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Nov 18

ATP Finals: Goffin shocks Federer to set up title showdown with Dimitrov

• Belgian records first victory over Federer at seventh attempt• Grigor Dimitrov beats Jack Sock 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 in second semi-finalRoger Federer leaves his magnificent season one match earlier than he had anticipated but it is a measure of the heights…

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Nov 15

ATP World Tour Finals is a summit at the end of a long and tiring road | Kevin Mitchell

Rafael Nadal’s early departure, added to the absences of Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka et al, shows just how stiff the price for qualifying is – but it means so muchWhen Rafael Nadal signed off early from the ATP World Tour Finals this wee…

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Nov 14

Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to reach ATP World Tour Finals semis

• Federer survives battle against young German to win 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-1• Jack Sock overcomes Marin Cilic, 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (4) to stay in the raceTrust in raw talent is no guarantee of victory in any sport, and it was tested to snapping point when Roger F…

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Nov 13

Rafael Nadal withdraws from ATP Finals after punishing defeat by David Goffin

• Nadal struggles with knee injury in 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-4 defeat• Grigor Dimitrov edges past Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 in classicRafael Nadal, who surprised even himself by ending the season No1 in the world, finished it down and out in Paris and L…

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