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ATP World Tour
ATP Announces Celebrity Charity Fundraiser
The 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals will kick off with a spectacular launch event on Friday 7 November at The O2 in support of male cancer awareness charity One For The Boys, the ATP announced today. The Official Launch, generously supported by Mot & Chandon - the champagne of tennis - and featuring all eight singles players and doubles teams, will welcome a host of celebrities to the court ahead of the biggest indoor tennis tournament in the world, taking place from 9-16 November at The O2.
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Asian Swing Preview: Nadal and Li Na Headline Big Storylines For This Fall
With Rafael Nadal and Li Na planning their returns in Asia, there's plenty of intriguing storylines to keep tennis fans engaged after the US Open. Photo Credit: AP While many tennis fans are recovering from an exciting and unpredictable US Open, the tours themselves swing over to Asia for the next few weeks.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The endless search for Roger Federer's late-career miracle
Nagurski wasn't supposed to play. Third-string fullback. In the first half the starter went down.
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Bill Horschel poses with both trophies after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament and The FedEX Cup, Sunday, Sept 14, 2014, in Atlanta. Photo: John Amis, AP Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a ball to Fabio Fognini, of Italy, during the third single match of the tennis Davis Cup World Group semifinal between Switzerland and Italy, in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, Sept.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
El Paso Times
Switzerland beats Italy 3-1 in Davis Cup semifinal
Roger Federer has taken Switzerland to its first Davis Cup final in 22 years, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy in the opening reverse singles Sunday for a winning 3-1 lead in their semifinal. Federer celebrated with skipping jumps across the court on completing a 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 win against the 17th-ranked Fognini.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Gareth Southgate reveals his hero is Bryan Robson, he admires Jonny ...
Bryan Robson. I played in midfield as a kid and I wanted to be Bryan. He was always in the action and scoring goals.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
What the Future Holds for Cilic, Nishikori After US Open
Marin Cilic beating Kei Nishikori in the US Open final, eliminating Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic respectively in the semifinals, shook up the men's tennis world. For breakthroughs sake, both players have been branded successes in part due to their high-profile coaches - Croatian countryman Goran Ivanisevic for Cilic, and fellow Asian Michael Chang for Nishikori.
ATP World Tour
Murray Awarded Shenzhen Wild Card
World No. 11 Andy Murray has been awarded a wild card into the 2014 Shenzhen Open .
Ross Hutchins retires: 'Healthy' Hutchins hangs up his racket
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Ross Hutchins, who returned to competition in January after a year's absence with cancer, today announced his retirement from professional tennis.
Switzerland leads Italy 2-0 in Davis Cup
Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a ball to Simone Bolelli, of Italy, during the first single match of the tennis Davis Cup World Group semifinal between Switzerland and Italy, in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Sept.12, 2014. Photo: Salvatore Di Nolfi, AP Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a ball to Simone Bolelli, of Italy, during the first single match of the tennis Davis Cup World Group semifinal between Switzerland and Italy, in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Sept.12, 2014.
I have always wanted to visit India, says Vogue editor Anna Wintour
Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who is considered the most powerful woman in fashion, says she has always wanted to visit India. The 64-year-old Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious fashion magazine gave a rare peak into her life by answering 73 rapid-fire style questions for a video for Vogue.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Now, Roger Federer seeks Davis Cup glory
Paris: Roger Federer will spearhead Switzerland's bid to reach the Davis Cup final for the first time against Italy in Geneva this weekend and in so doing put himself within striking distance of one of the few prizes that have eluded him. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has won all the top titles in tennis during his stellar career with the exception of Olympic singles gold and the Davis Cup.
Nishikori loses US Open, wins $940,000 bonus
Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori may have lost the US Open final, but he has won a $940,000 special bonus from a sponsor delighted about seeing its brand splashed across screens worldwide. Fast Retailing and its charismatic President Tadashi Yanai will each give 50 million yen to the 24-year-old tournament runner-up, who lost in straight sets to Croatian giant Marin Cilic.
They Said What? U.S. Open Champions Edition
Volumes and volumes of words are spoken during a Grand Slam tournament, and it would be a Herculean task to sift through them all to find the most intriguing. So let's just take the most interesting or thought-provoking things said by the champions in their respective final press conferences, and toast the feats they just completed: "Yes, absolutely.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Serena Williams Is America's Greatest Athlete
This week, as the sports world repays our slavish attention with more lousy , grotesque news, it's worth noting that, on Sunday, the greatest American athlete in a generation won the U.S. Open, again, for the sixth time and the third year in a row. Serena Williams's victory over Caroline Wozniacki puts her in rarefied company in the history of women's tennis.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
ATP World Tour
Cilic Crowned US Open Champion, Ends Nishikori's Historic Run
Marin Cilic rose to the occasion Monday evening at the US Open . In a meeting between two first-time Grand Slam finalists, the 25-year-old Croatian ended Japanese Kei Nishikori 's historic run 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to lift the US Open trophy.
Serena adds to legacy with 18th Slam
The chatter will grow after perhaps Williams' greatest Grand Slam performance ever at the U.S. Open over the last two weeks. She capped it by dominating longtime friend and former No.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
On this day: Andy Murray in US Open final
British tennis No1 Andy Murray played in his first ever Grand Slam final in the US Open on this day in 2008. Picture: Getty 23BC: The first recorded ritual Sumo wrestling bout took place.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Federer Falls In Semifinals, Nishikori To Face Cilic In US Open Finals
Roger Federer of Switzerland greets Marin Cilic of Croatia after their men's singles semifinal match on Day Thirteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Lakers vs. FC Barcelona The Los Angeles Lakers face off with Pau Gasol's former team and European Champions FC Barcelona on October 7, 2010.
ATP World Tour
Nishikori Makes Tennis History, Becomes First Asian Man In Grand Slam Final
Japan's Kei Nishikori made tennis history on Saturday when he became the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam singles final. Tenth seed Nishikori defeated top seed and 2011 champion Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 , 6-3 at the US Open .