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Federer races past Zverev to claim ninth Halle title

Roger Federer defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for a record ninth time on Sunday. Playing in his 140th career final, Federer saved the only break point he faced and converted four of his eight opportunities to clinch his 92nd career title in 53 ...

/ Jun 24, 2017

Evans faces ban for cocaine use

British tennis player Dan Evans admitted Friday that he tested positive for cocaine in April and now faces a suspension. The 27-year-old Evans, who reached a career-high ranking of No. 41 in March, organized a news conference in London and read a statement but ...

Nishikori retires during first set against Khachanov

/ Jun 22, 2017

Nishikori retires during first set against Khachanov

Kei Nishikori has once again left the Gerry Weber Open with fitness questions. “It’s really too bad,” Nishikori said. “I’m surprised because there was no hint (of injury). The 27-year-oldretired from his second-round match against Russia’s Karen Khachanov while trailing 3-2 in the first ...

In-form Muller eliminates Tsonga

/ Jun 22, 2017

In-form Muller eliminates Tsonga

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the latest star to crash out of Queen’s Club as the world No. 10 fell 6-4, 6-4 to Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller on Wednesday at the Aegon Championships. After Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic all endured shock first-round defeats on ...

Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

/ Jun 21, 2017

Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

Swiss superstar Roger Federer ushered Yuichi Sugita to a first-round exit Tuesday at the Gerry Weber Open. World No. 5 and top seed Federer needed just 52 minutes to beat the 66th-ranked Sugita 6-3, 6-1 for the 1,100th win of his career, second behind ...

Murray stunned by lucky loser in Wimbledon warmup

/ Jun 21, 2017

Murray stunned by lucky loser in Wimbledon warmup

Top-ranked Andy Murray headed a list of high-profile departures in the first round at Queen’s on Tuesday, with the Wimbledon champion losing to a player who found out he was competing only on the morning of the match. Murray put in a sloppy and ...

/ Jun 15, 2017

Sharapova invited to Stanford tournament

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has received an invitation to play at the WTA’s Bank of the West Classic at the end of July as the Russian star continues her return from a doping suspension. Sharapova’s comeback from a 15-month doping ban will ...

Kamiji wins French Open women's wheelchair title

/ Jun 11, 2017

Kamiji wins French Open women's wheelchair title

Yui Kamiji won the French Open women’s wheelchair championship on Saturday for her second straight Grand Slam title. The 23-year-old Kamiji, the Rio Paralympic bronze medalist, defeated Germany’s Sabine Ellerbrock 7-5, 6-4 for her fourth career Grand Slam championship. “Regardless of how well I ...