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Tsitsipas, on birthday, tops Khachanov 6-2, 6-3 in Toronto

  • National Bank Open: The crowd serenaded Stefanos Tsitsipas with a rendition of “Happy Birthday” as he was presented with a white sheet cake decked out with fresh fruit.
National Bank Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas, on birthday, tops Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-3 in Toronto(AP)
National Bank Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas, on birthday, tops Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-3 in Toronto(AP)
Published on Aug 13, 2021 07:39 AM IST
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Injured Berrettini withdraws to send Tsitsipas into last eight

Berrettini suffered the injury during his win against Russian Karen Khachanov in the third round on Saturday.
File photo of Matteo Berrettini(REUTERS)
File photo of Matteo Berrettini(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 15, 2021 04:32 PM IST
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In Paris, romancing the drop shot

The drop shot is a radical disruption of the engine that drives modern tennis - powerful, fast and hard rallies - it’s grace, softness and sleight of hand to encounter brute force. Where else but Paris to rekindle a shot that’s wrapped in romance?
Novak Djokovic plays the drop shot.(Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic plays the drop shot.(Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 09:09 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByRutvick Mehta

Tsitsipas beats Cuevas to reach Hamburg quarterfinals

Stefanos Tsitsipas powered past Pablo Cuevas 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open and continue his warm-up for the French Open.
Stefano Tsitsipas in action.Ham(Getty Images)
Stefano Tsitsipas in action.Ham(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 12:05 AM IST
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Hamburg, Germany | ByAssociated Press

Novak Djokovic continues hot streak to cruise into second round in Dubai

The top seed and four-time champion was playing in Dubai for the first time since 2016, and made short work of Jaziri, who is ranked 260 in the world.
Dubai: Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after he beats Tunisia's Malek Jaziri.(AP)
Dubai: Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after he beats Tunisia's Malek Jaziri.(AP)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 11:38 PM IST
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Dubai | ByAgence France-Presse

Karen Khachanov reaches Dubai Championships second round

Novak Djokovic faces Tunisian Malek Jaziri later on Monday in his first match since winning a record-extending eighth Australian Open earlier this month.
Russia's Karen Khachanov reacts.(AP)
Russia's Karen Khachanov reacts.(AP)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 11:49 PM IST
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Dubai | ByAgence France-Presse

Australian Open: Frustrated Nick Kyrgios smashes racquet again during Rafael Nadal clash - Watch

Australian Open 2020: Nick Kyrgios smashed his racquet in frustration after losing a point to Rafael Nadal in Australian Open fourth round.
Australia's Nick Kyrgios smashes his racket in frustration.(AP)
Australia's Nick Kyrgios smashes his racket in frustration.(AP)
Updated on Jan 27, 2020 05:47 PM IST
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Nadal meets the ‘new Nick’ Kyrgios in fourth-round blockbuster

Nadal has not dropped a set so far as he bids for just his second title at Melbourne Park and was at his ruthless best to dismiss compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta and reach the last 16.
Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his match against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta.(REUTERS)
Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his match against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 02:35 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByReuters

‘What are you stupid’ - Nick Kyrgios lashes at umpire again at Australian Open - WATCH

Australian Open 2020: Australia’s Nick Kyrgios gave umpire a mouthful after he was given a time violation during Australian Open 3rd round clash.
Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts.(AP)
Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts.(AP)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 10:17 AM IST
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Australian Open: Ruthless Rafael Nadal crushes Carreno Busta to reach last 16

The 33-year-old was in virtuoso form to charge past the 27th seed 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in hot sunshine on Rod Laver Arena and make the round of 16 at Melbourne Park for a 13th time.
Spain’s Rafael Nadal in action during his match against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta.(REUTERS)
Spain’s Rafael Nadal in action during his match against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 01:25 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByAFP

Maturing Kyrgios pulls back from ‘dark place’ for win

The 24-year-old had the measure of the veteran early on then lost concentration and became agitated before refocusing to win 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 on his favoured Melbourne Arena.
Australia's Nick Kyrgios celebrates winning the match against France's Gilles Simon.(REUTERS)
Australia's Nick Kyrgios celebrates winning the match against France's Gilles Simon.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 11:33 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByAgence France-Presse

Rafael Nadal not focused on Roger Federer’s Grand Slam record

Nadal’s heroics in 2019 saw him capture a 12th Roland Garros and fourth US Open and the Spaniard is now just one Slam shy of Federer’s men’s all-time record.
A file photo of Rafael Nadal.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Rafael Nadal.(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 06:55 PM IST
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Abu Dhabi | ByAgence France-Presse

Rafael Nadal sparks Spanish comeback, Canada into last eight

After generally disappointing attendances so far at the glitzy new version of the 119-year-old competition, a sell-out crowd in the cavernous 12,500-seat stadium roared the world number one to a 6-3 7-6(7) win over Russia’s Karen Khachanov.
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his group stage match against Russia's Karen Khachanov(REUTERS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his group stage match against Russia's Karen Khachanov(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 09:45 AM IST
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Madrid | ByReuters

Davis Cup: Russia beat reigning champions Croatia in opener

World number 17 Khachanov clinched the point for Russia by fighting back to beat Croatian number one Borna Coric 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4, after Rublev had earlier seen off Borna Gojo 6-3, 6-3.
Russia's Karen Khachanov celebrates winning his group stage match against Croatia's Borna Coric.(REUTERS)
Russia's Karen Khachanov celebrates winning his group stage match against Croatia's Borna Coric.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 10:55 AM IST
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Madrid | ByAFP

Novak Djokovic ‘couldn’t be happier’ after fifth Paris Masters title

The top seed claimed a dominant 6-3, 6-4 victory over his 20-year-old opponent, who looked nervous after being the beneficiary of Rafael Nadal’s withdrawal before their scheduled semi-final.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the Paris Masters.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the Paris Masters.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 03, 2019 11:42 PM IST
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Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Paris Masters: Bopanna-Shapovalov bow out in quarters

The Indo-Canadian duo fought hard for over 80 minutes before losing 5-7, 7-6, 8-10 against the Russian pair to bow out of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament.
File image of India tennis players Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)
File image of India tennis players Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 02, 2019 12:31 PM IST
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Daniil Medvedev stunned by Chardy at Paris Masters

Medvedev, who has climbed to world number four after his brilliant run of form, took the opening set but slipped to a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 loss at Bercy Arena.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev in action during his second round match against France's Jeremy Chardy.(REUTERS)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev in action during his second round match against France's Jeremy Chardy.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 30, 2019 10:35 AM IST
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Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Defending champion Khachanov dumped out of Paris Masters, Shapovalov through

Khachanov beat four top-10 players, including Novak Djokovic in the final, to win the 2018 tournament, but was knocked out after an indifferent second-round display this time around.
Russia's Karen Khachanov in action.(REUTERS)
Russia's Karen Khachanov in action.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 29, 2019 09:35 PM IST
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Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Matteo Berrettini reaches Top 10 in ATP rankings for the first time

Matteo Berrettini, who reached the semi-finals in Vienna last week before losing to eventual winner Dominic Thiem, climbs two places to number nine.
Italy's Matteo Berrettini reacts during his semi final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem.(REUTERS)
Italy's Matteo Berrettini reacts during his semi final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 04:39 PM IST
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Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Andy Murray rise continues after Belgian triumph

The Scotsman, who is on the comeback trail after career-saving hip surgery, climbed 116 places to 127 following his 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 win over Stan Wawrinka -- his first title in two years.
Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after winning the European Open final.(AP)
Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after winning the European Open final.(AP)
Updated on Oct 21, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Fognini laughs his way into Shanghai last eight

Fognini, ranked 12th in the world, collapsed in fits of laughter at the net after one umpiring decision and then had an animated exchange with the official in Italian
Fabio Fognini in action(REUTERS)
Fabio Fognini in action(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 11:22 PM IST
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Shanghai | ByAgence France-Presse

Andy Murray beaten by Fognini in three bruising sets in Shanghai

It came hours after the Australian Open said the former number one Murray will make his return to Grand Slam tennis there in January, a year after a career-saving hip operation.
Andy Murray during the China Open.(AP)
Andy Murray during the China Open.(AP)
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 08:37 PM IST
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Shanghai | ByAgence France-Presse

Dominic Thiem back at ATP Finals after reaching China Open decider

The Austrian will play Alexander Zverev or Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday’s decider in Beijing after beating Karen Khachanov 2-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-5 in two hours and 41 minutes
Dominic Thiem of Austria reacts during his match against Karen Khachanov of Russia.(REUTERS)
Dominic Thiem of Austria reacts during his match against Karen Khachanov of Russia.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 09:53 PM IST
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Beijing | ByAgence France-Presse

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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Sydney | ByAgence France-Presse

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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New York | ByReuters

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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New York | ByReuters

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 | ByAgence France-Presse

Fiery Kyrgios smashes racquets, tosses shoes in loss

Eighth-seeded Khachanov rallied for a 6-7 (3/7), 7-6 (7/4) 6-2 victory over the volatile Nick Kyrgios
Nick Kyrgios smashed two racquets in the changing room(Screen grab)
Nick Kyrgios smashed two racquets in the changing room(Screen grab)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 12:40 PM IST
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Cincinnati | ByAgence France-Presse

Nadal to meet Medvedev for Montreal title after Monfils injury

Eighth seed Medvedev prevailed 6-1 7-6(6) over Khachanov in a victory that will make him Russia’s top-ranked player on Monday but felt he should have finished his rival off earlier.
Montreal: Rafael Nadal(AP)
Montreal: Rafael Nadal(AP)
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 09:47 AM IST
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Daniil Medvedev stuns Thiem, Nadal survives scare in Montreal

The Spaniard and will face either Gael Monfils or Roberto Bautista Agut, who will close out the action under the lights at IGA stadium.
Daniil Medvedev(USA TODAY Sports)
Daniil Medvedev(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 07:41 PM IST
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