Djokovic season comparisons

LONDON Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have dominated 2016.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 20 2016

Murray survives epic to set up Djokovic showdown

LONDON Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, the dominant forces of men's tennis, will collide head-on in a fitting climax to the season at the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday after taking vastly different paths to the title match.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 19 2016

Djokovic thrashes Nishikori to set up Murray showdown

LONDON A clinical Novak Djokovic thrashed Kei Nishikori 6-1 6-1 on Saturday to set up a season-ending winner-takes-all showdown with home favorite Andy Murray at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 19 2016

Raonic proud of year after agonizing defeat by Murray

LONDON Same opponent, same old story for Milos Raonic but despite a sixth defeat of the year by Andy Murray at the ATP World Tour Finals on Saturday the Canadian underlined he will be a player to fear in 2017.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 19 2016

Murray in a hurry to keep up with brother

LONDON It was quite a couple of hours for the Murray brothers at the ATP World Tour Finals on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Nov 18 2016
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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