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Putintseva through to Guangzhou final

21st September 2018, 16:25

Yulia Putintseva comfortably beat Bernarda Pera in straight sets to book her place in the Guangzhou International Women's Open final.


Osaka continues to impress in Tokyo

21st September 2018, 13:23

Naomi Osaka clinched a semi-final berth at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo with a comfortable 6-3 6-4 win over Barbora Strycova.


Grand Slam seeding the next goal - Millman

20th September 2018, 18:12

John Millman has revealed he wants to keep the momentum going and earn a seeding for a 2019 Grand Slam event.


Vekic downs Konta in Tokyo

20th September 2018, 11:41

Johanna Konta has been knocked out of the Pan Pacific Open in the last-16 after going down in straight sets to Croatia's Donna Vekic.


Frustrated Nadal to miss Asian swing

19th September 2018, 14:23

Rafael Nadal has opted to pull out of a couple of Asian tournaments next month to rest his injured knee.


Osaka enjoys winning return

19th September 2018, 14:10

Naomi Osaka beat Dominika Cibulkova at the Pan Pacific Open in her first match since the US Open.


Wawrinka eyes strong finish after injury-hit season

18th September 2018, 16:01

Stan Wawrinka feels he is close to getting back to his best following his injury woes and hopes to end 2018 strongly.


Osaka does not regret NYC incidents

18th September 2018, 14:55

Naomi Osaka says she has no regrets over the way her US Open final victory was overshadowed by Serena Williams.


Benneteau to stay in shape for Davis Cup Final

17th September 2018, 19:55

Julien Benneteau will delay his retirement to play for France in the Davis Cup Final and is re-working his schedule to stay in shape.


Tsitsipas - My job to inspire Greek youngsters

17th September 2018, 16:19

Stefanos Tsitsipas says he wants to inspire the whole of Greece tennis with his exploits on the court.


Watson's Quebec bid ended by Parmentier

16th September 2018, 19:03

Heather Watson's Coupe Banque National bid in Quebec City ended in the semi-finals after she lost in three sets to Pauline Parmentier.


Norrie win wraps up GB Davis Cup victory

16th September 2018, 17:12

Great Britain beat Uzbekistan 3-1 in the Davis Cup in Glasgow with Cameron Norrie sealing the decisive point against Sanjar Fayziev.


Murray enjoys homecoming at Davis Cup

15th September 2018, 19:30

Jamie Murray made a winning return to Scotland as he helped Great Britain secure a doubles win against Uzbekistan in the Davis Cup.


Luthi - Fed moving on

15th September 2018, 12:12

Roger Federer's coach Severin Luthi says the Swiss star is fine after his recent frustration at the US Open.


Tsonga reveals injury return hopes

14th September 2018, 13:53

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is targeting the Open d’Orleans at the end of September as his comeback tournament from a long-term knee injury.


Thiem takes out under-strength Aussie selection

14th September 2018, 12:39

Dominic Thiem got Austria off to a great start in the opening rubber of their Davis Cup World Group playoff against Australia in Graz.


Evans drawn to play first for GB

13th September 2018, 15:08

The returning Dan Evans will play first for Great Britain against Uzbekistan on Friday in their Davis Cup World Group play-off.


Andy will be back next year - Jamie

13th September 2018, 11:57

Jamie Murray is optimistic his older brother Andy will be representing Great Britain in the Davis Cup next year.


Davis Cup back on Evans' agenda

12th September 2018, 14:52

Dan Evans will feature for Great Britain for the first time since his drugs ban during Friday's Davis Cup clash with Uzbekistan.


US Open official defends Serena punishment

12th September 2018, 11:51

Umpire Carlos Ramos has defended his handling of Serena Williams' conduct during the US Open women's final last weekend.


Spain missing Nadal

12th September 2018, 00:47

Spain captain Sergi Bruguera admits it will be difficult to beat France in this weekend's Davis Cup semi-final without Rafael Nadal.


All change for Noah with Nadal not in Spain ranks

11th September 2018, 15:41

France Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah admits the fact Rafa Nadal is not in the Spain team for the semi-final "changes everything".


Legend sticks it to Serena

11th September 2018, 15:03

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova feels Serena Williams was in the wrong for her behaviour during the US Open loss to Naomi Osaka.


Djokovic can win many more Slams - Delpo

10th September 2018, 16:18

Juan Martin del Potro has backed Novak Djokovic to win more Grand Slams and move past Roger Federer in the standings.


Djokovic wins US Open

10th September 2018, 01:48

Novak Djokovic has beaten Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets at Flushing Meadows to claim his third US Open crown.


Williams receives US Open final fine

9th September 2018, 18:54

Serena Williams has been hit with a total fine of $17,000 for her outbursts in the heated US Open final defeat to Naomi Osaka.


US Open title the target for Delpo

9th September 2018, 13:32

Juan Martin del Potro is delighted to have the chance to secure a second US Open title ahead of his final clash with Novak Djokovic.


Naomi breaks Slam duck in New York

9th September 2018, 09:10

Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 to win the US Open in a match that was overshadowed by the American's ill-tempered outbursts.


Djokovic eases into New York final

8th September 2018, 10:33

Novak Djokovic is looking for a 14th Grand Slam when he faces Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final after beating Kei Nishikori.


Nadal refusing to quit

8th September 2018, 09:19

World number one Rafael Nadal is adamant he will be back to compete at the highest level after he retired at the US Open.


Osaka welcomes chance to take on 'idol' Williams

7th September 2018, 18:24

Naomi Osaka says US Open final opponent Serena Williams is her "idol" as she prepares for her first Grand Slam final.


'Delpo' hungry for more in the Big Apple

7th September 2018, 15:31

Juan Martin del Potro says he has extra motivation to win his second US Open after nerves got the better of him in 2009.


Williams books US Open final spot

7th September 2018, 03:13

Serena Williams has booked her place in the US Open final, defeating Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0 at Flushing Meadows.


Djokovic to face Nishikori in US Open semis

6th September 2018, 10:19

Novak Djokovic will face Kei Nishikori in the semi-finals of the US Open following his straight-sets triumph over John Millman.


Japan duo into semis

6th September 2018, 02:18

Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka both booked their places in the semi-finals of the US Open, making history in the process.


Rafa wins five-set epic with Thiem

5th September 2018, 08:33

Defending champion Rafael Nadal is through to the semi-finals of the US Open following an epic five-set win over Dominic Thiem.


Williams books semis spot

5th September 2018, 03:13

Serena Williams is through to the US Open semi-finals for a ninth consecutive time after beating Karolina Pliskova.


Stephens proud in defeat

5th September 2018, 00:42

Sloane Stephens says she is happy despite losing to Anastasija Sevastova in the quarter-finals of the US Open.


Murray heartbroken at Davis Cup absence

4th September 2018, 16:58

Andy Murray admits it was far from easy pulling out of Great Britain's Davis Cup clash with Uzbekistan.


Millman ousts Federer in US Open shock

4th September 2018, 10:22

The tough New York conditions affected Roger Federer as he crashed out of the US Open to world number 55 John Millman.


Djokovic through at US Open

4th September 2018, 00:38

Novak Djokovic booked his place in the quarter-finals of the US Open beating Joao Sousa, but says he had to 'survive' in the heat.


Keys advances to quarters with Cibulkova scalp

3rd September 2018, 19:59

Madison Keys secured a comfortable straight-sets victory over Dominika Cibulkova to book her spot in the US Open quarter-finals.


Williams sets up Pliskova clash

3rd September 2018, 06:20

Serena Williams remains on course for her seventh US Open title after booking her place in the quarter-finals.


Nadal into US Open quarters

3rd September 2018, 06:09

Rafael Nadal admits he is in for another tough match against Dominic Thiem in the US Open quarter-finals.


Consistent form pleases Federer

2nd September 2018, 15:00

Roger Federer says he very pleased and proud of his form over the years, also praising Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.


Kerber ousted at Flushing Meadows

2nd September 2018, 09:40

Angelique Kerber's quest for a second US Open crown is over after a three-set loss to Dominika Cibulkova on Saturday.


Underdog tag suits Kyrgios

1st September 2018, 14:25

Nick Kyrgios is happy to be considered an underdog when he plays Roger Federer in the US Open fourth round.


Nadal survives New York scare

1st September 2018, 08:28

Rafael Nadal survived a scare as he edged Karen Khachanov 5-7 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) to book his place in the US Open fourth round.


Serena wins sibling battle in New York

1st September 2018, 08:25

Serena Williams eased to a straight-sets victory over sister Venus on Friday to reach the fourth round of the US Open.


Lahyani cleared after Kyrgios pep talk

31st August 2018, 16:42

Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been backed by the authorities after appearing to 'coach' Nick Kyrgios during a US Open match.