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Laver Cup will be tough, not an exhibition, Federer says


PRAGUE 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.

Tennis: Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES 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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Feb 19 2017

Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa’s coach after this season

MADRID Rafael Nadal's uncle, Toni Nadal, will step down as his coach after this year's ATP Tour, as he feels he has been sidelined by other figures in the player's entourage, he told an Italian tennis magazine.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Feb 13 2017

Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam Open to rest

MADRID Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week's Rotterdam Open after being advised by doctors to rest, he said on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Feb 09 2017

Resurgent Nadal returns to Queen's Club

LONDON A resurgent Rafael Nadal will warm up for Wimbledon by returning to The Queen's Club for the Aegon Championships in June.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Feb 06 2017

Djokovic the exception as he clocks in for national duty

LONDON Novak Djokovic will be a notable exception this week after clocking on for Davis Cup duty for Serbia when a host of other big names are resting up after their Australian Open exertions.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Feb 02 2017

Nadal left out of Spain Davis Cup squad

MADRID Rafael Nadal has been left out of Spain's Davis Cup squad for their World Group first-round match against Croatia this weekend due to fatigue.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 30 2017

Factbox: Australian Open finalist Roger Federer

Factbox on Switzerland's Roger Federer, who will meet Spain's Rafa Nadal in the Australian Open men's singles final on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 28 2017

Top surviving seed Raonic safely into last eight

MELBOURNE Third seed Milos Raonic came safely through a potentially tricky match against Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(6) 3-6 6-4 6-1 on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the third straight year.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 23 2017

Nadal smashes through Baghdatis to reach third round

MELBOURNE Hours after reigning champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Australian Open on Thursday, Rafael Nadal raised hopes of filling the power vacuum after demolishing Marcos Baghdatis 6-3 6-1 6-3 to reach the third round.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 19 2017
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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