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7 hours 36 min

An emotional Serena Williams is beaten by Belinda Bencic in Toronto in her first match since announcing she will be "evolving away" from tennis.

7 hours 46 min

It was the Olympic champion’s second win over Williams at the tournament, following a semi-final victory in 2015.

8 hours 24 min

Upsets hit the men's draw Wednesday in Montreal as the Top 3 seeds all lost!

9 hours 17 min

Defending champion and top-ranked Daniil Medvedev was upended by Nick Kyrgios in three sets on Wednesday in the National Bank Open in Montreal.

10 hours 24 min

Serena Williams plays her last match in Canada.

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A day after telling the world she is preparing to leave professional tennis, Serena Williams exited the National Bank Open on Wednesday night after a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Belinda Bencic. "I'm terrible at goodbyes," she said, "but goodbye, Toronto!"

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Weekend winners Nick Kyrgios and Daniil Medvedev meet for a fourth time today in Canada.

23 hours 24 min

Serena Williams said she is reluctant to admit she has to "move on from playing tennis," but the 23-time Grand Slam champion said "now the countdown has begun" and that she plans to "relish these next few weeks."

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The two-time US Open champion was forced to pull out of her first round match with Kaia Kanepi

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Nick Kyrgios set a popcorn second-round meeting with World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev on Tuesday at the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers, downing Sebastian Baez 6-4, 6-4 to earn his seventh consecutive win.

The Australian captured his seventh ATP Tour title in Washington last week and immediately found his rhythm in Montreal, outmanoeuvring the Argentine as he combined heavy-hitting with deft touch to advance after one hour and 25 minutes.

“Physically I feel fine. Mentally just so tired. I haven’t had much sleep the past couple of days, but I am trying to put that behind me already,” Kyrgios said in his on-court interview. “I am in Montreal and I haven’t played great tennis in Montreal in the past, so I wanted to come out here today and get that match up against Medvedev next. It will be a lot of fun. I just want to create some good memories in Montreal.”

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1 day 10 hours

Grigor Dimitrov and Andrey Rublev made an impressive debut as a doubles team on Tuesday.

The singles stars upset reigning Wimbledon titlists Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell 3-6, 6-2, 10-8 to reach the second round of the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers. It will not get any easier for Dimitrov and Rublev, who will next try to upset second seeds Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos.

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Two-time Roland Garros champions Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies survived a stern test from Lukasz Kubot and Stan Wawrinka. The Germans battled through a Match Tie-break 4-6, 6-1, 10-5.

In other doubles action, Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop eliminated Karen Khachanov and Denis Shapovalov 7-6(5), 4-6, 10-6. The Indian-Dutch duo will next face the Polish team of Hubert Hurkacz and Jan Zielinski.

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In a season full of impressive victories, Taylor Fritz made another statement on Tuesday.

The American overpowered former World No. 1 Andy Murray 6-1, 6-3 to reach the second round of the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers. Fritz will next play countryman Frances Tiafoe.

"It’s an honour to be on the court with Andy,” Fritz said in his on-court interview. “Just to get the chance to play him, he’s been around, he’s been dominating since before I came on Tour and basically the whole time I’ve been on Tour, so it’s an honour just to play him.”

Throughout his illustrious career, Murray has found ways to turn matches around, especially against big hitters. His defense has stymied the best offensive players of his generation time and time again. But not Tuesday evening under the lights in Montreal.

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Fritz showed no fear and consistently went for his shots, whether from neutral positions or on the full stretch. The 10th seed was unrelenting...

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Fresh off a three-week training block and his first title of the season in Los Cabos, Daniil Medvedev is poised to carry his momentum to Montreal for the National Bank Open presented by Rogers, where he is the defending champion.

“I made a great preparation block of three weeks and worked a lot physically, because we know that the end of the season is never easy and I want to be 100 percent ready. I managed to feel great in Los Cabos,” Medvedev said at the weekend.

“I’m in great confidence right now. I played good matches (in Mexico). I feel very confident and I feel good for the next tournaments.”

The North American hard-court season is where the World No. 1 has played his best tennis. He enters this week boasting an 11-3 record at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Canada, where he reached the final in 2019 (l. Nadal) and won the title last year in Toronto (d. Opelka).

In the coming weeks Medvedev will try to defend his title at the US Open, where he...

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Matteo Berrettini made his National Bank Open Presented by Rogers debut on Tuesday, but Pablo Carreno Busta ensured it was a short one.

The Spaniard, who lost against Berrettini in straight sets in the fourth round of this year’s Australian Open, avenged that defeat with a 6-3, 6-2 victory in the first round in Montreal.

Berrettini is working his way back from March right hand surgery, which has limited him to just four tournaments since Indian Wells. Covid-19 also forced him to miss Wimbledon.

Carreno Busta took full advantage with a ruthless display of consistent aggression. The Spaniard prevented his opponent from finding a rhythm without risking too much himself. After securing a second service break in the second set, the 31-year-old let out a big roar knowing the finish line was in sight.

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Nick Kyrgios recently spoke of that “small window” of opportunity that comes part and parcel with a deep, second-week run at a major, that sudden locker-room swagger that can win you matches before you’ve even stepped out onto the court.

As the surging Canberran heads into the National Bank Open, he’s thrown that window wide open, sash and all.

A first-time Grand Slam finalist at 27, the Wimbledon runner-up is playing the most inspired tennis of his career. In addition to his exploits at SW19, where he became the first unseeded entrant to reach the final since countryman Mark Philippoussis in 2003, he notched consecutive semi-finals in Houston, Stuttgart and Halle, and on Sunday snapped a three-year-long title drought via a 6-4, 6-3 triumph over Yoshihito Nishioka in Washington. He also became also became the first player in the tournament’s 53-year history to sweep the men’s singles and doubles (with Jack Sock) in the same week.

“I felt like I was one of the...

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Tuseday's action has begun at the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers in Montreal, following a delay at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Canada due to rain.

Play began at 12:26 p.m. local time (EST) in Quebec, where 11th seed Matteo Berrettini is in action on Court Rogers against Pablo Carreno Busta. Wild card Vasek Pospisil is looking to channel the support of his home fans on Court Central, where the Canadian is taking on Tommy Paul. Before the weather intervened, both matches had been scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. local time.

Rain also interrupted Monday's schedule in Montreal, where a packed Tuesday roster will see last week’s Washington champion Nick Kyrgios start his campaign against Sebastian Baez on Court Central. That match will be followed by 10th seed Taylor Fritz’s first ATP Head2Head meeting with former World No. 1 Andy Murray, while other seeded players in action include Hubert Hurkacz, Cameron Norrie and Gael Monfils.

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Daniel Evans and John Peers beat the rain on Monday at the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers to down Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 4-6, 6-3, 10-5.

The British-Australian team completed their comeback with a dominant performance in the Match Tie-break, capitalising on a 4/0 lead to close out the victory. After dropping serve three times in the opening set, the pair claimed the lone break of the second as they turned the match around.

Evans/Peers will next face fifth seeds Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic or the French team of Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

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Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray saved six of nine break points in their Montreal defeat. Photo Credit: Mike Lawrence/ATP Tour

In the only other doubles match to be completed on Monday, Poland's Hubert Hurkacz and Jan Zielinski scored an upset win against...

2 days 12 hours

Emil Ruusuvuori backed up his third-round run in Washington with another impressive performance at the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers on Monday, moving past Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the second round in rainy Montreal.

The Finn defeated World No. 11 Hubert Hurkacz in Washington last week to earn the biggest win of his season and he played with confidence against Wawrinka, outmanoeuvring the Swiss star to advance after two hours and 12 minutes.

The 23-year-old recovered from squandering a break advantage in the second set as he raised his level in the decider, saving the one break point he faced in the third set to triumph in his first ATP Head2Head meeting against Wawrinka.

“I grew up watching Stan and have huge respect for this guy,” Ruusuvuori said in his on-court interview. “He is still such a tough competitor and he has inspired so many people, so I hope he can continue and bring this level. I really enjoyed this match and it was a dream...

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Karen Khachanov earned every bit of his 200th tour-level singles win on Monday at the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers. After splitting two sets of razor-thin margins against Francisco Cerundolo, the 26-year-old powered through the decider in a 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-3 victory.

The World No. 28 improved to 200-154 with the result, hitting 22 winners and five aces in the two-hour, 43-minute contest. Khachanov was six of nine on break chances and claimed the only break of the final set in its fourth game. After moving ahead 3-1, he dropped just two points on serve the rest of the way, closing out the win with a love hold.

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A two-time semi-finalst at the ATP Masters 1000 event (2018-19), Khachanov earned his first ATP Tour win in St. Petersburg in 2013 and rose to a career-high of No. 8 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings in 2019. He won three of his four tour-level titles in 2018, including his trophy triumph at the Rolex Paris Masters.

His best result...

2 days 4 hours

Serena Williams admits she sees "light at the end of the tunnel" of her tennis career, but maintains she is motivated to continue competing after earning her first win of 2022 at the National Bank Open in Toronto.

2 days 16 hours

Serena Williams claimed her first singles win in over a year as she beat Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz to reach the second round of the National Bank Open in Toronto.

3 days 7 hours

Russia's Daria Kasatkina beats Shelby Rogers to win the Silicon Valley Classic - her first title since coming out as gay and criticising her country's attitude to homosexuality last month.

3 days 8 hours

Nick Kyrgios says he has had "an incredible transformation" after beating Yoshihito Nishioka to win the Citi Open - his first ATP Tour title since 2019.

4 days 8 hours

World number one Daniil Medvedev beats Britain's Cameron Norrie in straight sets to win the Los Cabos Open in Mexico

5 days 7 hours

British number one Cameron Norrie beats Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime to reach the final of the Los Cabos Open in Mexico.

6 days 4 hours

A picture of a butterfly on the fingertips of tennis player Naomi Osaka is named overall winner.

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Britain's Emma Raducanu beats Camila Osorio in a gruelling match at the Washington Open, while compatriot Dan Evans also progresses.

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Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios ended a three-year title drought by claiming the trophy at the site of his last triumph, saving the only break point he faced in the Citi Open final Sunday along the way to a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Yoshihito Nishioka.

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Seventh-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russia rallied from one set down after dropping the opener in a tiebreaker and beat unseeded American Shelby Rogers to capture the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic championship on Sunday, 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-2, in California.

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Liudmila Samsonova hit 10 aces and won her second career WTA title by rallying past sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the Citi Open on Sunday.

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Unseeded American Shelby Rogers defeated No. 9 seed Veronika Kudermetova of Russia 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to advance to Sunday's final of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. She will face No. 7 seed Daria Kasatkina.

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Nick Kyrios, armed with newfound consistency, and Kaia Kanepi, seeking her first title in nine years, both reached the Citi Open final on Saturday.

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Nick Kyrgios fought off six match points before getting past Frances Tiafoe in three sets to advance to the Citi Open semifinals, while Emma Raducanu fell to Liudmila Samsonova.

5 days 8 hours

Paula Badosa beat Coco Gauff 7-6(4), 6-2 at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic to reach her fourth semifinal of the year.

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Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week's US Open tuneup event in Montreal due to the same abdominal strain that forced him to miss his Wimbledon semifinal last month, he said Friday.

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic, who is unvaccinated, has withdrawn from the upcoming hard-court tournament in Montreal because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Coco Gauff advanced to the quarterfinals at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Naomi Osaka on Thursday night.

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The US Open later this month is set to be the 40-year-old’s final tournament.

1 day 23 hours

From winning her maiden grand slam title as a 17-year-old, Williams has rarely been out of the spotlight

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The 23-time grand slam champion has announced she will shortly hang up her racket

2 days 36 min

The 2022 US Open looks set to be the 40-year-old’s swansong.

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The 40-year-old won a first singles match in more than a year in Toronto on Monday

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The 40-year-old defeated Nuria Parrizas Diaz in Toronto.

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The 23-time Grand Slam champion beat Nuria Parrizas Diaz in straight sets at the National Bank Open in Toronto

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The 27-year-old dropped just one set in five matches of singles, never had his serve broken and led the tournament with 96 aces

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It marks Medvedev’s first tour victory since last year’s US Open

5 days 6 hours

The British number one battled to a 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory in the semi-finals

3 days 12 hours

Nick Kyrgios sweeps Washington.

3 days 12 hours

Sean Randall previews the Canadian Open in Montreal.

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Shelby Rogers will seek her first career title Sunday in San Jose.

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Nick Kyrgios will try to win his first title in three years.

4 days 36 min

Daniil Medvedev didn't drop a set in his Los Cabos debut.

4 days 23 hours

Teen stars Emma Raducanu and Coco Gauff both tumbled Friday.

5 days 19 hours

No Big 3 at the Canadian Open this year.

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The Top 4 seeds are into the semifinals in Los Cabos. Nick Kyrgios could play three matches Friday in D.C.

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The fourth meeting between WTA stars Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka went to the teen.