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Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters title
by Sandra Harwitt - October 16, 2017 - 2:26am
Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.
Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai Masters quarterfinals
by Sandra Harwitt - October 13, 2017 - 2:43am
Rafael Nadal won his 14th consecutive match to reach the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday.
Nadal wins 6th title of year in Beijing; Garcia beats Halep
by Sandra Harwitt - October 9, 2017 - 2:30am
Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia 6-2, 6-1 Sunday in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year, and Caroline Garcia defeated soon-to-be-No. 1 Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the women's...
Federer wins first match since winning Australian Open
by Sandra Harwitt - February 28, 2017 - 2:27pm
Back on court, Roger Federer won his first match since claiming his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
Murray, Djokovic advance to Qatar Open semifinals
by Sandra Harwitt - January 6, 2017 - 10:19am
Top-seeded Andy Murray struggled to pass Nicolas Almagro of Spain 7-6 (4), 7-5 in the Qatar Open quarterfinals on a windy and chilly Thursday night (Friday in Manila).
Serena, Djokovic differ on issue of equal pay in tennis
by Sandra Harwitt - March 22, 2016 - 11:04pm
Some of the top players in tennis expressed disgust Tuesday with the comments made by the now-former director of the BNP Paribas Open tournament in Indian Wells, with Serena Williams also disagreeing...
Men tennis players support women players equality
by Sandra Harwitt - March 22, 2016 - 7:01pm
Some of the top men's tennis players at the Miami Open on Tuesday disagreed with Raymond Moore's controversial comments regarding women's tennis.
Wawrinka wins Dubai title in straight sets over Baghdatis
by Sandra Harwitt - February 28, 2016 - 6:47pm
Stan Wawrinka won the battle of the 30-year-olds by defeating Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-4, 7-6 (13) to win the Dubai Tennis Championships title Saturday.
Djokovic retires in Dubai quarterfinals with infected eye
by Sandra Harwitt - February 25, 2016 - 7:52pm
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic retired during his quarterfinal in the Dubai Tennis Championships with an infection in both eyes on Thursday, ending his global run of 17 consecutive final appearances.
Wawrinka breaks racket on way to 1st win at Dubai tournament
by Sandra Harwitt - February 23, 2016 - 5:23pm
Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka has finally won a match at the Dubai Tennis Championships after beating Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) to advance...
Djokovic beats Robredo easily in 1st match in 3 weeks
by Sandra Harwitt - February 22, 2016 - 8:53pm
Playing his first match since winning the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic beat Tommy Robredo of Spain 6-1, 6-2 in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). Djokovic's victory...
Vandeweghe wins 1st match of year to advance in Dubai
by Sandra Harwitt - February 15, 2016 - 11:16pm
American CoCo Vandeweghe won her first match of the year with a 7-6 (5), 6-1 upset against sixth-seeded Karolina Pliskova in the first round at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday...
No Serena or Kerber as Halep eyes title defense in Dubai
by Sandra Harwitt - February 14, 2016 - 9:04pm
Simona Halep wasn't sure she would be healthy enough to defend her title at the hardcourt Dubai Tennis Championships, which start Monday (Tuesday in Manila), so she didn't enter the event at...
Djokovic, Nadal advance to Qatar Open q'finals
by Sandra Harwitt - January 6, 2016 - 7:45pm
 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open on Wednesday (early Thursday in Manila).
Nadal fed up of talking about subpar 2015 season
by Sandra Harwitt - January 5, 2016 - 2:24am
After a disappointing season last year, Rafael Nadal's goal for 2016 is simple.
Radwanska snares WTA Finals title
by Sandra Harwitt - November 1, 2015 - 6:56pm
Agnieszka Radwanska beat fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 Sunday at the WTA Finals to clinch the biggest title of her career.
Federer rallies to reach Dubai quarters, Djokovic through
by Sandra Harwitt - February 26, 2015 - 11:23am
Defending champion Roger Federer stormed back from 4-1 down in the first set to beat Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday and claim a spot in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships.
Roger Federer says no to Davis Cup in 2015
by Sandra Harwitt - February 24, 2015 - 10:40am
Roger Federer is skipping the Davis Cup this year after leading Switzerland to its first title in 2014.
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