ATP World Tour

1st-round withdrawals at Grand Slams could lose prize money

LONDON (AP) — A player who withdraws or performs below professional standards during a first-round singles match at a Grand Slam tournament could be fined under new rules introduced Tuesday.<p>The Grand Slam Board says a player who is unfit to compete and withdraws before the draw will receive 50 …


Can Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal continue dominance in 2018 or will men's tennis see changing of the guard?

<b>London:</b> Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have utterly dominated during 2017 but as the season ends there is a palpable sense that the top of the men's …


Tiger Woods loses No. 1 spot in prize money winnings in sports

As Tiger Woods remains on the sidelines (but not for long!), he has been passed in yet another metric.<p>As Forbes reports, the 14-time major champion …


Coach explains why Roger Federer should give up on being world number one

Federer had a disappointing end to the 2017 campaign after losing the ATP World Tour semi-finals to David Goffin.<p>Roger Federer's coach Severin Luthi …

Sport (UK)

The 8 things you might have missed this weekend

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is resisting the military's attempts to oust him, Angela Merkel is struggling to form a coalition to govern and Philip Hammond is aiming to focus on house building in his budget on Wednesday.<p>Meanwhile, Arsenal beat rivals Spurs and Dylan Hartley looks to be on course to be …

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Story Of The Nitto ATP Finals 2017

Relive some of the most memorable moments of the 2017 Nitto ATP Finals, which ended with Grigor Dimitrov capturing the title in his season finale …


India-Lanka Test and other news in pictures

Having been bundled out for 172 in the first innings, Indian openers gave a flying start in the second innings. Shikhar Dhawan and K.L. Rahul wiped …

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Pancho Segura: 1921-2017 | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Pancho Segura, one of the world’s leading players of the 1940s and 1950s, who would later mentor and coach Jimmy Connors, passed away on Saturday …


After missing Augusta tee time for tournament, American tennis star "just wants to play golf"

American tennis star Jack Sock has enjoyed his recent rise to near the top of the world rankings. But with the offseason approaching, Sock is ready …


Hot Shot Countdown At Nitto ATP Finals 2017

Relive the most exciting moments from the 2017 Nitto ATP Finals, as we count down the best Hot Shots, featuring Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov, Jack …


Newks: Peers reflects on Grand Slam-winning season

Melbourne VIC, Australia, 20 November 2017 | Linda Pearce<p>The stratospheric high in John Peers’ Grand Slam year occurred in the opening month. For the …


Jarry Makes Top 100 Debut With Victory On Home Soil

<b>A LOOK BACK</b> <b><br>Movistar Open by Cachantun (Santiago, Chile):</b> Competing in your hometown, with friends and family in attendance, is often one of the …


Kontinen And Peers Ecstatic To Retain Title

Watch Henri Kontinen and John Peers celebrate their second consecutive Nitto ATP Finals title and then hear what the champions had to say about their …


Backstage With Dimitrov After Momentous Win Nitto ATP Finals 2017

Grigor Dimitrov gives his immediate reaction after capturing the biggest trophy of his career at the Nitto ATP Finals. Photo: Tom Lovelock


Dimitrov Strikes Back To Back Hot Shots Nitto ATP Finals 2017

Grigor Dimitrov's agility was on full display as he claimed consecutive Hot Shots en route to the title at the Nitto ATP Finals. Watch live tennis at …


Tuesday’s best TV: Guy Martin's WWI Tank; I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

Martin sets himself an ambitious Remembrance Day task and Ant and Dec are back with another round of Antipodean celebrity-baiting<p>Guy Martin’s WWI Tank<p>8pm, Channel 4<p>Lincoln has given the world many gifts – the Foss Dyke canal, mathematician George Boole and Lincs FM – but few as ground-breaking as …


TV and radio listings: November 19

<b>NFL</b><p>1 p.m. <b>Washington</b> at New Orleans » WTTG (Ch. 5), WTEM (980 AM), WMAL (630 AM and 105.9 FM)<p>1 p.m. Baltimore at Green Bay » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13), WWDC (104.7 FM)<p>4 p.m. Buffalo at Los Angeles Chargers » WBFF (Ch. 45)<p>4:25 p.m. New England vs. Oakland » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)<p>8:30 p.m. …


ICYMI at the ATP Tour Finals: Gilbert's prediction for Goffin-Dimitrov

LONDON -- The ATP Tour Final is set, and few would have predicted David Goffin to be facing Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's last match of the tennis …


British doubles star Jamie Murray takes viewers behind the scenes at the gym facilities at The O2, where the Nitto ATP Finals are played.


Saturday’s best TV: Michael McIntyre’s Big Show; My Country: A Work in Progress

A new run of McIntyre’s cheery variety show and, for a less comfortable alternative, Carol Ann Duffy’s response to Brexit<p>Michael McIntyre’s Big Show<p>8.10pm, BBC One<p>A third run of McIntyre’s amiable funfest introduces a benign nightmare called The Midnight Gameshow: the host bursts into a sleeping …


Week in pictures: 11 - 17 November 2017

<b>Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.</b><p>Quixote and Doris the Shetland pony greet each other while Inspector Simon Rooke of the Metropolitan Police looks on, ahead of the 2017 Olympia Horse Show.<p><b>All photographs are copyrighted.</b>


Roger Federer and family visit the Cambridges at Kensington Palace

The tennis star and his family spent around two hours with the royals<p>November 18, 2017 - 09:46 GMT<p><b>Roger Federer</b>'s children enjoyed a very special …

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Murray Announces Split With Lendl

Andy Murray will make his return to the ATP World Tour in 2018 without the assistance of coach Ivan Lendl. The former World No. 1s have concluded …


Vixlet Community Guidelines

Vixlet Terms of Service<p><b>Terms of Service</b><p>This is the Terms of Service Agreement (the “<b>Terms of Service</b>” or “<b>Agreement</b>”) for all Web sites and mobile …


What you need to know in advertising today

If you've spent any time on YouTube, you know there's something for everybody. Sometimes the videos are weird.<p>There's a series of videos on the channel called Heroes Team that feature people dressed as Spider-Man and Elsa from Disney's "Frozen" having a baby together, for example. It's the …


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's first electric truck on Thursday evening, promising greater safety and efficiency than a diesel vehicle.</b> The vehicles will be charged with a new network of high-speed chargers called Megachargers.<p><b>2.</b> …


Friday’s best TV: Children in Need 2017; Gregory Porter’s Popular Voices

Pudsey and friends are back to put us through the emotional wringer while soul and jazz singer Porter celebrates the power of the voice<p><b>Children in Need 2017</b> <br>7.30pm, BBC One<p>Only the darkest heart could turn a blind eye to Pudsey and his fundraising chums as they take viewers on the annual …


ATP And ATP Media Expand Partnership With Amazon Prime Video | ATP World Tour | Tennis

<i>• Amazon Prime Members in the U.K. and Republic of Ireland Will Have Access to 37 ATP World Tour Events</i><p><i>• Tennis TV, which includes over 2,000 live</i> …


Saturday's TV, radio sports

<b>Today’s Sports Calendar</b><p><b>COLLEGE FOOTBALL</b><p>Noon Montana at Montana State, in Bozeman<p><b>JUNIOR A HOCKEY</b><p>7:30 p.m. Great Falls Americans vs. Missoula, at Great …


Nadal wins damages of 12,000 euros over doping slur

LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros ($14,000) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favour over comments made by the country's former Sports Minister.<p>Nadal announced last year he would sue Roselyne Bachelot after she made comments in a …