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Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour event lacked bit of common sense, says former ATP players' council head Vijay Amritraj
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Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour event lacked bit of common sense, says former ATP players' council head Vijay Amritraj

Djokovic has apologised and admitted it was probably “too soon” to run the event, which was played in front of packed stands in Belgrade.

Keeping emotions in check: Knowing how to channel aggression on court is what separates the good from the best
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Keeping emotions in check: Knowing how to channel aggression on court is what separates the good from the best

Some players have become just as famous for their outbursts on court as they have for their game, perhaps none more so than John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors.

Tennis legend Roger Federer says he 'really doesn't know' when to retire and he's not thinking about it
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Tennis legend Roger Federer says he 'really doesn't know' when to retire and he's not thinking about it

Two days into Federer's preparation for next season, he flies to Melbourne on 9 January, a week before the Australian Open draw, he is taking a 48-hour break, sitting out his fitness sessions

Roger Federer admits he does not see any reason to retire, says he will call time on playing career depending on health
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Roger Federer admits he does not see any reason to retire, says he will call time on playing career depending on health

Federer, who ended the year behind Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the world rankings, said he cannot predict when he will stop playing.

ATP Finals 2019: Roger Federer outclasses Novak Djokovic in straight sets to book spot in semi-final
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ATP Finals 2019: Roger Federer outclasses Novak Djokovic in straight sets to book spot in semi-final

Roger Federer produced a near-flawless performance as he avenged his Wimbledon defeat by Novak Djokovic and qualified for the last four of the ATP Finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Thursday.

Rafael Nadal eyeing year-end ranking of World No 1, says he 'would love to make that happen'
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Rafael Nadal eyeing year-end ranking of World No 1, says he 'would love to make that happen'

'I prefer to be No 1 to No 2,' Rafael Nadal said on Sunday as he prepared to continue his rankings battle with Novak Djokovic in Paris this week and in the season-ending ATP Finals in London.

Swiss Indoors Basel 2019: Roger Federer unsure if Paris is next stop on 'incredible journey' after clinching 103rd career title
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Swiss Indoors Basel 2019: Roger Federer unsure if Paris is next stop on 'incredible journey' after clinching 103rd career title

Roger Federer clinched his 103rd career title at Basel on Sunday but admitted that he may skip the opportunity to win a 104th at the Paris Masters.

US Open 2019: Roger Federer left disappointed after shock five-set loss to Grigor Dimitrov in quarter-final
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US Open 2019: Roger Federer left disappointed after shock five-set loss to Grigor Dimitrov in quarter-final

Roger Federer struggled to hide his disappointment after his bid for a first US Open title since 2008 ended abruptly with a five-set loss to Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals.

US Open 2019: Grigor Dimitrov stuns Roger Federer in five sets to reach first semi-final at Flushing Meadows
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US Open 2019: Grigor Dimitrov stuns Roger Federer in five sets to reach first semi-final at Flushing Meadows

Grigor Dimitrov rallied for a shocking upset of 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer at the US Open to reach his first semi-final in New York.

Wimbledon 2019: Outgoing match referee Andrew Jarrett says on-court conduct was worse in era of John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors
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Wimbledon 2019: Outgoing match referee Andrew Jarrett says on-court conduct was worse in era of John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors

Wimbledon referee Andrew Jarrett said that the players' on-court conduct was improving and because of that, tennis was heading in the right direction

Wimbledon 2019: Coco Gauff saves two match points in remarkable comeback win; Novak Djokovic through to last 16
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Wimbledon 2019: Coco Gauff saves two match points in remarkable comeback win; Novak Djokovic through to last 16

Gauff, ranked 313 and who came through qualifying, battled back from 2-5 down in the second set and held her nerve when Slovenian opponent Polona Hercog clawed her way to 4-4 from 1-4 in the decider.

Roger Federer’s 100th title is not just a staggering numerical accomplishment, but also testament of his eternal will to win
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Roger Federer’s 100th title is not just a staggering numerical accomplishment, but also testament of his eternal will to win

Despite winning everything there is to win in tennis, and scaling every peak there is to scale in the sport, Federer still gets up for every match of every tournament looking like it’s his first. And that’s just not normal.

Maharashtra Open 2019: Veteran Croatian Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest man in forty years to reach an ATP Final
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Maharashtra Open 2019: Veteran Croatian Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest man in forty years to reach an ATP Final

Big-serving Ivo Karlovic, currently ranked 100, hit 33 aces in the one hour 55 minute battle against the unranked Darcis, who missed all of 2018 due to injury.

Rotterdam Open: Roger Federer calls 97th title-winning week as the best of his life as he returns to World No 1
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Rotterdam Open: Roger Federer calls 97th title-winning week as the best of his life as he returns to World No 1

"It's unbelievable to be number one again after all these (six) years -- this is one of the best weeks of my life," Federer said after winning the final.

Rotterdam Open: Roger Federer defeats Grigor Dimitrov in one-sided final to clinch 97th career title
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Rotterdam Open: Roger Federer defeats Grigor Dimitrov in one-sided final to clinch 97th career title

In the Open era, only American Jimmy Connors has won more titles than Swiss master, with 109.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer defies age and injuries on his way to clinch 20th Grand Slam title
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Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer defies age and injuries on his way to clinch 20th Grand Slam title

Federer defied the years and attrition rate to claim a joint-record sixth Australian crown in his 30th Grand Slam decider in Melbourne.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer cruises through to 14th quarter-final after win over Marton Fucsovics
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Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer cruises through to 14th quarter-final after win over Marton Fucsovics

Federer will now face long-time rival Tomas Berdych in the last eight, holding a 19-6 lead over the Czech dating back to 2004.

Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer beats Juan Martin del Potro to claim eighth title
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Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer beats Juan Martin del Potro to claim eighth title

Home favourite Roger Federer claimed his eighth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday with a 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-3 final defeat of Juan Martin del Potro.

Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer 'couldn't be happier' with resurgent season, hopes to pick up another title
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Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer 'couldn't be happier' with resurgent season, hopes to pick up another title

Looming in Shanghai is a potential clash in the final between Federer and Rafael Nadal, whose friendly rivalry has blossomed anew this year as they force the next generation to wait their turn.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on course for first-ever clash as key players pull out
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US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on course for first-ever clash as key players pull out

Their rivalry has stretched 13 years and 37 matches but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have never met at the US Open, a staggering anomaly which seems certain to be corrected at 2017's concluding Grand Slam.