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FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 27, 2020. Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo(REUTERS)

Nick Kyrgios says unbeaten Djokovic took ‘the L’ on Adria Tour

SYDNEY | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 11:49 AM IST
The 25-year-old has been taking pot shots at Djokovic and other tennis players who have breached social distancing guidelines since the exhibition event organised by the Serbian resulted in four players contracting COVID-19.
Germany's Alexander Zverev leaves after losing to Taylor Fritz of the United States(AP)
Germany's Alexander Zverev leaves after losing to Taylor Fritz of the United States(AP)

‘Flat’ Zverev crashes out in Basel first round

Basel | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 06:54 PM IST
Zverev won the season-ending tournament last November, beating Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic back-to-back.
Alexander Zverev of Germany reacts.(REUTERS)
Alexander Zverev of Germany reacts.(REUTERS)

Alexander Zverev loses to Taylor Fritz, crashes out in Basel first round

Basel | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 11:42 PM IST
The defeat for the German to the 21-year-old came barely a week after losing in the Shanghai Masters final to Daniil Medvedev.
A file photo of Rafael Nadal.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Rafael Nadal.(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal named in Spain squad for Davis Cup

Madrid | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 06:55 PM IST
Rafael Nadal was included in a list of five Spanish players, with Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreno, Feliciano Lopez and Marcel Granollers also picked by coach Sergi Bruguera.
Daniil Medvedev of Russia celebrates with the trophy.(REUTERS)
Daniil Medvedev of Russia celebrates with the trophy.(REUTERS)

Daniil Medvedev - rise and rise of a ‘smart’ tennis star

Shanghai | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 10:46 AM IST
After Medvedev defeated another young talent in Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-finals, the 21-year-old Greek described Medvedev’s way of winning as “boring”.
Daniil Medvedev of Russia celebrates winning Shanghai Masters with his trophy.(REUTERS)
Daniil Medvedev of Russia celebrates winning Shanghai Masters with his trophy.(REUTERS)

Daniil Medvedev thumps Zverev to win Shanghai Masters title

Shanghai | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 04:28 PM IST
The US Open finalist is also able to say that he has finally beaten the German Zverev, another young contender at 22, at the fifth attempt.
Alexander Zverev of Germany reacts during his match against Roger Federer of Switzerland.(REUTERS)
Alexander Zverev of Germany reacts during his match against Roger Federer of Switzerland.(REUTERS)

Shanghai Masters: Alexander Zverev dumps Roger Federer out of quarter-finals

Shanghai | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 06:40 PM IST
The 22-year-old German won 6-3, 6-7 (7/9), 6-3 as the Swiss legend Federer was penalised after twice hitting the ball out the court in anger.
Roger Federer of Switzerland gestures after defeating David Goffin of Belgium.(AP)
Roger Federer of Switzerland gestures after defeating David Goffin of Belgium.(AP)

Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer edges David Goffin to enter quarters

Shanghai | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 11:20 PM IST
The 13th-seed Goffin squandered five set points in the first set before the Swiss superstar pulled through 7-6 (9/7), 6-4 in just under two hours.
Andy Murray during the China Open.(AP)
Andy Murray during the China Open.(AP)

Andy Murray beaten by Fognini in three bruising sets in Shanghai

Shanghai | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 08:37 PM IST
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.
Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during his match against Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas.(REUTERS)
Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during his match against Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas.(REUTERS)

Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas in opener

Shanghai | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 06:23 PM IST
The 38-year-old Swiss won 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) and plays Belgium’s 13th seed David Goffin or Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan in the last 16.
Andy Murray(AP)
Andy Murray(AP)

Andy Murray to make Grand Slam return at Australian Open

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 10:04 AM IST
The British three-time major winner has been slowly working his way back to fitness and is now ranked 289th, up from 503rd just a week ago.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia(AP)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia(AP)

Novak Djokovic to debut against Shapovalov at Shanghai Masters

Shanghai | By AP
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 02:55 PM IST
He took Djokovic to four sets in the third round of the Australian Open, but only won four games in the second round at the Rome Masters.
File photo of Rafeael Nadal.(REUTERS)
File photo of Rafeael Nadal.(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal out of Shanghai Masters with wrist injury

Shanghai | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 11:13 AM IST
It is the second year in a row that the 19-time Grand Slam champion will have failed to appear in Shanghai.
Andy Murray (GBR) returns a shot against Richard Gasquet (FRA).(USA TODAY Sports)
Andy Murray (GBR) returns a shot against Richard Gasquet (FRA).(USA TODAY Sports)

Andy Murray prolongs Asian swing with Shanghai Masters wildcard

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 03:47 PM IST
Andy Murray, a three-times winner in Shanghai, is looking to play himself back into form in singles after undergoing career-saving hip resurfacing surgery earlier this year.
File image of Kei Nishikori.(AP)
File image of Kei Nishikori.(AP)

Nishikori replaces injured Del Potro at ATP Finals

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 10:38 AM IST
Del Potro, who reached a career-high ranking of number three earlier this season, injured his knee while competing at the Shanghai Masters last month.
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates his victory at the end of his semi final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev.(AFP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates his victory at the end of his semi final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev.(AFP)

Roger Federer dominates Daniil Medvedev to reach 14th Basel final

Basel | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 11:40 PM IST
Federer will bid for a ninth title at his hometown event on Sunday as he takes on Marius Copil who became the first qualifier to reach the Basel final in more than a decade as he upset Alexander Zverev.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia in action against Alexander Zverev of Germany.(REUTERS)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia in action against Alexander Zverev of Germany.(REUTERS)

Irresistible Djokovic schools Zverev to reach Shanghai final

Shanghai | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Serbia’s Djokovic, 31, is in imperious form, winning 16 ATP matches in a row coming into the clash with Zverev, a rising star of tennis.
Tennis - Shanghai Masters - Shanghai, China - October 11, 2018 - Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his win against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain.(REUTERS)
Tennis - Shanghai Masters - Shanghai, China - October 11, 2018 - Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his win against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain.(REUTERS)

Nishikori is ‘tough’ to play, says Federer ahead of Shanghai quarters

Shanghai | By ANI
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 03:11 PM IST
The 37-year-old further hoped that his close wins against Spain’s Bautista Agut and Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the previous clashes of the tournament would be helpful while facing the world number twelve on Friday.
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his victory against Daniil Medvedev of Russia. REUTERS/Aly Song(REUTERS)
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his victory against Daniil Medvedev of Russia. REUTERS/Aly Song(REUTERS)

Shanghai Masters: Federer survives Medvedev scare to enter last-16

Shanghai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 11:00 PM IST
Both players failed to take their opportunities to take an early lead in the final set before two unforced errors from Medvedev handed Federer a break in the ninth game.
Alexander Zverev in action against Nikoloz Basilashvili.(REUTERS)
Alexander Zverev in action against Nikoloz Basilashvili.(REUTERS)

Zverev beats Beijing champ to reach Shanghai last 16

Shanghai | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2018 01:27 PM IST
The 21-year-old suffered an early exit last week at the China Open in Beijing, where Georgia’s Basilashvili beat Juan Martin del Potro for just his second ATP title on Sunday.
File picture of Roger Federer(REUTERS)
File picture of Roger Federer(REUTERS)

Roger Federer looks to kickstart Shanghai Masters with a bang

Shanghai | By ANI
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 12:20 PM IST
The 37-year-old will be heading into the tournament, having won 13 of his last 16 matches.
Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a return as he takes part in a training session at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament.(AFP)
Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a return as he takes part in a training session at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament.(AFP)

Tip-top Roger Federer ‘where I want to be’ for Shanghai defence

Shanghai | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 04:37 PM IST
Roger Federer has been carefully managing his schedule in recent years, cutting out the clay-court segment of the season since 2017 to wring the most out of his ageing body.
Tennis - China Open - Men's Singles - Final - National Tennis Center, Beijing, China - October 7, 2018. Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in action against Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia(REUTERS)
Tennis - China Open - Men's Singles - Final - National Tennis Center, Beijing, China - October 7, 2018. Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in action against Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia(REUTERS)

Ailing Del Potro suffers shock Beijing final loss

Beijing | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 08:03 PM IST
Del Potro, who reached last month’s US Open final and is enjoying one of the best seasons of his injury-interrupted career, is now in a race to be better for this week’s Shanghai Masters.
Serbia's tennis player Novak Djokovic returns the ball during a training session in Belgrade.(AFP)
Serbia's tennis player Novak Djokovic returns the ball during a training session in Belgrade.(AFP)

Re-energised Novak Djokovic targets number one spot

Belgrade | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 11:25 PM IST
Novak Djokovic has been using the modern facilities to gather his strength for a rousing finale to a season in which he has risen from the ashes after a difficult 2017.
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