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‘He was better than me’ – Federer falls in Shanghai against Coric – video

Roger Federer crashed out to Borna Coric in straight sets in the semi-final of the Shanghai Masters. World No 19 Coric will now face Novak Djokovic in the final. Continue reading…

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John McEnroe and Nick Kyrgios clash with umpire – video

John McEnroe and Nick Kyrgios are well versed in arguing with tennis umpires and the 2018 Laver Cup was no exception. During a match with Roger Federer, Kyrgios and McEnroe got into a heated argument over a disputed line call, with Kyrgios calling the …

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Novak Djokovic accidentally hits Laver Cup doubles partner Roger Federer with ball – video

Novak Djokovic accidentally hit the ball into the back of partner Roger Federer during their Laver Cup doubles tie against Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock – both players laughed off the incident but were unable to turn their high spirits into victory Cont…

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Borna Coric stuns Davis Cup crowd with tweener lob shot – video

Croatia’s Borna Coric delivered the perfect winning tweener lob shot in his straight sets victory over US player Steve Johnson in their Davis Cup tie on Friday.Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie land on centre stage for a Davis Cup finale Continue reading…

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‘I would have been pulling for Serena too’: Naomi Osaka on her US Open win – video

Naomi Osaka said she is still coming to terms with her US Open victory a day after defeating Serena Williams in the final. “It still doesn’t really feel that real,” said Osaka. “I think right now what I’m feeling is very tired. So h…

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Serena Williams calls umpire a ‘liar’ and ‘thief’ as Naomi Osaka wins US Open final – video

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Controversy follows Nick Kyrgios after umpire’s pep talk at US Open – video

Pierre-Hugues Herbert, the French tennis player, said he thought the umpire’s mid-match intervention was unnecessary and that his opponent’s mood changed after the talk. Kyrgios, who appeared to be struggling during the second round match at the US Ope…

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Alizé Cornet hit with code violation for changing shirt on court – video

As temperatures soared and players wilted at the US Open, Alizé Cornet was hit with a code violation for briefly removing her shirt on court. Realising that her shirt was on back to front when she returned from her ten-minute ‘heat rule’ break fol…

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‘It’s a slightly different mentality,’ says Andy Murray ahead of US Open – video

Andy Murray says that winning the tournament isn’t realistic, as he prepares to get underway at the US Open against Australian James Duckworth.Murray is unseeded in a Grand Slam for the first time in 12 years and has slumped to 378 in the world ranking…

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Andy Murray sobs courtside after emotional 3am victory in Washington – video

Former world No 1 Andy Murray sits in his chair and sobs into a towel after winning his third consecutive three-setter to reach the Citi Open quarter-finals. Murray, who had hip surgery in January, worked deep into the night to get past Marius Cop…

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Serena Williams suffers worst defeat of career at hands of Johanna Konta – video

Serena Williams suffered the heaviest defeat of her career after winning only one game in her first-round loss to Johanna Konta at the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose. The 23-time grand slam champion’s disappointing night ended in less than an hour …

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Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson in Wimbledon final – video highlights

It took Novak Djokovic five minutes to break Kevin Anderson’s serve, but he could not break his admirable spirit over two hours and 19 minutes in a Wimbledon final memorable for the South African’s dogged but doomed fightback. Anderson w…

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Wimbledon highlights day 12: Kerber and Djokovic overpower Serena Williams and Nadal – video

An epic 12th day at Wimbledon that played host to royal sisters-in-law Kate and Meghan, saw Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon title. In the men’s singles, after an epic five-hour battle over two days, Novak Djokovic outla…

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Wimbledon day 11 highlights: Anderson topples Isner as Djokovic leads Nadal – video

Kevin Anderson became the first South African man to reach the Wimbledon final since 1921 after outlasting American John Isner 7-6 (6) 6-7 (5) 6-7 (9) 6-4 26-24 in an ultra marathon encounter on Friday. They battled for six hours and 36 …

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Wimbledon day 10 highlights: Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber set for rematch – video

Serena Williams will face Angelique Kerber in a repeat of the 2016 final after both won their semi-finals in straight sets. Williams beat Julia Görges 6-2, 6-4 to reach the final, while Kerber defeated Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-3. In the men’s doubles Mi…

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Wimbledon day nine highlights: Anderson stuns Federer as Nadal books Djokovic date – video

Kevin Anderson pulled off a shock win  to beat top seed Roger Federer 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 and advance to the Wimbledon semi-finals. World No 1 Rafael Nadal faced a difficult road to a semi-final spot, taking almost five hours t…

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