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Kerber gets win after outlasting Keys

20th September 2019, 13:46

Angelique Kerber reached the semi-finals of Pan Pacific Open on Friday after Madison Keys retired due to injury early in the final set.


Kyrgios' rallying call ahead of Laver Cup

20th September 2019, 12:50

Nick Kyrgios says rankings are overrated and that Team World should not be worried about facing Team Europe in the Laver Cup.


Pavlyuchenkova eases past Bertens in Osaka

19th September 2019, 16:21

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Kiki Bertens in straight sets to secure her place in the Toray Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals.


Laver backs Federer for Tokyo

19th September 2019, 15:04

Australian tennis great Rod Laver says Roger Federer has what it takes to continue playing into his 40s.


Osaka delighted with hometown progress

18th September 2019, 18:17

Naomi Osaka says she felt "nervous" as she booked her place in the last eight of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in her home city of Osaka.


Mouratoglou expects Williams to reach Grand Slam target

18th September 2019, 17:36

Serena Williams can win what has so far been an elusive 24th Grand Slam singles title, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou.


Federer sets sights on Tokyo 2020

17th September 2019, 15:44

Roger Federer has set his sights on competing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, but he admits he can offer no guarantees.


No WTA Champs chance for Konta

17th September 2019, 15:24

Johanna Konta will not play in the season-ending WTA Championships as she has opted to miss the Asian swing this autumn.


Nadal's Grand Slam haul no concern to Federer

16th September 2019, 19:56

Roger Federer's coach Severin Luthi insists the Swiss veteran is not concerned about Rafael Nadal matching his Grand Slam record.


Murray admits Wimbledon success is his number one goal

16th September 2019, 17:52

Jamie Murray will target a Wimbledon title in 2020 as his main goal after winning the US Open mixed doubles title earlier this month.


Stosur eases into round two in Guangzhou

16th September 2019, 16:41

Samantha Stosur defeated qualifier Tereza Martincova in straight sets to ease into round two of the Guangzhou Open.


China win for Pliskova

15th September 2019, 18:03

Czech star Karolina Pliskova has won her fourth WTA title of the year after a straight-sets win in the Zhengzhou Open.


Medvedev is best of the rest - Nadal

15th September 2019, 14:51

Daniil Medvedev is currently the best player among the younger generation of players, according to Rafael Nadal.


Halep confirms Cahill return

14th September 2019, 17:23

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep has announced she will be reuniting with former coach Darren Cahill following a year apart.


Rybakina to face Peterson in Jiangxi final

14th September 2019, 14:22

Elena Rybakina will face Rebecca Peterson in the final of the Jiangxi Open following her three-set victory over Peng Shuai on Saturday.


Osaka and Jenkins go separate ways

13th September 2019, 15:11

World number four Naomi Osaka has taken to social media to confirm she will no longer be working with coach Jermaine Jenkins.


Japan withdrawal disappointing - Andreescu

13th September 2019, 12:34

Bianca Andreescu says she is extremely disappointing after a leg injury forced her to pull out of the Toray Pan Pacific Open.


Del Potro posts positive injury update

13th September 2019, 12:11

Juan Martin del Potro is on the road to recovery after posting a video of him returning to the practice court.


Clijsters planning comeback

12th September 2019, 16:56

Former world number one Kim Clijsters is coming out of retirement again at the age of 36.


Murray to step up singles return in Shanghai

12th September 2019, 12:42

Former world number one Andy Murray has accepted a wildcard for next month's Shanghai Masters in China.


Djokovic's campaign could be over

12th September 2019, 09:13

Novak Djokovic's season may be over as he is reportedly set for shoulder surgery.


Anderson to focus on 2020 fitness

11th September 2019, 19:26

Kevin Anderson has confirmed that he will look to fully recover from his knee and elbow issues by prematurely ending his 2019 campaign.


Nadal hints at Shanghai Masters snub

11th September 2019, 18:02

Rafael Nadal's US Open win at the weekend could now see him snub an outing at the Shanghai Masters early next month.


Kerber's struggles continue in Zhengzhou

10th September 2019, 18:17

Angelique Kerber's poor run of form continued on Tuesday as she lost to Alison Riske in the first round of the Zhengzhou Open.


WTA Finals spot secured by Barty

10th September 2019, 13:18

Ashleigh Barty followed up regaining the world No.1 spot by being the first player to secure a spot in the end-of-season WTA Finals.


Nadal unconcerned by Federer record

9th September 2019, 17:28

Rafael Nadal says he isn't motivated by trying to match Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam wins after his US Open victory.


Barty - Andreescu a fitting rival

9th September 2019, 12:58

Ashleigh Barty says she is relishing the prospect of taking on new US Open champion Bianca Andreescu for years to come.


Nadal wins US Open in thrilling fashion

9th September 2019, 05:16

Rafael Nadal won a thrilling US Open final to clinch his 19th Grand Slam title after managing to hold off Daniil Medvedev.


Medvedev told to disrupt Rafa rhythm

8th September 2019, 11:53

Yevgeny Kafelnikov says Daniil Medvedev's best chance of US Open glory will revolve around frustrating Rafael Nadal.


Flushing Meadows glory for Andreescu

8th September 2019, 11:04

Bianca Andreescu shocked Serena Williams to win her maiden Grand Slam with a 6-3 7-5 win at the US Open.


Murray extends Flushing Meadows record

7th September 2019, 19:40

Jamie Murray won a US Open title for the fourth successive year after winning the mixed doubles with Bethanie Mattek-Sands.


Andreescu ready to face 'amazing' Williams

7th September 2019, 13:07

Bianca Andreescu admits it has always been a dream to play Serena Williams as she prepares to face the American in the US Open final.


Nadal edging closer to rival Federer

7th September 2019, 12:48

Rafael Nadal is edging closer to Roger Federer's Majors record but needs to find a way past Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final.


Berrettini surprised by New York run

6th September 2019, 18:46

Matteo Berrettini admits he has been surprised by his run through to the semi-finals of this year's US Open.


Williams issues warning ahead of US Open final

6th September 2019, 08:08

Serena Williams claims she could have played even better after beating Elina Svitolina to reach the final of the women's US Open.


Nadal books place in US Open semis

5th September 2019, 10:14

Rafael Nadal has made it through to the semi-finals of the US Open after seeing off Diego Schwartzman in straight sets.


Bencic beats Vekic at US Open

5th September 2019, 00:24

Switzerland's Belinda Bencic beat good friend, Croatia's Donna Vekic, to make the semi-finals of the US Open.


Federer takes positives after US Open exit

4th September 2019, 18:07

Roger Federer says he still srates his 2019 campaign as successful overall after being knocked out of the US Open.


Swiss veteran falls at hands of Dimitrov

4th September 2019, 12:06

Roger Federer's dream of winning the US Open for the sixth time is over after losing to unseeded Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday.


Konta misses out on semis

4th September 2019, 07:18

Johanna Konta admits her best was not quite good enough after losing to Elina Svitolina in the US Open quarter-finals.


Medvedev books US Open semis spot

4th September 2019, 00:20

Daniil Medvedev overcame injury to book his place in the semi-finals of the US Open, beating Stan Wawrinka.


Thiem named in Austria team

3rd September 2019, 17:23

Austrian star Dominic Thiem is set to lead his nation in next week's Davis Cup tie in Finland after all.


Dimitrov targets Federer upset

3rd September 2019, 16:10

Grigor Dimitrov has never managed to beat Roger Federer but he is convinced he can come out on top when they meet at the US Open.


Nadal beats Cilic at US Open

3rd September 2019, 03:54

Rafael Nadal beat Marin Cilic in four sets to go through to the quarter-finals of the US Open.


Osaka crashes out to Bencic

2nd September 2019, 20:14

Defending champion Naomi Osaka has crashed of the US Open with a last-16 straight-sets loss to Belinda Bencic.


Konta secures quarter-final spot with comeback success

2nd September 2019, 08:20

Johanna Konta fought back from a set and a break down to beat Karolina Pliskova and reach a first US Open quarter-final.


Djokovic withdraws due to injury at US Open

2nd September 2019, 07:39

Novak Djokovic's US Open defence is over after he was forced to retire during his fourth-round clash with Stan Wawrinka.


Pliskova ready for Konta challenge

1st September 2019, 13:40

Karolina Pliskova says she's fully aware of Johanna Konta's threats as the duo prepare to meet on Sunday in the US Open last 16.


Cilic raced for tough US Open battle

1st September 2019, 12:03

Marin Cilic says he will take an aggressive approach to his US Open fourth-round tie with Rafael Nadal on Monday.


Konta ready for Pliskova clash

31st August 2019, 19:50

Johanna Konta feels she has improved since Karolina Pliskova beat her in May as he prepares to face the third seed at the US Open.