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1 hr ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Tennis Now

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.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

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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Norwalk Citizen News

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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.

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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.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Mail

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.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Tennis Articles

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.

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ATP World Tour

Murray Awarded Shenzhen Wild Card

World No. 11 Andy Murray has been awarded a wild card into the 2014 Shenzhen Open .

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The Independent

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.

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SFGate

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.

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DNA India

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.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

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.

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Yahoo!

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.

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Tennis

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.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

New Yorker

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.

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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.

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MSNBC

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.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Scotsman.com

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.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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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 .

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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