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Oct 20 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour 250 / WTA Premier, Moscow Women's Singles matches on Friday

.. Semi-final ..
6-Daria Kasatkina (RUS) beat Johanna Konta (GBR) 6-4 6-3
Ons Jabeur (TUN) beat 5-Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 6-3
(LAT)

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Oct 20 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour 250, Antwerp Men's Singles matches on Friday

.. Quarter-final ..
1-Kyle Edmund (GBR) beat Ilya Ivashka (BLR) (Walkover)
4-Richard Gasquet (FRA) beat Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) 6-4 6-7(4)
7-6(9)
6-Gael Monfils (FRA) beat Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 7-5 6-4
2-Diego Schwartzman (ARG) beat 5-Gilles Simon (FRA) 6-4 6-3

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27 min 32 sec

Borna Coric dashed the hopes or a Federer-Djokovic Shanghai final.

27 min 32 sec

Former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both cruised into the Shanghai semifinals.

27 min 32 sec

Novak Djokovic upped his win streak to 15 straight after reaching the quarterfinals in Shanghai.

27 min 32 sec

Alexander Zverev is not a fan of the new Davis Cup schedule.

27 min 32 sec

Roger Federer opened his Shanghai title defense with a 3-set win over Tokyo champion Daniil Medvedev.

27 min 32 sec

Players react to towels placed on racks instead of with ball kids in Milan.

27 min 32 sec

If he wins Shanghai, Novak Djokovic would be in a virtual tie with Rafael Nadal for the ATP Race lead.

27 min 32 sec

Roger Federer says he loves the fall season.

7 hours 23 min

Watch Hot Shot as Stefanos Tsitsipas covers the court before unleashing a backhand passing shot winner against Fabio Fognini at the Intrum Stockholm Open. Photo credit: Intrum Stockholm Open/Gustaf Adolfsson. Watch live tennis at tennistv.com.

7 hours 27 min

Marcus Daniell and Wesley Koolhof reached their maiden tour-level final as a team on Saturday, beating Julien Benneteau and Lucas Pouille 7-6(5), 7-6(7) at the Intrum Stockholm Open.

Daniell and Koolhof saved set points in each set to defeat the French duo after one hour and 43 minutes in the Swedish capital. The third seeds also saved six of eight break points and won 55 per cent of second-serve return points en route to victory.

Daniell and Koolhof will meet Nature Valley International titlists Luke Bambridge and Jonny O'Mara for the title. The British duo reached its second tour-level final of the season on Friday, defeating Simone Bolelli and Ivan Dodig 6-3, 6-4.

Roger-Vasselin Edges Closer To Second Antwerp Crown
Edouard Roger-Vasselin, alongside countryman Nicolas Mahut, reached his second European Open final in three years, defeating defending champion Divij Sharan and partner Artem Sitak 7-5, 7-6(3)

The French pairing, which...

7 hours 41 min

You won’t have to wait long for thrilling action at the Erste Bank Open 500 in Vienna. Not only are eight members of the Top 15 in the ATP Rankings competing, but four first-round matches will be between players inside the Top 30 of the ATP Rankings. And perhaps more importantly, two of them involve players making a push to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals.

Top seed Dominic Thiem will face a stern test in his first match against the in-form Richard Gasquet. The Frenchman has beaten Thiem in both of their previous FedEx ATP Head2Head meetings — including in Vienna...

8 hours 35 min

Watch Frenchman Adrian Mannarino use his speed to get to a drop shot and then put away a reflex volley against Andreas Seppi in the semi-finals of the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Watch live tennis at tennistv.com.

8 hours 47 min

Kyle Edmund reached his second tour-level championship match of the season on Saturday, beating former champion Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 at the European Open.

While Gasquet beat the Brit in the last four two years ago, this time it was Edmund who came out on top, firing 16 aces in a clinical 77-minute serving performance. The British No. 1, who will attempt to capture his first tour-level crown on Sunday, entered the match with a tournament-leading 85 per cent success rate behind his first serve and improved that figure by dropping just three of 35 points behind his first delivery to earn his 34th match win of 2018.

"I served well today. When I needed my serve it got me...

8 hours 53 min

Watch Hot Shot as Kyle Edmund drives a forehand down the line to confirm victory over Richard Gasquet at the European Open. Watch live tennis at tennistv.com.

8 hours 58 min

Watch Hot Shot as John Isner ends an extended exchange of slice backhands with a driven backhand passing shot down the line at the Intrum Stockholm Open. Watch live tennis at tennistv.com.

8 hours 58 min

Adding another chapter to a remarkable breakthrough season, Stefanos Tsitsipas reached his third final of 2018 on Saturday, beating Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-2 at the Intrum Stockholm Open.

The #NextGenATP Greek, twice a runner-up this season — in Barcelona and Toronto — defeated the second-seeded Italian after 76 minutes. The 20-year-old won 70 per cent of his service points and saved all four break points he faced to improve to 3-2 in tour-level semi-finals in 2018.

"[The key to the match] was to stay patient," said Tsitsipas. "[Fabio] was going for shots and the beginning of the match was really tough... I was patient in the rallies. That is how I got the win today."...

10 hours 23 min

The Top 2 Russians in the ATP Rankings battled it out on home soil at the VTB Kremlin Cup on Saturday, but it was Karen Khachanov who beat his friend, Daniil Medvedev, 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-3 to reach the Moscow final.

“I think it’s a great result for me. It’s my first final at the Kremlin Cup. Finally, I made it, and it was especially nice to play in front of such a crowd,” Khachanov said. “It’s tough to play against Daniil on court because we are good friends. He’s having a good season, showing good results this year... I’m happy I won. It’s one of those matches that we will be playing many more down the road.”

Khachanov has enjoyed a tremendous season after qualifying for...

11 hours 17 min

Watch Hot Shot as Gael Monfils finishes his service game in style with a slam dunk serve and volley attack at the European Open. Photo credit: imagellan. Watch live tennis at tennistv.com.

27 min 32 sec

Serena Williams has recorded a version of the Divinyls' 'I Touch Myself' for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The post appeared on the tennis star's Instagram account.

27 min 32 sec

Novak Djokovic accidentally hits the ball into the back of playing partner Roger Federer during their Laver Cup doubles match.

27 min 32 sec

Andy Murray says he decided to end his comeback season early as he wants to be in "the best shape possible" for the start of the 2019 season.

27 min 32 sec

Watch five great shots as Cameron Norrie gives Great Britain a 3-1 victory in their Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan by winning his singles match against Sanjar Fayziev in Glasgow.

27 min 32 sec

Watch the best shots from Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot's Davis Cup win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin and Sanjar Fayziev.

27 min 32 sec

Watch the best action from Dan Evans's epic Davis Cup World Group play-off win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin.

27 min 32 sec

Watch as Serena Williams calls umpire Carlos Ramos a "liar" and a "thief" during the 2018 US Open final.

27 min 32 sec

The tennis great has accused the umpire of sexism in docking her a game in the US Open final and denied cheating.

27 min 32 sec

Watch the weird and wonderful moments from this year's Wimbledon, featuring a Johnny Deep lookalike, celebrities galore and a masterclass from Novak Djokovic.

27 min 32 sec

Roger Federer needs to play more tournaments or consider retirement, says former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash.

27 min 32 sec

Novak Djokovic a world No. 1 again? Dominic Thiem the spoiler? You might not believe us, but this fall season means something.

27 min 32 sec

Down the stretch they come, but who ends up No. 1 in the world when 2018 ends could be one of many players.

27 min 32 sec

However Jim Courier feels about the Davis Cup overhaul, the forthcoming format change is a good time for him and the team to start fresh.

27 min 32 sec

Jim Courier is finished as captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team after eight years in the job.

27 min 32 sec

It's as competitive as Ryder Cup and as fun as an all-star game. Laver Cup has become can't-miss tennis.

27 min 32 sec

The second Laver Cup is in the books. Team Europe won, while Team World tried hard. But mostly, they posted a lot of fun things on Twitter.

27 min 32 sec

Alexander Zverev beat Kevin Anderson on Sunday night to give Team Europe a victory in the second Laver Cup. Roger Federer earlier put the European team ahead by saving three match points for a 6-7, 7-6, (10-7) victory over John Isner.

27 min 32 sec

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic teamed up for the first time, and it was almost a success. Almost.

27 min 32 sec

While Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic looked quite comfortable playing together for the first time Friday night, they lost their doubles match to Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock in the Laver Cup.

27 min 32 sec

There's always next year, right? Not in the case of Frances Tiafoe, the American squad and all those who want to feel what it's like to come up big in true Davis Cup competition.

18 hours 41 min

Edmund was scheduled to face qualifier Ilya Ivashka in the quarter-finals but was handed a walkover when his Belarusian opponent was forced to withdraw from the contest with a thigh injury

1 day 17 hours

This year's semi-final between John Isner and Kevin Anderson, which finished in a 26-24 final set, will be the last of its kind

1 day 17 hours

Edmund will face Ilya Ivashka in the next round of the European Open

2 days 12 hours

Mouratoglou was at the centre of the controversy at last month's US Open when Williams became embroiled in a furious row with the umpire

2 days 18 hours

The Romanian, who has a herniated disc, had hoped to be fit but is still experiencing pain and will be replaced in the field by Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens

4 days 15 hours

Stan Wawrinka's coach was watching on and is working with Konta on a trial basis

5 days 19 hours

Halep will finish the year as world No 1, having surpassed the feats set by Amelie Mauresmo, Maria Sharapova and Kim Clijsters, but a back injury is threatening to end her season early

5 days 19 hours

Djokovic has won all four time he's entered the competition

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Oct 20 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour 250 / WTA Premier, Moscow Women's Singles matches on Friday

.. Semi-final ..
6-Daria Kasatkina (RUS) beat Johanna Konta (GBR) 6-4 6-3
Ons Jabeur (TUN) beat 5-Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 6-3
(LAT)

5 min 33 sec

Oct 20 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour 250, Antwerp Men's Singles matches on Friday

.. Quarter-final ..
1-Kyle Edmund (GBR) beat Ilya Ivashka (BLR) (Walkover)
4-Richard Gasquet (FRA) beat Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) 6-4 6-7(4)
7-6(9)
6-Gael Monfils (FRA) beat Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 7-5 6-4
2-Diego Schwartzman (ARG) beat 5-Gilles Simon (FRA) 6-4 6-3

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Final Rounds and Seeds Progress from the ATP World Tour 250 / WTA Premier, Moscow Men's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Final Rounds ..
Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score
3 Karen Khachanov (RUS)
semi won 2-Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 6-1 6-7(5) 6-3
qtr won Mirza Basic (BIH) 6-2 7-6(5)
2nd won Lukas Rosol (CZE) 6-4 7-5
1st won (Bye)
2

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Final Rounds and Seeds Progress from the ATP World Tour 250, Stockholm Men's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Final Rounds ..
Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score
3 Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
semi won 2-Fabio Fognini (ITA) 6-3 6-2
qtr won Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) 6-3 7-6(4)
2nd won John Millman (AUS) 6-4 3-6 6-3
1st won (Bye)
2 Fabio Fogni

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour 250 / WTA Premier, Moscow Men's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Semi-final ..
Adrian Mannarino (FRA) beat Andreas Seppi (ITA) 7-5 7-5
3-Karen Khachanov (RUS) beat 2-Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 6-1 6-7(5) 6-3

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Final Rounds and Seeds Progress from the WTA International, Luxembourg Women's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Final Rounds ..
Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score
1 Julia Goerges (GER)
final won Belinda Bencic (SUI) 6-4 7-5
semi won Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 6-7(3) 7-5 6-1
qtr won 6-Donna Vekic (CRO) 6-3 3-6 6-3
2nd won Anna Blinkova (RUS) 6-1 6-4
1st w

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Final Rounds and Seeds Progress from the ATP World Tour 250, Antwerp Men's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Final Rounds ..
Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score
1 Kyle Edmund (GBR)
semi won 4-Richard Gasquet (FRA) 6-3 6-4
qtr won Ilya Ivashka (BLR) (Walkover)
2nd won Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) 6-0 6-2
1st won (Bye)
4 Richard Gasquet (FRA)

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Final Rounds and Seeds Progress from the ATP World Tour 250 / WTA Premier, Moscow Women's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Final Rounds ..
Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score
6 Daria Kasatkina (RUS)
final won Ons Jabeur (TUN) 2-6 7-6(3) 6-4
semi won Johanna Konta (GBR) 6-4 6-3
qtr won Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 6-3
(RUS)
2nd won Alize Cornet (F

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour 250, Stockholm Men's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Semi-final ..
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) beat 1-John Isner (USA) 1-6 6-3 6-3
3-Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) beat 2-Fabio Fognini (ITA) 6-3 6-2

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3 hours 58 min

Oct 21 (OPTA) - Results from the WTA International, Luxembourg Women's Singles matches on Saturday

.. Final ..
1-Julia Goerges (GER) beat Belinda Bencic (SUI) 6-4 7-5

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Stanislas Wawrinka, who won his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, says he deserved the crown after his final-round win over Rafael Nadal, who was contending with a back injury. The Swiss will move up to a career-high No. 3 ranking when they are released on Monday.

“To win a Slam, to be No. 3, both for me is a big surprise,” he said. “But I think more to win a Slam.  Because in the ranking you can be No. 3 without winning a Slam. But now it's both happening, so it's a big surprise. It's amazing feeling. I saw Roger [Federer] winning so many Grand Slams in the past, so now it's my turn to win one.  If you look the 10 past years, except [Juan Martin] Del Potro, it's only the top four guys who was winning all the Grand Slams. So, I will need time to realize what I did in these two weeks.  Because at the end, even if Rafa was injury, I think I deserve that Grand Slam because I won against Djokovic, No. 2; I won against Rafa.  I did amazing two weeks, and...

27 min 32 sec

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)—Lukasz Kubot and Robert Lindstedt won the Australian Open men's double title in their first Grand Slam as a team with a 6-3, 6-3 win Saturday over Eric Butorac and Raven Klaasen.

Kubot and Lindstedt dominated from the start, fending off the only breakpoint they faced and wrapping up the final in just an hour and five minutes.

Butorac and Klaasen — who had an upset win over top-ranked Bob and Mike Bryan in the third round — upped their tempo in the second set to stay in touch, but could only watch as their opponents served out the match. In the first round, they beat local favorite Pat Rafter, who came out of retirement at the age of 41 to play doubles with Lleyton Hewitt.

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Melbourne, Australia (AP)—Daniel Nestor of Canada and Kristina Mladenovic of France combined to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-3, 6-2 win Sunday over sixth-seeded Sania Mirza of India and Horia Tecau of Romania.

Nestor and Mladenovic, who won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title last year, fended off all five break points they faced and broke the Mirza-Tecau combination four times in the 58-minute match.

''Kiki, she's the best mixed doubles player. She really helps me out on court,'' the 41-year-old Nestor said. ''I actually have to cover less of the court, which is perfect for me, because I'm so old. ''

Nestor has won all four majors in men's doubles. This was his second Australian Open mixed doubles title his victory at Melbourne Park in 2007.

 

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I’m not sure what Stanislas Wawrinka expected as he faced the prospect of becoming just the second man outside of the game’s Big Four to win a major title over the past 36 opportunities. Whatever it was could not have been what happened on the floor of Rod Laver Arena tonight, as Wawrinka won the most bizarre Grand Slam final in recent memory, overcoming an injured but unyielding Rafael Nadal over four sometimes brilliant, sometimes ghastly sets lasting two hours and 24 minutes. 

The final score was 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. And the question lingering after Wawrinka cracked the final ball, a forehand approach winner, was: “Just how badly is Nadal hurt?”

Wawrinka’s prospects looked grim going into the match, even though he had knocked knocked out No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals. For one thing, he was winless against the tournament’s top seed in 12 tries. Moreover, he had never won a set in any of those matches. To top it off—no, wait, not yet—he...

27 min 32 sec

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Stan Wawrinka added a win over Rafael Nadal to his list of firsts in a stunning run to his maiden Grand Slam title, extending his rival's injury-cursed run at the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 upset in Sunday's final.

The 28-year-old Wawrinka had never taken a set off Nadal in 12 previous meetings, but attacked from the start against the 13-time major winner and regained his nerve after dropping the third set against the injured Spaniard.

Nadal appeared to be on the verge of retiring in the second set, when he hurt his back and needed a medical time out, but he refused to quit.

"It's really not the way you want to win a tennis match, but in a Grand Slam final I'll take it," said Wawrinka, the first man in 21 years to beat the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked players en route to a Grand Slam title.

Nadal was a hot favorite to win at Melbourne Park and become the first man to win each of the four Grand Slam...

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP)—Defending champion Roger Federer and top-seeded Novak Djokovic are on course to face each in the Dubai Championships final after each moved into the quarterfinals Wednesday with straight set victories.

The world's two best players were joined by Juan Martin del Potro and Tomas Berdych who also won in straight sets. Berdych saved 12 of 14 break points to beat Tobias Kamke 7-5, 6-1, and Del Potro defeated Somdev Devvarman 6-4, 6-4 before hitting a few balls with former Argentina soccer star Diego Maradona.

Djokovic beat Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain 6-1, 7-6 (4).

The top-ranked Djokovic broke Bautista-Agut three times to win the first set in 23 minutes and took a 3-0 lead in the second. But at 5-3 up and serving for the match, Bautista-Agut managed to break Djokovic and seemed to suddenly come alive - going on to save four match points to level the set at 5-5.

Djokovic produced a volleyed winner to go up 6-5 up,...

27 min 32 sec

The Tennis Channel and the FCC appear to have their backs against the wall in the network’s discrimination case against cable giant Comcast.

Last year, the FCC ordered Comcast to provide equal treatment to Tennis Channel in its tier placement, ruling that it must be on the same tier as the two sports networks it owns, the Golf Channel and NBC Sports.

But on Monday, judges on U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit panel expressed concern about whether the Tennis Channel's complaint was issued on time, and whether the FCC’s order affected its First Amendment rights.

A variety of outlets reported that Senior Judge Harry Edwards appeared ready to strike the FCC order on the grounds that the Tennis Channel’s discrimination complaint was filed outside the one-year FCC complaint window.

One of the judges said that it was “ludicrous” for the FCC to suggest that a complaint could be filed anytime somebody wanted.

Tennis Channel argues that...

27 min 32 sec

Mardy Fish announces on Twitter that he plans on playing the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, which begins next week. He is also scheduled to play the LA Challenge exhibition next Monday night.

The 30-year-old has not played since he withdrew from his fourth-round match against Roger Federer at last year’s U.S. Open due to heart trouble. Fish reached the Indian Wells singles final in 2008; he partnered Andy Roddick to win the doubles title in 2009.

27 min 32 sec

Switzerland and Australia have agreed that the Swiss will host April Fed Cup playoff tie outdoors on red clay at the Tennis Club Chiasso in Chiasso.

Tennis Australia was originally awarded choice of ground, but the Fed Cup Committee has approved a proposal by the two nations to move the tie to Switzerland. As part of the agreement, Australia will now have choice of ground on the next two occasions Australia and Switzerland meet in Fed Cup.

The winner of the tie will advance to the World Group, while the loser will be relegated to World Group II competition next year.

27 min 32 sec

Former Delray Beach champion Ernests Gulbis tells the Sun Sentinel that there are players ranked inside the Top 100 who aren’t very good.

The Latvian, who had to qualify for this week's tournament in Delray Beach, has seen his ranking drop from a career-high No. 21 in February 2011 to No. 109.

“I was really getting pissed to see who's in the top 100,'' the 24-year-old Gulbis said. "There are some guys who I don't know who they are. Some guys, I'm sorry, with respect—they can't play tennis."

Gulbis, who has been said by some to have Top 10 potential, hired coach Gunther Berezniki last summer and said that he is in better shape and ready to fulfill his potential.

"This is the first year I really want to do this,'' Gulbis said. "I'm starting to enjoy tennis much more. Before I didn't like it, honestly. I...

27 min 32 sec

Borna Coric dashed the hopes or a Federer-Djokovic Shanghai final.

27 min 32 sec

Former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both cruised into the Shanghai semifinals.

27 min 32 sec

Novak Djokovic upped his win streak to 15 straight after reaching the quarterfinals in Shanghai.

27 min 32 sec

Alexander Zverev is not a fan of the new Davis Cup schedule.

27 min 32 sec

Roger Federer opened his Shanghai title defense with a 3-set win over Tokyo champion Daniil Medvedev.

27 min 32 sec

Players react to towels placed on racks instead of with ball kids in Milan.

27 min 32 sec

If he wins Shanghai, Novak Djokovic would be in a virtual tie with Rafael Nadal for the ATP Race lead.

27 min 32 sec

Roger Federer says he loves the fall season.

1 day 13 hours

No matches will go past 12-all anytime soon at Wimbledon.

2 days 14 hours

Simona Halep will miss the WTA Finals for the first time.