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Rafael Nadal Jokes With Roger Federer: Stop Playing So Well

Roger Federer has been warned: if he has another oustanding year, he won’t be invited back again to Rafael Nadal‘s tennis academy.<p>“The invitation is always open for you,” the top-ranked Spaniard told his long-time rival and friend in a video released on the Facebook page of the Rafa Nadal Academy …

Roger Federer

Who of the eight WTA Finalists in Singapore is Serena Williams' most likely successor?

It's been one of the most unpredictable years in the history of the WTA Tour, with 2017 providing four different slam winners (two of whom were unseeded), and five separate world No 1s.<p>The WTA Finals in Singapore brings together the eight best players from the year, and should in theory provide …

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Nick Kyrgios, Tomas Berdych out for the remainder of the 2017 season

On Wednesday, Nick Kygrios and Thomas Berdych took to Twitter to announce that they are sitting out for the remainder of the 2017 season. Both …

Nick Kyrgios

BNP Paribas Open Economic Impact Tops $406 Million | ATP World Tour | Tennis

The 2017 BNP Paribas Open, the largest ATP World Tour and WTA combined two-week event in the world, held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden this past …

ATP World Tour

Roger Federer tells the next generation the secrets of how to replicate his success

Roger Federer is impressed by the next generation of tennis stars and has kindly offered them some pearls of wisdom of how they can make the step …

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Baseline: Venus, Federer, and others read "sweet tweets"

A post shared by Wilson Tennis (@wilsontennis) on Oct 18, 2017 at 3:50pm PDT<p>Are you familiar with Jimmy Kimmell's "Mean Tweets" series? Well, Wilson …

Grigor Dimitrov

Darren Cahill Has Coached Different Players, but Gets the Same Winning Result

Darren Cahill is one of tennis’s leading television analysts, but first and foremost he is one of its leading coaches.<p>His father, John, was an Australian rules football coach, but Cahill gravitated to a different sport. He reached No. 22 in the world in singles and made the semifinals of the 1988 …

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Vikhlyantseva completes semifinal lineup in Moscow

<b>MOSCOW, Russia</b> -- In a marathon encounter, Russian youngster Natalia Vikhlyantseva outlasted Alizé Cornet of France and advanced to the Kremlin Cup …

WTA Tour

A Difficult Season Makes Caroline Garcia Stronger

Has Caroline Garcia had the last “LOL”?<p>It would be easy to think so after her crescendo finish to the tennis season, which included back-to-back singles titles in China (Wuhan and Beijing).<p>She, not any of her once-skeptical French compatriots, is in the top 10 for the first time and she is one of …

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Sport24.co.za | Anderson cruises in Stockholm QF

Kevin Anderson has cruised into the quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open, defeating Hyeon Chung of South Korea in straight sets, 6-2 and 6-3.

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Serena Williams Reminds Baby Daddy To Give ‘Push Present’ On Instagram? Australian Open Winner Loves Daughter

Serena Williams is in a total mommy bliss land. The former world No. 1 gave birth to her daughter this past September, and since then, she has been …

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Johanna Konta: Has she made the right move in splitting with her coach?

To say Johanna Konta has endured a difficult second half of the season would be a rather considerable understatement. The first half of the season, …

Johanna Konta

Baseline: Djokovic enjoying his time off with friends and family

Sunday Funday here in the park. Family days are the best days.<p>A post shared by Novak Djokovic (@djokernole) on Oct 15, 2017 at 2:30pm PDT<p>Novak …

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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal knocks out Carolina Marin in opening round

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal knocked out Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain in the opening round of women's singles competition in the …

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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian's Little Alexis Olympia Isn't One To Be Messed With

<i>This content originally appeared on Essence.</i><p>In a new photo, the one-month-old has her tiny hand balled into a fist as she looks fiercely at the …

Alexis Ohanian

Nick Kyrgios has shock loss to world No. 98 Ruben Bemelmans at European Open in Antwerp

NICK Kyrgios’ miserable run has continued after the Australian was defeated by world No. 98 Ruben Bemelmans 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-3 at the European Open …

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Medevedev Upsets Carreno Busta In Moscow | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Daniil Medvedev ensured that it will be a close finish in the battle to qualify for next month’s inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan when the …

ATP World Tour

Ash Barty caps incredible year with rise to No.1 Yahoo7 Sport

Ashleigh Barty has capped her watershed season with the Australian No.1 ranking.<p>Daria Gavrilova's second-round exit from the Kremlin Cup, where she …

Singapore Rivalries: Williams and Wozniacki

Still, it's not as if Williams, who turned 37 this year, is showing any signs of fading away, playing in two Grand Slam finals. Only once in their …

WTA Tour

Baseline: Sock talks about finding a balance on the ATP Tour

On Wednesday, Jack Sock won his first round Stockholm over Jeremy Chardy, effectively ending a five-match losing streak dating back to Montreal in …

US Open champion Stephens heads to Zhuhai

<b>ZHUHAI, China</b> - This year’s US Open champion Sloane Stephens leads the charge to the WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai after she qualified for the …

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Kasatkina strides past Sasnovich into Moscow semifinals

<b>MOSCOW, Russia -</b> Daria Kasatkina beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, to make her way into the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup.<p>It was …

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Baseline: Players react to Gordon Hayward's brutal injury

The Celtics forward also plays tennis and was featured in a Tennis Channel story recently. (AP)<p>Injuries are an unfortunate and regular part of …

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Bertens and Larsson capture final Singapore doubles spot

Kristina Mladenovic and Svetlana Kuznetsova will serve as the two singles alternates at the WTA Finals in Singapore. Mladenovic earned her career …

WTA Tour

Luxembourg: Thursday's Order of Play and Doubles LIVE

<b>Play starts at 1pm</b><p><b>STADIUM</b><p>Johanna LARSSON (SWE) v [Q] Pauline PARMENTIER (FRA)<p>Carina WITTHOEFT (GER) v Kiki BERTENS (NED) [2]<p>Not before 6pm<br>Monica PUIG …

WTA Tour

Baseline: WATCH: Broady suffers false start in Luxembourg

Hey @NaomiBroady, ready? Set? False Start! ???? @iwtp_lux pic.twitter.com/qtz4haL4so<p>— WTA (@WTA) October 18, 2017<p>Yes, that's actually a tennis false …

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Roger Federer opens up on when he’ll retire from tennis

Roger Federer has not set a date for his retirement from tennis but insists he will only continue with his family’s blessing, if his body allows him …

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Rafa Nadal Is The Only Top 100 Player Who Does This... | ATP World Tour | Tennis

One out of a hundred.<p>Ninety-nine players out of the Top 100 have a losing record holding serve in 2017 when falling behind 15/40. Only one player has …

ATP World Tour

Rafael Nadal: What does he need to do to beat Roger Federer?

For most of his career Rafael Nadal has enjoyed dominance in his rivalry with Roger Federer. After beating him in their first meeting in 2004, the …

Roger Federer

Mailbag: It's Federer vs. Nadal for Player of the Year, But Who Wins?

Housekeeping:<p>• Our most recent podcast guest, Rajeev Ram, talks about life on the ATP Tour. We’re going dark this week but we’ll have another guest …

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