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Stockholm Open 2019: Denis Shapovalov serves a reminder that he's still among NextGen’s brightest stars with title
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Stockholm Open 2019: Denis Shapovalov serves a reminder that he's still among NextGen’s brightest stars with title

With a game that's a little more refined, a little less rash, Denis Shapovalov serves a reminder that he's still among NextGen’s brightest stars.

US Open 2019: Daniil Medvedev advances to maiden Grand Slam semi-final with four-set win over Stan Wawrinka
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US Open 2019: Daniil Medvedev advances to maiden Grand Slam semi-final with four-set win over Stan Wawrinka

Fifth seed Daniil Medvedev's 7-6 (8/6), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 triumph sent him into a Friday matchup against the winner between Bulgaria's 78th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov and 38-year-old Roger Federer, owner of a record 20 Grand Slam titles.

Nick Kyrgios' extraordinary bravery in revealing mental health woes adds new dimension to bizarre on-court antics
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Nick Kyrgios' extraordinary bravery in revealing mental health woes adds new dimension to bizarre on-court antics

No matter what you may have thought of Kyrgios as a person all this while, you can’t deny that he is a freak talent – arguably one of the most gifted players to have arrived on the scene since Roger Federer.

Mikhail Youzhny’s elegant play, single-handed backhand will remain in public memory long after retirement
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Mikhail Youzhny’s elegant play, single-handed backhand will remain in public memory long after retirement

He may not have reached the heights of the Federers and Nadals of this world, but Mikhail Youzhny carved out a respectable place for himself in the golden era of men’s tennis.

Saint Petersburg Open: Mikhail Youzhny calls time on career after defeat to Roberto Bautista Agut; Dominic Thiem enters quarter-finals
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Saint Petersburg Open: Mikhail Youzhny calls time on career after defeat to Roberto Bautista Agut; Dominic Thiem enters quarter-finals

Mikhail Youzhny brought the curtain down on his two-decade career on Thursday, a rollercoaster ride which saw him win 10 titles, earn the affectionate nickname of 'Colonel' and get a sweaty hug from former Russian president Boris Yeltsin.

Russia's Mikhail Youzhny announces retirement from ATP Tour following St Petersburg Open in mid-September
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Russia's Mikhail Youzhny announces retirement from ATP Tour following St Petersburg Open in mid-September

Veteran Russian tennis star Mikhail Youzhny said on Tuesday that he would retire from the ATP Tour following the St. Petersburg Open tournament in mid-September.

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer, Serena Williams make winning starts to campaign; Sloane Stephens crashes out
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Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer, Serena Williams make winning starts to campaign; Sloane Stephens crashes out

Eight-time champion Roger Federer and seven-time winner Serena Williams shrugged off 30-degree heat to breeze into the Wimbledon second round Monday.

Hungarian Open: Defending champion Lucas Pouille knocked out; Denis Shapovalov also suffers early exit
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Hungarian Open: Defending champion Lucas Pouille knocked out; Denis Shapovalov also suffers early exit

Defending champion Lucas Pouille crashed out of the Hungarian Open after a shock straight-sets defeat by Australia’s John Millman in the round of 16 on Thursday.

Delray Beach Open: Frances Tiafoe beats 2nd seed Juan Martin del Potro; Denis Shapovalov makes quarters
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Delray Beach Open: Frances Tiafoe beats 2nd seed Juan Martin del Potro; Denis Shapovalov makes quarters

Frances Tiafoe turned the tables on Juan Martin del Potro, toppling the second-seeded former champion 7-6 (6), 4-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of Delray Beach Open.

US Open 2017's top 5 memories: Maria Sharpova's spectacular comeback, Rafael Nadal's 16th Slam title and more
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US Open 2017's top 5 memories: Maria Sharpova's spectacular comeback, Rafael Nadal's 16th Slam title and more

Here's a look at five unforgettable memories from the 2017 edition of US Open.

US Open 2017: Andrey Rublev, Kaia Kanepi's remarkable run outshines Rafael Nadal's 50th win
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US Open 2017: Andrey Rublev, Kaia Kanepi's remarkable run outshines Rafael Nadal's 50th win

It was the victories of teen sensation Andrey Rublev and comeback queen Kaia Kanepi that muscled into the limelight despite Nadal notching up his 50th win at the US Open.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal notches up 50th win, Karolina Pliskova storms into quarter-finals
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US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal notches up 50th win, Karolina Pliskova storms into quarter-finals

World number one Rafael Nadal notched up his 50th win at the US Open on Monday to reach the quarter-finals for the seventh time.

US Open 2017: Teenager Andrey Rublev could potentially face his idol Rafael Nadal in quarter-final
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US Open 2017: Teenager Andrey Rublev could potentially face his idol Rafael Nadal in quarter-final

Rublev plays for a quarter-final berth on Monday against Belgian ninth seed David Goffin, whom he has never faced. If he wins, he might just play 15-time Grand Slam winner Nadal for the first time with a trip to the semi-finals at stake

US Open 2017, Day 4 highlights: From Madison Keys' New York connection to Naomi Osaka's candid pressers
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US Open 2017, Day 4 highlights: From Madison Keys' New York connection to Naomi Osaka's candid pressers

Madison Keys hails from the Midwest but has a close connection with New York thanks to her Christian name given to her by her mother, a huge fan of the movie "Splash," where a mermaid assumes the name of Madison.

US Open 2017: Top seeds Rafael Nadal, Karolina Pliskova battle into 3rd round, Svetlana Kuznetsova ousted
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US Open 2017: Top seeds Rafael Nadal, Karolina Pliskova battle into 3rd round, Svetlana Kuznetsova ousted

Former champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal battled into the US Open last 32 on Thursday while the women's draw lost the fifth seed from its top eight.

US Open 2017: Roger Federer suggests it will still take some more years for changing of old guard
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US Open 2017: Roger Federer suggests it will still take some more years for changing of old guard

Andy Murray has a hip injury, Novak Djokovic is sidelined with an elbow problem while Stan Wawrinka needs knee surgery, but Roger Federer insists it could still be years before the old guard say goodbye to tennis.

US Open 2017: Roger Federer survives yet another five-setter; teenager Andrey Rublev upsets Grigor Dimitrov
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US Open 2017: Roger Federer survives yet another five-setter; teenager Andrey Rublev upsets Grigor Dimitrov

Five-time champion and third seed Federer had also needed five sets to see off US teenager Frances Tiafoe in the first round.

US Open 2017: Roger Federer's first-round five-set battle brings his fitness under the spotlight
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US Open 2017: Roger Federer's first-round five-set battle brings his fitness under the spotlight

Roger Federer still has to battle it out for six more best-of-five matches. He needs his back and confidence to hold up if he wants to win a third Grand Slam in 2017.

Rafael Nadal eyes reaching Rogers Cup semis to boost chances of capturing world No 1 rank
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Rafael Nadal eyes reaching Rogers Cup semis to boost chances of capturing world No 1 rank

Rafael Nadal will return to the top of the ATP world rankings for the first time in three years if he reaches the semi-finals at this week's Rogers Cup in Montreal

Dubai Tennis Championships: Stan Wawrinka stunned by Dzumhur Damir, Fernando Verdasco advances
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Stan Wawrinka stunned by Dzumhur Damir, Fernando Verdasco advances

Holder Stan Wawrinka was sensationally dumped out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday as his form collapsed following an early 4-1 lead.