Novak Djokovic

Djokovic maintains perfect record, Wozniacki exits


BEIJING - Men's top seed Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect China Open record but Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of qualifying for the year-ending WTA Finals in Singapore took a hit after she crashed out on Wednesday.

Nadal, Djokovic and Murray enjoy Beijing wins

BEIJING - Rafa Nadal enjoyed an emphatic return to singles action as he powered past Richard Gasquet at the China Open on Tuesday, while world number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to continue his perfect run in Beijing.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 30 Sep 2014

Serena and Cilic advance in China, Nadal loses on return

BEIJING - U.S. Open champions Marin Cilic and Serena Williams kicked off their China Open campaigns with straight sets victories against battling underdogs on Monday, but Rafa Nadal suffered defeat in a rare doubles outing on his return from injury.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 29 Sep 2014

ATP World Tour Finals race hots up as Murray reaches Shenzen semis

- Andy Murray moved a step closer to his first title in more than a year with a 6-3 7-5 defeat of Slovakian Lukas Lacko to reach the semi-finals of the Shenzen Open on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 Sep 2014

Federer replaces injured Nadal in new league

NEW DELHI - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) but the organizers pulled off a coup on Monday by naming Swiss maestro Roger Federer as replacement for the injured Spaniard.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Sep 2014

France to face Germany in Davis Cup first round

LONDON - Top seeds France were drawn away to Germany on Thursday in the opening round of the 2015 Davis Cup World Group.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Sep 2014

Davis Cup to remain annual event: ITF chief

DUBAI - The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it over-burdens an already-crowded schedule, the head of the sport’s governing body said on Tuesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Sep 2014

Cilic crushes Nishikori to claim U.S. Open title

NEW YORK - Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Monday and reach the pinnacle of the sport one year after a doping ban kept him out of the year's final grand slam.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Sep 2014

Disappointment for Nishikori, but Asia on the rise

- Tokyo's morning rush-hour will probably have flowed a little smoother than usual on Tuesday as millions delayed their journeys to find a TV beaming a 24-year-old wielding a tennis racket on a patch of concrete in a suburb of New York.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Sep 2014

Even in defeat, Nishikori set to win big off-court

NEW YORK - Already ranked ninth in Forbes' list of top tennis earners, Japan's Kei Nishikori is due for a bigger share of the off-court largesse despite losing Monday's final at the U.S. Open, U.S. marketing experts say.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Sep 2014
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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