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ATP roundup: Alexander Zverev takes Cincinnati crown

  • The third-seeded Zverev, ranked No. 5 in the world, won his 17th career singles title, his fifth title at the ATP Masters 1000 level and his fourth event of the season.
ATP roundup: Alexander Zverev takes Cincinnati crown(USA TODAY Sports)
ATP roundup: Alexander Zverev takes Cincinnati crown(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 23, 2021 08:20 AM IST
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Cincinnati Masters: Benoit Paire upsets 5th seed Denis Shapovalov in 2nd round

Mercurial Benoit Paire tasted his first win over a top-ten player since 2017 when he defeated fifth seed Denis Shapovalov in the second round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Masters: Benoit Paire upsets 5th seed Denis Shapovalov in 2nd round(TWITTER)
Cincinnati Masters: Benoit Paire upsets 5th seed Denis Shapovalov in 2nd round(TWITTER)
Published on Aug 18, 2021 01:47 PM IST
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WTA adds events to calendar, announces new rankings system

The WTA Tour, suspended since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, last month announced it would resume in Palermo on Aug. 3 and the tournaments in Prague and Lexington are scheduled to begin a week later.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, Naomi Osaka of Japan, Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, Ashleigh Barty of Australia, Simona Halep of Romania, Bianca Andreescu of Canada, Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic pose for a selfie ahead of the 2019 WTA Finals at Lotus Hill Park on October 25, 2019 in Shenzhen, China.(Getty Images)
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, Naomi Osaka of Japan, Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, Ashleigh Barty of Australia, Simona Halep of Romania, Bianca Andreescu of Canada, Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic pose for a selfie ahead of the 2019 WTA Finals at Lotus Hill Park on October 25, 2019 in Shenzhen, China.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 08:59 AM IST
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Andy Murray going ‘in right direction’ after biggest win since return

Murray meets compatriot Cameron Norrie in the last 16 after a gutsy victory over the 13th-ranked Italian.
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File image of Andy Murray(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 04:23 PM IST
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Nick Kyrgios on ‘best behaviour’ after suspended ban

The temperamental Australian was hit with a suspended 16-week ban on Thursday which can be lifted after a six-month probationary period provided he meets certain strict criteria.
Nick Kyrgios celebrates during his singles match against Team Europe's Roger Federer at the Laver Cup.(REUTERS)
Nick Kyrgios celebrates during his singles match against Team Europe's Roger Federer at the Laver Cup.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 11:10 AM IST
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Nick Kyrgios faces investigation after accusing ATP of being corrupt

Nick Kyrgios, famous for his outbursts on and off the court, managed to keep reasonably calm as he beat American Steve Johnson 6-3 7-6(1) 6-4 in his first round clash on Tuesday.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia serves against Steve Johnson of the United States.(USA TODAY Sports)
Nick Kyrgios of Australia serves against Steve Johnson of the United States.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 11:24 PM IST
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US Open 2019: Nick Kyrgios accuses ATP of being ‘corrupt’

Nick Kyrgios was fined for unsportsmanlike conduct, verbal abuse and audible obscenity after arguing with the chair umpire and smashing two rackets during a meltdown.
File image of Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios.(AP)
File image of Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios.(AP)
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 03:26 PM IST
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Is Nick Kyrgios running out of time to mature?

He has a combined 6-9 head-to-head record against them -- 2-0 against Djokovic, 3-4 against Nadal and 1-5 against Federer.
File image of Nick Kyrgios(USA TODAY Sports)
File image of Nick Kyrgios(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 01:42 PM IST
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Murray to step up singles comeback in Nadal’s Challenger event

The 32-year-old pulled out of the doubles event at the U.S. Open to focus on his singles comeback after undergoing career-saving hip resurfacing surgery.
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File image of Andy Murray(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 22, 2019 04:30 PM IST
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Marathon man Medvedev beats Goffin for Cincinnati crown

It was the second title of the year for Medvedev, who had lost on the past two Sundays, to Nick Kyrgios in Washington and Rafa Nadal in Montreal.
Daniil Medvedev (RUS) poses for a photo with the Rookwood Cup after defeating David Goffin (BEL)(USA TODAY Sports)
Daniil Medvedev (RUS) poses for a photo with the Rookwood Cup after defeating David Goffin (BEL)(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 09:15 AM IST
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Roger Federer stunned by Russian qualifier Rublev in Cincinnati

The 21-year-old Rublev, who broke Roger Federer in his first two service games, shed tears of joy after pulling off the biggest win of his career in 62 minutes
Roger Federer (SUI) reacts against Andrey Rublev (RUS) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports(USA TODAY Sports)
Roger Federer (SUI) reacts against Andrey Rublev (RUS) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 09:22 AM IST
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Nick Kyrgios fined $113,000 for Cincinnati Masters meltdown

The ATP said the massive sanction included individual fines for ball abuse, leaving the court without permission, an audible obscenity and unsportsmanlike conduct during his second round loss to Russia’s Karen Khachanov.
Nick Kyrgios (AUS) reacts against Lorenzo Sonego (ITA).(USA TODAY Sports)
Nick Kyrgios (AUS) reacts against Lorenzo Sonego (ITA).(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 11:26 PM IST
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Cincinnati Masters: Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives Alexandrova scare

An error-prone Maria Sharapova bowed out after she produced six double faults and squandered six of her seven break point opportunities.
Ashleigh Barty in action at the Cincinnati Masters(AFP)
Ashleigh Barty in action at the Cincinnati Masters(AFP)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 12:45 PM IST
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Wimbledon champion Simona Halep battles back in Cincinnati Masters

Wimbledon champion Halep, seeded four, earned a late break in the penultimate game of the final set to reach the third round after two hours of action.
Simona Halep of Romania returns a shot to Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia.(AFP)
Simona Halep of Romania returns a shot to Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 11:00 PM IST
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Novak Djokovic shakes off rust, Roger Federer rolls in Cincinnati

Seven-time Cincinnati champion Federer, playing his first match since Wimbledon, was quicker to get back in the groove, needing just 61 minutes to dispatch Juan Londero 6-3 6-4 in their night match.
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot to Sam Querrey, of the United States.(AP)
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot to Sam Querrey, of the United States.(AP)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 09:41 AM IST
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Andy Murray won’t play US Open singles after loss on return

He indicated, though, that he would play doubles and mixed doubles at Flushing Meadows in two weeks and left open the door for possibly for playing before then.
File photo of Andy Murray.(AP)
File photo of Andy Murray.(AP)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 02:47 PM IST
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Maria Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

Former world number one and five-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova prevailed on her fourth match point to set up the meeting with top seeded Barty.
Maria Sharapova (RUS) reacts against Alison Riske (USA)(USA TODAY Sports)
Maria Sharapova (RUS) reacts against Alison Riske (USA)(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 10:11 AM IST
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Andy Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati Masters

Andy Murray had hip resurfacing surgery in January in a bid to salvage his career and eased himself back into competitive action in doubles play.
A file photo of Andy Murray.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Andy Murray.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 11:46 PM IST
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Andy Murray set for Zhuhai Championships, China Open

Murray will compete in his first singles event at next week’s Cincinnati Masters, seven months after his tearful revelation in Australia that his career could be over due to injury.
Andy Murray during his third round doubles match.(REUTERS)
Andy Murray during his third round doubles match.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 06:12 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Impressive Djokovic gets revenge to make Shanghai quarters

The Serbian second seed was stunned by the Italian -- ranked 72 in the world at the time -- in the French Open quarter-finals earlier this year.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Marco Cecchinato of Italy in their men's singles third round match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament on October 11, 2018.(AFP)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Marco Cecchinato of Italy in their men's singles third round match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament on October 11, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 11, 2018 03:21 PM IST
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Roger Federer to meet Novak Djokovic in Cincinnati Masters final

Novak Djokovic overcame a battling Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to reach his sixth Cincinnati Masters final on Saturday while Roger Federer enjoyed a less-taxing route to the title match after his semi-final opponent David Goffin retired with a shoulder injury.
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to David Goffin of Belgium at the Cincinnati Masters.(AFP)
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to David Goffin of Belgium at the Cincinnati Masters.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 19, 2018 11:26 AM IST
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Simona Halep to meet Kiki Bertens for Cincinnati Masters title

Simona Halep will play for the Cincinnati Masters title a second year in a row, facing Kiki Bertens who defeated Petra Kvitova in the semifinals on Saturday.
Simona Halep of Romania returns a shot to Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus during the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters.(AFP)
Simona Halep of Romania returns a shot to Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus during the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 19, 2018 09:08 AM IST
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Simona Halep into Cincinnati semis after eighth straight win

The top seed was unstoppable once she found her rhythm and confidence, winning 11 of the final 12 games to continue her winning streak stretching back to last week’s Rogers Cup.
Simona Halep will meet Aryna Sabalenka on Saturday for a place in the final(USA TODAY Sports)
Simona Halep will meet Aryna Sabalenka on Saturday for a place in the final(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 18, 2018 12:07 PM IST
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Simona Halep through but Sloane Stephens exits in Cincinnati Masters

Simona Halep returned to sew up victory over Ajla Tomljanovic while reigning Sloane Stephens was knocked out in the third round by Elise Mertens.
Mason: Simona Halep, of Romania, returns to Ajla Tomljanovic, of Australia, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Mason, Ohio.(AP)
Mason: Simona Halep, of Romania, returns to Ajla Tomljanovic, of Australia, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Mason, Ohio.(AP)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 05:31 PM IST
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Juan Martin Del Potro into third round at Cincinnati Masters; rain delays other matches

Several of Thursday afternoon’s matches were suspended in progress, with Novak Djokovic leading fifth seed Grigor Dimitrov 2-6 6-3 2-1 and Marin Cilic tied with Karen Khachanov at 7-6(5) 3-6 1-1.
Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) returns a shot against Chung Hyeon (KOR) in the Western and Southern tennis open at Lindner Family Tennis Center.(USA TODAY Sports)
Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) returns a shot against Chung Hyeon (KOR) in the Western and Southern tennis open at Lindner Family Tennis Center.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 05:27 PM IST
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Robin Haase stuns Alexander Zverev in Cincinnati Masters, Novak Djokovic advances

Robin Haase converted six of seven break point opportunities to get by world number three Alexander Zverev in a match lasting two hours and 25 minutes.
Robin Haase of Netherlands returns a shot to Alexander Zverev of Germany during the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 15, 2018 in Mason, Ohio.(AFP)
Robin Haase of Netherlands returns a shot to Alexander Zverev of Germany during the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 15, 2018 in Mason, Ohio.(AFP)
Published on Aug 16, 2018 04:37 PM IST
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Serena Williams knocked out as Garcia and Pliskova advance in Ohio

Two-time winner Serena Williams exited the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday, as Caroline Garcia and Karolina Pliskova advanced.
Aug 14, 2018; Mason, OH, USA; Serena Williams (USA) reacts after being defeated by Petra Kvitova (CZE) in the Western and Southern tennis open at Lindner Family Tennis Center.(UAaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)
Aug 14, 2018; Mason, OH, USA; Serena Williams (USA) reacts after being defeated by Petra Kvitova (CZE) in the Western and Southern tennis open at Lindner Family Tennis Center.(UAaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 10:01 AM IST
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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Masters after Rogers Cup win

Rafael Nadal said in a statement following his Rogers Cup win that he had decided to adjust his schedule in order to preserve his fitness.
Rafael Nadal (ESP) prepares to serve to Stefanos Tsitsipas (not pictured) during the championship in the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto.(USA TODAY Sports)
Rafael Nadal (ESP) prepares to serve to Stefanos Tsitsipas (not pictured) during the championship in the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 11:16 AM IST
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Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray among unseeded stars for Cincinnati Masters

Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams also were among the Grand Slam champions who missed out on a first-round bye at the last major tuneup event for the US Open, which starts August 27 in New York.
Andy Murray, of Britain, reacts after winning a point against Marius Copil, of Romania, during the Citi Open tennis tournament.(AP)
Andy Murray, of Britain, reacts after winning a point against Marius Copil, of Romania, during the Citi Open tennis tournament.(AP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 11:39 PM IST
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Cincinnati | ByAgence France-Presse
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