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Murray beats Djokovic in Rogers Cup final

Aug 17, 2015

Murray beats Djokovic in Rogers Cup final

Andy Murray beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday in the Rogers Cup for his fourth tournament victory of the year and third title in the Canadian event. The second-seeded Murray also won the tournament in 2009 and 2010. The Scot ended ...

Bencic stuns Serena in Rogers Cup semifinal

Aug 16, 2015

Bencic stuns Serena in Rogers Cup semifinal

Top-ranked Serena Williams stumbled in the Rogers Cup semifinals Saturday night, falling 6-3, 5-7, 4-6 to Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic. The 18-year-old Bencic became the youngest player to beat Williams in a completed match since Maria Sharapova at 17 in the 2004 WTA Finals. ...

Nishikori runs out of gas in Rogers Cup semifinal defeat

Aug 16, 2015

Nishikori runs out of gas in Rogers Cup semifinal defeat

A day after one of the best matches of his career, Kei Nishikori looked lead-footed in a straight-sets semifinal defeat to third-ranked Briton Andy Murray at the Rogers Cup on Saturday. “I think I’m more tired,” Nishikori said after dropping his first sets of ...

Nishikori defeats Goffin, will meet Nadal in quarterfinals

Aug 14, 2015

Nishikori defeats Goffin, will meet Nadal in quarterfinals

Fourth seed Kei Nishikori topped 13th seed David Goffin of Belgium 6-4, 6-4 in their third-round match at the Rogers Cup on Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals. Nishikori, ranked fourth in the world, will play longtime nemesis Rafael Nadal in the quarters ...

Nishikori whips Andujar at Rogers Cup

Aug 13, 2015

Nishikori whips Andujar at Rogers Cup

Kei Nishikori beat Pablo Andujar 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday in the ATP Tour’s Rogers Cup in his first match since winning the Citi Open last week in Washington. The fourth-seeded Nishikori, a finalist last year in the U.S. Open, earned his tour-leading 27th hardcourt ...

Djokovic survives Bellucci challenge

Aug 12, 2015

Djokovic survives Bellucci challenge

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic kicked off his bid for a fourth Canadian crown with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) second-round win over a stubborn Thomaz Bellucci at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. Bellucci, with just one win in five visits to Canada and coming ...

Nishikori rallies past Isner to claim Citi Open title

Aug 10, 2015

Nishikori rallies past Isner to claim Citi Open title

Kei Nishikori was already going to enter the U.S. Open brimming with confidence, thanks to his runner-up finish there a year ago. A title at a hard-court tuneup a few weeks before heading to Flushing Meadows only helps. Getting his game in shape ahead ...

Nishikori gains measure of revenge by beating Cilic

Aug 9, 2015

Nishikori gains measure of revenge by beating Cilic

Kei Nishikori beating Marin Cilic at the Citi Open doesn’t offset losing the same matchup in the 2014 U.S. Open final. Regardless, payback was sweet for the Japanese star. Nishikori rallied to beat Cilic 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday in the Citi Open semifinals ...

Nishikori into Citi quarters

Aug 7, 2015

Nishikori into Citi quarters

Reigning U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic and runnerup Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarterfinals of the Citi Open with a straight-set triumphs Thursday. The second-seeded Nishikori, the highest-ranked player in the field after Britain’s Andy Murray crashed out in his opening match, never faced ...

Stosur likes chances against Serena

Aug 6, 2015

Stosur likes chances against Serena

Samantha Stosur, the last woman to beat Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, likes her chances of disrupting the star’s bid for a calendar Grand Slam if she gets the chance. “I’ve always actually quite enjoyed playing Serena. I’ve got a game that disrupts ...