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January 15, 2019 12:00 PM Djokovic begins seventh Aussie Open title bid with romp

The world No. 1 makes quick work of Mitchell Krueger to set up a second round date with old foe Jo-Wilfried Tsonga CONSISTENTLY GREAT. Novak Djokovic has now advanced to the second round of the Australian Open for 13 straight years. Photo from Twitter (@AustralianOpen) MELBOURNE, Australia – Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record seventh Australian 391

January 14, 2019 5:12 AM Nadal blazes through to Australian Open 2nd round

Nadal shows no signs of injury worries with a straight-set victory over James Duckworth MELBOURNE, Australia – A ruthless Rafael Nadal showed no mercy in a clinical first round thumping at the Australian Open Monday, January 14. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who cut short his 2018 season to have surgery on a foot injury, cruised through to round two of the opening 124

January 10, 2019 1:36 AM Djokovic, Halep top seeds at Australian Open

World No. 1 players Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep face a stern challenge in the first Grand Slam tournament of the year MELBOURNE, Australia – World No. 1 players Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday, January 10, for next week's Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women's side. Djokovic 140

November 5, 2018 2:10 PM Djokovic returns to world No. 1

The Serb regains the top world rank for the first time in over two years PARIS, France – Novak Djokovic officially returned to world No. 1 on Monday, November 5, for the first time for two years after overtaking Rafael Nadal. The Serb lost in the final of the Paris Masters to Karen Khachanov on Sunday but regained No. 1 spot for the first time since 56

October 22, 2018 2:14 PM Rafael Nadal maintains lead as Russian breaks into ATP Top 20

Russia's Karen Khachanov breaches into the Top 20 following his triumph in the Kremlin Cup PARIS, France – Russia's Karen Khachanov moved into the Top 20 of the latest men's ATP tennis rankings released Monday, October 22, following his win in the Kremlin Cup. Third seeded wildcard Khachanov beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in straight sets on Sunday 71

September 8, 2018 2:58 AM Djokovic tops Nishikori for 8th US Open final

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates after defeating Kei Nishikori, of Japan, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Novak Djokovic reached his eighth U.S. Open final by beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Djokovic is bidding for his third title at Flushing Meadows 41

September 3, 2018 9:38 AM Nadal, Del Potro into US Open last 8, dad-to-be Isner keeps home hopes alive

Defending champion Rafael Nadal on Sunday reached the US Open quarterfinals for the eighth time where he will face Dominic Thiem, one of only three men to defeat him in 2018. World number one Nadal saw off a battling Nikoloz Basilashvili, the first Georgian in a fourth round in New York, 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 6-4. “He was hitting the ball very strong 50

August 30, 2018 4:29 AM Tennis: Nadal eases past Pospisil to reach US Open third round

NEW YORK -- Defending champion Rafa Nadal eased into the third round of the U.S. Open with a regulation 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory over unseeded Vasek Pospisil on Wednesday. A fresh-looking Nadal, whose first round match was cut short after his opponent David Ferrer retired with a calf injury, started brightly against the Canadian and never looked back. The Spaniard 55

August 28, 2018 4:34 AM Nadal sends injured Ferrer into Grand Slam retirement

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, is viewed past David Ferrer, also of Spain, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) World number one and defending US Open champion Rafael Nadal sent his close friend David Ferrer into Grand Slam retirement on Monday when his veteran compatriot was forced 30

August 27, 2018 2:59 PM Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal on schedule as US Open begins

Rafael Nadal participates at the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) NEW YORK — A long list of returns highlights Day 1 at the U.S. Open as the year’s last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started. The schedule Monday includes Serena Williams 43