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Garbine Muguruza receives top WTA accolade

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza is the WTA Player of the Year, and U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens has been honored as the Comeback Player of the Year. The WTA announced the annual honors on Friday. The awards are voted on by members of the media. Other recipients include French Open champion Jelena ...

Del Potro hurts wrist in victory

/ Oct 14, 2017

Del Potro hurts wrist in victory

Juan Martin del Potro headed to a hospital for a scan on his left wrist after a nasty fall while winning his quarterfinal 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 at the Shanghai Masters on Friday. Del Potro was due to play Roger Federer in the semifinals on Saturday. ...

Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai quarters

/ Oct 13, 2017

Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai quarters

Rafael Nadal won his 14th consecutive match to reach the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday night. Fognini occupied Nadal for 63 minutes, nine minutes longer Nadal's second-round match. Roger Federer, seeded second to Nadal, also was not detained for ...

Grand Slam board fines volatile Fognini

/ Oct 12, 2017

Grand Slam board fines volatile Fognini

Fabio Fognini was handed a suspended ban of two Grand Slam tournaments on Wednesday for insulting a chair umpire at the U.S. Open. The Grand Slam board said the Italian will be suspended from participating in two major tournaments — one of which will be ...

Naomi Osaka beats Venus Williams in straight sets

/ Oct 11, 2017

Naomi Osaka beats Venus Williams in straight sets

Naomi Osaka stunned world No. 5 Venus Williams in straight sets in the second round of the Hong Kong Open on Wednesday. Osaka reeled off eight consecutive games at one stage on her way to a 7-5, 6-2 victory that sent her into the quarterfinals. It ...

Goffin beats Mannarino for Japan Open title

/ Oct 8, 2017

Goffin beats Mannarino for Japan Open title

David Goffin atoned for his defeat in the Japan Open final last year by winning it on Sunday, beating Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 7-5. The victory extended Goffin's winning streak to nine matches, including four in Shenzhen last week when he won his first title in ...