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Tennis world number nine Stan Wawrinka (File | AP)
Stan Wawrinka drops in ATP rankings

Wawrinka, whose season has been ended because of a knee injury, has dropped one place to ninth in the latest ATP rankings.

25 Sep 2017

US Open champ Sloane Stephens | AP
US Open winner Sloane Stephens tumbles out at Wuhan Open

Sloane Stephens suffered a shock defeat at the hands of China's Wang Qiang in the first round of the Wuhan Open.

25 Sep 2017

Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina holds his trophy after winning the the St. Petersburg Open ATP tennis tournament final match against Fabio Fognini of Italy in St.Petersburg, Russia. (AP)
Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur wins first title of his career at St. Petersburg Open

Dzumhur needed one hour and 53 minutes to upset the No.3 seed Italy's Fabio Fognini 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the St. Petersburg Open.

25 Sep 2017

Nick Kyrgios denied that his kneeling down gesture before his Laver Cup clash against Roger Federer was part of similar protests against US President Donald Trump. (AP)
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios denies kneeling in protest against Trump

A picture of the 22-year-old kneeling just before the start of the warm-up in Prague went viral on Twitter with many on social media assuming it was in support of American football players.

25 Sep 2017

Federer and Nadal have adapted well with age and experience. (AP)
Slamming the myth: Super year for evergreen superstars Federer and Nadal

What is special about 2017 in men’s tennis? Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had won just five Grand Slams between them in the five years prior to the 2017 Australian Open.

25 Sep 2017

Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic. | AP
Katerina Siniakova beats top-20 player for sixth time in 2017 in Wuhan

Katerina Siniakova beat a top-20 player for the sixth time this year when she ousted Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday.

25 Sep 2017

Europe's Roger Federer celebrates winning a point against World's Nick Kyrgios during their Laver Cup tennis match in Prague, Czech Republic. | AP
Roger Federer beats Nick Kyrgios as Europe wins first Laver Cup

Roger Federer rallied to beat Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6 (6), 11-9 Sunday and clinch the new Laver Cup tournament for Europe on Sunday.

25 Sep 2017

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark poses with the winner's plate after beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia at the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo, Sunday. | AP
Caroline Wozniacki beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to retain Pan Pacific title

The victory gives Wozniacki, also champion in Tokyo in 2010, her first title of the year. The Dane had lost all six of her previous finals in 2017.

25 Sep 2017

Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia celebrates after defeating Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil during their final match at the Korea Open tennis championship in Seoul. (AP)
Jelena Ostapenko defeats Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia to win Korea Open

Sunday's win was Ostapenko's first hardcourt title since her upset victory over third-seed Simona Halep at the French Open in June.

24 Sep 2017

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark. (File | AP)
Caroline Wozniacki whips Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to retain Tokyo crown

The Danish former world number one needed only 75 minutes to complete the rout under the Tokyo sunshine, capturing her first title of the year after losing in six finals.

24 Sep 2017

Europe's Roger Federer, right, slap hands with his teammate Rafael Nadal, left, after winning a point against World's Jack Sock and Sam Querrey during their Laver Cup doubles tennis match in Prague. (AP)
Nadal, Federer team up for first victorious doubles in Laver cup, rule out full-time partnership   

The world's highest ranking duo handed Team Europe, skippered by Bjorn Borg, a 9-3 lead over Team World, captained by John McEnroe, after two days of action in Prague.

24 Sep 2017

Fabio Fognini of Italy returns the ball to Roberto Bautista of Spain during the St. Petersburg Open ATP tennis tournament semi-final match in St.Petersburg. | AP
Fabio Fognini upsets Roberto Bautista Agut to reach St Petersburg final

Fabio Fognini saved two match points to battle past Roberto Bautista Agut and set up a final with Damir Dzumhur.

24 Sep 2017

Roger Federer (Photo | AP)
Federer says year would have been 'very different' sans Australian Open triumph over Nadal

Without a Grand Slam title since 2012, Federer fought back to beat Nadal in the final, setting himself up for a stunning return to form.

23 Sep 2017

Zhang Shuai (File | AP)
WTA Guangzhou Open: Zhang Shuai triumphs on home soil for second title

The number two seed defeated unseeded Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 to win her second career title today.

23 Sep 2017

Jelena Ostapenko celebrates after entering the final of Korea Open (AP)
Jelena Ostapenko powers into WTA Korea Open final

The 20-year-old French Open champion from Latvia beat her Thai opponent Luksika Kumkhum 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in 110 minutes.

23 Sep 2017

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates after defeating Garbine Muguruza of Spain during their semi-final match of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo, Saturday. | AP
Caroline Wozniacki upsets world No. 1 Garbine Muguruza to reach final of Pan Pacific Open

Defending champion Wozniacki converted six of seven break points to reach her seventh final of 2017.

23 Sep 2017

Angelique Kerber of Germany. (AP)
Former world number one Angelique Kerber stunned by Pavlyuchenkova in Tokyo

Kerber suffered an upset 6-0, 6-7, 6-4 defeat by big-hitting Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the Pan Pacific Open semi-finals on Saturday.

23 Sep 2017

Europe's Alexander Zverev celebrates after winning a point against World's Denis Shapovalov during their Laver Cup tennis match in Prague, Czech Republic. | AP
Europe tops World in Laver Cup openers at Prague

Marin Cilic, Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev won their opening singles to put Team Europe ahead of Team World after day one of the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague.

23 Sep 2017

Former Romanian tennis player Ilie Nastase listens during a press conference at a meeting with Czech foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek in Prague, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. | AP
Banned from tennis, Ilie Nastase starts new career as diplomat

The Romanian tennis great has been banned by the International Tennis Federation for two years because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behaviour as Romania's Fed Cup captain.

23 Sep 2017

India's Vishnu Vardhan in action. (EPS Photo)
Vishnu Vardhan, Riya Bhatia to defend titles at Fenesta Open Tennis Nationals

Vishnu, who has been part of India's tennis campaigns at home and abroad, will be hoping to repeat his feat in a field which also includes SK Mukund, Siddharth Rawat and VM Ranjeet.

23 Sep 2017

France tennis star Benoit Paire | AFP
Benoit Paire saves match point to beat David Goffin at Moselle Open

Paire edged the 2014 champion 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-6 (7) after nearly 2 1/2 hours at the indoor tournament.

23 Sep 2017